Gaia Sanesi

Gaia Sanesi (born 1 April 1992, in Florence) is an Italian tennis player. Sanesi has a WTA singles career high ranking of 294 achieved on 14 July 2014. She also has a WTA doubles career high ranking of 388 achieved on 14 September 2015. Sanesi has won 5 ITF singles titles as well as 7 ITF doubles title.

Gaia Sanesi
Country (sports) Italy
ResidenceFlorida, United States
Born (1992-04-01) 1 April 1992 (age 28)
Florence, Italy
Height1,70cm
PlaysLeft-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$34,195
Singles
Career record142–124 (53.4%)
Career titles0 WTA, 5 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 294 (14 July 2014)
Current rankingNo. 363 (14 August 2019)
Doubles
Career record91–60 (60.3%)
Career titles0 WTA, 7 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 388 (14 September 2015)
Current rankingNo. 472 (11 June 2018)
Last updated on: 13 August 2019.

Sanesi made her WTA main draw debut at the 2015 Rio Open, in the doubles event partnering Estrella Cabeza Candela as an alternate team.

ITF finalsEdit

Singles (5–8)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (1–1)
Clay (5–6)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 23 July 2012 Horb, Germany Clay   Laura Siegemund 3–6, 0–6
Winner 1. 8 July 2013 Getxo, Spain Clay   Tatiana Búa 7–5, 5–7, 7–5
Winner 2. 15 July 2013 Knokke, Belgium Clay   Tess Sugnaux 6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 2. 8 June 2015 Manzanillo, Mexico Hard   Giuliana Olmos 1–6, 2–6
Runner-up 3. 21 November 2016 Hammamet, Tunisia Clay   Katharina Hobgarski 1–6, 5–7
Runner-up 4. 4 December 2016 Hammamet, Tunisia Clay   Carolina Meligeni Alves 3–6, 0–6
Runner-up 5. 20 May 2017 Oeiras, Portugal Clay   Panna Udvardy 7–6(7–5), 5–7, 4–6
Winner 3. 17 July 2017 Târgu Jiu, Romania Clay   Miriam Bianca Bulgaru 6–1, 6–2
Runner-up 6. 13 August 2017 Las Palmas, Spain Clay   Cornelia Lister 4–6, 4–6
Winner 4. 12 November 2017 Hammamet, Tunisia Clay   Marie Benoît 6–3, 6–0
Winner 5. 19 November 2017 Hammamet, Tunisia Clay   Varvara Gracheva 6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 7. 18 February 2018 Antalya, Turkey Hard   Rebecca Marino 2–6, 1–6
Runner-up 8. 8 April 2018 Jackson, United States Clay   Anhelina Kalinina 0–6, 1–6

Doubles (8–10)Edit

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Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score
Runner-up 1. 21 January 2013 Antalya, Turkey Clay   Natalija Kostić   Lee Jin-a
  Yoo Mi
3–6, 1–6
Runner-up 2. 11 March 2013 Madrid, Spain Clay   Giulia Sussarello   Eugeniya Pashkova
  Yana Sizikova
6–3, 3–6, [5–10]
Winner 1. 18 March 2013 Madrid, Spain Clay (i)   Lucía Cervera Vázquez   Tatiana Búa
  Arabela Fernández Rabener
7–5, 6–3
Runner-up 3. 20 May 2013 Girona, Spain Clay   Giulia Sussarello   Yvonne Cavallé Reimers
  Lucía Cervera Vázquez
6–7(4–7), 4–6
Runner-up 4. 17 June 2013 Alkmaar, Netherlands Clay   Bernarda Pera   Kim van der Horst
  Monique Zuur
3–6, 6–7(5–7)
Runner-up 5. 23 September 2013 Seville, Spain Clay   Cecilia Costa Melgar   Paula Cristina Gonçalves
  Florencia Molinero
3–6, 5–7
Runner–up 6. 13 January 2014 Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt Hard   Despina Papamichail   Melis Sezer
  İpek Soylu
6–4, 4–6, [3–10]
Winner 2. 24 August 2015 Braunschweig, Germany Clay   Mana Ayukawa   Shaline-Doreen Pipa
  Anastazja Rosnowska
3–6, 7–6(7–5), [10–4]
Winner 3. 31 August 2015 Barcelona, Spain Clay   Aliona Bolsova Zadoinov   Estrella Cabeza Candela
  Oleksandra Korashvili
6–3, 6–4
Winner 4. 15 January 2016 Fort de France, Martinique, France Hard   Jaqueline Cristian   Emina Bektas
  Zoe Gwen Scandalis
7–6(7–5), 7–6(7–5)
Runner-up 7. 22 January 2016 Petit-Bourg, Guadeloupe, France Hard   Jaqueline Cristian   Rosalie van der Hoek
  Kelly Versteeg
6–7(5–7), 1–6
Winner 5. 2 May 2016 Pula, Italy Clay   Federica Arcidiacono   Veronica Napolitano
  Anna Remondina
6–4, 6–1
Winner 6. 4 March 2017 Hammamet, Tunisia Clay   Natasha Piludu   Dominique Karregat
  Sandra Zaniewska
6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 8. 9 April 2017 Hammamet, Tunisia Clay   Fernanda Brito   Alice Balducci
  Giorgia Marchetti
6–2, 3–6, [2–10]
Winner 7. 20 May 2017 Hammamet, Tunisia Clay   Martina Spigarelli   Sarah Beth Grey
  Olivia Nicholls
6–0, 6–2
Winner 8. 9 June 2017 Madrid, Spain Clay   Michaela Boev   Ángela Fita Boluda
  Ksenia Kuznetsova
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 9. 6 August 2017 Porto, Portugal Clay   Lucrezia Stefanini   Emily Arbuthnott
  Emilie Francati
4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 10. 8 April 2018 Jackson, United States Clay   Chanel Simmonds   Sanaz Marand
  Whitney Osuigwe
1–6, 3–6

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