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hellas719 Mar 14th, 2014 05:08 AM

Tatiana Pieri
 
Anyone know anything about her?

I had never heard of her until this week. She's 14 (turning 15 later this month) and currently in the QF of a 10K :eek:

She has barely played any junior events but the ones she has played didn't really go well for her at all :tape:
Obviously she still has plenty of time though ;)

By the way, she qualified this week and then beat (2) Suvrijn (#384) and Grajdek (#650) :yeah:

Eldest Mar 14th, 2014 01:17 PM

Re: Tatiana Pieri
 
Great idea to open the thread :yeah:
She has won National Championships several times (obviously, in different categories related to the age). She has an older sister, Jessica, who plays tennis, too, but is constantly injured and who has won the National Championships several times, too.
Her (their) coach is the father, Ivano, who is also Jasmine Paolini's coach.

Tatiana is very very little, but she is well known for her being smart during the matches. She soon discovers her opponent's weaknesses and plays on them.
Her serve is, obviously, very weak. She has a great timing and tecnique in her shots, and she changes the rhythm a lot.
She is very correct during her matches. I remember someone saying she had never fistpumped in her 'career' so far :p

I am honestly surprised that she has already won four matches at this level: it was not easy at all.
She has played something like 4-5 tournaments in juniors, and just one this year, on carpet (I reckon?).

Not sure if she will be able to defeat Lombardo :lol: But great week anyway :)

Eldest Mar 14th, 2014 01:17 PM

Re: Tatiana Pieri
 
Tatiana with her sisters (on the left Jessica, on the right Tatiana herself) :)

https://scontent-b-mxp.xx.fbcdn.net/...17673339_n.jpg

paologiorgi Mar 14th, 2014 04:39 PM

Re: Tatiana Pieri
 
She beat Lombardo 6-4 6-0! :worship:
Lizarazo next, go Tatiana! :bounce:

Eldest Mar 14th, 2014 05:04 PM

Re: Tatiana Pieri
 
Can't believe she is 14 and is defeating three good players in a row so easily :tears:

kvaker81 Mar 14th, 2014 05:23 PM

Re: Tatiana Pieri
 
A new Italian star, maybe? We know they need a new one :lol:

milionesimo Mar 14th, 2014 08:45 PM

Re: Tatiana Pieri
 
Continue on the clay courts of the Tennis Club Forte Village Sardinia the beautiful journey of Tatiana Pieri (pictured), a young blue class tennis player to win came in 1999, starting with the qualifications, access to the semifinals of the ITF tournament in Santa Margherita di Pula 10,000 $, thanks to the success achieved in today's derby against Beatrice Lombardo 1996 class, defeated in straight sets with a final score of 6-4,6-0.

http://www.tennisteitaliane.it/wp-co...ta-di-pula.jpg

Full article on: http://www.tennisteitaliane.it/?p=1450

kvaker81 Mar 14th, 2014 09:02 PM

Re: Tatiana Pieri
 
Nice one, winning against a girl 3 years older :yeah::yeah::yeah:

Madoka Mar 14th, 2014 09:45 PM

Re: Tatiana Pieri
 
she is trained by her father, who is well know in Italy to be a really good/loved coach...

Eldest Mar 15th, 2014 01:17 PM

Re: Tatiana Pieri
 
Santa Margherita SF
(Q)Tatiana Pieri def. Yuliana Lizarazo (COL) 62 26 64 :woohoo:

Tatiana was leading 5-0 in the third set and wasted many match points before finally closing it :lol: What an outstanding week.
I watched Kennel, her opponent in the final, today, and she defends pretty well. But I don't even care about the outcome of tomorrow, I am simply delighted for this little fighter :yeah:

kvaker81 Mar 15th, 2014 01:45 PM

Re: Tatiana Pieri
 
How old is this Lizarazo?
Nice win for the kid! She's in the final :cheer:

Eldest Mar 15th, 2014 01:46 PM

Re: Tatiana Pieri
 
21 :p

kvaker81 Mar 15th, 2014 01:52 PM

Re: Tatiana Pieri
 
Oh wow! And Tatiana is 14 :eek:
And how old is Kennel then?

Eldest Mar 15th, 2014 01:55 PM

Re: Tatiana Pieri
 
18 or 19 I think.
It must be frustrating for all these players to lose to a kid :lol:

kvaker81 Mar 15th, 2014 02:13 PM

Re: Tatiana Pieri
 
And she looks like a kid :lol:
So it's not a juniors tournament? I have no idea how it works not at WTA :lol:


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