Flavia Pennetta (born 25 February 1982 in Brindisi, Apulia; ) is an Italian professional tennis player. She became Italy's first top 10 female singles player on 17 August 2009 and also the first ever Italian Tennis player to be ranked No. 1 in Doubles on 28 February 2011. As of 29 July 2013, Pennetta is ranked World No. 85 in singles and World No. 59 in doubles.