Fiorella Bonicelli

Fiorella Bonicelli (born 21 December 1951) is a retired professional tennis player from Uruguay. She was born in Lima, Peru but grew up in Montevideo, Uruguay where she started playing tennis when at age 11.[1] During her career, she won the 1975 French Open mixed doubles title with Thomaz Koch. She also won the 1976 French Open women's doubles title with Gail Lovera, defeating Kathleen Harter and Helga Niessen Masthoff 6–4, 1–6, 6–3. At the Fed Cup, her singles record is 11–4, and doubles record 6–8. During her career, she reached one Grand Slam singles quarterfinal, at the 1978 French Open, where she lost to Virginia Ruzici in three sets.

Fiorella Bonicelli
Country (sports) Uruguay
Born (1951-12-21) 21 December 1951 (age 68)
Lima, Peru
Career record
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (1967)
French OpenQF (1978)
Wimbledon3R (1974)
US Open4R (1972)
Career record
Grand Slam Doubles results
French OpenW (1976)
WimbledonSF (1973)
US Open3R (1972)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
French OpenW (1975)
WimbledonQF (1971)
US Open2R (1969)

Grand Slam finalsEdit

Doubles: (1 title)Edit

Result Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1976 French Open Clay   Gail Sheriff[2]   Kathleen Harter
  Helga Niessen Masthoff
6–4, 1–6, 6–3

Mixed doubles: (1 title)Edit

Result Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1975 French Open Clay   Thomaz Koch   Jaime Fillol
  Pam Teeguarden
6–4, 7–6


  1. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1978). World of Tennis 1978 : a BP yearbook. London: Macdonald and Janes. p. 307. ISBN 9780354090391.
  2. ^ Source: [1]

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