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Jorgelina Cravero (born 23 January 1982) is a retired professional Argentine female tennis player.

Jorgelina Cravero
Jorgelina Cravero Albuquerque 2008.jpg
Country (sports) Argentina
ResidenceBuenos Aires, Argentina
Born (1982-01-23) 23 January 1982 (age 37)
San Francisco, Argentina
Height1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
Turned pro2000
Retired2011
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$US287,311
Singles
Career record332–215
Career titles0 WTA, 15 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 106 (10 September 2007)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (2007)
French OpenQ3 (2007)
Wimbledon1R (2007)
US Open1R (2007)
Doubles
Career record288–166
Career titles0 WTA, 34 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 114 (17 November 2008)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Wimbledon1R (2008)
Team competitions
Fed Cup6–7
Last updated on: 08 October 2016.

Cravero's highests ranking as of October 6, 2007 were world No. 106 in singles (achieved on September 10, 2007) and World Number 134 in doubles (achieved on August 6, 2007). As of October 6, her singles ranking is 108 and her doubles ranking is 149. While Cravero has not won a title on the WTA Tour in singles or doubles, she has won 13 ITF singles titles and 25 ITF doubles titles.

In 2007 Cravero qualified for three of the four Grand Slam tournaments, losing in the opening round every time, including to Justine Henin at Wimbledon 2007. She lost to Martina Müller at the 2007 Australian Open and Aravane Rezaï at the 2007 U.S. Open.

Playing for Argentina at the Fed Cup, Cravero has a win–loss record of 6–7.[1]

In 2011 Cravero announced her retirement from professional tennis.[2]

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Early lifeEdit

Cravero was born in San Francisco. The right-hander lives in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Her father, Carlos, an accountant; mother, Rita, is a math teacher; has one brother, Eugenio, and three sisters, Monica, Daniela and Maria Alejandra. Speaks Spanish, Italian and English. Favorite book is "The Alchemist". Enjoys playing volleyball, basketball and listening to music. Most memorable experiences were qualifying for the Australian Open and Wimbledon in 2007. Admires Pete Sampras and Roger Federer. She enjoys the clay surface best of all and started playing tennis aged 5. Cravero turned professional in 2000.

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

Singles: 23 (15–8)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (0–0)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 1 May 2000 Itajaí, Brazil Hard   Natalia Garbellotto 6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 1. 18 September 2000 Santiago, Chile Clay   Larissa Schaerer 4–6, 3–6
Winner 2. 23 July 2001 Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela Hard   Stephanie Schaer 6–2, 2–6, 6–1
Winner 3. 13 August 2001 La Paz, Bolivia Clay   Carla Tiene 6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 2. 23 August 2003 Santiago, Chile Clay   Vanina García Sokol 6–4, 3–6, 3–6
Winner 4. 31 August 2003 Asuncion, Paraguay Clay   Carla Tiene 6–1, 6–3
Runner-up 3. 18 October 2004 Aguascalientes, Mexico Clay   Kildine Chevalier 3–6, 4–6
Winner 5. 25 October 2004 Los Mochis, Mexico Clay   Micaela Moran 6–2, 6–1
Runner-up 4. 10 May 2005 Los Mochis, Mexico Clay   Flavia Mignola 1–6, 7–6(7–5), 4–6
Runner-up 5. 3 October 2005 Córdoba, Argentina Clay   Estefanía Craciún 4–6, 3–6
Winner 6. 10 October 2005 San Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina Clay   Estefanía Craciún 6–1, 4–6, 6–4
Winner 7. 17 October 2005 Asunción, Paraguay Clay   Estefanía Craciún 6–4, 7–6(9–7)
Runner-up 6. 28 November 2005 San Luis Potosí, Mexico Hard   Frederica Piedade 3–6, 1–6
Winner 8. 3 April 2006 Coatzacoalcos, Mexico Hard   Estefanía Craciún 7–5, 6–1
Winner 9. 16 May 2006 Palm Beach, United States Clay   Rossana de los Ríos 6–2, 6–4
Winner 10. 15 October 2006 Saltillo, Mexico Hard   Frederica Piedade 6–2, 6–2
Winner 11. 22 October 2006 Ciudad Victoria, Mexico Hard   Stella Menna 6–2, 6–1
Winner 12. 30 October 2006 Santa Cruz, Bolivia Clay   Hana Šromová 6–1, 6–7(5–7), 7–6(7–5)
Winner 13. 10 June 2007 Marseille, France Clay   Stéphanie Cohen-Aloro 6–2, 6–4
Winner 14. 3 August 2008 Campos do Jordão, Brazil Hard   Florencia Molinero 6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 7. 5 October 2008 Ciudad Juárez, Mexico Clay   Betina Jozami 2–2 ret.
Runner-up 8. 30 March 2009 Pelham, United States Clay   Rossana de los Ríos 4–6, 1–6
Winner 15. 6 June 2011 Rosario, Argentina Hard   Vanesa Furlanetto 4–6, 6–3, 6–4

Doubles: 54 (34–20)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 28 September 1998 Córdoba, Argentina Clay   Eugenia Chialvo   Camilla Kremer
  Nina Nittinger
6-4, 2-6, 6-3
Runner–up 2. 30 August 1999 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay   Eugenia Chialvo   Geraldine Aizenberg
  Rossana de los Ríos
5–7, 1–6
Runner–up 3. 27 September 1999 Montevideo, Uruguay Clay   María Emilia Salerni   Melody Falco
  Joelle Schad
3–6, 4–6
Runner–up 4. 4 October 1999 Santiago, Chile Clay   María Emilia Salerni   Natalia Gussoni
  Aliénor Tricerri
5–7, 4–6
Winner 5. 1 May 2000 Itajaí, Brazil Hard   Claudia Salgues   Nathalia Bellizia
  Letícia Sobral
6-3, 6-2
Runner–up 6. 3 July 2000 Mont-de-Marsan, France Clay   Eugenia Chialvo   Eva Bes
  Alicia Ortuño
2–6, 2–6
Winner 7. 24 July 2000 Camaiore, Italy Clay   Eugenia Chialvo   Alberta Brianti
  Giulia Meruzzi
6-2, 6-1
Winner 8. 18 September 2000 Asuncion, Paraguay Clay   Gisela Dulko   Larissa Schaerer
  Sarah Tami Masi
4-6, 6-3, 6-3
Winner 9. 25 September 2000 Montevideo, Uruguay Clay   Gisela Dulko   Geraldine Aizenberg
  Paula Racedo
6-1, 6-4
Runner–up 10. 23 July 2001 Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela Hard   Virginia Tomatis   Stephanie Schaer
  Fabiana Taverna
6-3, 3-6, 4-6
Winner 11. 19 August 2001 Paraná, Argentina Clay   Erica Krauth   Melisa Arevalo
  Natalia Gussoni
6–2, 6–3
Runner–up 12. 23 September 2001 São Paulo, Brazil Hard   Melisa Arevalo   Vanessa Menga
  Carla Tiene
3-6, 1-6
Winner 13. 1 October 2001 Mexico City, Mexico Clay   Salome Llaguno   Zerene Reyes
  Alejandra Rivero
6–3, 6–4
Winner 14. 4 November 2001 San Salvador, El Salvador Clay (i)   Carla Tiene   Maria Eugenia Brito
  Erika Clarke
6–1, 6–3
Winner 15. 11 February 2002 Matamoros, Mexico Hard   Carla Tiene   Melisa Arevalo
  Vanessa Menga
6-2, 2-6, 7-5
Winner 16. 18 February 2002 Ciudad Victoria, Mexico Hard   Carla Tiene   Melisa Arevalo
  Vanessa Menga
6-2 7-5
Winner 17. 2 April 2002 Coatzacoalcos, Mexico Hard   Melissa Torres Sandoval   Ekaterina Kozhokina
  Anastasia Rodionova
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 18. 11 November 2002 Puebla, Mexico Hard   Melissa Torres Sandoval   Olga Vymetálková
  Gabriela Chmelinová
1–6, 6–4, 6–7(4–7)
Winner 19. 14 April 2003 San Luis Potosí, Mexico Clay   Vanina García Sokol   Kildine Chevalier
  Lana Popadić
6–1, 6–3
Winner 20. 23 August 2003 Paraná, Argentina Clay   Vanina García Sokol   Erica Krauth
  Carla Tiene
6-1, 6-3
Winner 21. 31 August 2003 Asuncion, Paraguay Clay   Carla Tiene   Joana Cortez
  Marina Tavares
6-3, 6-4
Runner-up 22. 25 April 2004 Poza Rica, Mexico Hard   İpek Şenoğlu   Lourdes Domínguez Lino
  Frederica Piedade
5–7, 0–6
Runner-up 23. 18 October 2004 Aguascalientes, Mexico Clay   Flavia Mignola   Marcela Arroyo Vergara
  Melissa Torres Sandoval
3–6, 2–6
Winner 24. 25 October 2004 Los Mochis, Mexico Clay   Flavia Mignola   Valentina Castro
  Ana Lucía Migliarini de León
6-2, 3-6, 7-5
Winner 25. 1 November 2004 Salta, Argentina Clay   Soledad Esperón   Belen Corbalan
  Luciana Sarmenti
6–2, 6–1
Winner 26. 15 March 2005 Morelia, Mexico Hard   Veronica Spiegel   Daniela Klemenschits
  Sandra Klemenschits
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 27. 5 April 2005 Coatzacoalcos, Mexico Hard   Kildine Chevalier   Mariya Koryttseva
  Rita Kuti-Kis
2–6, 3–6
Winner 28. 11 April 2005 Tampico, Mexico Hard   Kildine Chevalier   Andrea Benítez
  Flavia Mignola
7-6(8–6), 2-6, 7-5
Winner 29. 10 May 2005 Los Mochis, Mexico Clay   Flavia Mignola   Lorena Ivette Arias Rodriguez
  Erika Clarke
6-3, 6-0
Winner 30. 17 May 2005 Mazatlán, Mexico Hard   Flavia Mignola   Lauren Barnikow
  Kelly Schmandt
6-4, 6-3
Runner-up 31. 21 October 2006 Ciudad Victoria, Mexico Hard   Frederica Piedade   Carla Tiene
  Jenifer Widjaja
7–5, 4–6, 4–6
Winner 32. 30 October 2006 Santa Cruz, Bolivia Clay   Joana Cortez   Soledad Esperón
  Carla Tiene
6-2, 4-6, 6-4
Winner 33. 13 March 2007 Orange, United States Clay   Hsieh Su-wei   Chan Chin-wei
  Tetiana Luzhanska
6-3, 6-1
Runner-up 34. 20 March 2007 Redding, United States Hard   Hsieh Su-wei   Chan Chin-wei
  Julie Ditty
3-6, 2-6
Winner 35. 20 May 2007 Saint-Gaudens, France Clay   Darya Kustova   Akgul Amanmuradova
  Iryna Brémond
6–1, 6–3
Winner 36. 10 June 2007 Madrid, Spain Clay   Betina Jozami   Nina Bratchikova
  Neuza Silva
6–4, 6–4
Winner 37. 5 August 2007 Washington, D.C., United States Hard   Betina Jozami   Julie Ditty
  Natalie Grandin
1–6, 6–1, 6–2
Runner–up 38. 8 October 2007 San Francisco, United States Hard   Betina Jozami   Angela Haynes
  Raquel Kops-Jones
6–3, 4–6, [7–10]
Winner 39. 5 April 2008 Civitavecchia, Italy Clay   Betina Jozami   Stefania Chieppa
  Darya Kustova
4–6, 6–3, [10–6]
Runner–up 40. 7 April 2008 Biarritz, France Clay   Betina Jozami   Martina Müller
  Christina Wheeler
6–7, 6–3, [8–10]
Runner–up 41. 28 July 2008 Campos do Jordão, Brazil Clay   María Irigoyen   Mailen Auroux
  Roxane Vaisemberg
3–6, 4–6
Runner–up 42. 15 September 2008 Albuquerque, United States Clay   Betina Jozami   Julie Ditty
  Carly Gullickson
3–6, 4–6
Winner 43. 29 September 2008 Juarez, Mexico Clay   Betina Jozami   Soledad Esperón
  Florencia Molinero
6–0, 7–6(10-8)
Winner 44. 13 October 2008 Mexico City, Mexico Hard   Veronica Spiegel   Sara del Barrio Aragón
  Frederica Piedade
6-4, 7-5
Winner 45. 16 February 2009 Surprise, United States Hard   Ekaterina Lopes   Ahsha Rolle
  Yanina Wickmayer
6–1, 6–1
Winner 46. 16 March 2009 Irapuato, Mexico Hard   Veronica Spiegel   Soledad Esperón
  Chanelle Scheepers
6–1, 6–0
Runner–up 47. 25 May 2009 Grado, Italy Clay   Anna Tatishvili   Anikó Kapros
  Sandra Klemenschits
3–6, 0–6
Winner 48. 13 June 2009 Campobasso, Italy Clay   Frederica Piedade   Anna Floris
  Valentina Sulpizio
6–3, 6–4
Runner–up 49. 22 June 2009 Périgueux, France Clay   María Irigoyen   Yuliya Beygelzimer
  Ksenia Lykina
6–2, 2–6, [5–10]
Winner 50. 5 July 2009 Mont-de-Marsan, France Clay   María Irigoyen   Maria Kondratieva
  Sophie Lefèvre
2–6, 6–4, [10–7]
Runner-up 51. 5 October 2009 Troy, United States Hard   Edina Gallovits-Hall   Petra Rampre
  Nicole Rottmann
3–6, 6–3, [8–10]
Runner–up 52. 16 January 2010 Plantation, United States Clay   María Irigoyen   Aurélie Védy
  Mashona Washington
0–6, 2–6
Winner 53. 25 September 2010 Saguenay, Canada Hard (i)   Stéphanie Foretz   Heidi El Tabakh
  Rebecca Marino
6–3, 6–4
Winner 54. 6 June 2011 Rosario, Argentina Clay   Betina Jozami   Florencia Di Biasi
  Vanesa Furlanetto
6–2, 7–6(9-7)

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