Laura Bao
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Laura Bao
Laura Bao
Country (sports)  Switzerland
Born (1982-03-06) 6 March 1982 (age 39)
Geneva, Switzerland
Prize money$22,335
Career record92-73
Career titles2 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 331 (12 July 1999)
Career record17-14
Career titles1 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 409 (10 May 1999)

Laura Bao (born 6 March 1982) is a former professional tennis player from Switzerland.

A right-handed player from Geneva, Bao competed in top international events as a junior, including Wimbledon. She made the girls' doubles semi-finals at the 1998 US Open, partnering Caecilia Charbonnier.

In 1999 she represented Switzerland in a Fed Cup World Group tie against Slovakia.[1] Her only appearance came in the doubles rubber, which she and Charbonnier lost to Karina Hab?udová and Henrieta Nagyová.[2]

ITF finals

$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles (2-3)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 15 November 1998 ITF Bossonnens, Switzerland Clay Czech Republic Zuzana Ondrá?ková 2-6, 5-7
Runner-up 2. 9 May 1999 ITF Verona, Italy Clay Bulgaria Antoaneta Pandjerova 7-5, 5-7, 5-7
Winner 3. 13 June 1999 ITF Biel, Switzerland Clay Australia Mirielle Dittmann 7-5, 6-4
Runner-up 4. 22 October 2000 ITF Chieti, Italy Clay Sweden Maria Wolfbrandt 5-3, 4-5, 4-2, 4-5, 3-5
Winner 5. 14 July 2002 ITF Sezze, Italy Clay Israel Yevgenia Savranska 6-3, 7-6(4)

Doubles (1-4)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 15 June 1997 ITF Bossonnens, Switzerland Clay Switzerland Caecilia Charbonnier Netherlands Kim Kilsdonk
Netherlands Jolanda Mens
4-6, 2-6
Winner 2. 14 June 1998 ITF Lenzerheide, Switzerland Clay Switzerland Caecilia Charbonnier Argentina Paula Racedo
Switzerland Emanuela Zardo
6-4, 6-0
Runner-up 3. 21 June 1998 ITF Biel, Switzerland Clay France Samantha Schoeffel Germany Kirstin Freye
United States Jean Okada
0-6, 7-6, 1-6
Runner-up 4. 14 March 1999 ITF Biel, Switzerland Clay Switzerland Marylene Losey Hungary Nóra Köves
Serbia and Montenegro Dragana Zari?
2-6, 2-6
Runner-up 5. 20 June 1999 ITF Lenzerheide, Switzerland Clay Switzerland Marylene Losey Argentina Vanesa Krauth
France Julie de Roo
3-6, 1-6

See also


  1. ^ "Tennis: L'avenir des champions et les champions de l'avenir en marge du tableau principal". Letemps (in French). 1 June 1999.
  2. ^ "Fed Cup World Group I First Round". Standard-Speaker. 25 April 1999.

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