Maria Elena Camerin

Maria Elena Camerin (born 21 March 1982) is a former professional tennis player from Italy.

Maria Elena Camerin
Nürnberger Versicherungscup 2014 - Qualifikation 1.Runde - Maria Elena Camerin 20 cropped 02.jpg
Nürnberger Versicherungscup, 2014
Country (sports) Italy
ResidenceBrescia
Born (1982-03-21) 21 March 1982 (age 40)
Motta di Livenza, Italy
Height1.64 m (5 ft 5 in)
Turned pro1997
Retired2015
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$1,721,517
Singles
Career record445–408
Career titles10 ITF
Highest ranking41 (11 October 2004)
Grand Slam singles results
Australian Open3R (2006, 2007)
French Open2R (2004)
Wimbledon2R (2003, 2004)
US Open2R (2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2010)
Doubles
Career record210–195
Career titles3 WTA, 9 ITF
Highest ranking33 (31 July 2006)
Grand Slam doubles results
Australian Open3R (2007)
French OpenQF (2007)
Wimbledon3R (2006)
US Open3R (2007)

In her career, Camerin won three doubles titles on the WTA Tour, as well as ten singles and nine doubles titles on the ITF Circuit. On 11 October 2004, she reached her best singles ranking of world No. 41. On 31 July 2006, she peaked at No. 33 in the doubles rankings.

Playing for Italy in Fed Cup, Camerin has a win–loss record of 1–5.

CareerEdit

In July 2001, Camerin had her first WTA Tour singles runner-up in Casablanca. She lost the final against Zsófia Gubacsi.

In July 2006, she won her biggest doubles title at the Cincinnati Open, partnering Gisela Dulko. In September, in Portorož at the Slovenia Open, she lost the final against Tamira Paszek in straight sets.

Camerin withdrew from the 2006 Tashkent Open doubles final due to injury.

In 2012, Camerin defeated Garbiñe Muguruza in the Second Qualifying Round of the Wimbledon Championships.

Significant finalsEdit

Premier Mandatory/Premier-5 finalsEdit

Doubles: 1 (title)Edit

Result Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 2006 Cincinnati Hard   Gisela Dulko   Marta Domachowska
  Sania Mirza
6–4, 3–6, 6–2

WTA career finalsEdit

Singles: 2 (runner-ups)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5
Premier
International (0–2)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–1)
Clay (0–1)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 1. Jul 2001 Casablanca, Morocco Clay   Zsófia Gubacsi 6–1, 3–6, 6–7(5–7)
Loss 2. Sep 2006 Portorož, Slovenia Hard   Tamira Paszek 5–7, 1–6

Doubles: 6 (3 titles, 3 runner-ups)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (1–0)
Premier (1–1)
International (1–2)
Finals by surface
Hard (3–3)
Grass (0–0)
Clay (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1. Jan 2005 Gold Coast, Australia Hard   Silvia Farina Elia   Elena Likhovtseva
  Magdalena Maleeva
6–3, 5–7, 6–1
Win 1. Sep 2005 Guangzhou, China Hard   Emmanuelle Gagliardi   Neha Uberoi
  Shikha Uberoi
7–6(7–5), 6–3
Win 2. Oct 2005 Tashkent, Uzbekistan Hard   Émilie Loit   Anastasia Rodionova
  Galina Voskoboeva
6–3, 6–0
Win 3. Jul 2006 Cincinnati, United States Hard   Gisela Dulko   Marta Domachowska
  Sania Mirza
6–4, 3–6, 6–2
Loss 2. Jul 2006 Stanford, United States Hard   Gisela Dulko   Anna-Lena Grönefeld
  Shahar Pe'er
6–1, 6–4
Loss 3. Oct 2006 Tashkent, Uzbekistan Hard   Emmanuelle Gagliardi   Tatiana Poutchek
  Victoria Azarenka
w/o

ITF finalsEdit

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles: 18 (10–8)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 28 August 2000 ITF Spoleto, Italy Clay   Maret Ani 6–2, 7–6
Runner-up 1. 17 September 2000 ITF Reggio Emilia, Italy Clay   Antonella Serra Zanetti 4–6, 4–6
Winner 2. 9 April 2001 ITF San Luis Potosí, Mexico Clay   Martina Müller 6–4, 7–5
Winner 3. 16 April 2001 ITF Coatzacoalcos, Mexico Hard   Gabriela Voleková 6–1, 6–3
Runner-up 2. 29 April 2001 ITF Sarasota, United States Clay   Virginia Ruano Pascual 0–6, 3–6
Runner-up 3. 10 June 2001 ITF Galatina, Italy Clay   Jana Hlaváčková 6–1, 3–6, 2–6
Winner 4. 15 October 2002 ITF Sedona, United States Hard   Brie Rippner 6–3, 4–6, 6–3
Winner 5. 5 November 2002 ITF Pittsburgh, United States Hard   Maria Sharapova 7–6, 6–2
Runner-up 4. 7 April 2003 ITF Coatzacoalcos, Mexico Clay   Vanessa Webb 3–6, 7–6, 6–7
Winner 6. 14 April 2003 ITF San Luis Potosí, Mexico Clay   Maria Vanina Garcia Sokol 6–0, 6–4
Runner-up 5. 11 May 2003 ITF Fukuoka, Japan Grass   Saori Obata 6–2, 3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 6. 5 October 2003 ITF Troy, United States Hard   Kristina Brandi 6–7, 3–6
Winner 7. 27 April 2009 ITF Cagnes-sur-Mer, France Clay   Zuzana Ondrášková 6–1, 6–2
Winner 8. 1 June 2009 ITF Nottingham, United Kingdom Grass   Stefanie Vögele 6–2, 4–6, 6–1
Winner 9. 28 May 2012 ITF Grado, Italy Clay   Yvonne Meusburger 6–2, 6–3
Winner 10. 27 August 2012 ITF Bagnatica, Italy Clay   Karin Knapp 7–6, 6–4
Runner-up 7. 23 September 2012 ITF Podgorica, Montenegro Clay   Renata Voráčová 6–3, 2–6, 0–6
Runner-up 8. 11 November 2013 ITF Dubai, United Arab Emirates Hard   Jana Čepelová 1–6, 2–6

Doubles: 17 (9–8)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 21 March 1999 ITF Val Gardena, Italy Hard (i)   Catherine Tanvier   Dawn Buth
  Rebecca Jensen
2–6, 6–3, 6–7
Winner 2. 27 February 2000 Vilamoura, Portugal Clay   Barbara Hellwig   Ana-Catarina Nogueira
  Nicola Payne
6–2, 6–0
Runner-up 3. 30 April 2000 Cerignola, Italy Clay   Mara Santangelo   Maria Boboedova
  Liudmila Nikoyan
w/o
Winner 4. 20 August 2000 Aosta, Italy Clay   Mara Santangelo   Oana-Elena Golimbioschi
  Andreea Ehritt-Vanc
7–5, 4–6, 6–1
Winner 5. 27 August 2000 Cuneo, Italy Clay   Mara Santangelo   Silvia Disderi
  Anna Floris
7–5, 6–2
Winner 6. 3 September 2000 Spoleto, Italy Clay   Mara Santangelo   Oana-Elena Golimbioschi
  Andreea Ehritt-Vanc
w/o
Winner 7. 1 October 2000 Verona, Italy Clay   Andreea Ehritt-Vanc   Eugenia Chialvo
  Lourdes Dominguez Lino
7–6, 6–2
Runner-up 8. 7 October 2001 Girona, Spain Clay   Nuria Llagostera Vives   Eva Bes
  Lourdes Dominguez Lino
2–6, 6–4, 1–6
Runner-up 9. 1 March 2009 Clearwater, United States Hard   Yanina Wickmayer   Lucie Hradecká
  Michaela Paštiková
w/o
Winner 10. 23 March 2009 Jersey, United Kingdom Carpet   Stephanie Foretz   Youlia Fedossova
  Violette Huck
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 11. 24 July 2011 Bucharest, Romania Hard   İpek Şenoğlu   Irina-Camelia Begu
  Elena Bogdan
7–6, 6–7, 6–4
Runner-up 12. 5 March 2012 Irapuato, Mexico Hard   Mariya Koryttseva   Katalin Marosi
  Janette Husárová
2–6, 7–6, [7-10]
Runner-up 13. 12 March 2012 Poza Rica, Mexico Hard   Mariya Koryttseva   Jana Čepelová
  Lenka Wienerová
5–7, 6–2, [3-10]
Winner 14. 26 November 2012 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Hard   Vera Dushevina   Karolína Plíšková
  Eva Hrdinová
7–5, 6–3
Winner 15. 23 September 2013 Telavi, Georgia Clay   Anja Prislan   Anna Zaja
  Maša Zec Peškirič
7–5, 6–2
Winner 16. 9 November 2013 Istanbul, Turkey Hard (i)   Nigina Abduraimova   Tadeja Majeric
  Andreea Mitu
6–3, 2–6, [10–8]
Runner-up 17. 13 October 2014 ITF Joué-lès-Tours, France Hard (i)   Alberta Brianti   Stéphanie Foretz
  Amandine Hesse
def.

Grand Slam performance timelinesEdit

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# DNQ A NH
(W) winner; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (DNQ) did not qualify; (A) absent; (NH) not held; (SR) strike rate (events won / competed); (W–L) win–loss record.

SinglesEdit

Tournament 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 W–L
Australian Open A A A A LQ 2R LQ 2R 1R 3R 3R 2R 1R LQ 1R Q2 Q2 7–8
French Open A A A A LQ 1R 1R 2R 1R 1R 1R 1R LQ 1R Q2 Q2 Q1 1–8
Wimbledon A A A A A LQ 2R 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R Q2 1R 1R 1–10
US Open A A LQ A 1R LQ 2R 2R 2R 1R 2R 2R 1R 2R Q1 Q1 Q1 6–9
Win–loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 1–2 2–3 3–4 1–4 2–4 3–4 2–4 0–3 1–3 0–1 0–1 0–1 15–35

DoublesEdit

Tournament 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 W–L
Australian Open A 1R 2R 3R 1R A 3–4
French Open 2R 2R 1R QF 1R 1R 5–6
Wimbledon 1R 1R 3R 1R 2R 2R 4–6
US Open 2R 2R 1R 3R 2R 1R 5–6
Win–loss 2–3 2–4 3–4 7–4 2–4 1–3 17–22

Head-to-head recordsEdit

Players who have been ranked world No. 1 are in boldface.

External linksEdit