Elisa Balsamo

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Elisa Balsamo
Country (sports)  Italy
Residence Italy
Born (1983-08-12) 12 August 1983 (age 33)
Pontedera, Italy
Turned pro 2001
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money US$63,874
Singles
Career record 215–176
Career titles 5 (ITF)
Highest ranking No. 329 (1 December 2008)
Doubles
Career record 74–67
Career titles 6 (ITF)
Highest ranking No. 307 (16 June 2008)
Last updated on: 19 July 2010.

Elisa Balsamo (born 12 August 1983 in Pontedera), is an Italian professional tennis player.

Her highest WTA singles ranking is 329, which she reached on 1 December 2008. Her career high in doubles is 307, which she reached on 16 June 2008. She has won 5 singles an 6 doubles ITF titles.

ITF Circuit finals[edit]

Singles finals: 7 (5-2)[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. 6 April 2003 Napoli, Italy Clay Netherlands Marielle Hoogland 2-6 5-7
Winner 2. 18 February 2007 Mallorca, Spain Clay Netherlands Michelle Gerards 6-1 1-6 6-4
Winner 3. 4 June 2007 Amarante, Portugal Hard Canada Mélanie Gloria 6-3 7-5
Runner-up 4. 17 June 2007 Montemor-o-Novo, Portugal Hard India Tara Iyer 4-6 6-7(5–7)
Winner 5. 3 March 2008 Sabadell, Spain Clay Uruguay Estefanía Craciún 6-3 7-5
Winner 6. 17 October 2009 Settimo San Pietro, Italy Clay Italy Stefania Chieppa 6-4 6-1
Winner 7. 7 March 2010 Madrid, Spain Clay Romania Alexandra Cadanțu 6-1 6-4

Doubles: 14 (6-8)[edit]

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 29 September 2002 Lecce, Italy Clay Spain Rosa María Andrés Rodríguez Romania Andreea Ehritt-Vanc
Romania Edina Gallovits-Hall
7-6(5) 3-6 3-6
Runner-up 2. 13 April 2003 Torre del Greco, Italy Clay Italy Debora Carmassi Austria Stefanie Haidner
Italy Giulia Meruzzi
4-6 3-6
Runner-up 3. 28 March 2004 Rome, Italy Clay Italy Giulia Meruzzi Italy Alice Canepa
Italy Emily Stellato
6-7(0) 3-6
Runner-up 4. 11 September 2005 Mestre, Italy Clay Italy Emily Stellato Hungary Rita Kuti-Kis
Hungary Kira Nagy
5-7 4-6
Winner 5. 4 June 2007 Amarante, Portugal Hard Italy Valentina Sulpizio Spain Carolina Gago-Fuentes
Spain Sabina Mediano-Álvarez
4-6 6-4 6-4
Winner 6. 17 June 2007 Montemor-o-Novo, Portugal Hard Italy Valentina Sulpizio Thailand Noppawan Lertcheewakarn
Thailand Varanya Vijuksanaboon
6-1 6-0
Runner-up 7. 1 March 2008 Sant Boi, Spain Clay Italy Valentina Sulpizio Argentina Mailen Auroux
Uruguay Estefania Craciún
1-6 3-6
Runner-up 8. 3 March 2008 Sabadell, Spain Clay Italy Valentina Sulpizio Italy Giulia Gatto-Monticone
Italy Federica Quercia
2-6 0-6
Winner 9. 30 March 2008 Latina, Italy Clay Italy Valentina Sulpizio Bosnia and Herzegovina Sandra Martinović
Germany Kathrin Wörle-Scheller
0-6 7-6(6) [10-7]
Winner 10. 12 April 2008 Antalya, Turkey Clay Italy Valentina Sulpizio Netherlands Michelle Gerards
Netherlands Marcella Koek
6-2 6-2
Runner-up 11. 19 April 2008 Antalya, Turkey Clay Italy Valentina Sulpizio Netherlands Michelle Gerards
Netherlands Marcella Koek
3-6 4-6
Runner-up 12. 17 July 2009 Rome, Italy Clay Italy Stefania Chieppa Argentina María Irigoyen
Serbia Teodora Mirčić
5-7 2-6
Winner 13. 7 March 2010 Madrid, Spain Clay Italy Valentina Sulpizio Russia Marina Shamayko
Serbia Neda Kozić
6-3 7-6(7–3)
Winner 14. 5 July 2010 Torino, Italy Clay Italy Valentina Sulpizio Italy Alice Balducci
Italy Martina Caciotti
7-5 6-3

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