Jasmine Paolini

Jasmine Paolini
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Wimbledon 2018
Country (sports) Italy
ResidenceBagni di Lucca
Born (1996-01-04) 4 January 1996 (age 23)
Castelnuovo di Garfagnana
Height1.60 m (5 ft 3 in)
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$225,276
Singles
Career record204–141
Career titles7 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 130 (19 June 2017)
Current rankingNo. 202 (6 May 2019)
Grand Slam Singles results
WimbledonQ2 (2017)
US OpenQ2 (2018)
Doubles
Career record17–22
Career titles1 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 559 (8 April 2019)
Current rankingNo. 561 (6 May 2019)
Team competitions
Fed Cup1–7
Last updated on: 12 May 2019.

Jasmine Paolini (Italian pronunciation: [paoˈliːni];[1] born 4 January 1996) is an Italian tennis player.

She was born to an Italian father and to a mother of Ghanaian and Polish descent.[2]

On 19 June 2017, Paolini reached her best singles ranking of world No. 130. On 8 April 2019, she peaked at No. 559 in the doubles rankings. She has won seven singles titles and one doubles title on the ITF Women's Circuit so far.

Career[]

Paolini was given a main-draw wild card into the 2015 Internazionali BNL d'Italia in the doubles event, partnering Nastassja Burnett.

After failing the qualifications at the 2018 Australian Open, she joined the Italian team in the Fed Cup in two occasions. On 1 May 2018, she had her first win with a top-20 player, Daria Kasatkina, and, the following day, she won against Anna Karolína Schmiedlová.[3]

ITF finals[]

Singles: 13 (7–6)[]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (1–1)
Clay (6–5)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner–up 1. 29 June 2013 Rome, Italy Clay Italy Martina Caregaro 2–6, 3–6
Winner 1. 17 August 2013 Locri, Italy Clay France Jade Suvrijn 6–1, 7–5
Winner 2. 27 July 2014 Viserba, Italy Clay Italy Anna Remondina 6–1, 6–0
Runner–up 2. 15 September 2014 Telavi, Georgia Clay Russia Daria Kasatkina 1–6, 6–4, [7–10]
Winner 3. 24 April 2016 Pula, Italy Clay France Tessah Andrianjafitrimo 1–0 ret.
Runner–up 3. 7 August 2016 Bad Saulgau, Germany Clay Germany Tamara Korpatsch 2–6, 3–6
Runner–up 4. 4 September 2016 Mamaia, Romania Clay Italy Jessica Pieri 3–6, 4–6
Runner–up 5. 2 October 2016 Clermont-Ferrand, France Hard (i) Netherlands Richèl Hogenkamp 4–6, 2–6
Winner 4. 28 November 2016 Valencia, Spain Clay Netherlands Quirine Lemoine 6–1, 2–6, 6–4
Winner 5. 11 June 2017 Marseille, France Clay Germany Tatjana Maria 6–4, 2–6, 6–1
Winner 6. 5 August 2017 Woking, Great Britain Hard Romania Mihaela Buzarnescu 6–4, 1–6, 6–4
Runner–up 6. 2 September 2018 Bagnatica, Italy Clay Slovenia Kaja Juvan 7–6(10–8), 1–6, 5–7
Winner 7. 24 March 2019 Curitiba, Brazil Clay Hungary Anna Bondár 4–6, 6–4, 6–2

Doubles: 4 (1–3)[]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 28 June 2013 Rome, Italy Clay Italy Claudia Giovine Romania Bianca Hîncu
Italy Martina di Giuseppe
1–6, 3–6
Winner 1. 14 September 2013 Pula, Italy Clay Italy Giorgia Marchetti Australia Alexandra Nancarrow
Germany Laura Schaeder
7–6(7–3), 7–6(7–3)
Runner-up 2. 12 March 2016 Weston, United States Clay Argentina Julieta Estable United States Katerina Stewart
Switzerland Tess Sugnaux
6–7(2–7), 3–6
Runner–up 3. 1 September 2018 Bagnatica, Italy Clay Italy Deborah Chiesa Italy Giorgia Marchetti
Italy Camilla Rosatello
4–6, 6–4, [8–10]

References[]

  1. ^ Luciano Canepari. "Paolini". DiPI Online (in Italian). Retrieved 26 October 2018.
  2. ^ "Camilla Cataldo, Jasmine Paolini, avanza il nuovo: "Il mio sogno è Wimbledon"". Gazzetta dello Sport (in Italian). 9 February 2017.
  3. ^ http://www.gwinnettprepsports.com/sportsxchange/wta-roundup-lucky-loser-upsets-rd-seed-in-prague/article_db0e10ca-5ddc-5065-aa0c-c94ff6cc429f.html

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