Antonella Serra Zanetti

Antonella Serra Zanetti (born 25 July 1980; Italian pronunciation: [antoˈnɛlla ˈsɛrra dzaˈnetti]) is a retired female tennis player from Italy.

Antonella Serra Zanetti
Country (sports) Italy
ResidenceModena, Italy
Born (1980-07-25) 25 July 1980 (age 40)
Modena
Height1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Turned pro1995
Retired2009
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$722,516
Singles
Career record296-292
Career titles0 WTA, 6 ITF
Highest ranking60 (30 January 2006)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (2002, 2003, 2004)
French Open2R (2005)
Wimbledon3R (2005)
US Open2R (2002, 2003, 2004)
Doubles
Career record130-155
Career titles2 WTA, 5 ITF
Highest ranking47 (8 May 2006)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (2006)
French Open2R (2004)
Wimbledon2R (2005)
US Open2R (2005)
Team competitions
Fed Cup1-3

On 30 January 2006, Serra Zanetti achieved her career-high singles ranking of world No. 60. On 8 May 2006, she peaked at No. 47 in the doubles rankings. In her career, she won two WTA doubles titles, as well as six singles titles and five doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit.

PersonalEdit

Antonella was coached by Patricio Remondegui, her favorite surface is hard court. Father Alessandro is in banking; mother Arianna is an art history teacher; older brother Andrea and younger sister Alessia are students. Older sister Adriana also retired as professional tennis player.

Antonella Serra Zanetti retired from the professional tour 2009.

WTA career finalsEdit

Singles: 1 (1 runner-up)Edit

Winner — Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Tier I (0–0)
Tier II (0–0)
Tier III, IV & V (0–1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 31 March 2003 Casablanca, Morocco Clay   Rita Grande 2–6, 6–4, 1–6

Doubles: 2 (2 titles)Edit

Winner — Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Tier I (0–0)
Tier II (0–0)
Tier III, IV & V (2–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 11 October 2004 Tashkent, Uzbekistan Hard   Adriana Serra Zanetti   Marion Bartoli
  Mara Santangelo
1–6, 6–3, 6–4
Winner 2. 16 May 2005 İstanbul, Turkey Clay   Marta Marrero   Daniela Klemenschits
  Sandra Klemenschits
6–4, 6–0

ITF finalsEdit

Singles (6–3)Edit

$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponents Score
Winner 1. 28 April 1996 Bari, Italy Clay   Jana Macurová 3-6, 6-2, 7-5
Winner 2. 17 June 1996 Camucia, Italy Clay   Ségolène Berger 6–2, 7–6
Winner 3. 3 August 1997 Catania, Italy Clay   Giulia Casoni 6–7(3), 6-3, 6-3
Winner 4. 10 August 1997 Catania, Italy Clay   Mireille Dittmann 2-6, 6-4, 6-4
Runner-up 5. 25 October 1998 Montevideo, Uruguay Clay   Paola Suárez 5-7, 4-6
Winner 6. 5 June 2000 Galatina, Italy Clay   Martina Suchá 7-5, 1-6, 6-3
Winner 7. 17 September 2000 Reggio Emilia, Italy Clay   Maria Elena Camerin 6-4, 6-4
Runner-up 8. 15 October 2000 Welwyn, United Kingdom Hard   Lucie Ahl 2-4, 2-4, 1-4
Runner-up 9. 11 June 2001 Grado, Italy Clay   Valentina Sassi 3–6, 5–7

Doubles (5–10)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 9 June 1997 Camucia, Italy Hard   Maria Paola Zavagli   Cristina Salvi
  Andreea Ehritt-Vanc
4–6, 1–6
Winner 2. 13 September 1998 Edinburgh, United Kingdom Clay   Francesca Schiavone   Louise Latimer
  Helen Reesby
6-3, 6-3
Runner-up 3. 18 October 1998 São Paulo, Brazil Clay   Alice Canepa   Seda Noorlander
  Christína Papadáki
3-6, 7-6(4), 6-7(4)
Runner-up 4. 15 November 1998 Suzano, Brazil Clay   Laura Dell'Angelo   Andrea Šebová
  Silvia Uríčková
6–3, 2–6, 4–6
Runner-up 5. 15 March 1999 Reims, France Clay (i)   Gisela Riera   Janette Husárová
  Rita Kuti-Kis
2–6, 3–6
Winner 6. 6 March 2000 Urtijëi, Italy Hard (i)   Giulia Casoni   Angelika Bachmann
  Eva Dyrberg
6–3, 4–6, 2–6
Runner-up 7. 20 March 2000 Taranto, Italy Clay   Stéphanie Foretz   Eva Bes
  Gisela Riera
7–6(2), 2–6, 2–6
Runner-up 8. 23 July 2000 Fontanafredda, Italy Clay   Maja Matevžič   Rosa María Andrés Rodríguez
  Conchita Martínez Granados
6–4, 2–6, 4–6
Runner-up 9. 9 October 2000 Welwyn, United Kingdom Hard (i)   Adriana Serra Zanetti   Shelley Stephens
  Dragana Zarić
0-4, 3-5, 1-4
Runner-up 10. 30 April 2001 Taranto, Italy Clay   Roberta Vinci   Eva Bes
  Eugenia Chialvo
2–6, 6–1, 3–6
Winner 11. 28 July 2001 Civitanova, Italy Clay   Gloria Pizzichini   Gisela Dulko
  Edina Gallovits-Hall
6–3, 3–6, 6–1
Runner-up 12. 16 September 2001 Bordeaux, France Clay   Conchita Martínez Granados   Sandra Načuk
  Dragana Zarić
2–6, 6–7(6)
Winner 13. 14 September 2003 Denain, France Clay   Mara Santangelo   Yuliya Beygelzimer
  Tatiana Poutchek
7–5, 6–3
Winner 14. 18 February 2007 St. Paul, United States Hard (i)   Sofia Arvidsson   Mervana Jugić-Salkić
  İpek Şenoğlu
7–6(4), 5–7, 7–6(7)
Runner-up 15. 19 February 2007 Clearwater, United States Hard   Mervana Jugić-Salkić   Ryōko Fuda
  Seiko Okamoto
7–5, 3–6, 4–6

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