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LARISA SAVCHENKO-NEILAND (née Savchenko; born 21 July 1966) is a former professional tennis player who represented the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
and Latvia
Latvia
. A former world number one ranked doubles player, Neiland won two women\'s doubles Grand Slam titles and four mixed doubles Grand Slam titles. She also won two singles titles and sixty-five doubles titles.

CONTENTS

* 1 Career

* 2 Major finals

* 2.1 Grand Slam finals

* 2.1.1 Women\'s doubles: 12 (2 titles, 10 runners-up) * 2.1.2 Mixed doubles: 9 (4 titles, 5 runners-up)

* 2.2 Year-End Championships finals

* 2.2.1 Doubles: 5 finals (0 titles, 5 runners-up)

* 3 Titles (67)

* 3.1 Singles (2) * 3.2 Doubles (65)

* 4 Women\'s doubles performance timeline * 5 Head-to-Head record against other players * 6 Personal life * 7 References * 8 External links and sources

CAREER

Neiland turned professional in 1983. No. 10 on ITF World Junior rankings in 1983. Doubles team of Neiland and Svetlana Parkhomenko reached Wimbledon quarterfinals in 1983 and 1984, both times as an unseeded pair; beat No. 2 seeds Fairbank-Reynolds in 1983 and No. 3 seeds Horvath-Ruzici in 1984.. In 1984, Neiland reached the third round of the French Open
French Open
as a qualifier, which was her best singles result at the French Open. She won her first singles title in Chicago in January 1984, where she only lost a set.

Had 1986 wins over Wendy Turnbull (twice), Ann Henricksson , and Annabel Croft . Larisa was ranked No. 1 in USSR for 1986. She qualified for the Virginia Slims Championships in March and November 1986 with partner Svetlana Parkhomenko . She defeated Kathy Rinaldi , Peanut Louie Harper , and Nathalie Tauziat to reach the quarterfinals of Eastbourne in 1986.

Neiland jumped from No. 53 to No. 28 (June 1983) on the Hewlett-Packard/WITA Computer rankings after performances at Birmingham and Eastbourne. Neiland also possesses wins over Robin White , Ann Henricksson , Candy Reynolds , and Melissa Gurney .

In 1988, Neiland reached her first grand slam doubles final with Natasha Zvereva
Natasha Zvereva
. They lost 10–12 in the final set to Gabriela Sabatini and Steffi Graf
Steffi Graf
, who, in that same year won all four grand slam singles titles and an Olympic gold medal. In 1989, also with Zvereva, Larisa won her first doubles grand slam over Graf and Sabatini in straight sets.

In 1991, Neiland captured the Wimbledon title with Zvereva. In 1992, she lost in the U.S. Open final to Jana Novotná
Jana Novotná
and Helena Suková
Helena Suková
. She won her first mixed doubles title at Wimbledon, as well, when she and Cyril Suk teamed and won over Dutch duo Jacco Eltingh and Miriam Oremans . That year, she reached the number one doubles ranking. Neiland then reached her next five doubles runners-up with Novotná. Each and every final played with Novotná was lost, the first being the U.S. Open in 1991 and losing to Pam Shriver and Zvereva.

Her final grand slam doubles final appearance came in 1996 at Wimbledon. Neiland played in 2000 but retired after losing at Wimbledon. She lost in the first round, when she and her partner Lina Krasnoroutskaya lost to Ai Sugiyama
Ai Sugiyama
and Julie Halard , the eventual runners-up, in straight sets, 6–4, 6–3.

She currently coaches Svetlana Kuznetsova
Svetlana Kuznetsova
and is a part of the Russian Fed Cup
Fed Cup
coaching team.

MAJOR FINALS

GRAND SLAM FINALS

Women\'s Doubles: 12 (2 Titles, 10 Runners-up)

OUTCOME YEAR CHAMPIONSHIP SURFACE PARTNER OPPONENTS SCORE

Runner-up 1988 Wimbledon Grass Natasha Zvereva
Natasha Zvereva
Steffi Graf
Steffi Graf
Gabriela Sabatini
Gabriela Sabatini
6–3, 1–6, 12–10

Winner 1989 French Open Clay Natasha Zvereva Steffi Graf Gabriela Sabatini
Gabriela Sabatini
6–4, 6–4

Runner-up 1989 Wimbledon Grass Natasha Zvereva Jana Novotná
Jana Novotná
Helena Suková
Helena Suková
6–1, 6–2

Runner-up 1990 French Open Clay Natasha Zvereva Jana Novotná Helena Suková
Helena Suková
6–4, 7–5

Runner-up 1991 French Open Clay Natasha Zvereva Gigi Fernández Jana Novotná
Jana Novotná
6–4, 6–0

Winner 1991 Wimbledon Grass Natasha Zvereva Gigi Fernández Jana Novotná
Jana Novotná
6–4, 3–6, 6–4

Runner-up 1991 US Open Hard Jana Novotná Pam Shriver Natasha Zvereva
Natasha Zvereva
6–4, 4–6, 7–6(7–5)

Runner-up 1992 Wimbledon Grass Jana Novotná Gigi Fernández Natasha Zvereva
Natasha Zvereva
6–4, 6–1

Runner-up 1992 US Open Hard Jana Novotná Gigi Fernández Natasha Zvereva
Natasha Zvereva
7–6(7–5), 6–1

Runner-up 1993 French Open Clay Jana Novotná Gigi Fernández Natasha Zvereva
Natasha Zvereva
6–3, 7–5

Runner-up 1993 Wimbledon Grass Jana Novotná Gigi Fernández Natasha Zvereva
Natasha Zvereva
6–4, 6–7(7–9), 6–4

Runner-up 1996 Wimbledon Grass Meredith McGrath Martina Hingis
Martina Hingis
Helena Suková
Helena Suková
5–7, 7–5, 6–1

Mixed Doubles: 9 (4 Titles, 5 Runners-up)

OUTCOME YEAR CHAMPIONSHIP SURFACE PARTNER OPPONENTS SCORE

Winner 1992 Wimbledon Grass Cyril Suk Miriam Oremans Jacco Eltingh 7–6(7–2), 6–2

Winner 1994 Australian Open Hard Andrei Olhovskiy Helena Suková
Helena Suková
Todd Woodbridge
Todd Woodbridge
7–5, 6–7(0–7), 6–2

Runner-up 1994 French Open Clay Andrei Olhovskiy Kristie Boogert Menno Oosting 7–5, 3–6, 7–5

Winner 1995 French Open Clay Mark Woodforde Jill Hetherington John-Laffnie de Jager 7–6(10–8), 7–6(7–4)

Winner 1996 Australian Open
Australian Open
(2) Hard Mark Woodforde Nicole Arendt Luke Jensen
Luke Jensen
4–6, 7–5, 6–0

Runner-up 1996 Wimbledon Grass Mark Woodforde Helena Suková Cyril Suk 1–6, 6–3, 6–2

Runner-up 1997 Australian Open Hard John-Laffnie de Jager Manon Bollegraf Rick Leach
Rick Leach
6–3, 6–7(5–7), 7–5

Runner-up 1997 Wimbledon Grass Andrei Olhovskiy Helena Suková Cyril Suk 4–6, 6–3, 6–4

Runner-up 1999 French Open Clay Rick Leach
Rick Leach
Katarina Srebotnik
Katarina Srebotnik
Piet Norval 6–3, 3–6, 6–3

YEAR-END CHAMPIONSHIPS FINALS

Doubles: 5 Finals (0 Titles, 5 Runners-up)

OUTCOME YEAR CHAMPIONSHIP SURFACE PARTNER OPPONENTS SCORE

Runner-up 1988 New York City Carpet (I) Natalia Zvereva Martina Navratilova
Martina Navratilova
Pam Shriver 6–3, 6–4

Runner-up 1989 New York City Carpet (I) Natalia Zvereva Martina Navratilova Pam Shriver 6–3, 6–2

Runner-up 1992 New York City Carpet (I) Jana Novotná
Jana Novotná
Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
Helena Suková
Helena Suková
7–6(7–4), 6–1

Runner-up 1993 New York City Carpet (I) Jana Novotná Natalia Zvereva Gigi Fernández 6–3, 7–5

Runner-up 1999 New York City Carpet (I) Arantxa Sánchez Vicario Martina Hingis
Martina Hingis
Anna Kournikova
Anna Kournikova
6–4, 6–4

TITLES (67)

SINGLES (2)

WINNER — LEGEND

Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)

WTA Tour Championships (0–0)

Tier I (0–1)

Tier II (0–0)

Tier III (1–4)

Tier IV (0–0)

Tier V (1–0)

Virginia Slims (0–2)

TITLES BY SURFACE

Hard (1–1)

Grass (0–1)

Clay (0–0)

Carpet (1–5)

OUTCOME NO. DATE TOURNAMENT SURFACE OPPONENT SCORE

Runner-up 1. 26 January 1987 Wichita Carpet (I) Barbara Potter 7–6(8–6), 7–6(7–5)

Runner-up 2. 8 June 1987 Birmingham Grass Pam Shriver 4–6, 6–2, 6–2

Runner-up 3. 15 February 1988 Oakland Carpet (I) Martina Navratilova
Martina Navratilova
6–1, 6–2

Runner-up 4. 20 February 1989 Oakland Carpet (I) Zina Garrison
Zina Garrison
6–1, 6–1

Runner-up 5. 6 November 1989 Chicago Carpet (I) Zina Garrison
Zina Garrison
6–3, 2–6, 6–4

Runner-up 6. 1 February 1993 Tokyo Carpet (I) Martina Navratilova
Martina Navratilova
6–2, 6–2

Winner 1. 23 September 1991 Saint Petersburg Carpet (I) Barbara Rittner
Barbara Rittner
3–6, 6–3, 6–4

Winner 2. 23 August 1993 Schenectady Hard Natalia Medvedeva 6–3, 7–5

Runner-up 7. 24 August 1994 Schenectady Hard Judith Wiesner 7–5, 3–6, 6–4

DOUBLES (65)

Grand slam events in boldface.

* 1985: Seabrook Island (with Svetlana Parkhomenko ) * 1985: Salt Lake City (with Svetlana Parkhomenko) * 1986: Little Rock (with Svetlana Parkhomenko) * 1987: Wichita (with Svetlana Parkhomenko) * 1987: Oklahoma City (with Svetlana Parkhomenko) * 1987: Boca Raton (with Svetlana Parkhomenko) * 1987: Eastbourne (with Svetlana Parkhomenko) * 1988: Birmingham (with Natasha Zvereva
Natasha Zvereva
) * 1988: Indianapolis (with Natasha Zvereva) * 1989: Amelia Island (with Natasha Zvereva) * 1989: FRENCH OPEN (with Natasha Zvereva) * 1989: Birmingham (with Natasha Zvereva) * 1989: Moscow (with Natasha Zvereva) * 1989: Chicago (with Natasha Zvereva) * 1990: Birmingham (with Natasha Zvereva) * 1990: Eastbourne (with Natasha Zvereva) * 1990: Orlando (with Natasha Zvereva) * 1990: Nashville (with Kathy Jordan ) * 1991: Aukland (with Patty Fendick ) * 1991: Boca Raton (with Natasha Zvereva) * 1991: Hamburg (with Jana Novotná
Jana Novotná
) * 1991: Berlin (with Natasha Zvereva) * 1991: Eastbourne (with Natasha Zvereva) * 1991: WIMBLEDON (with Natasha Zvereva) * 1991: Toronto (with Natasha Zvereva) * 1991: Manhattan Beach (with Natasha Zvereva) * 1991: Washington, D.C. (with Jana Novotná) * 1991: Philadelphia (with Jana Novotná) * 1992: Brisbane (with Jana Novotná) * 1992: Boca Raton (with Natasha Zvereva) * 1992: Key Biscayne (with Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
) * 1992: Wesley Chapel (with Jana Novotná) * 1992: Berlin (with Jana Novotná)

* 1992: Eastbourne (with Jana Novotná) * 1992: San Diego (with Jana Novotná) * 1992: Leipzig (with Jana Novotná) * 1992: Brighton (with Jana Novotná) * 1993: Brisbane (with Conchita Martínez
Conchita Martínez
) * 1993: Osaka (with Jana Novotná) * 1993: Key Biscayne (with Jana Novotná) * 1993: Toronto (with Jana Novotná) * 1994: Osaka (with Rennae Stubbs
Rennae Stubbs
) * 1994: Amelia Island (with Arantxa Sánchez Vicario) * 1994: Barcelona (with Arantxa Sánchez Vicario) * 1994: Birmingham (with Zina Garrison
Zina Garrison
) * 1994: Schenectady (with Meredith McGrath ) * 1994: Brighton (with Manon Bollegraf ) * 1995: Paris Open Gaz de France
France
(with Meredith McGrath) * 1995: Barcelona (with Arantxa Sánchez Vicario) * 1995: Edinburgh (with Meredith McGrath) * 1995: Moscow (with Meredith McGrath) * 1995: Leipzig (with Meredith McGrath) * 1995: Brighton (with Meredith McGrath) * 1996: Essen (with Meredith McGrath) * 1996: Berlin (with Meredith McGrath) * 1996: Rosmalen (with Brenda Schultz-McCarthy ) * 1996: Montreal (with Arantxa Sánchez Vicario) * 1996: Moscow (with Natalia Medvedeva ) * 1997: Birmingham (with Katrina Adams ) * 1997: Luxembourg (with Helena Suková
Helena Suková
) * 1999: Gold Coast (with Corina Morariu ) * 1999: Hamburg (with Arantxa Sánchez Vicario) * 1999: Birmingham (with Corina Morariu) * 1999: Los Angeles (with Arantxa Sánchez Vicario) * 1999: Leipzig (with Mary Pierce )

WOMEN\'S DOUBLES PERFORMANCE TIMELINE

TOURNAMENT 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 SR W–L

GRAND SLAM TOURNAMENTS

Australian Open
Australian Open
A 2R A NH A A A QF QF QF QF 3R SF SF SF 2R QF A 0 / 11 31–11

French Open
French Open
A 1R 2R QF A A W F F SF F QF 3R SF QF SF QF 1R 1 / 15 48–14

Wimbledon QF QF QF 1R SF F F SF W F F QF SF F SF A 3R 1R 1 / 17 61–16

US Open 2R A A A 1R 2R QF SF F F 2R SF 3R A 3R 2R SF A 0 / 13 33–13

WIN–LOSS 4–2 4–3 4–2 3–2 4–2 6–2 14–2 16–4 19–3 17–4 14–4 12–4 12–4 13–3 13–4 6–3 12–4 0–2 2 / 56 173–54

YEAR-END CHAMPIONSHIP

Tour Championships A A A QF QF F F QF QF F F A SF SF SF QF F A 0 / 13 13–13

TIER I TOURNAMENTS

Tokyo NH Not Tier I SF 1R QF A A A 1R A 0 / 4 3–4

Indian Wells Not Held Not Tier I 2R QF A A 0 / 2 2–2

Boca Raton NH Not Tier I W W Not Tier I Not Held 2 / 2 8–0

Miami Not Held Not Tier I QF 3R W W QF SF F 3R QF QF 2R 2 / 11 27–9

Charleston Not Tier I A A F SF 1R SF SF 2R SF 2R QF 0 / 9 13–8

Rome Not Tier I NH Not Tier I SF A A A QF A A 2R 2R 2R A 0 / 5 5–5

Berlin Not Tier I QF W W A SF F W SF SF SF A 3 / 9 25–5

Montreal / Toronto Not Tier I 2R W A W SF SF W SF 1R F A 3 / 9 23–5

Zürich NH Not Tier I SF SF 1R QF F SF 1R A 0 / 7 9–7

Philadelphia Not Held Not Tier I F A F Not Tier I 0 / 2 6–2

Moscow Not Held NTI SF 1R QF A 0 / 3 3–3

CAREER STATISTICS

Year-End Ranking N/A N/A N/A 26 11 9 3 7 2 5 5 11 5 2 9 11 3 N/A NO. 1

HEAD-TO-HEAD RECORD AGAINST OTHER PLAYERS

* Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
0–4 * Serena Williams
Serena Williams
0–1 * Venus Williams
Venus Williams
0–3 * Lindsay Davenport
Lindsay Davenport
1–1 * Steffi Graf
Steffi Graf
0–6 * Monica Seles
Monica Seles
0–2 * Martina Navratilova
Martina Navratilova
1–9

PERSONAL LIFE

She married Alex Neiland om 21 December 1989, her surname was changed from Savchenko to Neiland.

REFERENCES

* ^ Gossett, Peggy; Teitelbaum, Mike; Hanlon, Maureen; Riach, Ros; Hinkley, Suzanne. 1987 WITA Media Guide. p. 205.

EXTERNAL LINKS AND SOURCES

* Larisa Neiland at the Women\'s Tennis
Tennis
Association * Larisa Neiland at the International Tennis
Tennis
Federation * Larisa Neiland at the Fed Cup
Fed Cup

LARISA NEILAND IN THE GRAND SLAM TOURNAMENTS

* v * t * e

Australian Open
Australian Open
girls\' doubles champions

* 1969 Pat Edwards / Evonne Goolagong