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améliemomo
Apr 12th, 2012, 12:47 PM
Hi everyone!

A deserved thread for Fiona who is a young french prospect for the future. She was born in march 1997 and is doing very good on junior circuit.

she's training in Nice at the ISP Academy. Her actual coach is former Alize Cornet coach when reached rank n°11, Pierre Bouteyre. She won the french championships at 12 in 2009 and semis at 13-14 last year (losing to Muntean). Fiona improved very nicely since a year.

She reached Florence finale (G2) last week and is now in Cap d'Ail Semi finale facing Bara of Romania. Here a video of her at 12 years old when she won the french championshipshttp://www.fft.fr/actualites/tennis-media/les-videos/fiona-ferro-championne-de-france-12-ans-2009?page=1&theme=Junior

http://storage.canalblog.com/23/73/784921/65800631.jpg

Good luck to her!

Renaud
Apr 21st, 2012, 08:29 AM
http://i076.radikal.ru/1204/3e/a94178c76a83.jpg

http://s002.radikal.ru/i197/1204/d4/d4bde1ea4ccf.jpg
&Harmony Tan COUPE de FRANCE d'HIVER 15 ans 01/2012

BlueTrees
May 17th, 2012, 04:06 AM
Fiona is the #1 French girl on the ITF Junior rankings. Which is quite impressive seeing as she is only 15 years old. :eek:

She ended up withdrawing from the semifinal against Bara in G2 Tennis Open Junior de Cap D'Ail. :confused: :(

améliemomo
May 20th, 2012, 09:49 AM
Fiona got a wc to play the trofeo Bonfiglio in Italy:)

she plays Carol Zhao (CAN) in first round, tough to begin but good match for her

her draw:


(1)Anna Danilina (KAZ) v Kathinka von Deichmann (LIE)
Christina Makarova (USA) v Q/LL
Diana Bogoliy (UKR) v Katerina Siniakova (CZE)
(13)Iva Mekovec (CRO) v Marie Benoit (BEL)

(10)Carol Zhao (CAN) v (wc)Fiona Ferro (FRA)
Daria Salnikova (RUS) v Victoria Rodriguez (MEX)
Megane Bianco (SUI) v (wc)Maria Masini (ITA)
(5)Maria Ines Deheza (BOL) v Rebecca Peterson (SWE)

Losing Streak
Jun 11th, 2012, 04:16 PM
Some pics of Fiona at the Astrid Bowl :D

http://www.wta96.com/wiki/images/f/fe/Fiona_FERRO_8921.jpg

http://www.wta96.com/wiki/images/d/de/Fiona_FERRO_8920.jpg

http://www.wta96.com/wiki/images/4/44/Fiona_FERRO_8919.jpg

http://www.wta96.com/wiki/images/4/4b/Fiona_FERRO_8918.jpg

http://www.wta96.com/wiki/images/b/b3/Fiona_FERRO_8904.jpg

http://www.wta96.com/wiki/images/5/54/Fiona_FERRO_8902.jpg

http://www.wta96.com/wiki/images/8/83/Fiona_FERRO_8894.jpg

http://www.wta96.com/wiki/images/8/86/Fiona_FERRO_8891.jpg

http://www.wta96.com/wiki/images/7/72/Fiona_FERRO_8888.jpg

améliemomo
Jun 16th, 2012, 04:40 PM
thank you for sharing;)

I think she grew up but is still very thin though. She also changed her racket, switched Prince for Wilson.

améliemomo
Jul 8th, 2012, 07:05 PM
Fiona won her first tournament at Biesterbos (G2) in Holland:D

here her week:

R1: Fiona Ferro (FRA) b. (Q) Dessislava Zlateva (BUL) 6-2 7-5
R2: Fiona Ferro (FRA) b. (Q) Jasmine Paolini (ITA) 7-5 6-2
1/4: Fiona Ferro (FRA) b. (LL) L. Cabrera (AUS) 4-6 6-1 6-2
1/2: Fiona Ferro (FRA) b. Lilla Barzo (HUN) 6-2 6-4
F: Fiona Ferro (FRA) b. (3) Karin Kennel (SUI) 4-6 6-1 6-4

well done Fiona!

BlueTrees
Oct 14th, 2012, 07:45 AM
Fiona has received a MWC into $50K Limoges this week. She plays a qualifier in the first round.

améliemomo
Oct 14th, 2012, 04:54 PM
great news for her even if I think she's not ready yet for such a big tournament

Allez Fiona,do your best there:)

amzee82
Oct 25th, 2012, 01:12 PM
i am big fan of ferro nice played

http://www.centplay.com/affiliate/games_4320/

améliemomo
Jan 22nd, 2013, 09:29 AM
Fiona is in 3rd round of the Australian Open Junior

she beat carol zhao (6) in second round, great win for her :D

she'll play barbora krejcikova (12) next

Allez Fiona!

Losing Streak
Jan 22nd, 2013, 10:22 PM
Oh, I looked up for this thread when I saw her great AO wins, but didn't find it :sobbing: Was probably very tired :lol:

Go Fiona! :armed: :bounce:

Losing Streak
Jan 23rd, 2013, 12:26 AM
Lost 1 & 4. :hug: Barbora's been playing very well this week so far it seems, she pretty much trashed her previous opponents, so not that bad.

Fiona got a good scalp! :yeah:

améliemomo
Jan 23rd, 2013, 07:26 AM
yeah she couldnt do anything against krejcikova who is 2 years older than her

but still learning, waiting for good results this year hopefully, she'll climb into the ranking maybe top 30 no?

Losing Streak
Feb 19th, 2013, 03:08 PM
AO '13 with Siniakova

https://fbcdn-sphotos-h-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-snc7/321442_4521572710563_824987238_n.jpg

Eddie Herr '12

https://fbcdn-sphotos-e-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn1/61425_4313586511038_200284980_n.jpg

https://fbcdn-sphotos-e-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn1/525894_4304208596596_825473434_n.jpg

:)

Losing Streak
Feb 19th, 2013, 03:10 PM
She got a MDWC for 10K Macon this week, but fell in 3 sets to Salnikova, 6-4 1-6 3-6. :awww:

Not a bad loss, still learning. :hug: :yeah:

Losing Streak
Feb 22nd, 2013, 10:12 PM
Playing 10K Bron qualies this w-e, she's the 7th seed and her Q1 match is against Rachel Girard. :) She has Kinnie Laisne looming in her section though :scared: :(

Losing Streak
Feb 23rd, 2013, 08:37 AM
Pics from AO a month ago ;)

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8527/8492940175_3d4299daac_b.jpg

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8098/8493881034_625ff208d4_b.jpg

Losing Streak
Feb 24th, 2013, 03:32 AM
She won her Q1 match 0-6 6-1 6-2 :spit: :lol

Final Q round against Kinnie Laisne :scared: GL :awww:

Losing Streak
Feb 26th, 2013, 08:51 AM
She lost 6-4 3-6 2-6 :sad: :hug:

Edit: She got a LL spot :angel: and will face (Q)Alice Bacquié in R1 :unsure: :cheer:

Losing Streak
Feb 27th, 2013, 06:51 AM
She beat Bacquié 7-5 6-3 :D :woohoo: :yeah:

R2 vs. (Q)Alina Silich :)

améliemomo
Feb 27th, 2013, 08:16 AM
someone know what's her game is?? seems like she's playing far behind the baseline

oh no God, please not another Alize Cornet:help:

happy she's in 2nd round though, silich is just one year older so ALLEZ:)

Losing Streak
Mar 9th, 2013, 11:56 AM
10K Madrid qualies this week-end :cheer:

Losing Streak
Mar 9th, 2013, 04:41 PM
Q1 vs. Ainhoa Atucha Gomez :bounce:

Losing Streak
Mar 9th, 2013, 09:46 PM
She lost 1-6 6-3 1-6 :(

Losing Streak
Mar 21st, 2013, 01:06 AM
She lost in R2 of G1 Perin Memorial, against Dalma Galfi :( (2-6 5-7)

Losing Streak
Apr 11th, 2013, 04:08 PM
G2 Open Junior de Cap D'ail - she's the top seed

R1 d. Veronica Miroshnichenko 1 & 2 :yeah:
R2 d. Lana Slavica 7-5 6-2
QF d. Georgia Brescia 2 & 0 :bowdown: (Brescia had slayed (6)Ivana Jorovic 3 & 3 in R2...)
SF vs. (4)Giulia Pairone :bounce: - great test!

Losing Streak
Apr 13th, 2013, 05:07 AM
She won 7-5 6-4 :yippee: Great win! :yeah:

F vs. (2)Alice Matteucci :cheer:

améliemomo
Apr 14th, 2013, 10:04 AM
Fiona won 6-1 4-6 7-5:hearts::bounce:

1st title this season:), she'll be back at the G1 Beaulieu sur Mer next

Congrats!

Losing Streak
Apr 14th, 2013, 04:04 PM
:woohoo: :hearts:

Jow
Apr 30th, 2013, 03:23 PM
I don't know Fiona, so many tournaments not in french TV grr!
But I hope we can see her more in the pro circuit!

Losing Streak
May 4th, 2013, 09:11 AM
She's in SF of G2 Torneo Internazionale U18 - Salsomaggiore Terme as Seed 2 this week, after she routined (6)Lana Rush 2 & 1 in QF :D (she's won all her matches in straights so far).

SF vs. (5)Viktoriya Lushkova :bounce:

floco
Jul 18th, 2013, 06:35 PM
I don't know much about her, but I just noticed 16-year-old Ferro is in the QF of 50K Contrexeville, after only a few tournaments on the ITF tour! Has anyone seen her play before? How much potential does she have?
Next up should be tough: T. Bacsinszky.

Losing Streak
Jan 26th, 2014, 07:37 PM
AO pics (she reached R3). Now playing 50K Burnie qualies.

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3830/12153367293_a1b1d5b2e0_b.jpg

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5474/12153785446_16dfab2513_b.jpg

améliemomo
Jan 28th, 2014, 10:38 AM
Fiona qualified for the MD and won her R1 against Erika Sema (JPN), seed n°6 here, score is 6-1 6-2:)

next will be the italian Jasmine Paolini, lucky loser

Losing Streak
Jan 28th, 2014, 12:07 PM
That's a good scoreline! Keep going :) :bounce: