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|Born||12 July 1977|
|Height||1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)|
|Plays||Left-handed (two-handed forehand and backhand)|
|Career record||294 – 311|
|Career titles||4 ITF|
|Highest ranking||58 (26 May 1997)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||2R (1996, 1997)|
|French Open||2R (1996)|
|Wimbledon||1R (1996, 1997, 1998)|
|US Open||2R (1997)|
|Career record||184 – 161|
|Career titles||15 ITF|
|Highest ranking||114 (15 August 2005)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Australian Open||1R (2005)|
Francesca Lubiani (born 12 July 1977) is a former professional tennis player from Italy.
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Her career high WTA singles ranking is 58, which she reached on 26 May 1997. Her career high doubles ranking is 114, set at 15 August 2005.
|Legend: Before 2009||Legend: Starting in 2009|
|Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)|
|WTA Championships (0–0)|
|Tier I (0–0)||Premier Mandatory (0–0)|
|Tier II (0–0)||Premier 5 (0–0)|
|Tier III (0–0)||Premier (0–0)|
|Tier IV & V (0–0)||International (0–0)|
|Runner-up||1.||8 January 2005||Auckland, New Zealand||Hard||3-6, 3-6|
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