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Giulia Casoni (Italian pronunciation: [ˈdʒuːlja kaˈzoːni -ˈsoː-];[1][2] born 19 April 1978 in Ferrara) is a retired Italian tennis player.

Giulia Casoni
Country (sports) Italy
ResidenceFerrara, Italy
Born (1978-04-19) 19 April 1978 (age 41)
Ferrara, Italy
Height1.69 m (5 ft 6 12 in)
Turned pro1993
Retired2006
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$326,936
Singles
Career record269–233
Career titles0 WTA, 4 ITF
Highest ranking83 (8 January 2001)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (2001)
French Open3R (2000)
Wimbledon1R (2000, 2001)
US Open3R (2000)
Doubles
Career record225–127
Career titles3 WTA, 27 ITF
Highest ranking51 (19 February 2001)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (2001)
French Open2R (2000)
Wimbledon1R (2000, 2001)
US Open1R (2000, 2001)
Last updated on: 28 December 2009.

As a junior player, she won 1996 French Open in doubles, while her best professional results include singles quarterfinals at Internazionali Femminili di Palermo in 1999 and Tier I Italian Open in 2000, and three WTA Tour doubles titles. A member of Italy Fed Cup team from 2000 to 2001. She has won 3 in doubles WTA titles.

Casoni defeated players such as Dominique Monami, Katarina Srebotnik, Mariya Koryttseva, Francesca Schiavone, Émilie Loit and Nuria Llagostera Vives. She has won 4 singles and 27 in doubles ITF Circuit titles.

Casoni retired from professional tennis 2006.

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Personal lifeEdit

Casoni was born to Ilario and Angela Casoni, and has a brother Lorenzo.[3][4]

Career statisticsEdit

WTA Tour doubles finals: 4 (3–1)Edit

Winner – Legend (pre/post 2010)
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Tier I / Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Tier II / Premier (0–0)
Tier III, IV & V / International (0–3)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Result
Runner-up 1. 11 July 1994 Palermo, Italy Clay   Alice Canepa   Ruxandra Dragomir
  Laura Garrone
1–6, 0–6
Winner 1. 23 July 2000 Knokke-Heist, Belgium Clay   Iroda Tulyaganova   Catherine Barclay
  Eva Dyrberg
2–6, 6–4, 6–4
Winner 2. 7 January 2001 Gold Coast, Australia Hard   Janette Husárová   Katie Schlukebir
  Meghann Shaughnessy
7–6(11–9), 7–5
Winner 3. 24 July 2005 Palermo, Italy Clay   Mariya Koryttseva   Klaudia Jans
  Alicja Rosolska
4–6, 6–3, 7–5

Grand Slam girls' doubles finals (1; 1–0)Edit

Outcome Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Result
Winners 1996 French Open Clay   Alice Canepa   Anna Kournikova
  Ludmilla Varmuzova
6–2, 5–7, 7–5

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Luciano Canepari. "Giulia". DiPI Online (in Italian). Retrieved 26 October 2018.
  2. ^ Luciano Canepari. "Casoni". DiPI Online (in Italian). Retrieved 26 October 2018.
  3. ^ Sony Ericsson WTA Tour | Players | Info (Biography) | Giulia Casoni
  4. ^ Giulia Casoni at the International Tennis Federation

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