Cathy Caverzasio
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Cathy Caverzasio
Cathy Caverzasio
Country (sports) Italy
  Switzerland
Born (1972-09-28) 28 September 1972 (age 48)
Geneva, Switzerland
Prize money$185,960
Singles
Career record117-94 (55.5%)
Career titles2 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 34 (30 April 1990)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (1991)
French Open2R (1989, 1990, 1991)
Wimbledon1R (1991)
US Open2R (1989)
Doubles
Career record33-4433-44 (42.9%)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 45 (23 September 1991)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (1991)
French Open1R (1990, 1991, 1992)
Wimbledon1R (1991)
US Open2R (1989, 1991)
Team competitions
Fed Cup3-2

Cathy Caverzasio (born 28 September 1972) is a Swiss born former professional tennis player who represented both Italy and her native country.

Biography

Caverzasio won her first ITF title as a 14 year old in 1987 and was aged only 16 when she first appeared for the Italy Fed Cup team in 1988.[1] On her Federation Cup debut, she partnered with Laura Garrone to win the decisive doubles rubber in a World Group tie against Poland. As a junior, Caverzasio was runner-up in the girls' doubles at two Grand Slam tournaments, 1988 US Open and 1989 French Open. Her best performance on the WTA Tour was a runner-up finish at the 1989 Mantegazza Cup in Taranto, and the following year she reached her career-best ranking of 34 in the world.[2]

In 1991, she switched allegiances to her country of birth Switzerland.[3] She was a member of the Swiss team which made it to the 1991 Federation Cup quarterfinals, where they were beaten by Czechoslovakia. For the doubles against Czechoslovakia, she partnered with Manuela Maleeva in what was a dead rubber, which the Swiss pair won after their opponents Jana Novotná and Regina Rajchrtová lost the first set, then abandoned the match in the second.

WTA career finals

Singles: 1 (runner-up)

Result    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss May 1989 Ilva Trophy, Italy Category 1 Clay France Karine Quentrec 3-6, 7-5, 3-6

Doubles: 1 (runner-up)

Result    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss May 1991 Swiss Open Tier IV Clay Switzerland Manuela Maleeva-Fragnière Australia Nicole Provis
Australia Elizabeth Smylie
1-6, 2-6

ITF finals

Singles (2-0)

$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 8 June 1987 ITF Carpi, Italy Clay Italy Laura Lapi 6-1, 6-2
Winner 11 April 1988 ITF Caserta, Italy Clay Brazil Andrea Vieira 6-2, 3-6, 7-5

References

  1. ^ "Elisabetta Cocciaretto e la convocazione in Fed Cup" (in Italian). 1 February 2018. Retrieved 2018.
  2. ^ "ITF Tennis - Pro Circuit - Taranto - 01 May - 07 May 1989". International Tennis Federation. Retrieved 2018.
  3. ^ "Becker E Lendl Agli Internazionali". La Repubblica (in Italian). 14 April 1991. Retrieved 2018.

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