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Coached by Mario Boesso ... Began playing tennis at age 10 with father; baseliner whose favorite shot is backhand; favorite surface is clay ... Mother's name is Donatella; father's name is Giuseppe; is an only child ... Follows the Inter soccer team ... Likes to play beach tennis at home and relax on the beach with friends ... Likes New York because it's so big ... Favorite book is The Horse Whisperer by Nicholas Evans; favorite actor is Brad Pitt ... Most admires father for always working for the family ... Admires Jennifer Capriati.

Career Highlights

SINGLES
Finalist (2): 2006 - Portoroz; 2001 - Casablanca.

DOUBLES
Winner (3): 2006 - Cincinnati (w/Dulko); 2005 - Guangzhou (w/Gagliardi), Tashkent (w/Loit).
Finalist (3): 2006 - Stanford (w/Dulko), Tashkent (w/Gagliardi); 2005 - Gold Coast (w/Farina Elia).

ADDITIONAL
Italian Fed Cup Team, 2001-02, 2004-05, 2011; Italian Olympic Team, 2004.

Career in Review

1997 - Played first event of career on ITF Circuit in Italy.

1998 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.

1999 - Played first WTA qualifying at Rome (as WC).

2000 - Fell in WTA qualifying twice; won one singles title and five doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2001 - Played first five WTA main draws, reaching first WTA final at Casablanca (l. to Gubacsi) and 2r twice; fell 1r twice (incl. US Open) and in qualifying five times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros); won two singles titles on ITF Circuit; made Top 100 debut on July 30 (after Casablanca; rose from No.120 to No.96).

2002 - QF twice, at Tashkent and Casablanca; reached 2r once (Australian Open); fell 1r five times (incl. Roland Garros) and in qualifying six times (incl. other two majors); won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.

2003 - First Top 100 season; reached 2r three times (incl. Wimbledon, US Open); fell 1r five times (incl. Roland Garros) and in qualifying four times (incl. Australian Open); won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

2004 - First Top 50 season; SF twice, at Bali (l. to Weingärtner) and Hasselt (l. to Dementieva); QF three times, at Hobart, Casablanca and Stockholm; reached 2r 10 times (incl. all four majors); fell 1r five times and in qualifying four times; made Top 50 debut on September 20 (after Bali; rose from No.61 to No.46).

2005 - Another Top 100 season; SF at Tashkent (l. to Amanmuradova); QF at Bali; reached 2r six times (incl. US Open); fell 1r 14 times (incl. other three majors) and in qualifying twice; won two WTA doubles titles.

2006 - Near-Top 50 season; reached second WTA final at Portoroz (l. to Paszek); SF at Forest Hills (l. to Smashnova); QF three times, at Bangalore, Prague and Tashkent; reached 3r three times (incl. Australian Open) and 2r four times; fell 1r 11 times (incl. other three majors) and in qualifying twice; won one WTA doubles title.

2007 - Another Top 100 season; QF at Strasbourg; reached 3r twice (incl. Australian Open); reached 2r three times (incl. US Open); fell 1r 13 times (incl. other two majors) and in qualifying six times.

2008 - Reached 2r five times (incl. Australian Open, US Open); fell 1r six times (incl. other two majors) and in qualifying five times.

2009 - Another Top 100 season; QF at Portoroz; reached 2r three times; fell 1r 10 times (incl. Australian Open, Wimbledon, US Open) and in qualifying twice (incl. Roland Garros); won two singles titles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2010 - QF at Guangzhou; reached 2r four times (incl. US Open); fell 1r six times (incl. Roland Garros, Wimbledon) and in qualifying eight times (incl. Australian Open).

2011 - Reached 2r once; fell 1r three times (incl. Australian Open) and in qualifying nine times (incl. other three majors).

2012 - Reached 2r once; fell 1r once (Wimbledon) and in qualifying 11 times (incl. other three majors); won two singles titles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.