Pietro Pennisi

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Pietro Pennisi
Country (sports) Italy
Born (1970-04-11) 11 April 1970 (age 50)
Florence, Italy
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Turned pro1990
Prize money$63,092
Career record1–3
Highest rankingNo. 217 (16 May 1994)
Grand Slam Singles results
WimbledonQ1 (1996)
US OpenQ2 (1992)
Career record3–6
Highest rankingNo. 238 (20 April 1992)

Pietro Pennisi (born 11 April 1970) is an Italian former professional tennis player. He is now a lawyer.

Born in Florence, Pennisi is the son of Alessandra Gobbò, a tennis player of the 1960s who won a Universiade gold medal for Italy. His brother Lorenzo was also a tennis player.[1]

Pennisi, a left-handed player, was a doubles runner-up at the 1989 Torneo Internazionali Citta di Firenze. His best performance in singles was a second round appearance at the Bologna Outdoor in 1995.[2]

Grand Prix career finals[edit]

Doubles: 1 (0–1)[edit]

Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 May 1989 Florence, Italy Clay Italy Simone Restelli United States Mike De Palmer
United States Blaine Willenborg
6–4, 4–6, 4–6

Challenger titles[edit]

Doubles: (2)[edit]

No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
1. 1994 Bristol, England Grass Germany Alex Rădulescu Italy Massimo Bertolini
Belgium Dick Norman
6–4, 7–5
2. 1995 Goa, India Clay Italy Davide Sanguinetti United States Ivan Baron
Portugal João Cunha e Silva
7–6, 6–4


  1. ^ Scanagatta, Ubaldo (28 October 2019). "Ha lasciato questa terra Alessandra Gobbò-Pennisi, ex campionessa italiana". Ubitennis (in Italian).
  2. ^ "Filippini downs American in Italy". Florida Today. 25 May 1995. p. 25.

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