Giulia Gatto-Monticone

Giulia Gatto-Monticone (born 18 November 1987) is an Italian professional tennis player.

Giulia Gatto-Monticone
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Gatto Monticone at the 2019 Wimbledon
Country (sports) Italy
Born (1987-11-18) 18 November 1987 (age 32)
Height1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)
Turned pro2005
PlaysRight-handed
(two-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$ 432,468
Singles
Career record513–373 (57.9%)
Career titles11 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 148 (3 February 2020)
Current rankingNo. 151 (16 March 2020)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ3 (2020)
French Open1R (2019)
Wimbledon1R (2019)
US OpenQ1 (2011, 2014, 2019)
Doubles
Career record187–131 (58.8%)
Career titles25 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 200 (27 October 2014)
Current rankingNo. 528 (16 March 2020)
Last updated on: 5 May 2020.

In February 2020, she reached her highest WTA singles ranking of 148, while her best doubles ranking is 200, achieved in October 2014.[1]

Gatto-Monticone has won 11 singles titles and 25 doubles titles on the ITF Circuit.[2]

Personal life and backgroundEdit

Gatto-Monticone stated that her tennis idols are Roger Federer and Kimiko Date. Her favorite shot is her forehand and favorite surface to play on is grass.[3]

Career highlightsEdit

In May 2019, she made her Grand Slam debut at Roland Garros.

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

Singles: 29 (11 titles, 18 runner–ups)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Oct 2005 ITF Castel Gandolfo, Italy 10,000 Clay   Anna Korzeniak 3–6, 0–6
Loss 0–2 Aug 2006 ITF Jesi, Italy 10,000 Hard   Regina Kulikova 3–6, 4–6
Loss 0–3 Jul 2007 ITF Imola, Italy 10,000 Hard   Valentina Sassi 6–7(1–7), 2–6
Loss 0–4 Jun 2008 ITF Torino, Italy 10,000 Clay   Ksenia Palkina 0–6, 4–6
Win 1–4 Jul 2008 ITF Imola, Italy 10,000 Carpet   Julia Mayr 6–2, 6–1
Loss 1–5 Aug 2008 ITF Wahlstedt, Germany 10,000 Clay   Romina Oprandi 3–6, 0–6
Loss 1–6 Oct 2008 ITF Sevilla, Spain 10,000 Clay   Michelle Gerards 3–6, 2–6
Win 2–6 Oct 2008 ITF Oristano, Italy 10,000 Hard   Silvia Disderi 6–2, 6–2
Win 3–6 May 2009 ITF Piteşti, Romania 10,000 Clay   Tanya Germanlieva 6–3, 6–3
Win 4–6 Aug 2009 ITF Arezzo, Italy 10,000 Clay   Chanel Simmonds 7–5, 6–3
Loss 4–7 Feb 2010 ITF Madrid, Spain 10,000 Clay   María Teresa Torró Flor 5–7, 6–3, 4–6
Loss 4–8 Mar 2010 ITF Amiens, France 10,000 Clay (i)   Claire de Gubernatis 3–6, 3–6
Loss 4–9 Mar 2010 ITF Gonesse, France 10,000 Clay (i)   Iryna Brémond 0–6, 3–6
Loss 4–10 Mar 2011 ITF Bath, Great Britain 10,000 Hard (i)   Marta Sirotkina w/o
Loss 4–11 May 2011 ITF Brescia, Italy 25,000 Clay   Irina Buryachok 7–6(7–5), 2–6, 2–6
Win 5–11 Jul 2011 ITF Imola, Italy 25,000 Carpet   Federica Quercia 6–1, 6–3
Loss 5–12 Apr 2012 ITF Torrent, Spain 10,000 Clay   Andrea Lazaro Garcia 0–6, 6–3, 1–4 ret.
Loss 5–13 Jul 2015 ITF Toruń, Poland 25,000 Clay   Kristína Kučová 6–4, 1–6, 4–6
Loss 5–14 Aug 2016 ITF Valladolid, Spain 10,000 Hard   Eva Guerrero Álvarez 6–4, 4–6, 4–6
Win 6–14 Aug 2016 ITF Galați, Romania 10,000 Clay   Oana Georgeta Simion 6–3, 6–4
Win 7–14 Oct 2016 ITF Telde, Spain 10,000 Clay   Leonie Küng 2–6, 6–1, 6–3
Loss 7–15 Mar 2017 ITF Heraklion, Greece 15,000 Clay   Dejana Radanović 5–7, 3–6
Win 8–15 Apr 2017 ITF Pula, Italy 25,000 Clay   Irina Bara 3–6, 7–5, 6–4
Loss 8–16 May 2017 ITF Qujing, China 25,000 Hard   Gao Xinyu 1–6, 6–3, 3–6
Loss 8–17 Jun 2018 ITF Óbidos, Portugal 25,000 Carpet   Dejana Radanović 2–6, 1–6
Loss 8–18 Sep 2018 ITF Dobrich, Bulgaria 25,000 Clay   Caroline Werner 4–6, 6–3, 5–7
Win 9–18 Sep 2018 ITF Óbidos, Portugal 25,000 Carpet   Greet Minnen 7–5, 6–4
Win 10–18 Mar 2019 ITF Kofu, Japan 25,000 Hard   Lara Salden 6–2, 6–1
Win 11–18 Nov 2019 ITF Solarino, Italy 25,000 Carpet   Jana Fett 2–6, 6–3, 7–5

Doubles: 37 (25 titles, 12 runner–ups)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$50,000/60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 May 2006 ITF Casale Monferrato, Italy 10,000 Clay   Darya Kustova   Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
  Irina Smirnova
6–2, 6–2
Loss 1–1 Jul 2006 ITF Cuneo, Italy 50,000 Clay   Darya Kustova   Sara Errani
  Karin Knapp
3–6, 6–7(5–7)
Win 2–1 Mar 2007 ITF Rome, Italy 10,000 Clay   Darya Kustova   Danielle Harmsen
  Marlena Metzinger
6–4, 6–1
Win 3–1 Mar 2007 ITF Rome, Italy 10,000 Clay   Darya Kustova   Alexandra Dulgheru
  Vojislava Lukic
5–7, 6–1, 6–2
Win 4–1 Mar 2007 ITF Foggia, Italy 10,000 Clay   Stefania Chieppa   Lisa Sabino
  Stefanie Haidner
6–1, 6–3
Loss 4–2 Jul 2007 ITF Cremona, Italy 10,000 Clay   Lisa Sabino   Benedetta Davato
  Elena Pioppo
3–6, 2–6
Loss 4–3 Sep 2007 ITF Casale Monferrato, Italy 10,000 Clay   Stefania Chieppa   Émilie Bacquet
  Samantha Schoeffel
2–6, 2–6
Win 5–3 Oct 2007 ITF Castel Gandolfo, Italy 10,000 Clay   Stefania Chieppa   Stefanie Haidner
  Amra Sadiković
2–3 ret.
Win 6–3 Oct 2007 ITF Sevilla, Spain 10,000 Clay   Federica Quercia   Melissa Cabrera-Handt
  Carolina Gago Fuentes
6–7(5–7), 6–4, [11–8]
Win 7–3 Feb 2008 ITF Arezzo, Italy 10,000 Clay   Federica Quercia   Tetyana Arefyeva
  Aude Vermoezen
7–5, 6–1
Win 8–3 Mar 2008 ITF Sabadell, Spain 10,000 Clay   Federica Quercia   Elisa Balsamo
  Valentina Sulpizio
6–2, 6–0
Loss 8–4 Mar 2008 ITF Rome, Italy 10,000 Clay   Federica Quercia   Magdalena Kiszczyńska
  Ksenia Milevskaya
0–6, 4–6
Loss 8–5 Apr 2008 ITF Fuerteventura, Spain 10,000 Carpet   Benedetta Davato   Jade Curtis
  Irene Rehberger Bescos
3–6, 6–7(6–8)
Loss 8–6 Jun 2008 ITF Totino, Italy 10,000 Clay   Stefania Chieppa   Tatsiana Kapshai
  Alexandra Razumova
7–6(7–4), 2–6, [8–10]
Loss 8–7 Aug 2008 ITF Pesaro, Italy 10,000 Clay   Stefania Chieppa   Benedetta Davato
  Lisa Sabino
2–6, 6–7
Loss 8–8 Oct 2008 ITF Sevilla, Spain 10,000 Clay   Federica Quercia   Michelle Gerards
  Claire Lablans
2–6, 3–6
Win 9–8 Oct 2008 ITF Oristano, Italy 10,000 Hard   Silvia Disderi   Alice Balducci
  Elisa Salis
6–0, 6–2
Loss 9–9 Feb 2009 ITF Albufeira, Portugal 10,000 Hard   Federica Quercia   Lucie Kriegsmannová
  Darina Sedenková
0–6, 2–6
Win 10–9 May 2009 ITF Caserta, Italy 10,000 Clay   Stefania Chieppa   Martina Di Giuseppe
  Andreea Văideanu
6–1, 6–4
Win 11–9 May 2009 ITF Arezzo, Italy 10,000 Clay   Federica Quercia   Stefania Chieppa
  Valentina Sulpizio
6–3, 4–6, [10–2]
Win 12–9 Oct 2009 ITF Settimo San Pietro, Italy 10,000 Clay   Federica Quercia   Giulia Gasparri
  Elisa Salis
6–2, 7–5
Win 13–9 Oct 2009 ITF Sant Cugat del Vallès, Spain 10,000 Clay   Federica Quercia   Margarita Lazareva
  Anastasiya Lytovchenko
6–2, 6–2
Win 14–9 Feb 2010 ITF Madrid, Spain 10,000 Hard   Federica Quercia   Benedetta Davato
  Inés Ferrer Suárez
5–7, 6–4, [10–6]
Loss 14–10 Apr 2010 ITF Bari, Italy 25,000 Clay   Federica Quercia   Anastasia Pivovarova
  Irina Buryachok
7–6(7–3), 4–6, [4–10]
Win 15–10 Jul 2010 ITF Les Contamines-Montjoie, France 25,000 Hard   Federica Quercia   Constance Sibille
  Claire Feuerstein
7–5, 7–5
Win 16–10 Mar 2011 ITF Bath, Great Britain 10,000 Hard (i)   Anastasia Grymalska   Emma Laine
  Tara Moore
6–4, 2–6, [10–6]
Win 17–10 May 2011 ITF Casarano, Italy 10,000 Clay   Federica Quercia   Benedetta Davato
  Federica Grazioso
7–5, 2–6, 6–4
Win 18–10 Jul 2011 ITF Imola, Italy 25,000 Carpet   Federica Quercia   Yuliana Lizarazo
  Scarlett Werner
w/o
Win 19–10 Feb 2012 ITF Mâcon, France 10,000 Hard (i)   Michaela Hončová   Kim Kilsdonk
  Nicolette van Uitert
6–4, 1–6, [10–5]
Win 20–10 Apr 2013 ITF Dijon, France 15,000 Hard (i)   Nicole Clerico   Marina Shamayko
  Elitsa Kostova
6–4, 6–2
Loss 20–11 Apr 2013 ITF Chiasso, Switzerland 25,000 Clay   Nicole Clerico   Aliaksandra Sasnovich
  Diāna Marcinkēviča
7–6(7–2), 4–6, [7–10]
Win 21–11 Feb 2014 ITF Beinasco, Italy 25,000 Clay (i)   Nicole Clerico   Anna Smith
  Jocelyn Rae
6–1, 5–7, [13–11]
Win 22–11 Sep 2014 ITF Saint-Malo, France 50,000 Clay   Anastasia Grymalska   Tatiana Búa
  Beatriz García Vidagany
6–3, 6–1
Loss 22–12 Apr 2015 ITF Chiasso, Switzerland 25,000 Clay   Alice Matteucci   Diana Buzean
  Réka Luca Jani
2–6, 5–7
Win 23–12 Jun 2018 ITF Óbidos, Portugal 25,000 Carpet   Giorgia Marchetti   Caroline Werner
  Nuria Parrizas Diaz
6–1, 6–1
Win 24–12 Jan 2019 ITF Playford, Australia 25,000 Hard   Anastasia Grymalska   Amber Marshall
  Lulu Sun
6–2, 6–3
Win 25–12 May 2019 ITF Saint-Gaudens, France 60,000 Clay   Martina Di Giuseppe   Anna Kalinskaya
  Sofya Lansere
6–1, 6–1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Giulia Gatto-Monticone's Biography". International Tennis Federation. Retrieved 2016-03-07.
  2. ^ "Giulia Gatto-Monticone profile at ITF". ITF.
  3. ^ "Giulia Gatto-Monticone's Bio".

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