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Betina Jozami (born 8 September 1988) is a former professional tennis player from Argentina. She has won seven singles titles and 15 doubles titles on the International Tennis Federation Tour. Jozami participated at the 2007 Pan American Games where she won the gold medal with Jorgelina Cravero in doubles and the bronze medal in singles. She represented her country at the 2008 Summer Olympics. Betina also has a degree on Business Administration.

Betina Jozami
Betina Jozami Albuqerque 2008.jpg
Country (sports) Argentina
Born (1988-09-08) 8 September 1988 (age 31)
Paraná, Argentina
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Retired2011
Playsright, two-handed backhand
Prize money$155,059
Singles
Career record153–115
Career titles0 WTA, 7 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 132 (9 February 2009)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ3 (2009)
French OpenQ3 (2008)
WimbledonQ1 (2007–2008)
US OpenQ1 (2007–2008–2009)
Doubles
Career record153–82
Career titles0 WTA, 15 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 96 (19 May 2008)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Wimbledon1R (2008)

CareerEdit

Betina started playing tennis when she was 8 years in Paraná, her hometown, at the Urquiza Tennis Club with her coach Alejandro Rudi.

She represented her country in several occasions, the South American Tournament in 2000, the Orange Bowl in 2003 and the Junior Davis Cup in 2004.

Betina obtained the gold medal in doubles with Jorgelina Cravero and the bronze medal in singles at the 2007 Pan American Games.

In 2008 Betina managed to access the second round of doubles at the 2008 Summer Olympics with Gisela Dulko. Betina also represented her country in the Fed Cup.

In addition to her sports career, Betina is business administrator graduated in the University of San Martín.

She represented the University of San Martin and the Argentine National Team of Tennis at the 2011 Summer Universiade in Shenzhen, China where she met her current husband Emerson Burla. Two years later, they represented their country at the 2013 Universiade in Kazan, Russia.

Between 2015 and 2017 she lived and worked as a consultant in Mexico City. During this period Betina held a tennis exhibition with Andy Roddick, Melisa Torres and James Blake.

Currently she works at Weymouth Club as a High Performance Coach and as a freelance in the field of eCommerce. Since 2018, Betina resides in Boston, Massachusetts.

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

Singles: 10 (7–3)Edit

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
Runner-up 1. 27 July 2003 Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela Hard   Zuzana Černá 0–6, 0–6
Runner-up 2. 12 September 2004 Santiago, Chile Clay   María José Argeri 4–6, 5–7
Winner 3. 28 May 2006 Monterrey, Mexico Hard   Mariana Duque 6–3, 6–3
Winner 4. 4 June 2006 León, Mexico Hard   Agustina Lepore 6–3, 6–1
Runner-up 5. 23 July 2006 Campos do Jordão, Brazil Hard   María José Argeri 6–4, 2–6, 3–6
Winner 6. 17 September 2006 Tampico, Mexico Hard   Daniela Múñoz Gallegos 6–3, 6–0
Winner 7. 24 September 2006 Guadalajara, Mexico Clay   Estefania Craciún 6–3, 6–4
Winner 8. 1 October 2006 Ciudad Juárez, Mexico Clay   Estefania Craciún 6–1, 0–6, 6–2
Winner 9. 6 April 2008 Civitavecchia, Italy Clay   Polona Hercog 6–2, 6–2
Winner 10. 5 October 2008 Ciudad Juárez, Mexico Clay   Jorgelina Cravero 2–2 ret.

Doubles: 27 (15–12)Edit

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score
Runner–up 20 July 2003 Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela Hard   Virginia Donda   Soledad Esperón
  Flavia Mignola
4–6, 4–6
Runner–up 3 May 2004 Mérida, Mexico Hard   Andrea Benítez   Erika Clarke
  Anne Mall
5–7, 5–7
Winner 5 September 2004 Asunción, Paraguay Clay   Verónica Spiegel   Bruna Colosio
  Ana Lucía Migliarini de León
7–5, 6–4
Runner–up 15 November 2005 Puebla, Mexico Hard   Verónica Spiegel   Ivana Abramović
  Maria Abramović
6–4, 4–6, 6–7
Winner 12 February 2006 Mérida, Mexico Hard   Agustina Lepore   Erika Clarke
  Daniela Múñoz Gallegos
6–1, 6–2
Winner 28 May 2006 Monterrey, Mexico Hard   Agustina Lepore   Valérie Tétreault
  Lorena Villalobos Cruz
4–6, 6–1, 6–2
Winner 11 June 2006 Jalapa, Mexico Hard   Daniela Múñoz Gallegos   María Irigoyen
  Flavia Mignola
7–6(10–8), 3–6, 6–1
Winner 16 July 2006 Caracas, Venezuela Hard   Andrea Koch Benvenuto   María Irigoyen
  Flavia Mignola
4–6, 6–2, 6–2
Winner 17 September 2006 Tampico, Mexico Hard   Daniela Múñoz Gallegos   Erika Clarke
  Courtney Nagle
WO
Winner 24 September 2006 Guadalajara, Mexico Clay   Daniela Múñoz Gallegos   Alexandra Dulgheru
  Valeria Pulido
7–5, 6–4
Winner 1 October 2006 Ciudad Juárez, Mexico Clay   Estefania Craciún   Erika Clarke
  Courtney Nagle
6–1, 6–1
Runner–up 15 May 2007 Palm Beach Gardens, United States Clay   Estefania Craciún   Monique Adamczak
  Aleke Tsoubanos
5–7, 6–2, 3–6
Winner 10 June 2007 Madrid, Spain Clay   Jorgelina Cravero   Nina Bratchikova
  Neuza Silva
6–4, 6–4
Winner 5 August 2007 Washington, United States Hard   Jorgelina Cravero   Julie Ditty
  Natalie Grandin
1–6, 6–1, 6–2
Runner–up 8 October 2007 San Francisco, United States Hard   Jorgelina Cravero   Angela Haynes
  Raquel Kops-Jones
6–3, 4–6, [7–10]
Runner–up 15 October 2007 San Luis Potosí, Mexico Hard   Estefania Craciún   Debbrich Feys
  Chanelle Scheepers
1–6, 4–6
Runner–up 14 January 2008 Surprise, United States Hard   Maria Fernanda Alves   Carly Gullickson
  Shenay Perry
4–6, 5–7
Winner 27 January 2008 Waikoloa Village, United States Hard   Maria Fernanda Alves   Angela Haynes
  Mashona Washington
7–5, 6–4
Winner 5 April 2008 Civitavecchia, Italy Clay   Jorgelina Cravero   Stefania Chieppa
  Darya Kustova
4–6, 6–3, [10–6]
Runner–up 7 April 2008 Biarritz, France Clay   Jorgelina Cravero   Martina Müller
  Christina Wheeler
6–7, 6–3, [8–10]
Runner–up 15 September 2008 Albuquerque, United States Clay   Jorgelina Cravero   Julie Ditty
  Carly Gullickson
3–6, 4–6
Winner 29 September 2008 Juarez, Mexico Clay   Jorgelina Cravero   Soledad Esperón
  Florencia Molinero
6–0, 7–6(10–8)
Winner 29 September 2008 Cali, Colombia Clay   Arantxa Parra Santonja   Frederica Piedade
  Anastasiya Yakimova
6–3, 6–1
Runner–up 14 September 2009 Napoli, Italy Clay   María Irigoyen   Nina Bratchikova
  Oksana Kalashnikova
6–7, 6–2, [8–10]
Runner–up 28 September 2009 Granada, Spain Hard   Valeria Savinykh   Nina Bratchikova
  Arina Rodionova
1–6, 6–3, [5–10]
Winner 6 June 2011 Rosario, Argentina Clay   Jorgelina Cravero   Florencia Di Biasi
  Vanesa Furlanetto
6–2, 7–6(9–7)
Runner–up 13 June 2011 Santa Fe, Argentina Clay   Agustina Lepore   Florencia Di Biasi
  Vanesa Furlanetto
6–3, 4–6, 4–6

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