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Frederica Piedade (born 5 June 1982, in Faro) is a former Portuguese tennis player. Her career high WTA singles ranking is No. 142, which she reached on 15 May 2006; her career high doubles ranking is No. 158, achieved on 16 February 2009. Piedade has competed for he Portugal Fed Cup team, having a total win–loss record of 12–4. Though not officially retired, she hasn't played in the professional circuit since 2009. In the summer of 2014, Frederica toured the Portuguese communities on Long Island, New York as she prepared for the US Open.[1]

Frederica Piedade
Country (sports) Portugal
ResidenceBuenos Aires, Argentina
Born (1982-06-05) 5 June 1982 (age 37)
Faro, Portugal
Turned pro1997
Retired2014
Prize money$213,411
Singles
Career record305–241
Career titles11 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 142 (15 May 2006)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ2 (2006)
French OpenQ2 (2009)
WimbledonQ3 (2005, 2006)
US OpenQ1 (2005, 2006, 2009)
Doubles
Career record190–125
Career titles19 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 158 (16 February 2009)

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles Finals: 23 (11–12)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
Runner-up 1. 4 August 2002 Pontevedra, Spain Hard   Alberta Brianti 4–6, 6–3, 0–6
Runner-up 2. 11 August 2002 Vigo, Spain Hard   Alberta Brianti 2–6, 5–7
Winner 1. 8 September 2002 Mollerussa, Spain Hard   Aliénor Tricerri 6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 3. 9 March 2003 Cairo, Egypt Clay   Amanda Hopmans 6–7, 4–6
Winner 2. 23 March 2003 Cairo, Egypt Clay   Michaela Michálková 6–2, 3–6, 6–4
Winner 3. 18 May 2003 Monzon, Spain Hard   Kildine Chevalier 6–4, 6–3
Winner 4. 22 June 2003 Montemor-o-Novo, Portugal Hard   Chantal Coombs 6–3, 6–3
Winner 5. 20 July 2003 Campos do Jordão, Brazil Hard   Maria Fernanda Alves 6–2, 6–1
Runner-up 4. 23 January 2004 Manama, Bahrain Hard   Jennifer Schmidt 4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 5. 7 March 2004 Melilla, Spain Hard   Nina Bratchikova 2–6, 4–6
Winner 6. 21 March 2004 Tel Aviv, Israel Hard   Cheli Bargil 4–6, 6–1, 6–0
Runner-up 6. 25 April 2004 Poza Rica, Mexico Hard   Jessica Kirkland 3–6, 2–6
Winner 7. 8 August 2004 Vigo, Spain Hard   Lucía Jiménez 6–1, 6–3
Winner 8. 17 October 2004 Mexico City, Mexico Hard   Melissa Torres Sandoval 7–5, 6–2
Runner-up 7. 20 March 2005 Morelia, Spain Hard   Jenifer Widjaja 6–1, 4–6, 5–7
Runner-up 8. 9 October 2005 Ciudad Juárez, Mexico Clay   Olga Vymetálková 6–7, 2–6
Winner 9. 28 November 2005 San Luis Potosí, Mexico Hard   Jorgelina Cravero 6–3, 6–1
Runner-up 9. 15 October 2006 Saltillo, Mexico Hard   Jorgelina Cravero 2–6, 2–6
Runner-up 10. 19 August 2007 Bogotá, Colombia Clay   Teliana Pereira 6–7, 2–6
Winner 10. 27 April 2008 Toluca, Mexico Hard   Bo Verhulsdonk 6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 11. 13 July 2008 Valladolid, Spain Hard   Estrella Cabeza Candela 4–6, 6–7
Runner-up 12. 12 October 2008 San Luis Potosí, Mexico Hard   Oksana Kalashnikova 5–7, 6–4, 4–6
Winner 11. 11 October 2009 Mexico City, Mexico Hard   Marina Giral Lores 6–1, 6–2

Doubles: 38 (19–19)Edit

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Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 13 September 1998 Póvoa de Varzim, Portugal Hard   Ana Gaspar   Marta Marrero
  Aleksandra Srndovic
1–6, 0–6
Runner-up 2. 2 July 2000 Elvas, Portugal Hard   Carlota Santos   Diana Brunel
  Edith Nunes
5–7, 2–6
Runner-up 3. 23 June 2002 Montemor-o-Novo, Portugal Hard   Alberta Brianti   Carlota Santos
  Neuza Silva
4–6, 2–6
Winner 4. 5 August 2002 Pontevedra, Spain Hard   Neuza Silva   Alberta Brianti
  İpek Şenoğlu
6–2, 4–6, 6–2
Winner 5. 22 September 2002 Barcelona, Spain Hard   Iveta Gerlová   Marta Fraga
  Adriana Gonzalez Penas
6–4, 6–4
Winner 6. 29 September 2002 Lleida, Spain Clay   Neuza Silva   Caroline Ann Basu
  Aliénor Tricerri
6–7(5–7), 6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 7. 23 March 2003 Cairo, Egypt Clay   Borka Majstorović   Daniela Berček
  Vladimíra Uhlířová
W\O
Winner 8. 11 May 2003 Tortosa, Spain Clay   İpek Şenoğlu   Liana Ungur
  Ma. Pilar Sanchez Alayeto
6–4, 7–6
Runner-up 9. 14 July 2003 Campos do Jordão, Brazil Hard   Melisa Arévalo   Carla Tiene
  Maria Fernanda Alves
6–7, 2–6
Runner-up 10. 24 January 2004 Manama, Bahrain Hard   Christina Zachariadou   Raissa Gourevitch
  Ekaterina Kozhokina
4–6, 4–6
Winner 11. 8 February 2004 Vale do Lobo, Portugal Clay   Kildine Chevalier   Soledad Esperón
  Flavia Mignola
2–6, 6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 12. 15 February 2004 Albufeira, Portugal Clay   Kildine Chevalier   Zuzana Cerna
  Vladimíra Uhlířová
7–6, 4–6, 5–7
Winner 13. 21 March 2004 Ramat Hasharon, Israel Hard   Iveta Gerlová   Julia Gandia
  Gabriela Velasco Andreu
6–2, 4–6, 6–2
Winner 14. 28 March 2004 Elda, Spain Clay   Lourdes Domínguez Lino   Andrea Hlaváčková
  Jana Hlaváčková
W/O
Winner 15. 25 April 2004 Poza Rica, Mexico Hard   Lourdes Domínguez Lino   Jorgelina Cravero
  İpek Şenoğlu
7–5, 6–0
Winner 16. 20 June 2004 Montemor-o-Novo, Portugal Hard   Alienor Tricerri   Alanna Broderick
  Megan Moulton-Levy
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 17. 28 June 2004 Mont-de-Marsan, France Clay   Nina Bratchikova   Lourdes Domínguez Lino
  Paula García
3–6, 6–3, 4–6
Winner 18. 1 August 2004 Pontevedra, Spain Hard   Alienor Tricerri   Julianna Gates
  Natasha Kersten
7–5, 6–4
Runner-up 19. 26 September 2004 Jounieh, Lebanon Clay   Nuria Llagostera Vives   Petra Cetkovská
  Hana Šromová
4–6, 2–6
Winner 20. 3 July 2005 Mont-de-Marsan, France Hard   Natalia Gussoni   Émilie Bacquet
  Violette Huck
6–1, 7–6
Runner-up 21. 18 July 2005 Campos do Jordão, Brazil Hard   Maria Fernanda Alves   Letícia Sobral
  María José Argeri
0–6, 2–6
Winner 22. 29 July 2006 Pétange, Luxembourg Clay   Erica Krauth   Lina Stančiūtė
  Claudine Schaul
6–3, 6–3
Winner 23. 6 August 2006 Baden-Baden, Germany Clay   Jarmila Gajdošová   Libuše Průšová
  Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová
7–5, 4–6, 7–6(8–6)
Runner-up 24. 21 October 2006 Ciudad Victoria, Mexico Hard   Jorgelina Cravero   Carla Tiene
  Jenifer Widjaja
7–5, 4–6, 4–6
Winner 25. 14 April 2007 Gran Canaria, Spain Clay   Anne Keothavong   Marta Marrero
  Carla Suárez Navarro
W/O
Runner-up 26. 6 October 2007 Monterrey, Mexico Hard   Roxane Vaisemberg   Florencia Molinero
  Melissa Torres Sandoval
1–6, 5–7
Winner 27. 13 January 2008 St. Leo, United States Hard   Soledad Esperón   Corinna Dentoni
  Anastasia Pivovarova
6–2, 6–7, 10–7
Winner 28. 26 April 2008 Toluca, Mexico Hard   Agustina Lepore   Lena Litvak
  Rebecca Marino
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 29. 30 June 2008 Mont-de-Marsan, France Clay   Melanie Klaffner   İpek Şenoğlu
  Neuza Silva
4–6, 2–6
Runner-up 30. 3 August 2008 Vigo, Spain Hard   Nina Bratchikova   Neuza Silva
  Nicole Thijssen
2–6, 4–6
Winner 31. 6 October 2008 San Luis Potosí, Mexico Hard   Maria Fernanda Alves   Soledad Esperón
  Florencia Molinero
5–7, 6–1, 10–8
Runner-up 32. 18 October 2008 Mexico City, Mexico Hard   Sara del Barrio Aragón   Jorgelina Cravero
  Veronica Spiegel
4–6, 5–7
Runner-up 33. 9 November 2008 Auburn, United States Hard   Roxane Vaisemberg   Raquel Kops-Jones
  Abigail Spears
5–7, 1–6
Runner-up 34. 9 February 2009 Cali, Colombia Clay   Anastasiya Yakimova   Betina Jozami
  Arantxa Parra Santonja
3–6, 1–6
Runner–up 35. 4 April 2009 Pelham, United States Clay   Marie-Ève Pelletier   Danielle Harmsen
  Kim Kilsdonk
4–6, 7–5 9–11
Winner 36. 13 June 2009 Campobasso, Italy Clay   Jorgelina Cravero   Anna Floris
  Valentina Sulpizio
6–3, 6–4
Runner–up 37. 22 June 2009 Getxo, Spain Clay   Agustina Lepore   Anastasia Poltoratskaya
  Maria Kondratieva
3–6, 1–6
Winner 38. 5 October 2009 Mexico City, Mexico Hard   María Fernanda Álvarez Terán   Karen Castiblanco
  Alina Jidkova
6–3, 6–4

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