Fiorella Bonicelli

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Fiorella Bonicelli (born December 21, 1951 ) is a former tennis player from Uruguay .


Bonicelli won the competition in women's doubles at the French Open in 1976 with her doubles partner, the French Gail Sherriff . In the final they defeated Kathy Harter and Helga Masthoff 6: 4, 1: 6, 6: 3. The year before, she had won the mixed doubles competition in Paris with the Brazilian Thomaz Koch .

Only once in her career did she reach the quarter-finals of a Grand Slam tournament in singles, but she was defeated by the eventual winner Virginia Ruzici at the 1978 French Open .

Bonicelli's record in the Fed Cup shows eleven wins and four defeats in singles, and a ratio of 6: 8 in doubles.

Grand Slam title


year competition Partner Final opponents Result
1976 French Open FranceFrance Gail Sheriff United StatesUnited States Kathy Harter Helga Masthoff
6: 4, 1: 6, 6: 3


year competition partner Final opponent Result
1975 French Open Brazil 1968Brazil Thomaz Koch ChileChile Jaime Fillol Pam Teeguarden
United StatesUnited States
6: 4, 7: 6

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