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ROBERTA VINCI

Italy

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D.O.B.
Feb 18
1983
Height
5' 4"
1.63 m
Weight
132 lbs.
60 kg
Plays
Right-handed
one-handed backhand
Status
Pro
1999
Personal
Coached by Francesco Cina ... Father, Angelo, is an accountant; mother, Luisa, is a homemaker; older brother, Francesco, is a student ... Began playing tennis at age 6 ... Favorite place to be is hometown ... Self-described as nice, clever, polite ... Is a good soccer player ... Lucky charm is stuffed orange dinosaur from brother.
Career Highlights
SINGLES
Winner (10): 2016 - St. Petersburg; 2013 - Katowice, Palermo; 2012 - Dallas; 2011 - Barcelona, 's-Hertogenbosch, Budapest; 2010 - Luxembourg; 2009 - Barcelona; 2007 - Bogot .
Finalist (5): 2015 - Nrnberg, US Open; 2014 - Bucharest, Istanbul; 2010 - Barcelona.

DOUBLES
Winner (25): 2015 - Auckland (w/Errani); 2014 - Australian Open, Stuttgart, Madrid, Wimbledon, Montr‚al (all w/Errani); 2013 - Australian Open, Paris [Indoors], Doha (all w/Errani); 2012 - Monterrey, Acapulco, Barcelona, Madrid, Rome, Roland Garros, 's-Hertogenbosch, US Open (all w/Errani); 2011 - Hobart, Pattaya City, Palermo (all w/Errani); 2010 - Marbella, Barcelona (both w/Errani); 2006 - Canberra (w/Domachowska); 2005 - Portoroz (w/Medina Garrigues); 2001 - Doha (w/Testud).
Finalist (18): 2014 - Sydney, Rome, Roland Garros (all w/Errani); 2013 - Sydney, Rome, Roland Garros (all w/Errani); 2012 - Australian Open, Miami (both w/Errani); 2011 - Marbella, Birmingham, New Haven (all w/Errani); 2010 - Acapulco (w/Errani); 2007 - Bogot  (w/Pennetta), Berlin, Rome (both w/Garbin); 2002 - Tokyo [Pan Pacific] (w/Callens), Dubai (w/Testud); 2001 - Zrich (w/Testud).

ADDITIONAL
Italian Fed Cup Team, 2001-07, 2009-16; Italian Olympic Team, 2004, 2012, 2016.
Career Review
2015 - Third Top 20 season in last four years (finishing No.15 - finished 2012 at No.16 and 2013 at No.14); runner-up twice at Nrnberg (l. to Knapp in final) and US Open (first Grand Slam final; l. to Pennetta); SF twice at Wuhan (l. to V.Williams 57 62 76(4); held 1mp at 6-5 third set) and Zhuhai (l. to V.Williams); QF three times at Hobart, Istanbul (l. to Rybarikova 06 75 62; held 1mp at 64 54) and Toronto; reached 3r twice and 2r six times (incl. Australian Open and New Haven - l. to Wozniacki 64 67(6) 76(7); held 3mp at 6-4, 6-5 and 7-6 in third set tie-break); fell 1r 10 times (incl. other two majors); also won one WTA doubles title.

2014 - Another Top 50 season (finishing No.49); runner-up twice at Bucharest (l. to Halep in final) and Istanbul (l. to Wozniacki in final); QF twice at Oeiras and Beijing; reached 3r three times (incl. US Open) and 2r four times; fell 1r 15 times (incl. other three majors); another No.1 season in doubles, winning five WTA doubles titles w/Errani (incl. fourth and fifth Grand Slam doubles titles at Australian Open and Wimbledon - by winning Wimbledon completed Career Doubles Grand Slam w/Errani).

2013 - Second Top 20 season (finishing No.14); won two WTA titles at Katowice (d. Kvitova in final) and Palermo (d. Errani in final); SF at Dubai (l. to Errani); QF seven times at Sydney, Miami, Brussels, Carlsbad, Cincinnati, US Open (second Grand Slam QF; l. to Pennetta) and Moscow; reached 4r twice (Roland Garros and Wimbledon), 3r five times (incl. Australian Open - l. to Vesnina 46 76(4) 64; held mp at 64 54) and 2r four times; fell 1r four times; set career-high No.11 on June 10 (after Roland Garros; rose from No.15 to No.11); another No.1 season in doubles, winning three WTA doubles titles w/Errani (incl. third Grand Slam doubles title at Australian Open).

2012 - First Top 20 season (finishing No.16); won one WTA title at Dallas (d. Jankovic in final); SF three times at Acapulco (l. to Errani), Estoril (l. to Kanepi) and Sofia (l. to Petrova); QF six times at Paris [Indoors], Birmingham, 's-Hertogenbosch, Montr‚al, US Open (first Grand Slam QF; l. to Errani) and Luxembourg; reached 4r twice (incl. Wimbledon), 3r three times and 2r six times (incl. Australian Open); fell 1r seven times (incl. Roland Garros, Olympics); also No.1 season in doubles, winning eight WTA doubles titles w/Errani (incl. first two Grand Slam doubles titles at Roland Garros and US Open); reached No.1 in doubles on October 15 (rose from No.2 to No.1).

2011 - First Top 30 season (finishing No.23); won three WTA titles at Barcelona (d. Hradecka in final), 's-Hertogenbosch (d. Dokic in final) and Budapest (d. Begu in final); SF at Pattaya City (l. to Errani); QF three times at Hobart, Toronto and Bali; reached 3r four times (incl. Roland Garros, Wimbledon, US Open) and 2r seven times (incl. Birmingham - l. to Lucic 67(2) 76(4) 75 in 2r; held mp at 5-4 second set); fell 1r nine times (incl. Australian Open and Indian Wells - l. to Baltacha 26 75 62; held 4mp at 62 54); having never been higher than No.37 in the world, made Top 30 debut on June 6 (after Roland Garros; rose from No.31 to No.30) and Top 20 debut on August 15 (after Toronto; rose from No.22 to No.19); also won three WTA doubles titles (all w/Errani).

2010 - First Top 40 season; won one WTA title at Luxembourg (d. Goerges in final); runner-up at Barcelona (l. to Schiavone in final); SF at Linz (l. to Ivanovic); reached 3r four times (incl. Australian Open) and 2r eight times (incl. Roland Garros, Wimbledon); fell 1r six times (incl. US Open) and in qualifying three times; two WTA doubles titles.

2009 - Another Top 100 season; won one WTA title at Barcelona (d. Kirilenko in final); QF at Marbella; reached 3r twice (incl. Wimbledon) and 2r 12 times (incl. Brisbane - l. to Ivanovic 67(4) 75 61; held 2mp at 5-4 second set); fell 1r eight times (incl. other three majors) and in qualifying twice.

2008 - Another Top 100 season; QF once; reached 2r four times (incl. US Open); fell 1r twice (incl. Australian Open) and in qualifying three times (incl. other two majors); won one singles title and one doubles title on ITF Circuit; missed more than two months of action from mid-January to late March w/right shoulder injury.

2007 - Second Top 100 season; won first WTA title at Bogot  (won when Garbin retired in final w/illness); QF at Tokyo [Pan Pacific]; reached 2r five times (incl. Wimbledon); fell 1r 12 times (incl. other three majors).

2006 - SF at Palermo (l. to Garbin); QF at Prague; reached 3r once (Australian Open) and 2r three times; fell 1r nine times (incl. Roland Garros, US Open); missed six weeks during summer w/wrist injury (incl. Wimbledon); won one WTA doubles title; won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.

2005 - First Top 100 season; SF at Eastbourne (l. to Dushevina); QF four times; reached 3r once (Wimbledon) and 2r three times; fell 1r eight times (incl. Roland Garros, US Open) and in qualifying three times (incl. Australian Open); made Top 50 debut on October 3 (rose from No.57 to No.47); won one WTA doubles title; won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

2004 - Reached 3r once and 2r twice; fell 1r five times (incl. Roland Garros, US Open) and in qualifying eight times (incl. other two majors); made Top 100 debut on August 2 (rose from No.105 to No.100).

2003 - Reached 2r twice; fell in qualifying five times (incl. three majors); won one singles title and two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2002 - SF at Tashkent (l. to Poutchek); fell 1r four times (incl. Wimbledon) and in qualifying 10 times (incl. other three majors).

2001 - Played first two WTA main draws, falling 1r at US Open but reaching 2r at Bali; fell in qualifying four times; won one WTA doubles title; won one singles title and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2000 - Fell in WTA qualifying once; won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

1999 - Fell in WTA qualifying once; won two singles titles and three doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

1998 - Played first WTA qualifying at Palermo; won two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

1997 - Played first event of career on ITF Circuit in Italy.
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