Giulia Casoni

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Giulia Casoni
Country  Italy
Residence Ferrara, Italy
Born (1978-04-19) 19 April 1978 (age 36)
Ferrara, Italy
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 6 12 in)
Turned pro 1993
Retired 2006
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money US$326,936
Singles
Career record 269–233
Career titles 0 WTA, 4 ITF
Highest ranking 83 (8 January 2001)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 1R (2001)
French Open 3R (2000)
Wimbledon 1R (2000, 2001)
US Open 3R (2000)
Doubles
Career record 225–127
Career titles 3 WTA, 27 ITF
Highest ranking 51 (19 February 2001)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 2R (2001)
French Open 2R (2000)
Wimbledon 1R (2000, 2001)
US Open 1R (2000, 2001)
Last updated on: 28 December 2009.

Giulia Casoni (born 19 April 1978 in Ferrara) is an retired Italian tennis player.

As a junior player, she won 1996 French Open in doubles, while her best professional results include singles quarterfinals at Internazionali Femminili di Palermo in 1999 and Tier I Italian Open in 2000, and three WTA Tour doubles titles. A member of Italy Fed Cup team from 2000 to 2001. She has won 3 in doubles WTA titles.

Casoni defeated players such as Dominique Monami, Katarina Srebotnik, Mariya Koryttseva, Francesca Schiavone, Émilie Loit and Nuria Llagostera Vives. She has won 4 singles and 27 in doubles ITF Circuit titles.

Casoni retired from professional tennis 2006.

Personal life[edit]

Casoni was born to Ilario and Angela Casoni, and has a brother Lorenzo.[1][2]

Career statistics[edit]

WTA Tour doubles finals: 4 (3–1)[edit]

Winner – Legend (pre/post 2010)
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Tier I / Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Tier II / Premier (0–0)
Tier III, IV & V / International (0–3)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Result
Runner-up 1. 11 July 1994 Italy Palermo, Italy Clay Italy Alice Canepa Romania Ruxandra Dragomir
Italy Laura Garrone
1–6, 0–6
Winner 1. 23 July 2000 Belgium Knokke-Heist, Belgium Clay Uzbekistan Iroda Tulyaganova Australia Catherine Barclay
Denmark Eva Dyrberg
2–6, 6–4, 6–4
Winner 2. 7 January 2001 Australia Gold Coast, Australia Hard Slovakia Janette Husárová United States Katie Schlukebir
United States Meghann Shaughnessy
7–6(9), 7–5
Winner 3. 24 July 2005 Italy Palermo, Italy Clay Ukraine Mariya Koryttseva Poland Klaudia Jans
Poland Alicja Rosolska
4–6, 6–3, 7–5

Grand Slam girls' doubles finals (1; 1–0)[edit]

Outcome Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Result
Winners 1996 French Open Clay Italy Alice Canepa Russia Anna Kournikova
Czech Republic Ludmilla Varmuzova
6–2, 5–7, 7–5

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