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Sabrina Gole?
Country (sports) Yugoslavia
Born (1965-06-03) 3 June 1965 (age 55)
Stari Mikanovci, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia
Turned pro1983
Retired1990
Prize moneyUS$353,941
Singles
Career record102-109
Career titles1 WTA, 1 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 27 (2 February 1987)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (1990)
French Open4R (1984)
Wimbledon2R (1987)
US Open3R (1989)
Other tournaments
Olympic GamesF (1984, demonstration)
Doubles
Career record87-91
Career titles3 WTA, 0 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 55 (19 January 1987)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (1990)
French Open3R (1984)
Wimbledon1R (1984, 1985, 1989, 1990)
US Open3R (1986)

Sabrina Gole? (born 3 June 1965) is a former Croatian tennis player who competed for SFR Yugoslavia.

Biography

Sabrina Gole? was ranked no. 3 among juniors in the world in 1983 (in the juniors, she won the Italian Open and Rolex Port Washington, reached the semifinals at Roland Garros and the Orange Bowl, and the quarterfinals at the US Open).[clarification needed]

Gole? competed for SFR Yugoslavia at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, where she made it to the finals, losing 6-1, 3-6, 4-6 to 15-year-old Steffi Graf. The same year, Gole? was part of the Yugoslav team that reached the Federation Cup semifinals.

In 1987, Gole? won the WTA tournament in Paris and four titles in doubles. She also competed in 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul where she beat Arantxa Sánchez Vicario before losing to Sabatini.

Gole? has career wins over top 10 players Arantxa Sánchez Vicario, Claudia Kohde-Kilsch, Bettina Bunge, Kathy Rinaldi, Lisa Bonder, Katerina Maleeva, Manuela Maleeva, Carling Bassett, Hana Mandlíková, Andrea Temesvári, and Virginia Wade.

Gole? was the captain of the Fed Cup team of Yugoslavia and coached the Fed Cup team of Croatia from 1992 to 1994.

WTA Tour finals

Singles 4 (1-3)

Legend
Grand Slam 0
WTA Championships 0
Tier I 0
Tier II 0
Tier III 0
Tier IV & V 0
Olympic Games 0
Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 1. Apr 1984 Taranto, Italy Clay Italy Sandra Cecchini 3-6, 5-7
Loss 2. Aug 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, US Hard West Germany Steffi Graf 6-1, 3-6, 4-6
Loss 3. Nov 1986 San Juan, Puerto Rico Hard Italy Raffaella Reggi 6-7, 6-4, 3-6
Win 4. Oct 1987 Paris, France Clay Belgium Sandra Wasserman 7-5, 6-1

Doubles 8 (3-5)

Legend
Grand Slam 0
WTA Championships 0
Tier I 0
Tier II 0
Tier III 0
Tier IV & V 2
Olympic Games 0
Titles by surface
Hard 0
Clay 2
Grass 0
Carpet 1
Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1. Nov 1985 Hilversum, Netherlands Carpet Italy Sandra Cecchini Netherlands Marcella Mesker
France Catherine Tanvier
2-6, 2-6
Win 2. Apr 1986 Wild Dunes, South Carolina Clay Italy Sandra Cecchini Peru Laura Gildemeister
Czechoslovakia Marcela Skuherská
4-6, 6-0, 6-3
Loss 3. Oct 1987 Paris, France Clay Italy Sandra Cecchini France Isabelle Demongeot
France Nathalie Tauziat
6-1, 3-6, 3-6
Win 4. Aug 1988 Athens, Greece Clay Austria Judith Wiesner West Germany Silke Frankl
West Germany Sabine Hack
7-5, 6-0
Loss 5. Aug 1988 Sofia, Bulgaria Hard Bulgaria Katerina Maleeva Spain Conchita Martínez
Austria Barbara Paulus
6-1, 1-6, 4-6
Win 6. May 1989 Taranto, Italy Clay Argentina Mercedes Paz France Sophie Amiach
France Emmanuelle Derly
6-2, 6-2
Loss 7. Jul 1989 Båstad, Sweden Clay Bulgaria Katerina Maleeva Argentina Mercedes Paz
Denmark Tine Scheuer-Larsen
2-6, 5-7
Loss 8. Apr 1990 Barcelona, Spain Clay Argentina Patricia Tarabini Argentina Mercedes Paz
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
7-6, 2-6, 1-6

ITF Circuit finals

$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles (1-2)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 28 March 1983 Taranto, Italy Clay Italy Sandra Cecchini 7-6, 6-7, 3-6
Runner-up 2. 4 April 1983 Caserta, Italy Clay Italy Sandra Cecchini 6-2, 6-7, 2-6
Winner 3. 18 April 1983 Bari, Italy Clay Australia Elizabeth Minter 1-6, 7-5, 6-3

Doubles (0-2)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 28 March 1983 Taranto, Italy Clay Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Renata ?a?ak Australia Elizabeth Minter
Australia Bernadette Randall
5-7, 1-6
Runner-up 2. 18 April 1983 Bari, Italy Clay Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Renata ?a?ak Australia Elizabeth Minter
Australia Anne Minter
4-6, 2-6

Grand Slam 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 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 Career SR
Australian Open A A A NH A A A 1R 0 / 1
French Open 2R 4R 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R 0 / 8
Wimbledon A 1R 1R 1R 2R 1R 1R A 0 / 6
US Open 2R 1R 2R 1R 2R 2R 3R A 0 / 7
SR 0 / 2 0 / 3 0 / 3 0 / 3 0 / 3 0 / 3 0 / 3 0 / 2 0 / 22
Year-end ranking 110 55 54 30 64 59 105 203

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