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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 Sebastien Mattieu ... Father's name is Mykhaylo, mother's name 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 and clay ... Speaks English and Russian ... Hobbies are driving, wakeboarding and 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 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 6
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 2
Prize Money $187,300 $627,177
W/L - Singles 11 - 8 123 - 76
W/L - Doubles 0 - 1 32 - 33
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Results

CHARLESTON

WTA // USA // 31-Mar-2014 // $710,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/16D // Rank: 35 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R64 Win [Q] Jarmila Gajdosova (AUS) 334 6-1 5-7 7-6 (5)
R32 Win [5] Sloane Stephens (USA) 18 6-4 6-4
R16 Loss [Q] Belinda Bencic (SUI) 140 6-7 (4) 6-4 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+55

Prize Money

$8,400
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
36 33 502
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
31-Mar-2014 (35) 12-Aug-2013 (238)
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JANUARY - Reached 2r at Brisbane (l. to Jankovic); fell 1r at Hobart (l. to Barthel); reached 3r at Australian Open (l. to Stephens); reached QF at Paris [Indoors] (l. to Errani).

FEBRUARY - Fell 1r at Doha (l. to Zakopalova).

MARCH - Reached 2r at Indian Wells (l. to Ivanovic); reached 4r at Miami (l. to A.Radwanska).
2013 - Breakthrough first Top 50 season (finishing No.40); won one WTA title at Baku (d. Peer in final - was only teenager to win a WTA title in 2013); 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) and set career-high No.39 on September 23; also 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 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 (1): 2013 - Baku; 2012 - 125/Pune.

ADDITIONAL
Ukrainian Fed Cup Team, 2012-14.

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 0 2
WTA Doubles Titles 0 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 6
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 2
Prize Money $187,300 $627,177
W/L - Singles 11 - 8 123 - 76
W/L - Doubles 0 - 1 32 - 33

Matchfacts

Service Record YTD Return Record YTD
Aces 45 1st Serve Return Points Won 37.3%
Double Faults 69 2nd Serve Return Points Won 56.3%
1st Serve 63% Break Points Opportunities 179
1st Serve Points Won 63.7% Break Points Converted 44.7%
2nd Serve Points Won 43.9% Return Games Played 215
Break Points Faced 163 Return Games Won 37.2%
Break Points Saved 51.5% Return Points Won 44.8%
Service Games Played 221 Total Points Won 50.5%
Service Games Won 64.3%
Service Points Won 56.4%

Grand Slam History

Singles

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

Doubles

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

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Elina Svitolina Results

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    Doubles

CHARLESTON

WTA // USA // 31-Mar-2014 // $710,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/16D // Rank: 35 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R64 Win [Q] Jarmila Gajdosova (AUS) 334 6-1 5-7 7-6 (5)
R32 Win [5] Sloane Stephens (USA) 18 6-4 6-4
R16 Loss [Q] Belinda Bencic (SUI) 140 6-7 (4) 6-4 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+55

Prize Money

$8,400

MIAMI

WTA // USA // 18-Mar-2014 // $5,427,105 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/64Q/32D // Rank: 42 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Win Bethanie Mattek-Sands (USA) 51 6-3 3-6 6-3
R64 Win [18] Eugenie Bouchard (CAN) 19 1-6 6-1 6-2
R32 Win Barbora Zahlavova Strycova (CZE) 64 4-6 6-4 6-1
R16 Loss [3] Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) 3 7-6 (5) 5-7 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+120

Prize Money

$51,730

INDIAN WELLS

WTA // USA // 05-Mar-2014 // $5,946,740 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/64Q/32D // Rank: 43 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Win Monica Puig (PUR) 57 6-4 7-5
R64 Loss [11] Ana Ivanovic (SRB) 13 4-6 7-5 7-6 (1)

WTA Rankings PTS

+35

Prize Money

$16,000

DOHA

WTA // QATAR // 10-Feb-2014 // $2,440,070 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/32D // Rank: 39 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R64 Loss Klara Koukalova (CZE) 34 6-2 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$6,630

PARIS

WTA // FRANCE // 27-Jan-2014 // $710,000 // Hard (Indoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 38 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [6] Roberta Vinci (ITA) 14 6-3 0-6 7-5
R16 Win [Q] Galina Voskoboeva (KAZ) 71 6-1 6-2
Q Loss [3] Sara Errani (ITA) 7 6-2 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+100

Prize Money

$18,460

AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Grand Slam // AUSTRALIA // 13-Jan-2014 // $13,615,654 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: 47 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Win [19] Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) 20 6-3 6-3
R64 Win [W] Olivia Rogowska (AUS) 169 6-4 7-5
R32 Loss [13] Sloane Stephens (USA) 13 7-5 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+130

Prize Money

$66,490

HOBART

WTA // AUSTRALIA // 05-Jan-2014 // $250,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 45 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss [6] Mona Barthel (GER) 35 6-4 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$1,925

BRISBANE

WTA // AUSTRALIA // 29-Dec-2013 // $1,000,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 45 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Varvara Lepchenko (USA) 54 6-3 6-3
R16 Loss [4] Jelena Jankovic (SRB) 8 6-1 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+55

Prize Money

$11,681

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Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
36 33 502

Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
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
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
2013 40 261
2012 156 485
2011 269 422
2010 498 443
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
31-Mar-2014 (35) 12-Aug-2013 (238)

Current WTA Rankings

Ranking Points
36 1375

Rankings Breakdown

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    Doubles

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
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
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
31/03/2014 CHARLESTON R16 55
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
Date Tournament Round Points
17/06/2013 EASTBOURNE Q - R32 1
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
05/01/2014 HOBART R32 1
07/10/2013 LINZ R16 30
16/09/2013 SEOUL R32 1
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
Date Tournament Round Points
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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