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Silvia Disderi
Silvia Disderi
Country (sports) Italy
Born (1983-07-10) 10 July 1983 (age 38)
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.

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

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 (1-3)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1 16 February 2003 ITF Albufeira, Portugal Hard France Sylvia Montero 6-1, 6-1
Runner-up 1 2 March 2003 ITF Gran Canaria, Spain Clay Spain Marta Fraga 3-6, 5-7
Winner 2 18 May 2003 ITF Casale Monferrato, Italy Clay Croatia Matea Mezak 6-1, 1-6, 6-2
Runner-up 2 19 March 2006 ITF Cairo, Egypt Clay Russia Galina Fokina 5-7, 3-6
Runner-up 3 20 September 2008 ITF Casale Monferrato, Italy Clay Croatia Matea Mezak 5-7, 6-2, 1-6
Runner-up 4 25 October 2008 ITF Oristano, Italy Hard Italy 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)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1 1 May 1999 ITF Maglie, Italy Clay Italy Anna Floris Austria Stefanie Haidner
Argentina Jorgelina Torti
6-0, 2-6, 6-2
Winner 2 15 July 2000 ITF Sezze, Italy Clay Italy Maria-Letizia Zavagli Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Dina Milosevic
Slovakia Lenka Tarosková
6-4, 0-6, 7-6(4)
Runner-up 1 26 August 2000 ITF Cuneo, Italy Clay Italy Anna Floris Italy Maria-Elena Camerin
Italy Mara Santangelo
5-7, 2-6
Winner 3 1 September 2001 ITF Spoleto, Italy Clay Italy Anna Floris Austria Stefanie Haidner
Argentina Luciana Masante
6-4, 7-5
Runner-up 2 24 November 2001 ITF Mallorca, Spain Clay Italy Anna Floris Austria Daniela Klemenschits
Austria Sandra Klemenschits
5-7, 4-6
Runner-up 3 1 December 2001 ITF Mallorca, Spain Clay Italy Anna Floris Austria Daniela Klemenschits
Austria Sandra Klemenschits
3-6, 4-6
Winner 4 16 February 2002 ITF Bergamo, Italy Hard (i) Austria Stefanie Haidner Czech Republic Zuzana Hejdová
Czech Republic Renata Ku?erová
7-5, 6-3
Runner-up 4 16 March 2002 ITF Makarska, Croatia Clay Czech Republic Zuzana Hejdová Slovenia Tina Hergold
Israel Yevgenia Savransky
3-6, 5-7
Runner-up 5 30 March 2002 ITF Rome, Italy Clay Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Milica Koprivica Italy Claudia Ivone
Russia Dinara Safina
4-6, 3-6
Winner 5 24 August 2002 ITF Civitanova, Italy Clay Romania Oana-Elena Golimbioschi Italy Nicole Clerico
Russia Irina Smirnova
6-3, 6-2
Runner-up 6 1 September 2002 ITF Spoleto, Italy Clay Austria Stefanie Haidner Italy Alice Canepa
Italy Emily Stellato
2-6, 2-6
Winner 6 8 February 2003 ITF Vale do Lobo, Portugal Hard Italy Giulia Meruzzi Italy Giorgia Mortello
Croatia Ivana Vi?i?
6-0, 6-2
Winner 7 15 February 2003 ITF Albufeira, Portugal Hard Italy Giulia Meruzzi France Kildine Chevalier
United Kingdom Anna Hawkins
6-2, 6-4
Runner-up 7 29 March 2003 ITF Rome, Italy Clay Italy Giulia Meruzzi Italy Alice Canepa
Italy Emily Stellato
3-6, 1-6
Winner 8 2 August 2003 ITF Gardone Val Trompia, Italy Clay France Kildine Chevalier Austria Daniela Klemenschits
Austria Sandra Klemenschits
6-4, 6-2
Runner-up 8 12 June 2004 ITF Alcobaça, Portugal Hard Italy Krizia Borgarello Jamaica Alanna Broderick
Jamaica Megan Moulton-Levy
5-7, 1-6
Winner 9 11 June 2005 ITF Nazaré, Portugal Hard Brazil Joana Cortez Turkey Pemra Özgen
Georgia (country) Nana Urotadze
6-7(3), 6-1, 6-4
Runner-up 9 15 July 2005 ITF Monteroni, Italy Clay Italy Giorgia Mortello Italy Giulia Meruzzi
Italy Verdiana Verardi
6-7(4), 6-7(1)
Winner 10 20 August 2005 ITF Jesi, Italy Hard Italy Giulia Gabba New Zealand Leanne Baker
Italy Francesca Lubiani
6-2, 2-6, 6-4
Runner-up 10 2 September 2005 ITF Vittoria, Italy Clay Italy Giorgia Mortello United States Lauren Fisher
Spain Carla Suárez Navarro
2-6, 3-6
Winner 11 18 March 2006 ITF Cairo, Egypt Clay Poland Olga Brozda Ukraine Kateryna Avdiyenko
Belarus Iryna Kuryanovich
6-3, 6-1
Runner-up 11 19 May 2006 ITF Caserta, Italy Clay Italy Valentina Sulpizio Czech Republic Petra Cetkovská
Czech Republic Sandra Záhlavová
2-6, 0-6
Runner-up 12 18 November 2006 ITF Deauville, France Clay (i) Israel Tzipi Obziler Ukraine Yuliya Beygelzimer
Czech Republic Yuliana Fedak
5-7, 4-6
Runner-up 13 11 May 2007 ITF Rabat, Morocco Clay Algeria Samia Medjahdi Romania Mihaela Buz?rnescu
Austria Melanie Klaffner
4-6, 1-6
Winner 12 24 October 2008 ITF Oristano, Italy Hard Italy Giulia Gatto-Monticone Italy Alice Balducci
Italy Elisa Salis
6-0, 6-2

References

  1. ^ "Una vita tra tennis e moda: Silvia Disderi". Gilt Magazine (in Italian). 14 July 2014.
  2. ^ a b c Perazzi, Marco (19 September 2013). "L'ex stella che insegna dritti e volée in Florida". LaStampa.it (in Italian).
  3. ^ Burruni, Antonio (19 October 2008). "Silvia Disderi: Una modella prestata al tennis". Alguer.it (in Italian).

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