Welcome to Federica's Thread!!!
Federica was born in Fondi, near Frosinone (Italy), 16 May 1990.
She is one of the most talented under 16 italian player.
From the very beginning Federica's coach was Floriano Salvoni with who she has developped her natural skill and has grown up as a player.
Last year she changed coach and moved to Parioli tennis club in Rome, but after her impressive performance in the Winter Cup with the italian team U16, she had to face a hard period due to a lack of motivation.
From the second week of June 2006 she changed her coach again, she joined again Floriano Salvoni
at his Accademia Del Tennis of Velletri
where she can practice with the russian promise Regina Kulikova
and can even be followed by her brother and Regina's sparring Davide Di Sarra
Federica's best results in ITF events are:
QF Jesi $10k 2005
QF Tre Castagni $10k 2004
Her best junior result is:
CASIO ITF Junior Tournament Germany
G4 17 Jan 2006 to 22 Jan 2006 Entry : Carpet (O)
64 B BYE
32 W Valentina STEPHAN (GER) 6-1 6-4
16 W Maria-Luiza CRACIUN (ROM) 6-2 6-3
QF W Albina KHABIBULINA (UZB) 6-3 4-6 6-4
SF W Andreea-Roxana VAIDEANU (ITA) 6-2 4-6 6-3
FR W Karolyn GRYMEL (GER) 6-0 6-3
her highest junior combined ranking is 301 (23 Jan 2006)
her highest wta ranking is 954 (13 Feb 2006)
This year she played just one itf tournament, Casale 10k, but from now on she will begin to play more 10ks starting from next week in Naples (clay) where at the moment she is number 3 in qualies.