Alberta Brianti

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Alberta Brianti
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Brianti in 2014
Country  Italy
Residence Fontanellato, Italy
Born (1980-04-05) 5 April 1980 (age 34)
San Secondo Parmense, Italy
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Turned pro 1999
Plays Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money US$1,199,196
Singles
Career record 465 - 401
Career titles 1 WTA, 9 ITF
Highest ranking No. 55 (13 June 2011)
Current ranking No. 184 (15 September 2014)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 3R (2010)
French Open 1R (2006, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2012)
Wimbledon 2R (2010)
US Open 1R (2007, 2009, 2010, 2011)
Doubles
Career record 151 - 181
Career titles 2 WTA, 11 ITF
Highest ranking No. 68 (13 February 2012)
Current ranking No. 505 (15 September 2014)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 2R (2012)
French Open 2R (2010)
Wimbledon 1R (2009, 2010, 2011)
US Open 1R (2010, 2011, 2012)
Last updated on: 15 September 2014.

Alberta Brianti (born 5 April 1980 in San Secondo Parmense) is a professional female tennis player from Italy.

On 13 June 2011, Brianti achieved her career-high singles ranking of 55. She achieved her career high doubles ranking of 68 on 13 February 2012.

Biography[edit]

Coached by Laura Golarsa and Niccola Vercellino. Mother is Rita; father is Attilio; brothers are Andrea (engineer) and Alessandro (student) . Favorite surface is hard . Began playing tennis at age 6 when family introduced her to the sport at a local club. Speaks Italian, English, French. Enjoys shopping, watching soccer at stadium in Milan; also likes playing soccer. Favorite movies are Ghost, Top Gun; favorite actors are Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts. Favorite type of music is pop; favorite singer is Eros Ramazzotti. Favorites also include the book The Da Vinci Code, pizza, coca-cola. Favorite tournaments are Wimbledon, Stuttgart. Person most admired is Roger Federer . Goal is to reach Top 50.

WTA career finals[edit]

Singles: 2 (1–1)[edit]

Legend: Starting in 2009
Grand Slam (0–0)
WTA Championships (0–0)
Premier Mandatory (0–0)
Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–0)
International (1–1)
Titles by Surface
Hard (0–1)
Grass (0–0)
Clay (1–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 2 September 2009 Guangzhou International Women's Open, Guangzhou, China Hard Israel Shahar Pe'er 6–3, 6–4
Winner 1. 24 April 2011 Grand Prix SAR La Princesse Lalla Meryem, Fes, Morocco Clay Romania Simona Halep 6–4, 6–3

Doubles: 4 (2–2)[edit]

Legend: Before 2009 Legend: Starting in 2009
Grand Slam (0–0)
WTA Championships (0–0)
Tier I (0–0) Premier Mandatory (0–0)
Tier II (0–0) Premier 5 (0–0)
Tier III (0–1) Premier (0–0)
Tier IV & V (0–0) International (2–1)
Titles by Surface
Hard (1–1)
Grass (0–0)
Clay (1–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 12 October 2007 Sunfeast Open, Kolkata, India Hard Ukraine Mariya Koryttseva Russia Alla Kudryavtseva
United States Vania King
6–1, 6–4
Winner 1. 17 April 2010 Internazionali Femminili di Palermo, Palermo, Italy Clay Italy Sara Errani United States Jill Craybas
Germany Julia Görges
6–4, 6–1
Winner 2. 27 August 2011 Texas Tennis Open, Dallas, United States Hard Romania Sorana Cîrstea France Alizé Cornet
France Pauline Parmentier
7–5, 6–3
Runner-up 2. 28 July 2012 Baku Cup, Baku, Azerbaijan Hard Czech Republic Eva Birnerová Ukraine Irina Buryachok
Russia Valeria Solovieva
3–6, 2–6

Singles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 2006 2007 2009 2010 2011 2012 W–L
Grand Slam Tournament
Australian Open 1R 2R 3R 2R 2R 5–5
French Open 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R 0–5
Wimbledon 1R 1R 2R 1R 1–4
US Open 1R 1R 1R 1R 0–4
Win–Loss 0–1 0–4 1–3 3–4 1–4 1–2 6–18

Doubles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 2007 2010 2011 2012 W–L
Grand Slam Tournament
Australian Open 1R 1R 2R 1–3
French Open 1R 2R 1R 1R 1–4
Wimbledon 1R 1R 0–2
US Open 1R 1R 0–2
Win–Loss 0–1 1–3 0–4 1–3 2–11

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