Alice Canepa

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Alice Canepa
Country  Italy
Residence Finale Ligure, Italy
Born (1978-04-30) April 30, 1978 (age 36)
Finale Ligure, Italy
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Turned pro July 1994
Retired July 2007
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money US$217,781
Singles
Career record 282–223
Career titles 0 WTA, 5 ITF
Highest ranking No. 158 (April 17, 2000)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open Q1 (1999, 2000, 2001, 2006)
French Open Q3 (2005)
Wimbledon Q1 (2000)
US Open Q2 (1998, 2005)
Doubles
Career record 194–124
Career titles 0 WTA, 19 ITF
Highest ranking No. 93 (September 18, 2000)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 2R (2001, 2003)
French Open 2R (2000)
Wimbledon 1R (2000)
US Open 2R (2000)
Last updated on: September 29, 2012.

Alice Canepa (born 30 April 1978, in Finale Ligure) is a retired professional tennis player from Italy. Her highest singles and doubles rankings are No. 158 and No. 93, respectively.

Tennis career[edit]

In her career, Canepa won a total of 24 titles (5 singles, 19 doubles) on the ITF level. She has reached the doubles final of the WTA Tier IV tournament in Palermo three times. Her biggest ITF title came when she won the doubles of the $50,000 event in Marseille in 2000. She has also competed on the Grand Slam tournaments on numerous occasions, but was unable to make it past round two in doubles and qualifying in singles.

Canepa retired after losing in the doubles final of the event in Palermo on 22 July 2007. She had partnered compatriot Karin Knapp, losing the final to Mariya Koryttseva and Darya Kustova in straight sets.

WTA career finals[edit]

Doubles (0–3)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partnered with Opponents in Final Score in Final
Runner-up 1. 10 July 1994 Palermo, Italy Clay Italy Giulia Casoni Romania Ruxandra Dragomir
Italy Laura Garrone
1–6, 0–6
Runner-up 2. 23 July 2006 Palermo, Italy Clay Italy Giulia Gabba Slovakia Janette Husárová
Netherlands Michaëlla Krajicek
0–6, 0–6
Runner-up 3. 22 July 2007 Palermo, Italy Clay Italy Karin Knapp Ukraine Mariya Koryttseva
Belarus Darya Kustova
4–6, 1–6

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