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Gala Leon Garcia
Gala León García
Country (sports) Spain
ResidenceBarcelona, Spain
Born (1973-12-23) 23 December 1973 (age 47)
Madrid, Spain
Height1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
Turned pro1990
Retired2004
PlaysLeft-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$ 1,053,309
Singles
Career record277-224 (55.3%)
Career titles1 WTA, 6 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 27 (25 September 2000)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004)
French Open4R (1996, 1999)
Wimbledon3R (1997)
US Open3R (1998)
Doubles
Career record77-73 (51.3%)
Highest rankingNo. 107 (12 June 2000)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (2001)
WimbledonQ1 (1996)
US Open2R (1995)

Gala León García (born 23 December 1973) is a former professional tennis player from Spain. On 21 September 2014, she was announced as the new Davis Cup captain for the Spanish national men's tennis team.

WTA career finals

Singles: 5 (1 title, 4 runner-ups)

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0-0)
Tier I (0-0)
Tier II (0-0)
Tier III (1-2)
Tier IV & V (0-2)
Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0-1 Jul 1988 Maria Lankowitz, Austria Clay Switzerland Patty Schnyder 2-6, 6-4, 3-6
Win 1-1 May 2000 Madrid, Spain Clay Colombia Fabiola Zuluaga 4-6, 6-2, 6-2
Loss 1-2 Jul 2000 Sopot, Poland Clay Germany Anke Huber 6-7(4-7), 3-6
Loss 1-3 Jul 2001 Knokke-Heist, Belgium Clay Uzbekistan Iroda Tulyaganova 2-6, 3-6
Loss 1-4 Jul 2001 Sopot, Poland Clay Spain Cristina Torrens Valero 2-6, 2-6

Doubles: 2 (runner-ups)

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0-0)
Tier I (0-0)
Tier II (0-0)
Tier III (0-2)
Tier IV & V (0-0)
Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0-1 Jul 1999 Sopot, Poland Clay Spain María Sánchez Lorenzo Argentina Laura Montalvo
Argentina Paola Suárez
4-6, 3-6
Loss 0-2 May 2000 Madrid, Spain Clay Spain María Sánchez Lorenzo United States Lisa Raymond
Australia Rennae Stubbs
1-6, 3-6

ITF finals

Singles: 11 (6-5)

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 8 February 1993 ITF Faro, Portugal Hard Portugal Sofia Prazeres 6-3, 6-3
Runner-up 2. 15 March 1993 ITF Zaragoza, Spain Clay Netherlands Chantal Reuter 3-6, 6-4, 3-6
Winner 3. 22 March 1993 ITF Madrid, Spain Hard Czech Republic Lenka N?me?ková 6-3, 6-4
Runner-up 4. 28 March 1994 ITF Alicante, Spain Clay China Yi Jing-Qian 6-7(2), 7-6(7), 2-6
Winner 5. 22 May 1995 ITF Barcelona, Spain Hard Belarus Vera Zhukovets 6-0, 6-0
Winner 6. 10 July 1995 ITF Vigo, Spain Hard Spain Estefanía Bottini 6-0, 6-1
Winner 7. 17 July 1995 ITF Getxo, Spain Clay Greece Christína Papadáki 6-3, 6-4
Runner-up 8. 13 May 1996 ITF Athens, Greece Clay Spain Cristina Torrens Valero 4-6, 4-6
Winner 9. 9 June 1997 ITF Budapest, Hungary Clay Argentina Mariana Díaz Oliva 7-5, 6-2
Runner-up 10. 11 August 1997 ITF Bratislava, Slovakia Clay Slovakia Henrieta Nagyová 4-6, 0-6
Runner-up 11. 8 September 2003 ITF Denain, France Clay Spain Anabel Medina Garrigues 4-6, 0-6

Doubles: 8 (2-6)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 11 May 1992 ITF Barcelona, Spain Hard Spain Rosa Bielsa Argentina Paola Suárez
Argentina Pamela Zingman
4-6, 2-6
Runner-up 2. 15 March 1993 ITF Zaragoza, Spain Hard Spain Silvia Ramón-Cortés Czech Republic Dominika Gorecká
Czech Republic Lenka N?me?ková
4-6, 1-6
Runner-up 3. 1 November 1993 ITF Vilamoura, Portugal Hard Spain Ana Segura Poland Magdalena Feistel
Poland Katharzyna Teodorowicz
6-7, 2-6
Runner-up 4. 21 February 1994 ITF Valencia, Spain Clay Spain Janet Souto Netherlands Seda Noorlander
Netherlands Hanneke Ketelaars
4-6, 4-6
Winner 1. 27 June 1994 ITF Cáceres, Spain Hard Spain Janet Souto Spain Mariam Ramón Climent
Spain María Sánchez Lorenzo
4-6, 6-2, 6-1
Runner-up 5. 14 September 1997 ITF Mollerusa, Spain Clay Spain Marta Cano Spain Patricia Aznar
Spain Paula Hermida
7-5, 3-6, 3-6
Winner 2. 6 October 2002 ITF Girona, Spain Clay Bulgaria Lubomira Bacheva Italy Flavia Pennetta
Romania Andreea Ehritt-Vanc
6-4, 6-3
Runner-up 6. 7 September 2003 ITF Fano, Italy Clay Argentina María Emilia Salerni Spain Conchita Martínez Granados
Italy Giulia Casoni
3-6, 3-6

Grand Slam singles performance timeline

Tournament 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 Career W-L
Australian Open A 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R A 1R 0-7
French Open 4R 1R 3R 4R 2R 1R 1R 2R 2R 11-9
Wimbledon 1R 3R 1R 1R 2R 1R 1R 1R 1R 3-9
US Open 1R 2R 3R 2R 1R 2R 1R 1R A 5-8
Win-Loss 3-3 3-4 4-4 4-4 2-4 1-4 0-4 1-3 1-3 19-33

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