Rita Grande

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameRita•Grande (-Moine)
Used nameRita•Grande
Born23 March 1975 in Napoli, Napoli (ITA)
Measurements176 cm / 68 kg
AffiliationsTennis Club Napoli
NOC Italy


Rita Grande is a former Italian tennis player. She won three WTA titles: Hobart and Bratislava in 2001, and Casablanca in 2003. After an excellent youth career, in which she reached the 1993 Wimbledon junior final, she reached her highest world ranking at #24 in 2001. She also won five doubles titles and reached the mixed doubles semi-final at the 2004 Australian Open. Grande played for Italy several times in the Fed Cup between 1994 and 2003 and competed at the 1996 and 2000 Olympics. In 2005, an injury effectively ended her career.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1996 Summer Olympics Tennis ITA Rita Grande
Singles, Women (Olympic) =33
2000 Summer Olympics Tennis ITA Rita Grande
Singles, Women (Olympic) =17
Doubles, Women (Olympic) Silvia Farina =17