Flavia Pennetta net worth: Italian professional tennis player and the 2015 US Open finalist, Flavia Pennetta has a net worth of $15 million.
Born on February 25, 1982 in Brindisi, Apulia, Flavia Pennetta starte learning tennis from her father at the age of five. At just 17, she won the 1999 French Open in girls’ doubles with Roberta Vinci. Having started to play on ITF circuit since 1997, she won two singles and double titles and was named one of the most entertaining athletes in Italy.
She participated in various events like Hyderabad Open, Canberra Women’s classic, Roland Garrros, among other failing to win any until 2003. She also lost the Australian Open, Cellular South Cup, French Open, Wimbledon, and failed to register a title in any of the competitions the following year.
However, Pennetta starting working hard on her game and was ranked under #30 in the list of best female tennis players in the world. She finished as a runner up together with her partner Elena Dementieva in the women’s double category. She reached her first Grand Slam quarterfinal in 2008 at the US Open and made place under 20.
This two times WTA singles winner has defeated several Grand Slam winners like Martina Hingis, Venus Williams, Li Na, Maria Sharapova, Serena Williams, among others. She won the first ever Grand Slam title in 2011 Australian Open with Gisela Dulko in the Women’s doubles category.
Currently ranked 26 in the world and aged 33, Flavia Pennetta reached to the US Open finals in 2015, which is also her first ever Grand Slam singles final appearance. She took against Roberta Vinci, a fellow tennis player from her own country. Currently dating ATP tennis star, Fabio Fognini, Flavia Pennetta has won over $10 million as career earning and currently enjoys a net worth of $15 million.
Quick facts about Flavia Pennetta
Full Name: Flavia Pennetta
Profession: Professional tennis player
Height: 5 ft 8 in
Date of Birth: 25 February 1982
Place of Birth: Brindisi, Italy
Marital status: Dating (Fabio Fognini)
Astrological sign: Leo