Patricia Tarabini
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Patricia Tarabini
Patricia Tarabini
Country (sports) Argentina
ResidenceSan Diego, California, U.S.
Born (1968-08-06) 6 August 1968 (age 52)
La Plata, Argentina
Height1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Turned pro1986
Retired2006
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$1,541,551
Singles
Career record147-143
Career titles0 WTA, 2 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 29 (9 May 1988)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (1991, 1994, 1995)
French Open3R (1990)
Wimbledon2R (1994)
US Open3R (1987, 1989)
Doubles
Career record449-347
Career titles15 WTA, 6 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 12 (17 August 1998)

Patricia Tarabini (born 6 August 1968) is an Argentine former tennis player. Tarabini represented her country and won the bronze Olympic medal at the 2004 Athens games, with Paola Suárez, where they lost 7-9 in the third set to eventual gold medalists from China, Sun Tiantian and Li Ting. On May 9, 1988, Patricia reached her highest singles ranking; world number 29. Tarabini's highest doubles ranking was world number 12, which she achieved on August 17, 1998. Patricia turned pro in 1986, and won a total of 15 top-level doubles titles in her career. She is the 1996 French Open mixed doubles champion, which she won with Javier Frana.

Major finals

Olympic finals

Doubles: one final (one bronze medal)

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Bronze 2004 Athens Hard Argentina Paola Suárez Japan Shinobu Asagoe
Japan Ai Sugiyama
6-3, 6-3

WTA Tour finals

Singles 3 (0-3)

Legend
Grand Slam 0
WTA Championships 0
Tier I 0
Tier II 0
Tier III 0
Tier IV & V 0
Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 1. May 1989 Strasbourg, France Clay Czech Republic Jana Novotná 1-6, 2-6
Loss 2. Dec 1989 Guarujá, Brazil Hard Argentina Federica Haumüller 6-7, 4-6
Loss 3. Sep 1990 Paris, France Clay Spain Conchita Martínez 5-7, 3-6

Doubles 31 (15-16)

Legend
Grand Slam 0
WTA Championships 0
Tier I 2
Tier II 2
Tier III 1
Tier IV & V 8
Titles by surface
Hard 1
Clay 13
Grass 0
Carpet 1
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1. 12 July 1987 Båstad, Sweden Clay Italy Sandra Cecchini United States Penny Barg
Denmark Tine Scheuer-Larsen
1-6, 2-6
Win 2. 16 July 1989 Arcachon, France Clay Italy Sandra Cecchini Argentina Mercedes Paz
Netherlands Brenda Schultz
6-3, 7-6
Win 3. 17 September 1989 Athens, Greece Clay Italy Sandra Cecchini Bulgaria Elena Pampoulova
West Germany Silke Meier
4-6, 6-4, 6-2
Win 4. 24 September 1989 Paris, France Clay Italy Sandra Cecchini France Nathalie Herreman
France Catherine Suire
6-1, 6-1
Win 5. 17 December 1989 Guarujá, Brazil Hard Argentina Mercedes Paz Brazil Cláudia Chabalgoity
Brazil Luciana Corsato
6-2, 6-2
Loss 6. 29 April 1990 Barcelona, Spain Clay Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Sabrina Gole? Argentina Mercedes Paz
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
7-6, 2-6, 1-6
Win 7. 22 July 1990 Estoril, Portugal Clay Italy Sandra Cecchini Netherlands Carin Bakkum
Netherlands Nicole Muns-Jagerman
1-6, 6-2, 6-3
Loss 8. 16 September 1990 Kitzbühel, Austria Clay Italy Sandra Cecchini Czechoslovakia Petra Langrová
Czechoslovakia Radomira Zrubáková
0-6, 4-6
Loss 9. 21 July 1991 Kitzbühel, Austria Clay Italy Sandra Cecchini Argentina Bettina Fulco
Netherlands Nicole Jagerman
5-7, 4-6
Win 10. 29 September 1991 Bayonne, France Carpet France Nathalie Tauziat Australia Rachel McQuillan
France Catherine Tanvier
6-3, RET
Win 11. 20 September 1992 Paris, France Clay Italy Sandra Cecchini Australia Rachel McQuillan
France Noëlle van Lottum
7-5, 6-1
Win 12. 18 July 1993 Prague, Czech Republic Clay Argentina Inés Gorrochategui Italy Laura Golarsa
Netherlands Caroline Vis
6-2, 6-1
Win 13. 1 August 1993 San Marino Clay Italy Sandra Cecchini Argentina Florencia Labat
Germany Barbara Rittner
6-3, 6-2
Loss 14. 24 October 1993 Budapest, Hungary Carpet Italy Sandra Cecchini Argentina Inés Gorrochategui
Netherlands Caroline Vis
1-6, 3-6
Loss 15. 22 May 1994 Strasbourg, France Clay Netherlands Caroline Vis United States Lori McNeil
Australia Rennae Stubbs
3-6, 6-3, 2-6
Win 16. 31 July 1994 Styria, Austria Clay Italy Sandra Cecchini France Alexandra Fusai
Slovakia Karina Hab?udová
7-5, 7-5
Loss 17. 7 May 1995 Hamburg, Germany Clay Spain Conchita Martínez United States Gigi Fernández
Switzerland Martina Hingis
2-6, 3-6
Loss 18. 14 May 1995 Rome, Italy Clay Spain Conchita Martínez United States Gigi Fernández
Belarus Natalia Zvereva
6-3, 6-7, 4-6
Loss 19. 11 May 1997 Rome, Italy Clay Spain Conchita Martínez United States Nicole Arendt
Netherlands Manon Bollegraf
2-6, 4-6
Loss 20. 27 July 1997 Stanford, California, USA Hard Spain Conchita Martínez United States Lindsay Davenport
Switzerland Martina Hingis
1-6, 3-6
Win 21. 5 April 1998 Hilton Head, South Carolina, USA Clay Spain Conchita Martínez United States Lisa Raymond
Australia Rennae Stubbs
3-6, 6-4, 6-4
Win 22. 5 April 1999 Amelia Island, Florida, USA Clay Spain Conchita Martínez United States Lisa Raymond
Australia Rennae Stubbs
7-5, 0-6, 6-4
Loss 23. 16 May 1999 Berlin, Germany Clay Czech Republic Jana Novotná France Alexandra Fusai
France Nathalie Tauziat
3-6, 5-7
Win 24. 26 September 1999 Tokyo, Japan Hard Spain Conchita Martínez South Africa Amanda Coetzer
Australia Jelena Doki?
6-7, 6-4, 6-2
Loss 25. 23 April 2000 Hilton Head, Florida, USA Clay Spain Conchita Martínez Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual
Argentina Paola Suárez
5-7, 3-6
Win 26. 15 April 2001 Amelia Island, Florida, USA Clay Spain Conchita Martínez United States Martina Navratilova
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
6-4, 6-2
Loss 27. 20 May 2001 Rome, Italy Clay Argentina Paola Suárez Zimbabwe Cara Black
Russia Elena Likhovtseva
1-6, 1-6
Win 28. 15 July 2001 Vienna, Austria Clay Argentina Paola Suárez Germany Vanessa Henke
Czech Republic Lenka N?me?ková
6-4, 6-2
Loss 29. 16 September 2001 Bahia, Brazil Hard United States Nicole Arendt South Africa Amanda Coetzer
United States Lori McNeil
7-6(10-8), 2-6, 4-6
Loss 30. 19 May 2002 Rome, Italy Clay Spain Conchita Martínez Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual
ArgentinaPaola Suárez
3-6, 4-6
Loss 31. 2 May 2004 Warsaw, Poland Clay Argentina Gisela Dulko Italy Silvia Farina Elia
Italy Francesca Schiavone
6-3, 2-6, 1-6

Mixed doubles 1 (1-0)

Legend
Grand Slam 1
WTA Championships 0
Tier I 0
Tier II 0
Tier III 0
Tier IV & V 0
Titles by surface
Hard 0
Clay 1
Grass 0
Carpet 0
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1. 9 June 1996 French Open, Paris, France Clay Argentina Javier Frana United States Luke Jensen
United States Nicole Arendt
6-2, 6-2

ITF Circuit finals

Singles (2-1)

$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
Runner-up 1. 22 April 1985 Monviso, Italy Clay Italy Laura Golarsa 4-6, 3-6
Winner 1. 6 April 1986 Bari, Italy Clay Czechoslovakia Olga Votavová 6-0, 6-4
Winner 2. 21 April 1986 Taranto, Italy Clay West Germany Wiltrud Probst 6-2, 6-1

Doubles (6-5)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 17 March 1985 Porto, Brazil Clay Argentina Mariana Pérez Roldán United Kingdom Rina Einy
United Kingdom Lorrayne Gracie
7-6(0), 3-6, 6-4
Winner 2. 1 April 1985 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay Argentina Mariana Pérez Roldán Argentina Gabriela Mosca
Argentina Andrea Tiezzi
7-6, 6-4
Runner-up 1. 22 April 1985 Monviso, Italy Clay Argentina Mariana Pérez Roldán Italy Patrizia Murgo
Italy Barbara Romanò
6-7, 5-7
Winner 3. 16 June 1985 Amiens, France Clay Argentina Mariana Pérez Roldán United States Cammy MacGregor
United States Cynthia MacGregor
6-3, 6-4
Runner-up 2. 15 July 1985 Subiaco, Italy Clay Argentina Mariana Pérez Roldán Italy Patrizia Murgo
Italy Barbara Romanò
2-6, 1-6
Runner-up 3. 22 July 1985 Sezze, Italy Clay Argentina Mariana Pérez Roldán Italy Patrizia Murgo
Italy Barbara Romanò
6-3, 3-6, 2-6
Runner-up 4. 5 March 1989 Miami, United States Hard Argentina Gabriela Mosca United States Kathy Foxworth
United States Tammy Whittington
6-7, 6-7
Runner-up 5. 11 July 1994 Darmstadt, Germany Clay Argentina Bettina Fulco South Korea Park Sung-hee
South Korea Choi Ju-yeon
4-6, 3-6
Winner 4. 27 September 1998 Tucuman, Argentina Clay Argentina Mercedes Paz Argentina Luciana Masante
Argentina Laura Montalvo
5-7, 6-4, 7-6
Winner 5. 8 July 2001 Orbetello, Italy Clay Argentina María Emilia Salerni Bulgaria Lubomira Bacheva
Belgium Laurence Courtois
7-6(5), 3-6, 6-1
Winner 6. 1 February 2004 Waikoloa, United States Hard Argentina Gisela Dulko United States Amanda Augustus
South Africa Natalie Grandin
1-6, 6-3, 6-3

Career statistics

Singles performance timeline

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)
Tournament 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995
Australian Open A A A A 2R A A 2R 2R
French Open A A A 3R A A A A A
Wimbledon A A A A A A A 2R A
US Open 3R 3R A A A A A A A

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