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Sandra Cecchini

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games, Competed in Olympic Games (non-medal events)
SexFemale
Full nameAnna Maria "Sandra"•Cecchini
Used nameSandra•Cecchini
Born27 February 1965 in Bologna, Bologna (ITA)
Measurements170 cm / 59 kg
AffiliationsTC Bologna., Bologna (ITA)
NOC Italy

Biography

Sandra Cecchini was an Italian tennis player who won nine WTA singles titles. Her wins came in 1984 at Taranto and Rio de Janeiro; 1985 at Barcelona; 1986 at Bregenz; 1987 at Bastad and Little Rock; 1988 at Strasburg and Nice; 1989 and 1992 at Paris; 1990 at Bastad; and 1991 at Bol. Cecchini also won 11 doubles titles.

Cecchini was ranked #1 in Italy in 1989 and from 1991-95. Her best world ranking was #15, which she reached in March 1988. Her best result in a Grand Slam tournament was reaching the quarter-finals at Roland Garros in 1985, losing to Martina Navratilová. In total Cechhini won 33 international caps. Domestically she won two national doubles titles, in 1983 alongside Sandra Raiteri and in 1991 accompanied by the Olympian Laura Golarsa.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1984 Summer Olympics Tennis ITA Sandra Cecchini
Singles, Women (Olympic (non-medal)) =9
1988 Summer Olympics Tennis ITA Sandra Cecchini
Singles, Women (Olympic) =17
Doubles, Women (Olympic) Raffaella Reggi =9
1992 Summer Olympics Tennis ITA Sandra Cecchini
Singles, Women (Olympic) =17