Silvia Disderi

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Silvia Disderi
Country (sports)Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Born (1983-07-10) 10 July 1983 (age 36)
Biella
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Retired2009
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$69,864
Singles
Career record185-75
Career titles2 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 329 (13 May 2002)
Doubles
Career record141-96
Career titles12 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 196 (5 November 2007)

Silvia Disderi (born 10 July 1983) is an Italian former professional tennis player.

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Career

Disderi grew up in the northern Italian town of Biella, where she began playing tennis at the age of seven after being introduced to the sport by her father Sergio. When she was 12 she moved to Turin for training. In 1999, she represented Italy in the World Youth Cup, held in Australia. [1]

Professional career

A right-handed player, Disderi began competing on the ITF Women's Circuit in 1999. She reached her best singles ranking in 2002, of 329 in the world. [2] As a doubles player, she was ranked as high as No. 196 and won 12 ITF titles. [3] On the WTA Tour, she made most of her main-draw appearances at the Internazionali Femminili di Palermo, featuring three times in either the singles or doubles draw. She was a doubles quarterfinalist at the 2007 Morocco Open.

In 2009, she retired from professional tennis. [2] She lives in Boca Raton, Florida, working as a coach at the Rick Macci Tennis Academy. [2]

ITF Circuit finals: 31 (14–17)

Singles: 6 (2–4)

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (1–1)
Clay (1–4)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
OutcomeNo.DateTournamentSurfaceOpponentScore
Winner116 February 2003 Albufeira, PortugalHard Flag of France.svg Sylvia Montero 6–1, 6–1
Runner–up12 March 2003 Gran Canaria, SpainClay Flag of Spain.svg Marta Fraga 3–6, 5–7
Winner218 May 2003 Casale Monferrato, ItalyClay Flag of Croatia.svg Matea Mezak 6–1, 1–6, 6–2
Runner–up219 March 2006 Cairo, EgyptClay Flag of Russia.svg Galina Fokina 5–7, 3–6
Runner–up320 September 2008Casale Monferrato, ItalyClay Flag of Croatia.svg Matea Mezak5–7, 6–2, 1–6
Runner–up425 October 2008 Oristano, ItalyHard Flag of Italy.svg Giulia Gatto-Monticone 2–6, 2–6

Doubles: 25 (12–13)

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (6–1)
Clay (6–12)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
OutcomeNo.DateTournamentSurfacePartnerOpponentsScore
Winner11 May 1999 Maglie, ItalyClay Flag of Italy.svg Anna Floris Flag of Austria.svg Stefanie Haidner
Flag of Argentina.svg Jorgelina Torti
6–0, 2–6, 6–2
Winner215 July 2000 Sezze, ItalyClay Flag of Italy.svg Maria-Letizia Zavagli Flag of Serbia and Montenegro (1992-2006).svg Dina Milosevic
Flag of Slovakia.svg Lenka Tarosková
6–4, 0–6, 7–6(7–4)
Runner–up126 August 2000 Cuneo, ItalyClay Flag of Italy.svg Anna Floris Flag of Italy.svg Maria-Elena Camerin
Flag of Italy.svg Mara Santangelo
5–7, 2–6
Winner31 September 2001 Spoleto, ItalyClay Flag of Italy.svg Anna Floris Flag of Austria.svg Stefanie Haidner
Flag of Argentina.svg Luciana Masante
6–4, 7–5
Runner–up224 November 2001 Mallorca, SpainClay Flag of Italy.svg Anna Floris Flag of Austria.svg Daniela Klemenschits
Flag of Austria.svg Sandra Klemenschits
5–7, 4–6
Runner–up31 December 2001Mallorca, SpainClay Flag of Italy.svg Anna Floris Flag of Austria.svg Daniela Klemenschits
Flag of Austria.svg Sandra Klemenschits
3–6, 4–6
Winner416 February 2002 Bergamo, ItalyHard (i) Flag of Austria.svg Stefanie Haidner Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Zuzana Hejdová
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Renata Kučerová
7–5, 6–3
Runner–up416 March 2002 Makarska, CroatiaClay Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Zuzana Hejdová Flag of Slovenia.svg Tina Hergold
Flag of Israel.svg Yevgenia Savransky
3–6, 5–7
Runner–up530 March 2002 Rome-Parioli, ItalyClay Flag of Serbia and Montenegro (1992-2006).svg Milica Koprivica Flag of Italy.svg Claudia Ivone
Flag of Russia.svg Dinara Safina
4–6, 3–6
Winner524 August 2002 Civitanova, ItalyClay Flag of Romania.svg Oana-Elena Golimbioschi Flag of Italy.svg Nicole Clerico
Flag of Russia.svg Irina Smirnova
6–3, 6–2
Runner–up61 September 2002 Spoleto, ItalyClay Flag of Austria.svg Stefanie Haidner Flag of Italy.svg Alice Canepa
Flag of Italy.svg Emily Stellato
2–6, 2–6
Winner68 February 2003 Vale do Lobo, PortugalHard Flag of Italy.svg Giulia Meruzzi Flag of Italy.svg Giorgia Mortello
Flag of Croatia.svg Ivana Visic
6–0, 6–2
Winner715 February 2003 Albufeira, PortugalHard Flag of Italy.svg Giulia Meruzzi Flag of France.svg Kildine Chevalier
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Anna Hawkins
6–2, 6–4
Runner–up729 March 2003Rome-Parioli, ItalyClay Flag of Italy.svg Giulia Meruzzi Flag of Italy.svg Alice Canepa
Flag of Italy.svg Emily Stellato
3–6, 1–6
Winner82 August 2003 Gardone Val Trompia, ItalyClay Flag of France.svg Kildine Chevalier Flag of Austria.svg Daniela Klemenschits
Flag of Austria.svg Sandra Klemenschits
6–4, 6–2
Runner–up812 June 2004 Alcobaça, PortugalHard Flag of Italy.svg Krizia Borgarello Flag of Jamaica.svg Alanna Broderick
Flag of Jamaica.svg Megan Moulton-Levy
5–7, 1–6
Winner911 June 2005 Nazare, PortugalHard Flag of Brazil.svg Joana Cortez Flag of Turkey.svg Pemra Özgen
Flag of Georgia.svg Nana Urotadze
6–7(3–7), 6–1, 6–4
Runner–up915 July 2005 Monteroni, ItalyClay Flag of Italy.svg Giorgia Mortello Flag of Italy.svg Giulia Meruzzi
Flag of Italy.svg Verdiana Verardi
6–7(4–7), 6–7(1–7)
Winner1020 August 2005 Jesi, ItalyHard Flag of Italy.svg Giulia Gabba Flag of New Zealand.svg Leanne Baker
Flag of Italy.svg Francesca Lubiani
6–2, 2–6, 6–4
Runner–up102 September 2005 Vittoria, ItalyClay Flag of Italy.svg Giorgia Mortello Flag of the United States.svg Lauren Fisher
Flag of Spain.svg Carla Suárez Navarro
2–6, 3–6
Winner1118 March 2006 Cairo, EgyptClay Flag of Poland.svg Olga Brozda Flag of Ukraine.svg Kateryna Avdiyenko
Flag of Belarus.svg Iryna Kuryanovich
6–3, 6–1
Runner–up1119 May 2006 Caserta, ItalyClay Flag of Italy.svg Valentina Sulpizio Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Petra Cetkovská
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Sandra Záhlavová
2–6, 0–6
Runner–up1218 November 2006 Deauville, FranceClay (i) Flag of Israel.svg Tzipi Obziler Flag of Ukraine.svg Yuliya Beygelzimer
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Yuliana Fedak
5–7, 4–6
Runner–up1311 May 2007 Rabat, MoroccoClay Flag of Algeria.svg Samia Medjahdi Flag of Romania.svg Mihaela Buzărnescu
Flag of Austria.svg Melanie Klaffner
4–6, 1–6
Winner1224 October 2008 Oristano, ItalyHard Flag of Italy.svg Giulia Gatto-Monticone Flag of Italy.svg Alice Balducci
Flag of Italy.svg Elisa Salis
6–0, 6–2

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References

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