Maria Kirilenko

Submitted by on Oct 19, 2015

Sports: Tennis Great Citizenship: Russia Date of Birth: 01/25/1987 Kirilenko Maria Y. – Russian tennis player. Born January 25, 1987 in Moscow. Tennis started in the age of 5 and 12 years, her talent could see the champion of the USSR in tennis, the former 46th-ranked Elena Bryuhovets. In three years, Maria Elena was able to raise to the highest level – Kirilenko became the strongest tennis player the world in his age, and the second-ranked among athletes under 18 years old. Also in the process of coaching Mary participated prominent Russian tennis players Yevgeny Kafelnikov and Andrei Olkhovskiy. WTA, His professional career Maria Kirilenko beginning in the year 2001, and in 2002 for the first time took part in the tournament WTA, get into the main draw of the tournament in Tokyo in the rank of 461 th racket of the world and lost in the first round Spaniard Arantxa Sánchez Vicario. WTA, US Open. In 2003, Maria becomes a permanent member of tournaments WTA, and made his debut in the main draw of the tournament “Grand Slam”, reaching the third round of the US Open. Russian woman to finish the season on the border hundreds of the strongest tennis players of the planet. Further rapid growth hinders career Mary received in 2004, the injury, but after recovery Kirilenko pretty quickly returns to its previous level, and later begins to play and more. 2005-The year 2005 has become one of the most successful in the career Kirilenko. Output in the second round of the Australian Open Maria displays the top 100 women’s rankings, and stability is in the subsequent major tournaments in Doha and Indian Wells – the list of the fifty best. WTA – Vividly Rossiyanka favor in the second half of the season – it submits first career tournament WTA – Open Championship in China, followed by semi-finals and quarter-finals in Tokyo in Guangzhou. All this allows Mary to finish the year at the 25th place. WTA, Consolidate this success, however, Kirilenko is not possible – in 2006, she never even reaching the semifinals of the tournament WTA, and in 2007, before the start of the American part of the season have never won more than two games in a row. By the time Russian woman on the verge of the top 50, but the situation saved the quarterfinals in San Diego and Los Angeles, after which finally finally get in shape Muscovite won the second title of his career – in Calcutta, and then reached the final in Seoul. «Roller coaster”in the career of Mary continued in the year 2008. Lack of stability led to what could Kirilenko at several tournaments in a row to give in the first round, and then, right after that to win the tournament. It happened before the triumph in Estoril, to which later added the title of champion in the tournament in Barcelona and Seoul. At the same time, Maria began to focus on the doubles tournament and in 2009 he nearly made a choice in favor of the latter, where she performed a duet with Nadezhda Petrova. This led to the fact that for the year Kirilenko singles left the Top 50, but the pair entered the top twenty. That situation – stable, but not very successful game in singles and winning in pairs – continued until 2012.. After the Olympic Games in London, where Mary was ranked fourth in the singles and the third – in a pair. tennis player announced that he wants to focus on an individual game. WTA. This, however, was preceded by a victory in the pairs at the final tournament WTA. WTA. This year, the Russian has finally entrenched in the top twenty of the strongest tennis players of the world, which contributed to the victory in the tournament in Pattaya, as well as outlets in the semi-finals in Indian Wells and Monterrey, and the quarter-finals,”Roland Garros”, after which Kirilenko the first time in his career came in the top ten ranking WTA. In October 2013 he injured. because of which was forced to miss the rest of the season and the beginning of a new one. Achievements WTA During his career, Maria managed to win six titles at the WTA tournaments in singles and 12 – in the doubles. The latter also includes a victory at the final tournament paired with Nadia Petrova in 2012, the year. In addition, the asset Kirilenko has a bronze medal of the Olympic Games in London in a pair, as well as participate in the Fed Cup final against the Czech Republic 2011, ended in victory and Kvitova to make the score 3: 2. Australian Open-2010, «The best results of the Russians in the tournament “Grand Slam”outputs remain in the quarterfinals Australian Open-2010″Wimbledon 2012″and”Roland Garros-2013”.
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