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Mara Santangelo

Mara Santangelo
  • Residence: Rome, Italy
  • Date of Birth: 28 Jun 1981
  • Birthplace: Latina, Italy
  • Height: 6' (1.83 m)
  • Weight: 141 lbs. (64 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
  • Status: Pro (1998) / Retired (Jan. 28, 2011)
  • Pronounced: MAH-ruh san-TAN-jeh-loe
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Mara Santangelo Biography

Started playing at age 9 ... Favorite shot is volley ... Parents played recreational tennis; brother, Matteo, used to play ... Hobbies include playing beach volleyball in Rome, listening to music, sightseeing ... Admires grandmother and Martina Navratilova.
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YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles - 1
WTA Doubles Titles - 9
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles - 8
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles - 14
Prize Money $0 $1,691,549
W/L - Singles - - - 286 - 238
W/L - Doubles - - - 219 - 143
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Results

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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
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Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
09-Jul-2007 (27) 10-Sep-2007 (5)
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News

  • Santangelo Says Goodbye

    February 04, 2011
    Former Top 30 singles player and Top 5 doubles player Mara Santangelo has called it a career.
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  • Strasbourg Gallery

    May 23, 2009
    A collection of photos from the Internationaux de Strasbourg in Strasbourg.
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- Best singles results were one WTA title at 2006 Bangalore (d. Kostanic Tosic in final) and one WTA final at 2007 Bangalore (l. to Shvedova); SF twice, at 2006 Hobart and 2007 Birmingham; QF five times, three in 2006 (Istanbul, Birmingham, New Haven) and two in 2007 (Pattaya City, Warsaw); best Grand Slam was 4r at 2004 Australian Open (l. to Henin); had two Top 10 wins, No.9 Jankovic (2007 Miami) and No.9 Petrova (2007 Warsaw); career-high was No.27.
- Best doubles results were nine WTA titles (incl. one Grand Slam title, at 2007 French Open w/Molik) and three WTA finals; spent 48 career weeks in doubles Top 10, all consecutively between June 11, 2007 and May 11, 2008 (career-high was No.5).
- Won eight singles titles and 14 doubles titles on ITF Circuit.
- Had eight-month left foot injury lay-off between September 2007 and May 2008, then after Wimbledon in June 2009 played just one event on ITF Circuit.
- Announced retirement on Friday, January 28, 2011 in Milan, Italy.
SINGLES
Winner (1): 2008 - ITF/Biella-ITA, ITF/Ortisei-ITA; 2006 - Bangalore; 2005 - ITF/Poza Rica-MEX, ITF/Taranto-ITA; 2003 - ITF/Ortisei-ITA; 2002 - ITF/Maribor-SLO; 2000 - ITF/Aosta-ITA, ITF/Cuneo-ITA.
Finalist (1): 2007 - Bangalore.

DOUBLES
Winner (9): 2009 - Auckland, Monterrey, Strasbourg (all w/Dechy); 2008 - ITF/Rimini-ITA (w/Vinci); 2007 - Pattaya City (w/Pratt), Amelia Island (w/Srebotnik), Rome (w/Dechy), Roland Garros (w/Molik), New Haven (w/Mirza); 2005 - ITF/Poza Rica-MEX (w/Noorlander), ITF/Prostejov-CZE (w/Beygelzimer); 2004 - Hasselt (w/Russell); 2003 - ITF/Denain-FRA (w/Serra Zanetti), ITF/Latina-ITA (w/Vinci); 2000 - ITF/Hvar-CRO (w/Kovacevic), ITF/Aosta-ITA, ITF/Cuneo-ITA, ITF/Spoleto-ITA (all w/Camerin), ITF/Tbilisi-GEO (w/Diaz-Oliva); 1999 - ITF/Horb-GER (w/Hudson), ITF/Beograd-CRO (w/Galouza), ITF/Girona-ITA (w/Wolfbrandt); 1998 - ITF/Reggio Calabria-ITA (w/Altilia).
Finalist (3): 2007 - Los Angeles (w/Molik); 2005 - Stockholm (w/Birnerova); 2004 - Tashkent (w/Bartoli).

ADDITIONAL
Italian Fed Cup Team, 2005-07; Italian Olympic Team, 2008.

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles - 1
WTA Doubles Titles - 9
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles - 8
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles - 14
Prize Money $0 $1,691,549
W/L - Singles - - - 286 - 238
W/L - Doubles - - - 219 - 143

Grand Slam History

Singles

W/L   2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002
5 / 5 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 1r - 1r 3r 1r 4r - -
3 / 6 FRENCH OPEN 1r 1r 3r 2r 1r 1r - -
4 / 5 WIMBLEDON - 2r 3r 1r 2r 1r - -
2 / 5 US OPEN - - 1r 3r 1r 1r 1r -

Doubles

W/L   2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002
7 / 5 AUSTRALIAN OPEN SF - 1r 1r QF 1r - -
8 / 5 FRENCH OPEN 1r 1r W 2r 1r 2r - -
8 / 6 WIMBLEDON 1r 1r SF 2r 2r 3r - -
4 / 5 US OPEN - 2r 3r 2r 1r 1r - -

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Mara Santangelo Results

  • Singles
    Doubles
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Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
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Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
22/06/2009 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2
24/05/2009 FRENCH OPEN R128 5
19/01/2009 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 5
23/06/2008 WIMBLEDON R64 60
25/05/2008 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
27/08/2007 US OPEN R128 2
25/06/2007 WIMBLEDON R32 90
27/05/2007 FRENCH OPEN R32 90
15/01/2007 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
28/08/2006 US OPEN R32 62
Date Tournament Round Points
26/06/2006 WIMBLEDON R128 2
28/05/2006 FRENCH OPEN R64 38
16/01/2006 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 62
29/08/2005 US OPEN R128 2
20/06/2005 WIMBLEDON R16 77
23/05/2005 FRENCH OPEN R16 41
17/01/2005 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
30/08/2004 US OPEN R128 2
21/06/2004 WIMBLEDON R128 2
24/05/2004 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
Date Tournament Round Points
19/01/2004 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 228
25/08/2003 US OPEN R16 38
23/06/2003 WIMBLEDON Q - R64 17
26/05/2003 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
13/01/2003 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R32 29
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Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
2009 343 40
2008 135 198
2007 36 9
2006 31 41
2005 85 71
2004 91 90
2003 146 114
2002 173 -
2001 305 281
2000 263 245
1999 451 363
1998 585 470
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
09-Jul-2007 (27) 10-Sep-2007 (5)

Current WTA Rankings

Ranking Points
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Rankings Breakdown

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Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
22/06/2009 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2
24/05/2009 FRENCH OPEN R128 5
19/01/2009 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 5
23/06/2008 WIMBLEDON R64 60
25/05/2008 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
27/08/2007 US OPEN R128 2
25/06/2007 WIMBLEDON R32 90
27/05/2007 FRENCH OPEN R32 90
15/01/2007 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
28/08/2006 US OPEN R32 62
Date Tournament Round Points
26/06/2006 WIMBLEDON R128 2
28/05/2006 FRENCH OPEN R64 38
16/01/2006 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 62
29/08/2005 US OPEN R128 2
20/06/2005 WIMBLEDON R16 77
23/05/2005 FRENCH OPEN R16 41
17/01/2005 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
30/08/2004 US OPEN R128 2
21/06/2004 WIMBLEDON R128 2
24/05/2004 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
Date Tournament Round Points
19/01/2004 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 228
25/08/2003 US OPEN R16 38
23/06/2003 WIMBLEDON Q - R64 17
26/05/2003 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
13/01/2003 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R32 29

Premier Events

Date Tournament Round Points
09/05/2009 MADRID Q - R32 1
03/05/2009 ROME Q - R32 1
25/03/2009 MIAMI R64 50
11/03/2009 INDIAN WELLS R128 5

Internationals

Date Tournament Round Points
14/06/2009 'S-HERTOGENBOSCH R32 1
18/05/2009 STRASBOURG R32 1
02/03/2009 MONTERREY Q - Q 10
09/02/2009 PATTAYA CITY R32 1
11/01/2009 HOBART R16 30
05/01/2009 AUCKLAND R32 1

Fed Cup

Date Tournament Round Points
15/09/2007 FED CUP FINAL R4 0
14/07/2007 FED CUP WEEK 2 R2 0
21/04/2007 FED CUP WEEK 1 R1 0
16/09/2006 FED CUP FINAL R4 0

Tier 1-5

Date Tournament Round Points
27/10/2008 QUEBEC CITY Q - R16 3
29/09/2008 TOKYO - JAPAN OPEN R32 1
22/09/2008 SEOUL R32 1
15/09/2008 GUANGZHOU R32 1
21/07/2008 PORTOROZ R16 15
07/07/2008 PALERMO R32 1
19/05/2008 STRASBOURG R32 1
12/05/2008 ROME R64 1
19/08/2007 NEW HAVEN R32 1
13/08/2007 TORONTO R64 1
Date Tournament Round Points
06/08/2007 LOS ANGELES R32 20
18/06/2007 EASTBOURNE R16 35
11/06/2007 BIRMINGHAM S 65
14/05/2007 ROME R32 35
07/05/2007 BERLIN R64 1
30/04/2007 WARSAW Q 70
09/04/2007 CHARLESTON R16 60
02/04/2007 AMELIA ISLAND R32 20
21/03/2007 MIAMI R16 70
26/02/2007 DOHA R16 35
Date Tournament Round Points
19/02/2007 DUBAI R16 40
12/02/2007 BANGALORE F 100
05/02/2007 PATTAYA CITY Q 30
30/01/2007 TOKYO - PAN PACIFIC R16 60
07/01/2007 HOBART R16 15
30/10/2006 HASSELT R32 1
23/10/2006 LINZ R16 25
16/10/2006 ZURICH Q - R16 6
09/10/2006 MOSCOW R32 1
02/10/2006 STUTTGART R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
25/09/2006 LUXEMBOURG R32 1
20/08/2006 NEW HAVEN Q 49
14/08/2006 MONTREAL R32 25
07/08/2006 LOS ANGELES R32 14
31/07/2006 SAN DIEGO R64 1
19/06/2006 EASTBOURNE R32 1
12/06/2006 BIRMINGHAM Q 30
22/05/2006 ISTANBUL Q 30
15/05/2006 ROME R32 25
08/05/2006 BERLIN R32 25
Date Tournament Round Points
10/04/2006 CHARLESTON R16 42
03/04/2006 AMELIA ISLAND R32 14
22/03/2006 MIAMI R128 1
08/03/2006 INDIAN WELLS R64 1
13/02/2006 BANGALORE W 120
06/02/2006 PATTAYA CITY R16 12
31/01/2006 TOKYO (PAN PACIFIC) S 19
08/01/2006 HOBART S 43
24/10/2005 HASSELT R32 1
03/10/2005 TASHKENT R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
21/08/2005 NEW HAVEN Q - R16 8
08/08/2005 STOCKHOLM R16 14
09/05/2005 ROME Q 52
09/03/2005 INDIAN WELLS R128 1
07/02/2005 HYDERABAD R16 14
31/01/2005 PATTAYA CITY R16 20
09/01/2005 HOBART R32 1
02/01/2005 AUCKLAND R16 27
11/10/2004 TASHKENT R32 1
27/09/2004 HASSELT R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
22/08/2004 NEW HAVEN Q - R32 1
16/08/2004 CINCINNATI R16 20
02/08/2004 STOCKHOLM R16 14
14/06/2004 EASTBOURNE Q - R32 1
07/06/2004 BIRMINGHAM R64 1
17/05/2004 STRASBOURG Q - Q 8
10/05/2004 ROME R64 1
05/04/2004 AMELIA ISLAND Q 5
24/03/2004 MIAMI R16 39
10/03/2004 INDIAN WELLS R64 20
Date Tournament Round Points
01/03/2004 DOHA Q - R16 4
23/02/2004 DUBAI Q - R32 1
11/01/2004 CANBERRA S 27
05/01/2004 AUCKLAND Q - Q 9
20/10/2003 LUXEMBOURG Q - Q 7
22/09/2003 LEIPZIG Q - R16 6
07/07/2003 PALERMO Q - R32 1
12/05/2003 ROME Q - R64 1
31/03/2003 CASABLANCA R32 1
19/03/2003 MIAMI Q - R32 10
Date Tournament Round Points
17/02/2003 DUBAI Q - R32 1
10/02/2003 DOHA Q - R32 1
30/12/2002 AUCKLAND Q - R16 4

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