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Francesca Schiavone

Francesca Schiavone
at the 2011 Roland Garros
Personal information
NameFrancesca Schiavone
CountryItaly
ResidenceMilan, Italy
Height1.66 m (5 ft 5.4 in)
Turned pro1996
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
Career prize moneyUS$ 8,570,257
Singles
Career record483 327
Career titles4 WTA
Highest rankingNo. 4 (31 January 2011)
Current rankingNo. 8 (12 September 2011)
Grand Slam results
Australian OpenQF (2011)
French OpenW (2010)
WimbledonQF (2009)
US OpenQF (2003, 2010)
Major tournaments
WTA ChampionshipsRR (2010)
Doubles
Career record188 159
Career titles7 WTA, 1 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 8 (12 February 2007)
Current rankingNo. 131 (12 September 2011)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenSF (2009)
French OpenF (2008)
WimbledonQF (2006)
US OpenSF (2006)

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Francesca Schiavone (-itfranˈtʃeska skjaˈvoːne; born 23 June 1980 in Milan) is an Italian tennis player who turned professional in 1998. She won the 2010 French Open singles title, becoming the first Italian woman to win a Grand Slam event in singles. She was also runner-up at the 2011 French Open. As of 20 August 2011, Schiavone's ranking is World No. 8; her career high ranking is World No. 4, achieved on 31 January 2011.


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