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Nicole Clerico (Italian pronunciation: [niˈkɔl ˈklɛːriko, - ˈkleː-];[1][2] born 8 March 1983) is a retired Italian tennis player.

Nicole Clerico
Country (sports) Italy
Born (1983-03-08) 8 March 1983 (age 36)
Cuneo
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Turned pro1999
Retired2015
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$121,158
Singles
Career record243–318
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 381 (21 September 2009)
Doubles
Career record329–265
Career titles27 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 171 (11 October 2010)

On 21 September 2009, she reached her highest WTA singles ranking of No. 381. On 11 October 2010, she peaked at No. 171 in the doubles rankings.

Clerico, who started playing tennis at the age of eight, was coached by Matteo Costa. She won 27 doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit.

In 2015, Clerico retired from professional tennis.

ITF finalsEdit

Singles (0–3)Edit

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 21 August 2005 Guayaquil, Ecuador Hard   Angelina Gabueva 2–6, 6–4, 4–6
Runner-up 2. 23 August 2009 Trecastagni, Italy Hard   Paula Fondevila Castro 4–6, 5–7
Runner-up 3. 6 September 2009 Brčko, Bosnia and Herzegovina Clay   Aleksandra Josifoska 6–4, 3–6, 3–6

Doubles (27–44)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partnering Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 25 August 2002 Civitanova, Italy Clay   Irina Smirnova   Silvia Disderi
  Oana Elena Golimbioschi
3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 2. 24 August 2003 Bucharest, Romania Clay   Irina Smirnova   Anna Bastrikova
  Elena Vesnina
1–6, 1–6
Winner 1. 7 November 2004 Rome, Italy Clay   Stefania Chieppa   Valentina Sulpizio
  Sandra Záhlavová
3–6, 6–4, 6–2
Winner 2. 2 October 2005 Volos, Greece Carpet   Katariina Tuohimaa   Katalin Marosi
  Marina Tavares
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 3. 16 October 2005 Castel Gandolfo, Italy Clay   Stefania Chieppa   Alena Bayarchyk
  Alexandra Karavaeva
2–6, 2–6
Runner-up 4. 29 October 2005 Mumbai, India Hard   Ksenia Palkina   Wilawan Choptang
  Thassha Vitayaviroj
7–5, 5–7, 3–6
Winner 3. 6 November 2005 Pune, India Hard   Ksenia Palkina   Rushmi Chakravarthi
  Sai Jayalakshmy Jayaram
7–5, 7–6(9–7)
Winner 4. 28 January 2006 New Delhi, India Hard   Ksenia Palkina   Ankita Bhambri
  Rushmi Chakravarthi
w/o
Runner-up 5. 4 February 2006 Muzaffarnagar, India Grass   Ksenia Palkina   Lee Wei-ping
  Lavinia Tananta
w/o
Runner-up 6. 9 June 2006 Haskovo, Bulgaria Clay   Dia Evtimova   Rita Esteves de Freitas
  Neda Kozić
4–6, 4–6
Winner 5. 11 July 2006 Imola, Italy Carpet   Ksenia Palkina   Maria Luiza Craciun
  Elena Vianello
6–3, 6–0
Winner 6. 29 September 2006 Thessaloniki, Greece Clay   Alexandra Panova   Amra Sadiković
  Stefanie Vögele
4–6, 2–6
Runner-up 7. 6 October 2006 Volos, Greece Carpet   Anna Koumantou   Franziska Klotz
  Patricia Mayr
6–4, 6–7(5–7), 3–6
Runner-up 8. 19 November 2006 Pune, India Clay   Ksenia Palkina   Olga Panova
  Ágnes Szatmári
2–6, 4–6
Runner-up 9. 3 March 2007 Sant Boi, Spain Clay   Ksenia Palkina   Irene Rehberger Bescos
  Nuria Sánchez García
6–4, 3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 10. 10 March 2007 Sabadell, Spain Clay   Violette Huck   Nuria Sánchez García
  Verdiana Verardi
3–6, 6–7(5–7)
Runner-up 11. 18 May 2007 Trivandrum, India Clay   Ágnes Szatmári   Lauren Albanese
  Yanina Wickmayer
6–3, 5–7, 1–6
Runner-up 12. 9 Jul 2007 Imola, Italy Carpet   Nadege Vergos   Alice Balducci
  Lisa Sabino
1–6, 4–6
Winner 7. 10 August 2007 Wrexham, Great Britain Hard   Verdiana Verardi   Katharina Brown
  Tara Iyer
6–4, 6–3
Winner 8. 18 August 2007 Savitaipale, Finland Clay   Davinia Lobbinger   Marcella Koek
  Marina Melnikova
7–6(7–4), 7–5
Runner-up 13. 25 August 2007 Trecastagni, Italy Hard   Lisa Sabino   Valentina Sassi
  Valentina Sulpizio
6–4, 4–6, 5–7
Winner 9. 29 September 2007 Thessaloniki, Greece Clay   Anna Koumantou   Olga Brózda
  Sylwia Zagorska
4–6, 6–4, [11–9]
Runner-up 14. 6 October 2007 Mytilini, Greece Hard   Anna Koumantou   Olga Brózda
  Magdalena Kiszczyńska
2–6, 6–7(3–7)
Runner-up 15. 10 November 2007 Jounieh, Lebanon Clay   Teliana Pereira   Olga Brózda
  Maria Kondratieva
3–6, 1–6
Winner 10. 25 November 2007 Sintra, Portugal Clay   Teliana Pereira   Joana Cortez
  Roxane Vaisemberg
6–4, 6–2
Winner 11. 22 February 2008 Melilla, Spain Hard   Martina Caciotti   Melisa Cabrera-Handt
  Monika Krauze
3–6, 7–6(7–5), [10–8]
Winner 12. 15 March 2008 Ramat Hasharon, Israel Hard   Lena Litvak   Katie Ruckert
  Aude Vermoezen
6–3, 6–1
Runner-up 16. 21 March 2008 Porto Rafti, Greece Hard   Mika Urbančič   Julia Glushko
  Dominice Ripoll
6–1, 5–7, [7–10]
Runner-up 17. 7 April 2008 Šibenik, Croatia Hard   Giorgia Mortello   Karolina Kosińska
  Darina Sedenková
6–7, 6–7, [8–10]
Runner-up 18. 13 June 2008 Campobasso, Italy Clay   Jessica Moore   María Irigoyen
  Roxane Vaisemberg
3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 19. 12 July 2008 Bogotá, Colombia Clay   Mailen Auroux   Mariana Duque Marino
  Viky Núñez Fuentes
3–6, 4–6
Winner 13. 22 September 2008 Volos, Greece Carpet   Mika Urbančič   Milica Tomic
  Justyna Jegiołka
6–2, 6–1
Runner-up 20. 6 October 2008 Reggio Calabria, Italy Clay   Patricia Mayr-Achleitner   Anna Floris
  Valentina Sulpizio
2–6, 3–6
Runner-up 21. 23 March 2009 Gonesse, France Clay   Martina Caciotti   Magdalena Kiszczyńska
  Olga Brózda
1–6, 2–6
Winner 14. 25 April 2009 Torrent, Spain Clay   Martina Caciotti   Carla Roset Franco
  Lara Arruabarrena
7–5, 0–6, [11–9]
Runner-up 22. 4 May 2009 Florence, Italy Clay   Klaudia Boczová   Kinnie Laisne
  Stephanie Vongsouthi
0–6, 1–6
Runner-up 23. 18 July 2009 Bogotá, Colombia Clay   Maria Fernanda Alves   Karen Castiblanco
  Paula Zabala
6–1, 1–6, [7–10]
Runner-up 24. 3 August 2009 Monteroni, Italy Clay   Margalita Chakhnashvili   Sandra Klemenschits
  Patricia Mayr
3–6, 4–6
Winner 15. 10 October 2009 Podgorica, Montenegro Clay   Karolina Kosińska   Ana Jovanović
  Teodora Mirčić
6–7(4–7), 6–4, [10–4]
Runner-up 25. 26 October 2009 Pretoria, South Africa Hard   Martina Caciotti   Erica Krisan
  Welma Luus
1–6, 4–6
Winner 16. 16 November 2009 Pune, India Hard   Anastasiya Vasylyeva   Nina Bratchikova
  Ksenia Palkina
4–6, 6–3, [13–11]
Runner-up 26. 16 January 2010 Glasgow, Great Britain Hard (i)   Liana Ungur   Victoria Larrière
  Anna Smith
4–6, 4–6
Winner 17. 8 February 2010 Eilat, Israel Hard   Martina Caciotti   Renata Bakieva
  Yanina Darishina
6–1, 6–3
Runner-up 27. 22 March 2010 Fujairah, United Arab Emirates Hard   Martina Caciotti   Fatma Al-Nabhani
  Magali de Lattre
6–2, 6–7(5–7), [8–10]
Runner–up 28. 14 May 2010 Caserta, Italy Hard   Rebecca Marino   Ekaterina Dzehalevich
  Irena Pavlovic
3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 29. 3 July 2010 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina Clay   Karolina Kosińska   Irina Buryachok
  Irena Pavlovic
1–6, 1–6
Runner-up 30. 15 June 2010 Lenzerheide, Switzerland Clay   Martina Caciotti   Olga Brózda
  Sylwia Zagórska
6–4, 1–6, [5–10]
Winner 18. 18 July 2010 Imola, Italy Carpet   Maria Masini   Gioia Barbieri
  María-Belén Corbalán
6–4, 6–1
Winner 19. 9 August 2010 Koksijde, Belgium Clay   Justine Ozga   Lara Arruabarrena
  María Teresa Torró Flor
5–7, 6–4, 7–5
Runner-up 31. 25 October 2010 Monastir, Tunusia Hard   Indra Bigi   Kim Kilsdonk
  Nicolette van Uitert
3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 32. 29 November 2010 Ain Sukhna, Egypt Clay   Indra Bigi   Galina Fokina
  Marina Melnikova
3–6, 6–2, 4–6
Winner 20. 24 January 2011 Kolkata, India Clay   Dalila Jakupović   Ankita Raina
  Poojashree Venkatesha
6–3, 6–1
Runner-up 33. 18 February 2011 Aurangabad, India Hard   Maria Masini   Varunya Wongteanchai
  Varatchaya Wongteanchai
6–4, 2–6, [6–10]
Winner 21. 7 March 2011 Madrid, Spain Clay   Leticia Costas   Evelyn Mayr
  Julia Mayr
6–0, 6–1
Runner-up 34. 7 May 2011 Gran Canaria, Spain Clay   Martina Caciotti   Ximena Hermoso
  Ivette López
2–6, 3–6
Runner-up 35. 3 June 2011 Florence, Italy Clay   Valentina Sulpizio   Mihaela Buzărnescu
  Zuzana Zlochová
3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 36. 18 July 2011 Les Contamines-Montjoie, France Hard   Maria Abramović   Julie Coin
  Eva Hrdinová
3–6, 2–6
Winner 22. 25 July 2011 Bad Saulgau, Germany Clay   Maria Abramović   Catalina Castaño
  Mariana Duque-Marino
6–3, 5–7, 6–4
Runner-up 37. 15 August 2011 Brčko, Bosnia and Herzegovina Clay   Maria Masini   Silvia Njirić
  Zuzana Zlochová
4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 38. 29 October 2011 Netanya, Israel Hard   Julia Glushko   Çağla Büyükakçay
  Pemra Özgen
5–7, 3–6
Runner-up 39. 23 January 2012 Coimbra, Portugal Hard   Martina Caciotti   Lucia Butkovská
  Ulrikke Eikeri
3–6, 0–6
Winner 23. 16 April 2012 Bol, Croatia Clay   Anaïs Laurendon   Jesika Malečková
  Tereza Smitková
6–2, 6–0
Runner-up 40. 7 May 2012 Florence, Italy Clay   Anaïs Laurendon   Gioia Barbieri
  Andreea Văideanu
2–6, 7–6, [8–10]
Winner 24. 17 September 2012 Podgorica, Montenegro Clay   Anna Zaja   Mailen Auroux
  María Irigoyen
4–6, 6–3, [11–9]
Runner-up 41. 15 October 2012 Glasgow, Great Britain Hard (i)   Anna Zaja   Justyna Jegiołka
  Diāna Marcinkēviča
2–6, 1–6
Runner-up 42. 4 February 2013 Grenoble, France Hard (i)   Leticia Costas   Maria Kondratieva
  Renata Voráčová
1–6, 4–6
Winner 25. 5 April 2013 Dijon, France Hard (i)   Giulia Gatto-Monticone   Marina Shamayko
  Elitsa Kostova
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 43. 22 April 2013 Chiasso, Switzerland Clay   Giulia Gatto-Monticone   Aliaksandra Sasnovich
  Diāna Marcinkēviča
7–6, 4–6, [7–10]
Winner 26. 22 July 2013 Les Contamines-Montjoie, France Hard   Nikola Fraňková   Amandine Hesse
  Vanesa Furlanetto
3–6, 7–6(7–5), [10–8]
Runner-up 44. 14 October 2013 Limoges, France Hard (i)   Nikola Fraňková   Magda Linette
  Viktorija Golubic
4–6, 4–6
Winner 27. 28 February 2014 Beinasco, Italy Clay (i)   Giulia Gatto-Monticone   Anna Smith
  Jocelyn Rae
6–1, 5–7, [13–11]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Luciano Canepari. "Nicole". DiPI Online (in Italian). Retrieved 26 October 2018.
  2. ^ Luciano Canepari. "clerico". DiPI Online (in Italian). Retrieved 26 October 2018.

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