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Olga Puchkova

Olga Puchkova
  • Residence: Miami Shores, FL, USA
  • Date of Birth: 27 Sep 1987
  • Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
  • Height: 5' 11" (1.80 m)
  • Weight: 135 lbs. (61 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
  • Status: Pro (February 2002)
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Olga Puchkova Biography

Coached by Alexei Puchkov ... Baseliner whose favorite shot is backhand; likes all surfaces ... Began playing at age 8 ... Speaks Russian, English ... Self-described as outgoing, bubbly, funny; relaxes by going out with friends, shopping, swimming, horseback riding ... Favorite places to visit are New York, Paris, London, Australia ... Favorite actor is Ben Stiller; favorite movie is Zoolander; favorite artist is Nicki Minaj; enjoys listening to pop, rap, classical, techno ... Favorite food is sushi; favorite drink is hot chocolate mocha.
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Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 0 0
WTA Doubles Titles 0 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 7
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 0
Prize Money $11,282 $828,205
W/L - Singles 3 - 13 301 - 264
W/L - Doubles 1 - 2 29 - 55
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Results

ASTANA 7

ITF // KAZAKHSTAN // 21-Jul-2014 // $100,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 544 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Vitalia Diatchenko (RUS) 289 2-6 7-6 (1) 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$887
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
676 644 1146
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
11-Jun-2007 (32) 13-Aug-2012 (247)
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2013 - Runner-up at Florianopolis (l. to Niculescu in final); reached 2r three times (incl. Wimbledon); fell 1r 13 times (incl. other three majors) and in qualifying seven times; retired in Monterrey 1r w/illness and defaulted in Washington DC 2r match.

2012 - SF at Baku (l. to Cohen); reached 3r once (US Open) and 2r once; fell 1r once and in qualifying 10 times (incl. other three majors); won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

2011 - Fell in WTA qualifying five times; won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

2010 - Fell in WTA qualifying once.

2009 - Fell 1r once and in qualifying four times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros, Wimbledon).

2008 - Reached 2r three times (incl. Australian Open); fell 1r five times and in qualifying 11 times (incl. other three majors).

2007 - Another Top 100 season; QF at Québec City; reached 2r 11 times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros); fell 1r 13 times (incl. other two majors) and in qualifying twice.

2006 - Breakthrough season (finishing No.38); went 15-5 in fall, reaching QF at Bali (l. to Bartoli), final at Kolkata (l. to Hingis), QF at Guangzhou (l. to Chakvetadze), SF at Tashkent (l. to Tulyaganova) and final at Québec City (l. to Bartoli); went into US Open at No.103 but finished year No.38 - made Top 100 debut on September 11 (after US Open; rose from No.103 to No.97) and Top 50 debut on October 9 (after Tashkent; rose from No.58 to No.46); before US Open played two WTA events (Hobart 1r, Birmingham 2r); won three singles titles on ITF Circuit.

2005 - Fell in WTA qualifying once; also played on ITF Circuit.

2004 - Played first WTA qualifying at Philadelphia; won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

2003 - Won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

2002 - Played first events of career on ITF Circuit.
SINGLES
Finalist (3): 2013 - Florianopolis; 2006 - Kolkata, Québec City.

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 0 0
WTA Doubles Titles 0 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 7
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 0
Prize Money $11,282 $828,205
W/L - Singles 3 - 13 301 - 264
W/L - Doubles 1 - 2 29 - 55

Grand Slam History

Singles

W/L   2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006
2 / 3 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 1r - - - - 2r 2r -
1 / 2 FRENCH OPEN 1r - - - - - 2r -
1 / 2 WIMBLEDON 2r - - - - - 1r -
2 / 4 US OPEN 1r 3r - - - - 1r 1r

Doubles

W/L   2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001
0 / 2 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 1r 1r - - - - - -
0 / 1 FRENCH OPEN - 1r - - - - - -
0 / 1 WIMBLEDON - 1r - - - - - -
0 / 1 US OPEN - 1r - - - - - -

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Olga Puchkova Results

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    Doubles

ASTANA 7

ITF // KAZAKHSTAN // 21-Jul-2014 // $100,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 544 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Vitalia Diatchenko (RUS) 289 2-6 7-6 (1) 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$887

DARMSTADT

ITF // GERMANY // 14-Jul-2014 // $25,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 552 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Paula Cristina Goncalves (BRA) 254 6-3 1-6 7-6 (4)

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$228

MINSK 2

ITF // BELARUS // 16-Jun-2014 // $25,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/64Q/16D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: 4/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Sviatlana Pirazhenka (BLR) 414 4-6 6-3 6-1
R16 Win [Q] Anastasia Shaulskaya (RUS) 0 6-3 6-2
Q Loss Ema Mikulcic (CRO) 360 6-3 7-6 (1)

WTA Rankings PTS

+9

Prize Money

$654

EL PASO

ITF // USA // 02-Jun-2014 // $25,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/64Q/16D // Rank: 291 // Seed/Entry: 3/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Brooke Austin (USA) 556 7-6 (4) 6-1
R16 Loss [Q] Ema Burgic (BIH) 967 6-4 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+5

Prize Money

$392

INDIAN HARBOUR BEACH

ITF // USA // 28-Apr-2014 // $50,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 299 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss [4] Veronica Cepede Royg (PAR) 138 6-4 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$444

DOTHAN

ITF // USA // 14-Apr-2014 // $50,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 266 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Loss Jennifer Elie (USA) 457 7-6 (7) 4-6 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+0

Prize Money

$110

MONTERREY

WTA // MEXICO // 31-Mar-2014 // $500,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 270 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss [8] Monica Puig (PUR) 54 6-0 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$2,774

INNISBROOK

ITF // USA // 17-Mar-2014 // $25,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/64Q/16D // Rank: 265 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss [1] Alexandra Dulgheru (ROU) 128 7-6 (1) 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$228

IRAPUATO

ITF // MEXICO // 03-Mar-2014 // $25,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/16Q/16D // Rank: 243 // Seed/Entry: 3/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Ximena Hermoso (MEX) 479 6-3 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$228

SURPRISE

ITF // USA // 17-Feb-2014 // $25,000 // Hard (Indoor) // Draw: 32M/64Q/16D // Rank: 151 // Seed/Entry: 5/W

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss [P] Julia Boserup (USA) 344 6-3 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$228

PATTAYA CITY

WTA // THAILAND // 27-Jan-2014 // $250,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/16Q/16D // Rank: 142 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R16 Loss Olga Savchuk (UKR) 180 4-6 6-4 7-5

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$750

AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Grand Slam // AUSTRALIA // 13-Jan-2014 // $13,615,654 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: 141 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R128 Loss Alexandra Dulgheru (ROU) 163 6-3 3-6 6-0

WTA Rankings PTS

+2

Prize Money

$3,192

BRISBANE

WTA // AUSTRALIA // 29-Dec-2013 // $1,000,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 132 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Loss [3] Su-Wei Hsieh (TPE) 86 6-2 6-0

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$1,003

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Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
676 644 1146

Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
13/01/2014 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
26/08/2013 US OPEN R128 5
24/06/2013 WIMBLEDON R64 100
26/05/2013 FRENCH OPEN R128 5
14/01/2013 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 5
27/08/2012 US OPEN R16 220
25/06/2012 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2
27/05/2012 FRENCH OPEN Q - R64 40
16/01/2012 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R64 40
22/06/2009 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2
Date Tournament Round Points
24/05/2009 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
19/01/2009 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R32 50
25/08/2008 US OPEN Q - R128 2
23/06/2008 WIMBLEDON Q - R32 25
25/05/2008 FRENCH OPEN Q - R32 25
14/01/2008 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 60
27/08/2007 US OPEN R128 2
25/06/2007 WIMBLEDON R128 2
27/05/2007 FRENCH OPEN R64 60
15/01/2007 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 60
Date Tournament Round Points
28/08/2006 US OPEN R16 31
26/06/2006 WIMBLEDON Q - R32 25
28/05/2006 FRENCH OPEN Q - R64 15
16/01/2006 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
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Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
2013 133 1211
2012 103 268
2011 220 761
2010 338 982
2009 243 -
2008 159 764
2007 86 489
2006 38 -
2005 197 -
2004 273 515
2003 465 738
2002 748 -
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
11-Jun-2007 (32) 13-Aug-2012 (247)

Current WTA Rankings

Ranking Points
676 29

Rankings Breakdown

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    Doubles

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
13/01/2014 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
26/08/2013 US OPEN R128 5
24/06/2013 WIMBLEDON R64 100
26/05/2013 FRENCH OPEN R128 5
14/01/2013 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 5
27/08/2012 US OPEN R16 220
25/06/2012 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2
27/05/2012 FRENCH OPEN Q - R64 40
16/01/2012 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R64 40
22/06/2009 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2
Date Tournament Round Points
24/05/2009 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
19/01/2009 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R32 50
25/08/2008 US OPEN Q - R128 2
23/06/2008 WIMBLEDON Q - R32 25
25/05/2008 FRENCH OPEN Q - R32 25
14/01/2008 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 60
27/08/2007 US OPEN R128 2
25/06/2007 WIMBLEDON R128 2
27/05/2007 FRENCH OPEN R64 60
15/01/2007 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 60
Date Tournament Round Points
28/08/2006 US OPEN R16 31
26/06/2006 WIMBLEDON Q - R32 25
28/05/2006 FRENCH OPEN Q - R64 15
16/01/2006 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2

Premier Events

Date Tournament Round Points
29/12/2013 BRISBANE Q - R32 1
14/10/2013 MOSCOW Q - R32 1
18/08/2013 NEW HAVEN Q - R32 8
12/08/2013 CINCINNATI Q - R64 1
22/07/2013 STANFORD Q - Q 12
17/06/2013 EASTBOURNE S 20
04/05/2013 MADRID Q - R32 1
19/03/2013 MIAMI Q - R64 1
06/03/2013 INDIAN WELLS R16 30
06/01/2013 SYDNEY Q - R32 8
Date Tournament Round Points
30/12/2012 BRISBANE S 20
15/10/2012 MOSCOW Q - Q 12
29/09/2012 BEIJING Q - R16 20
02/04/2012 CHARLESTON Q - R64 1
01/08/2011 CARLSBAD Q - R16 8
25/07/2011 STANFORD Q - R32 1
26/07/2010 STANFORD Q - R32 1

Internationals

Date Tournament Round Points
31/03/2014 MONTERREY R32 1
27/01/2014 PATTAYA CITY Q - R16 1
16/09/2013 GUANGZHOU R32 1
09/09/2013 TASHKENT R32 1
29/07/2013 WASHINGTON, DC R16 0
10/06/2013 BIRMINGHAM R64 1
20/05/2013 STRASBOURG R32 1
22/04/2013 MARRAKECH R16 30
01/04/2013 MONTERREY R32 1
24/02/2013 FLORIANOPOLIS F 200
Date Tournament Round Points
17/02/2013 MEMPHIS R32 1
28/01/2013 PATTAYA CITY R32 1
08/10/2012 OSAKA S 46
10/09/2012 TASHKENT Q - R16 6
23/07/2012 BAKU S 130
16/07/2012 BASTAD Q - Q 10
09/07/2012 PALERMO Q - R16 6
09/04/2012 COPENHAGEN Q - R32 1
27/02/2012 KUALA LUMPUR R32 1
22/08/2011 DALLAS Q - R16 1
Date Tournament Round Points
11/07/2011 BAD GASTEIN Q - R32 1
04/07/2011 BUDAPEST Q - Q 10
14/09/2009 QUEBEC CITY Q 10
15/02/2009 MEMPHIS Q - Q 6

Tier 1-5

Date Tournament Round Points
27/10/2008 QUEBEC CITY R16 20
11/08/2008 CINCINNATI Q - R16 1
28/07/2008 MONTREAL Q - R32 1
21/07/2008 LOS ANGELES Q - R32 1
14/07/2008 STANFORD Q - R16 5
09/06/2008 BIRMINGHAM R64 1
14/04/2008 CHARLESTON R64 1
07/04/2008 AMELIA ISLAND Q - R32 1
26/03/2008 MIAMI Q - R64 1
12/03/2008 INDIAN WELLS R128 1
Date Tournament Round Points
24/02/2008 MEMPHIS R32 1
18/02/2008 DOHA Q - R32 1
04/02/2008 PATTAYA CITY R16 15
06/01/2008 HOBART R32 1
30/12/2007 GOLD COAST Q - R16 3
29/10/2007 QUEBEC CITY Q 35
22/10/2007 LINZ Q - R16 5
15/10/2007 ZURICH Q - Q 15
08/10/2007 BANGKOK R16 20
02/10/2007 TASHKENT R16 15
Date Tournament Round Points
24/09/2007 GUANGZHOU R32 1
17/09/2007 BEIJING R32 1
19/08/2007 NEW HAVEN R32 1
13/08/2007 TORONTO R64 1
06/08/2007 LOS ANGELES R64 1
30/07/2007 SAN DIEGO R64 1
23/07/2007 STANFORD R32 1
17/06/2007 'S-HERTOGENBOSCH R32 1
11/06/2007 BIRMINGHAM R64 1
14/05/2007 ROME R64 1
Date Tournament Round Points
07/05/2007 PRAGUE R16 15
30/04/2007 ESTORIL R16 15
21/03/2007 MIAMI R64 30
07/03/2007 INDIAN WELLS R64 1
12/02/2007 ANTWERP R16 35
05/02/2007 PARIS R32 1
07/01/2007 HOBART R16 15
31/12/2006 GOLD COAST R16 20
30/10/2006 QUEBEC CITY F 85
02/10/2006 TASHKENT S 43
Date Tournament Round Points
25/09/2006 GUANGZHOU Q 30
18/09/2006 KOLKATA F 85
11/09/2006 BALI Q 37
07/08/2006 LOS ANGELES Q - R32 1
12/06/2006 BIRMINGHAM Q 13
08/01/2006 HOBART S 6
31/10/2005 PHILADELPHIA Q - R32 1
01/11/2004 PHILADELPHIA Q - R32 1

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    July 29, 2013
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    March 05, 2013
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    March 02, 2013
    Monica Niculescu survived triple match point in her first round match and another marathon in the final to capture her first WTA title at the inaugural WTA Brasil Tennis Cup in Florianopolis.
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    March 01, 2013
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    February 28, 2013
    After years of struggles Olga Puchkova is hitting her stride on the WTA again, those big groundstrokes in full flight - and awaiting her in the WTA Brasil Tennis Cup semifinals is Venus Williams.
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    February 27, 2013
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    February 26, 2013
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