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Flora Perfetti (born 29 January 1969) is an Italian tennis player.[1] On 21 April 1997 she reached her highest WTA singles ranking at No. 54 and 17 March of the same year reached her highest doubles ranking at No. 71.[2]

Flora Perfetti
Country (sports) Italy
Born (1969-01-29) January 29, 1969 (age 50)
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$ 425,684
Singles
Career record193–160
Career titles0 WTA, 0 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 54 (April 21, 1997)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (1998)
French Open3R (1997)
Wimbledon2R (1996, 1998)
US Open3R (1997)
Doubles
Career record73–81
Career titles0 WTA, 0 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 71 (March 17, 1997)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (1997)
French Open1R (1995, 1997, 1998)
Wimbledon1R (1997)
US Open1R (1995)
Mixed doubles
Career record1–1
Career titles0
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Wimbledon2R (1997)
Last updated on: April 22, 2013.

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BiographyEdit

Flora started playing tennis when she was 6 and by the age of 9 her father had signed her up for tennis classes. At the age of 16 she won her first Italian team title at C.A. Faenza. At the age of 21 she won her first prize money ($10,000) at Riccione in a final against Ginevra Mugnaini. In 1997 she played the Fed Cup with Silvia Farina Elia, Gloria Pizzichini, and Francesca Lubiani with a 'big finish'. Throughout her career she has won 193 singles matches, 73 doubles matches and accumulated $425,684 in prize money to date. She now teaches at C.A. Faenza.[2]

ITF finalsEdit

Singles (5–7)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner–up 1. March 5, 1990 Valencia, Spain Clay   Tang Min 2–6, 6–0, 4–6
Winner 2. April 22, 1991 Riccione, Italy Clay   Ginevra Mugnaini 6–1, 6–4
Runner-up 3. May 27, 1991 Brindisi, Italy Clay   Inés Gorrochategui 5–7, 3–6
Winner 4. June 1, 1992 Brindisi, Italy Clay   Luciana Tella 7–5, 6–3
Runner-up 5. June 15, 1992 Milan, Italy Clay   Emanuela Zardo 4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 6. June 19, 1994 Sezze, Italy Clay   Larissa Schaerer 2–6, 3–6
Winner 7. September 5, 1994 Spoleto, Italy Clay   Stefania Pifferi 3–6, 6–3, 6–1
Winner 8. March 27, 1995 Reims, France Clay   Marion Maruska 6–4, 2–6, 7–5
Runner-up 9. December 2, 1996 Cergy-Pontoise, France Hard   Anne-Gaëlle Sidot 2–6, 7–6(5), 1–6
Runner-up 10. August 30, 1999 Fano, Italy Clay   Daniela Hantuchová 4–6, 7–6, 2–6
Runner-up 11. June 12, 2000 Grado, Italy Clay   Gisela Riera 2–6, 4–6
Winner 12. September 10, 2000 Fano, Italy Clay   Maja Matevžič 6–3, 6–4

Doubles (5–3)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. November 6, 1989 Fez, Morocco Clay   Lucie Korinkova   Petra Kemper
  Barbara Rittner
6–1, 6–2
Runner-up 2. April 1, 1991 Bari, Italy Clay   Jennifer Fuchs   Monika Kratochvílová
  Svetlana Krivencheva
7–5, 2–6, 5–7
Winner 3. August 17, 1992 Spoleto, Italy Clay   Gloria Pizzichini   Sandra Dopfer
  Maja Zivec-Skulj
1–6, 6–2, 6–1
Runner-up 4. September 20, 1993 Capua, Italy Clay   Francesca Romano   Ivana Jankovská
  Eva Melicharová
3–6, 6–3, 6–7
Winner 5. June 12, 1994 Caserta, Italy Clay   Virág Csurgó   Mami Donoshiro
  Kyōko Nagatsuka
6–1, 7–5
Winner 6. September 5, 1994 Spoleto, Italy Clay   Gabriella Boschiero   Emanuela Brusati
  Cristina Salvi
6–3, 6–4
Winner 7. March 18, 1996 Reims, France Clay   Giulia Casoni   Siobhan Drake-Brockman
  Catherine Tanvier
6–3, 4–6, 6–0
Runner-up 8. July 14, 1996 İstanbul, Turkey Hard   Laura Garrone   Tina Križan
  Olga Lugina
4–6, 2–6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Player Profile". International Tennis Federation. Retrieved 22 April 2013.
  2. ^ a b Nizegorodcew, Alessandro. "Flora Perfetti si racconta: "Quante emozioni nella mia carriera!"". www.spaziotennis.com. SpazioTennis. Retrieved 22 April 2013.

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