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Elina Svitolina

Elina Svitolina
  • Residence: Kharkiv, Ukraine
  • Date of Birth: 12 Sep 1994
  • Birthplace: Odessa, Ukraine
  • Height: 5' 9" (1.74 m)
  • Weight: 132 lbs. (60 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
  • Status: Pro (2010)

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Elina Svitolina Biography

Coached by Iain Hughes ... Father is Mykhaylo, mother is Olena; brother is Yulian ... Began playing at age 5 when introduced to the sport by family ... Favorite shot is serve; favorite surfaces are hard, clay ... Speaks English, Russian ... Hobbies are driving, wakeboarding, reading ... Favorite food is Chinese ... People most admired are the Klitschko brothers and Nik Vujicic; favorite artist is Eminem ... Junior highlights include winning Roland Garros girls' title at age 15.
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Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 0 2
WTA Doubles Titles 0 1
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 7
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 2
Prize Money $61,407 $1,178,125
W/L - Singles 3 - 2 154 - 95
W/L - Doubles 0 - 0 38 - 39
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Results

SYDNEY

WTA // AUSTRALIA // 11-Jan-2015 // $731,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 26 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss [6] Ekaterina Makarova (RUS) 10 7-6 (1) 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$5,580
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
26 15 128
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
12-Jan-2015 (26) 22-Sep-2014 (124)
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2014 - First Top 30 season (finishing No.29); won one WTA title at Baku (d. Jovanovski in final); SF three times at Nürnberg (l. to Ka.Pliskova), Wuhan (l. to Kvitova) and Osaka (l. to Stosur); QF four times at Paris [Indoors] (l. to Errani), 's-Hertogenbosch (l. to Zheng), Istanbul (l. to Konjuh) and Cincinnati (l. to Ivanovic); reached 4r once, 3r twice (incl. Australian Open) and 2r six times (incl. Roland Garros); fell 1r eight times (incl. other two majors); won one WTA doubles title.

2013 - Breakthrough first Top 50 season (finishing No.40); won one WTA title at Baku (d. Peer in final); SF at Bad Gastein (l. to Hlavackova); reached 2r five times (incl. Roland Garros, US Open); fell 1r 11 times (incl. other two majors) and in qualifying three times; fell in RR at Sofia (as alternate - went 0-2 in RR); having started year at No.131 in the world, made Top 100 debut on February 18 (rose from No.102 to No.87) and Top 50 debut on July 29 (after Baku; rose from No.71 to No.49); won two singles titles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2012 - Played first three WTA main draws, falling 1r at Baku, US Open and Moscow; fell in qualifying twice (Roland Garros, Wimbledon); won one WTA 125K Series singles title; won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.

2011 - Fell in WTA qualifying three times (incl. Roland Garros); won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.

2010 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit in Ukraine.

2009 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit in Ukraine.

2008 - Played first event of career at ITF/Kharkiv 2-UKR.
SINGLES
Winner (2): 2014 - Baku; 2013 - Baku; 2012 - 125/Pune.

DOUBLES
Winner (1): 2014 - Istanbul (w/Doi).

ADDITIONAL
Ukrainian Fed Cup Team, 2012-14.

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 0 2
WTA Doubles Titles 0 1
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 7
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 2
Prize Money $61,407 $1,178,125
W/L - Singles 3 - 2 154 - 95
W/L - Doubles 0 - 0 38 - 39

Matchfacts

Service Record YTD Return Record YTD
Aces 11 1st Serve Return Points Won 37.1%
Double Faults 7 2nd Serve Return Points Won 57.3%
1st Serve 62% Break Points Opportunities 42
1st Serve Points Won 64.1% Break Points Converted 42.9%
2nd Serve Points Won 46.9% Return Games Played 49
Break Points Faced 39 Return Games Won 36.7%
Break Points Saved 64.1% Return Points Won 43.9%
Service Games Played 49 Total Points Won 50.7%
Service Games Won 71.4%
Service Points Won 57.6%

Grand Slam History

Singles

W/L   2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
2 / 2 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 3r 1r - - - - - -
2 / 2 FRENCH OPEN 2r 2r - - - - - -
0 / 2 WIMBLEDON 1r 1r - - - - - -
1 / 3 US OPEN 1r 2r 1r - - - - -

Doubles

W/L   2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
0 / 1 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 1r - - - - - - -
1 / 1 FRENCH OPEN 2r - - - - - - -
0 / 1 WIMBLEDON 1r - - - - - - -
1 / 2 US OPEN 2r 1r - - - - - -

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Elina Svitolina Results

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    Doubles

SYDNEY

WTA // AUSTRALIA // 11-Jan-2015 // $731,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 26 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss [6] Ekaterina Makarova (RUS) 10 7-6 (1) 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$5,580

BRISBANE

WTA // AUSTRALIA // 04-Jan-2015 // $1,000,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 28 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Magdalena Rybarikova (SVK) 48 6-0 6-2
R16 Win [W] Ajla Tomljanovic (CRO) 63 6-3 6-2
Q Win [3] Angelique Kerber (GER) 9 4-6 7-5 6-3
S Loss [1] Maria Sharapova (RUS) 2 6-1 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+185

Prize Money

$55,827

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Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
26 15 128

Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
25/08/2014 US OPEN R128 10
23/06/2014 WIMBLEDON R128 10
25/05/2014 FRENCH OPEN R64 70
13/01/2014 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 130
26/08/2013 US OPEN R64 100
24/06/2013 WIMBLEDON R128 5
26/05/2013 FRENCH OPEN R64 100
14/01/2013 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 5
27/08/2012 US OPEN R16 60
25/06/2012 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2
Date Tournament Round Points
27/05/2012 FRENCH OPEN Q - R64 40
22/05/2011 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
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Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
2014 29 132
2013 40 261
2012 156 485
2011 269 422
2010 498 443
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
12-Jan-2015 (26) 22-Sep-2014 (124)

Current WTA Rankings

Ranking Points
26 1780

Rankings Breakdown

  • Singles
    Doubles

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
25/08/2014 US OPEN R128 10
23/06/2014 WIMBLEDON R128 10
25/05/2014 FRENCH OPEN R64 70
13/01/2014 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 130
26/08/2013 US OPEN R64 100
24/06/2013 WIMBLEDON R128 5
26/05/2013 FRENCH OPEN R64 100
14/01/2013 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 5
27/08/2012 US OPEN R16 60
25/06/2012 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2
Date Tournament Round Points
27/05/2012 FRENCH OPEN Q - R64 40
22/05/2011 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2

Tour Championships

Date Tournament Round Points
29/10/2013 SOFIA R1 0

Premier Events

Date Tournament Round Points
11/01/2015 SYDNEY R32 1
04/01/2015 BRISBANE S 185
27/09/2014 BEIJING R32 10
21/09/2014 WUHAN S 350
15/09/2014 TOKYO R16 55
17/08/2014 NEW HAVEN R32 1
11/08/2014 CINCINNATI Q 190
12/05/2014 ROME R64 1
03/05/2014 MADRID R64 10
31/03/2014 CHARLESTON R16 55
Date Tournament Round Points
18/03/2014 MIAMI R16 120
05/03/2014 INDIAN WELLS R64 35
10/02/2014 DOHA R64 1
27/01/2014 PARIS Q 100
29/12/2013 BRISBANE R16 55
14/10/2013 MOSCOW R32 1
28/09/2013 BEIJING R64 5
22/09/2013 TOKYO R32 70
18/08/2013 NEW HAVEN R16 12
17/06/2013 EASTBOURNE Q - R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
19/03/2013 MIAMI Q - R32 20
06/03/2013 INDIAN WELLS R16 30
15/10/2012 MOSCOW S 20
16/05/2011 BRUSSELS Q - R32 1
07/02/2011 PARIS Q - R32 1

Internationals

Date Tournament Round Points
06/10/2014 OSAKA S 110
21/07/2014 BAKU W 280
14/07/2014 ISTANBUL Q 60
07/07/2014 BAD GASTEIN R16 30
15/06/2014 'S-HERTOGENBOSCH Q 60
18/05/2014 NÜRNBERG S 110
21/04/2014 MARRAKECH R32 1
05/01/2014 HOBART R32 1
07/10/2013 LINZ R16 30
16/09/2013 SEOUL R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
22/07/2013 BAKU W 280
15/07/2013 BAD GASTEIN S 130
10/06/2013 BIRMINGHAM R64 1
20/05/2013 STRASBOURG R32 1
29/04/2013 OEIRAS (ESTORIL) Q - R16 6
08/04/2013 KATOWICE R32 1
18/02/2013 BOGOTA R32 1
30/12/2012 SHENZHEN R16 30
23/07/2012 BAKU R32 1

Fed Cup

Date Tournament Round Points
09/02/2013 FED CUP WEEK 1 R1 0
21/04/2012 FED CUP WEEK 2 - PLAYOFFS R2 0

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