Introduced to tennis at age 7 by father...Coached by Ferrante Rocchi...Father's name is Enzo; mother's name is Maria; sister is Francesca and brother is Paolo...Likes football and listening to music by Queen and John Lennon...Enjoys adventure novels and comedies...Favorite actor is Richard Gere; favorite places to visit are mountains and beaches...Admires Stefan Edberg.
• 1991 Roland Garros junior finalist
SINGLESWinner (1 WTA Tour): 1999 - ITF/Ortisei-ITA, ITF/Cerignola-ITA; 1997 - ITF/Istanbul-TUR; 1996 - Bol, ITF/Mar Del Plata-ARG; 1992 - ITF/Arzachena-ITA; 1991 - ITF/Bari-ITA.Quarterfinalist: (1) 2000: Palermo.DOUBLESFinalist (0): 2005 - ITF/Casale-ITA (w/Marosi).Semifinalist (3): 1997 - Palermo (w/Perfetti); 1996 - Bol (w/Perfetti), Leipzig (w/Sidot).Quarterfinalist (6): 2002 - Palermo (Ant. Serra Zanetti); 1997 - Bol (w/Kruger), Maria Lankowitz (w/Garrone) 1995 - Italian Open (w/Perfetti), Palermo (w/Perfetti); 1992 - Palermo (w/Perfetti).ADDITIONALItalian Fed Cup Team 1997, 2001.
1991 - First pro title came at ITF/Bari-ITA when she was ranked No. 4291992 - Debuted on WTA Tour as a world No. 201 qualifier at Taranto, d. Ritter 06 64 60 before falling to Halard-Decugis 64 621996 - As a LL at Roland Garros, equaled career-best Grand Slam performance by reaching 3r with an upset over world No. 19 Halard-Decugis; ranking jumped to No. 52; unseeded and world No. 150, shocked top seed and world No. 4 Majoli 2r at Bol, en route to a career-first WTA Tour title; as an Italian Open WC, had 1r upset over No. 10 seed Begerow1998-1999 - Was off the Tour for seven months due to injury, and another seven months in 1999; won back-to-back titles at 1999 ITF events in Italy2000 - As a WC at Palermo, her first WTA Tour main draw in a year-and-a-half, ousted world No. 28 Dragomir (No. 2 seed) en route to QF; at US Open, qualified for first Grand Slam tournament since January 1999 and won 1r match2002 - Qualified for Australian Open, losing 1r to fellow qualifier Boogert; as a Palermo WC, d. Sanchez Lorenzo before 24 to No. 8 seed Beigbeder.2005 - Reached doubles final (w/Marosi) at $10K ITF/Casale-ITA.
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