Lauren Breadmore
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Lauren Breadmore
Lauren Breadmore
Country (sports) Australia
Born (1983-06-01) 1 June 1983 (age 38)
Melbourne
Retired2011
Prize money$113,909
Singles
Career record155-186
Career titles3 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 221 (25 September 2006)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (2006)
Doubles
Career record60-83
Career titles2 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 248 (8 August 2005)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (2004, 2006, 2007)

Lauren Breadmore (born 1 June 1983) is a former professional tennis player from Australia.

Biography

Born in Melbourne, Breadmore attended Wesley College where she graduated in 2001 with an VCE score of 99.1 and was awarded the Alexander Wawn Scholar Dux Award.[1]

From 2002, she competed on the international tennis circuit. In 2003, she won both the singles and doubles titles at an ITF tournament in Wellington. In 2004, she made the first of her three main-draw appearances in women's doubles at the Australian Open. At the beginning of the 2005 season, she made her WTA Tour singles main-draw debut at the Canberra Women's Classic, which remained her only appearance at that level. She featured in a total of 36 professional tournaments in 2005, as well as at the Summer Universiade in Turkey. Her titles in 2005 included a $25,000 tournament in Lyneham, Canberra. She received a wildcard into the main draw of the 2006 Australian Open and was beaten in the first round by 14th seed Svetlana Kuznetsova.[2] She made only the occasional appearance from 2008, before retiring in 2011.

During her tennis career, she studied for a commerce degree at the University of Melbourne. Graduating in 2010, she now works as a management consultant. In 2014, she became a board member of the Australian Davis Cup Tennis Foundation.[3]

ITF Circuit finals

Legend
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles: 6 (3-3)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 2 February 2003 ITF Wellington, New Zealand Hard Australia Dubravka Cupac 6-3, 2-6, 7-5
Runner-up 1. 9 March 2003 ITF Warrnambool, Australia Grass Australia Monique Adamczak 2-6, 6-4, 3-6
Runner-up 2. 8 February 2004 ITF Wellington, New Zealand Hard Australia Cindy Watson 4-6, 1-6
Winner 2. 24 April 2005 ITF Yamaguchi, Japan Clay Japan Erika Takao 6-3, 6-2
Winner 3. 16 October 2005 ITF Lyneham, Australia Clay Australia Beti Sekulovski 7-5, 6-4
Runner-up 3. 30 October 2005 ITF Tokyo, Japan Hard South Korea Kim Hea-mi 3-6, 3-6

Doubles: 9 (2-7)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 19 May 2002 ITF Tel Aviv, Israel Hard United Kingdom Natalie Neri Israel Tzipora Obziler
Israel Hila Rosen
6-4, 3-6, 2-6
Runner-up 2. 28 May 2002 ITF Warsaw, Poland Clay Russia Maria Boboedova Sweden Jenny Lindström
Sweden Maria Wolfbrandt
3-6, 2-6
Runner-up 3. 28 July 2002 ITF Gardone Val Trompia, Italy Clay Czech Republic Eva Erbová Italy Giulia Meruzzi
Serbia and Montenegro Dina Milo?evi?
5-7, 5-7
Winner 1. 1 February 2003 ITF Wellington, New Zealand Hard Australia Kristen van Elden Chinese Taipei Chuang Chia-jung
New Zealand Ilke Gers
6-4, 6-1
Runner-up 4. 14 March 2004 ITF Benalla, Australia Grass United States Kaysie Smashey New Zealand Paula Marama
New Zealand Eden Marama
5-7, 1-6
Runner-up 5. 30 January 2005 ITF Waikoloa Village, United States Hard Japan Ayami Takase South Africa Natalie Grandin
United States Kaysie Smashey
3-6, 4-6
Winner 2. 26 March 2005 ITF Athens, Greece Clay France Aurélie Védy Romania M?d?lina Gojnea
Romania Lenore L?z?roiu
6-3, 7-5
Runner-up 6. 17 July 2005 ITF Hamilton, Canada Clay United States Lauren Barnikow Japan Kumiko Iijima
Japan Junri Namigata
7-6(4), 2-6, 2-6
Runner-up 7. 25 October 2005 ITF Tokyo, Japan Hard Germany Annette Kolb Japan Maki Arai
South Korea Kim Hea-mi
4-6, 6-7(5)

References

  1. ^ "High Performance Tennis Program - Lauren Breadmore". wesleycollege.net. Retrieved 2018.
  2. ^ "Serena avoids double family upset". BBC Online. 16 January 2006. Retrieved 2018.
  3. ^ "New Board Member - Lauren Breadmore". daviscupaustralia.com.au. 23 May 2014. Retrieved 2018.

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