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Gioia Barbieri (Italian pronunciation: [ˈdʒɔːja barˈbjɛːri, -ˈbjeː-];[1][2] born 9 July 1991) is an Italian retired professional tennis player.

Gioia Barbieri
Gioia Barbieri Roma 2015 1.jpg
Barbieri, 2015
Country (sports) Italy
ResidenceCervia
Born (1991-07-09) 9 July 1991 (age 28)
Forlimpopoli
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Turned pro2009
Retired2016
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$136,192
Singles
Career record262–179
Career titles0 WTA, 8 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 170 (15 September 2014)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ1 (2015)
US OpenQ2 (2014)
Doubles
Career record116–80
Career titles0 WTA, 15 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 165 (13 April 2015)

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Tennis careerEdit

Barbieri was born in Forlimpopoli. She trained at the San Marino Tennis Academy, and was coached by Claudio Pistolesi. Her father is Andrea, her mother is Marcella and she has one sister called Maria Sole.

Barbieri won eight singles and 15 doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit in her career. On 15 September 2014, she reached her highest WTA singles ranking of 170, whilst her best doubles ranking was 165, which she achieved on 13 April 2015, having reached the final of the 2015 Katowice Open.[3]

İn June 2016, Barbieri announced her retirement from professional tennis, via her Facebook account, to start working on the family estate.

WTA career finalsEdit

Doubles: 1 (1 runner-up)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Tour Championships (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–0)
International (0–1)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–1)
Grass (0–0)
Clay (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner–up 1. 12 April 2015 Katowice Open, Poland Hard (i)   Karin Knapp   Ysaline Bonaventure
  Demi Schuurs
5–7, 6–4, [6–10]

ITF finalsEdit

Singles: 10 (8–2)Edit

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 18 July 2010 Imola, Italy Carpet   Verdiana Verardi 6–1, 6–1
Winner 2. 14 February 2011 Leimen, Germany Hard (i)   Korina Perkovic 6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 1. 27 February 2012 Antalya, Turkey Clay   Ana Savić 3–6, 4–6
Winner 3. 23 July 2012 Viserba, Italy Clay   Yuliana Lizarazo 6–4, 6–4
Winner 4. 19 August 2013 Pörtschach, Austria Clay   Nastja Kolar 6–2, 6–3
Winner 5. 1 September 2013 Bagnatica, Italy Clay   Anne Schäfer 6–3, 3–6, 6–1
Winner 6. 27 October 2013 Lagos, Nigeria Hard   Nina Bratchikova 3–6, 6–3, 3–0 ret.
Winner 7. 1 June 2014 Grado, Italy Clay   Kateryna Kozlova 6–4, 4–6, 6–4
Winner 8. 28 March 2015 Solarino, Italy Hard   Federica Bilardo 7–6(7–5), 6–0
Runner-up 2. 13 March 2016 Amiens, France Clay (i)   Laura Schaeder 6–1, 3–6, 3–6

Doubles: 19 (15–4)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 11 October 2009 Foggia, Italy Clay   Anastasia Grymalska   Alice Moroni
  Anna Remondina
6–4, 4–6, [10–2]
Winner 2. 16 April 2010 San Severo, Italy Clay   Anastasia Grymalska   Karina Pimkina
  Marina Shamayko
4–6, 6–2, [11–9]
Runner-up 1. 18 July 2010 Imola, Italy Carpet   María-Belén Corbalán   Nicole Clerico
  Maria Masini
4–6, 1–6
Winner 3. 30 July 2010 Gardone Val Trompia, Italy Clay   Anastasia Grymalska   Julia Stamatova
  Stéphanie Vongsouthi
6–2, 6–2
Winner 4. 27 March 2011 Gonesse, France Clay (i)   Anastasia Grymalska   Lena-Marie Hofmann
  Scarlett Werner
6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 2. 1 August 2011 Monteroni, Italy Clay   Anastasia Grymalska   Kiki Bertens
  Nicole Rottmann
0–6, 3–6
Winner 5. 12 December 2011 Antalya, Turkey Clay   Giulia Pasini   Başak Eraydın
  Ilona Kremen
7–6, 4–6, [10–5]
Runner-up 3. 15 January 2012 Innisbrook, United States Clay   Nadejda Guskova   Darya Kustova
  Raluca Olaru
3–6, 1–6
Winner 6. 23 January 2012 Antalya, Turkey Clay   Anastasia Grymalska   Claudia Giovine
  Sanaz Marand
6–4, 1–6, [11–9]
Winner 7. 7 May 2012 Florence, Italy Clay   Andreea Văideanu   Anaïs Laurendon
  Nicole Clerico
6–2, 6–7, [10–8]
Winner 8. 11 June 2012 Padova, Italy Clay   Anastasia Grymalska   Federica Grazioso
  Lisa Sabino
6–2, 6–1
Winner 9. 25 February 2013 Antalya, Turkey Clay   Anne Schäfer   Lenka Juríková
  Chantal Škamlová
4–6, 6–3, [10–4]
Winner 10. 4 March2013 Antalya, Turkey Clay   Nicole Melichar   Ágnes Bukta
  Vivian Juhászová
7–6(7–2), 6–4
Runner-up 4. 19 August 2013 Pörtschach, Austria Clay   Giulia Sussarello   Nastja Kolar
  Polona Rebersak
0–6, 6–2, [10–4]
Winner 11. 26 October 2013 Lagos, Nigeria Hard   Fatma Al-Nabhani   Conny Perrin
  Chanel Simmonds
1–6, 6–4 [10–8]
Winner 12. 17 March 2014 Innisbrook, United States Clay   Julia Cohen   Allie Kiick
  Sachia Vickery
7–6(7–5), 6–0
Winner 13. 9 June 2014 Padova, Italy Clay   Sofia Shapatava   Paula Cristina Gonçalves
  Florencia Molinero
6–4, 0–6, [14-12]
Winner 14. 1 February 2015 Andrézieux-Bouthéon, France Hard (i)   Jeļena Ostapenko   Lesley Kerkhove
  Ana Vrljić
2–6, 7–6(7–4), [10–3]
Winner 15. 13 March 2016 Amiens, France Clay (i)   Giorgia Marchetti   Alice Bacquié
  Kimberley Zimmermann
6–3, 6–4

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Luciano Canepari. "gioia". DiPI Online (in Italian). Retrieved 2018-10-27.
  2. ^ Luciano Canepari. "barbieri". DiPI Online (in Italian). Retrieved 2018-10-27.
  3. ^ "Gioia Barbieri's Biography". International Tennis Federation. Retrieved 2016-03-07.

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