Female Russian Tennis Players

Maria Sharapova age, bio, height, nationality, tennis news, pictures, ranking, results, stats, videos & more

Biography

Maria Sharapova is a Russian professional tennis player. Maria was given her first tennis racket at the age of just 4. In 1993 at the age of 6 Sharapova attended a tennis clinic in Moscow run by one of the all-time greats Martina Navratilova. (Who recommended professional tennis training at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida).

Sharapova has competed on the WTA tour since 2001. Maria won her first Grand Slam at Wimbledon in 2004 by defeating Serena Williams at the age of just 17.

  • Born - April 19th 1987 (Nyagan Russia)
  • Height - 1.88m (6ft 2")
  • Nationality - Russian
  • Grand slams won (5) Wimbledon 2004, US Open 2006, Australian Open 2008, French Open 2012 & 2014 (Maria has won all 4 Grand Slams know as the Career Grand Slam)
  • Currrent coach - Thomas Hogstedt
  • Maria uses a Head tennis racket.
  • Clothing worn - Nike

Ranking 

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Off the court

Maria Sharapova also has her own candy brand called "Sugarpova"

Social media

Maria has over 8.7 million followers on Twitter and over 15 millions likes on Facebook. She also has 3.3 million followers on Instagram. 

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Svetlana Kuznetsova age, bio, grand slams won, height, news, pictures, stats, ranking, results, tennis videos & more

Biography

Svetlana Kuznetsova is a Russian professional tennis player. She was born on the 27th of June 1985 in Russia. She started playing tennis at the age of 7. She plays right-handed (two-handed backhand). She turned pro in 2000 and stands 1.74m tall (height).

She is fluent in Spanish.

  • Born - June 27, 1985 (Saint Petersburg, Russia)
  • Height - 1.74 m (5ft 8 ½ inches)
  • Nationality - Russian
  • Grand slams won (2) - Won the US open in 2004 & also won the French Open in 2009.

Ranking

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Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova biography, height, news, pictures, ranking, stats & more

Biography

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova is a Russian professional tennis player. Born in Samara, Russia on the 3rd of July 1991. She was introduced to tennis at the age of 6 by her family.

Her father’s name is Sergey and her mother’s name is Marina. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova comes from a family that loves sport. In 2010 Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova won her 1st WTA Title in Monterrey.

  • Born - 3rd of July 1991 (Samara, Russia)
  • Height - 1.77m (5ft 10)
  • Nationality - Russian

Ranking

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Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia poses with her trophy at the Monterrey Open, Mexico on March the 7th 2010.
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Elena Vesnina age, biography, height, news, pictures, ranking, results, stats & more

Biography

Elena Vesnina is a Russian professional tennis player. She was born on the 1st of August 1986 in Lviv, Ukraine. Her father’s name is: Sergej and her Mother’s name is: Irina. Elena turned pro in 2002.

First WTA title

Elena won her 1st WTA Title at the Moorilla Hobart International tournament by defeating Mona Barthel 6-3 6-3 of Germany.

  • Born - 1st of August, 1986 (Lviv, Ukraine)
  • Height - 1.8m (5 ft 9in)
  • Nationality - Russian
  • Plays - Right-handed (two-handed backhand)

Ranking

Elena Vesnina of Russia poses with the winner’s trophy in 2013 after winning Eastbourne.
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Daria Kasatkina age, biography, height, news, pictures, ranking, results, stats & more

Biography

Daria Kasatkina is a Russian tennis player who turned pro in 2014. Daria plays right-handed (two-handed backhand), with her favourite shot being the forehand.

  • Born - May 7, 1997 (Tolyatti Russia)
  • Nationality - Russian
  • Height - 1.70m (5ft 7in)
  • Turned professional - 2014

Interesting facts about Daria

  • She was introduced to tennis at the age of 6 by her brother
  • Favourite surface is clay
  • Favourite shot is the forehand
  • Favourite football team is FC Barcelona

Ranking

Daria Kasatkina of Russia celebrates after winning against Jelana Ostapenko in the women’s singles match on day six of the 2017 US Open.
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Anna Kournikova (Ex Russian Tennis Player).

Anna's career statistics and awards

  • 1996: WTA Newcomer of the year
  • 1999: WTA Doubles team of the year (With Martina Hingis)

Her looks and beauty

Most of Anna Kournikova’s fame has come from her looks and her personal life. In 1996 after appearing at the US Open, she was noticed for her looks and beauty and within’ weeks she was pictured in magazines worldwide.

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Russian tennis player Svetlana Kuznetsova believes Anna Kournikova does not get the respect that she deserves.

Svetlana Kuznetsova said “Anna Kournikova brought really big popularity to Russian tennis, women’s tennis and put Russian tennis on the global stage

Kournikova is one of the "most popular WTA stars ever". Anna reached a career-high singles ranking of No.8 in 2000 and held the No.1 doubles ranking in 1999.

  • Anna Kournikova did not win a WTA singles tournament in her career.
Anna Kournikova
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Anna Kournikova
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