Laura Pigossi is a Brazilian tennis player, who has won 6 singles and 38 doubles titles on the ITF Circuit. On July 7, 2014, she reached her best singles ranking of world No 247. On February 3, 2020, she peaked at No 125 in the WTA doubles rankings. Laura Pigossi is a bronze medalist on doubles with Luisa Stefani at Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Laura Pigossi was born on August 2, 1994, in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Her full name is Laura Pigossi Herrmann de Andrade. She was introduced to tennis at an early age, reaching success at junior and girls tours in Latin America, winning Coca Cola Light in Punta del Este (Uruguay) and J3 Londrina \ Londrina Tennis Cup (Brazil).
Laura Pigossi made her professional debut in 2009 at $10,000 Bauru (Brazil). However, she was defeated in the first round. She played two more ITF tournaments the same year, but her best result was the second round at $10,000 Fortaleza (Brazil).
In 2012, Laura Pigossi made her first breakthrough winning the $15,000 Sao Jose Dos Campos and reaching the quarter-finals of $25,000 Brasilia (Brazil), as well as semi-finals of $10,000 W15 Sao Paulo (Brazil) and $10,000 Santiago (Brazil).
She improved her performance during the next year, having five semi-finals at $10,000 Ribeirao Preto (Brazil), $10,000 W15 Sharm El Sheikh (Egypt), $25,000 Sao Jose Do Rio Preto (Brazil), $10,000 Sao Jose Do Rio Preto (Brazil), $25,000 Bertioga (Brazil), as well as two runner-ups at $15,000 Sao Jose Dos Campos (Brazil) and $25,000 Caracas (Venezuela).
In 2014, Laura Pigossi debuted in the WTA tour, taking part at WTA 250 Rio Open, but lost in the first round. However, during the year, she won the trophy at $15,000 Campos Do Jordao (Brazil).
Next years, she won the trophy at $15,000 Pereira (Colombia) in 2015, $10,000 Sao Jose Do Rio Preto (Brazil) in 2016, $25,000 W25 Pune (India), and $15,000 W15 Villena in 2021. However, she never made a successful breakthrough at the WTA, until the Tokyo 2020 Olympics (which was actually held in the Summer of 2021), where on doubles made a great performance and won the bronze medals.