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Elena Tatarkova

Elena Tatarkova
  • Residence: Kiev, Ukraine
  • Date of Birth: 22 Aug 1976
  • Birthplace: Dushanbe, Tadijkistan
  • Height: 5' 7" (1.70 m)
  • Weight: 146 lbs. (66 kg)
  • Plays: Left-handed (two-handed backhand)
  • Status: Pro (May 12, 1993)

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Elena Tatarkova Biography

Coached by Svetlana Medvedeva, mother of men's former top 10 player Andrei Medvedev and former women's tour player Natalia Medvedeva...Baseline style of player who prefers hard courts; backhand is strongest shot...Mother introduced her to tennis when she was 10...Mother, Zhanna, is a housekeeper; father, Valery Tatarkov, is a driver; has an older sister...Person most admired is her mother; also admires Martina Navratilova...Relaxes by listening to music and fishing...Likes to visit Sydney, Australia...Self-described as funny...Likes Russian films; favorite dish is Russian pelemene; likes to read, favorite book is Star; favorite musical group is Ruzmin.
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YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles - 0
WTA Doubles Titles - 4
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles - 4
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles - 25
Prize Money $0 $862,005
W/L - Singles - - - 300 - 237
W/L - Doubles - - - 302 - 176
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Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
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Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
18-Jan-1999 (45) 05-Jul-1999 (9)
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1993 - Won first pro singles title at ITF/Jurmala-LAT; also won doubles title
1996 - After d. K. Maleeva in qualifying, went on to reach QF at Moscow; ranking jumped 100 spots
1998 - World singles ranking cracked the Top 50 for the first time; qualified for Roland Garros, then advanced to 3r, winning her first Grand Slam matches; continued Grand Slam success at Wimbledon, ousting world No. 11 Pierce in 1r; after getting into Los Angeles main draw as a lucky loser, replacing an injured Mary Pierce, scored her first win over a Top 10 player over No. 9 Spirlea to reach QF; also reached doubles final, her second in three weeks; in Zurich, w/de Swardt, upset second seeds Tauziat/Fusai to reach third doubles final of season with third different partner; before 1998 had never reached a doubles final on the Tour
1999 - Won her first doubles title on WTA Tour at Hobart w/de Swardt; reached Wimbledon doubles final with de Swardt and entered the world's Top 10 in doubles rankings
2000 - Doubles finalist at Oklahoma City w/Tanasugarn; suffered a stress fracture in her left leg in March, returning to play one match in May and one in June, then won ITF/St. Gaudens-FRA, the first week of August; member of Ukraine Olympic Team
2001 - Doubles semifinalist at Roland Garros, upsetting two seeded teams
2002 - Qualified for Hobart and l. to No. 2 seed Suarez in 1r; qualified for Australian Open, but l. in 1r to Neffa-de los Rios 63 62; won doubles title at $75,000 ITF/Midland-USA, w/J. Lee; won doubles title at Memphis w/Sugiyama; qualified for Wimbledon, falling 1r to No. 7 seed Dokic 76 64
2003 - Reached Casablanca doubles final w/Nagyova; at Estoril, w/Poutchek, reached doubles SF, marking her 25th doubles SF appearance; as top seeds and first-time pairing, won doubles title at Budapest w/Mandula; reached Birmingham SF (second of season) w/Musgrave; at Helsinki, seeded No. 2 w/Koulikovskaya, won fourth doubles title of career (second in 2003); swept singles and doubles (w/Kustava) at ITF/Batumi-GEO; en route to Tashkent doubles SF w/Kustava, upset No. 1 seeds Mandula/Wartusch (l. to No. 4 seeds and eventual tournament champions Beygelzimer/Poutchek); reached doubles final at Luxembourg w/Weingartner; at Pattaya City, as world No. 135, reached first WTA Tour QF in five years, l. in 3s to world No. 119 eventual tournament champion Nagyova; ended season as world No. 126, highest since March 6-19, 2002
2004 - On Tour, qualified and l. in 1r at Warsaw (as No.161, l. 63 64 to No.17 Schnyder) and Stockholm (l. to Talaja in 3s), failed to qualify at all Grand Slams plus six Tour events, but reached doubles SF at Gold Coast (w/Tanasugarn) and Cincinnati (w/Tu); on ITF Circuit, reached three doubles finals, winning two, also one singles final
SINGLES
Winner (0 WTA Tour): 2003 - ITF/Batumi-GEO; 2000 - ITF/St. Gaudens-FRA; 1998 - ITF/Bushey-GBR; 1993 - ITF/Jurmala-LAT.
Quarterfinalist (4): 2003 - Pattaya City; 1998 - Los Angeles; 1996 - Moscow; 1995 - Beijing.

DOUBLES
Winner (4): 2003 - Budapest (w/Mandula), Helsinki (w/Koulikovskaya); 2002 - Memphis (w/Sugiyama); 1999 - Hobart (w/de Swardt).
Finalist (8): 2003 - Casablanca (w/Nagyova), Luxembourg (w/WeingSrtner); 2000 - Oklahoma City (w/Tanasugarn); 1999 - Wimbledon (w/de Swardt); 1998 - Stanford (w/Neiland), Los Angeles (w/Tanasugarn), Zurich (w/de Swardt), Luxembourg (w/Neiland).
Semifinalist (20): 2004 - Gold Coast (w/Tanasugarn), Cincinnati (w/Tu); 2003 - Estoril (w/Poutchek), Birmingham (w/Musgrave), Tashkent (w/Kustava); 2001 - Roland Garros (w/Henin), Budapest (w/Courtois), Hamburg (w/Sidot), German Open (w/Habsudova), Linz (w/Tulyaganova); 2000 - Gold Coast (w/Selyutina), Warsaw (w/Likhovtseva); 1999 - Tokyo [Pan Pacific] (w/de Swardt), Amelia Island (w/Neiland), Eastbourne (w/de Swardt), Canadian Open (w/de Swardt), Moscow (w/Zvereva); 1998 - San Diego (w/Gorrochrategui), Filderstadt (w/de Swardt) 1995 - Surabaya (w/Brioukhovets).

MIXED DOUBLES
Quarterfinalist (3): 2001 - US Open (w/Knowles); 2000 - Australian Open (w/Olhovskiy); 1999 - US Open (w/Olhovskiy).

ADDITIONAL
Ukrainian Olympic Team 2000. Ukrainian Fed Cup Team 2001, 2003.

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles - 0
WTA Doubles Titles - 4
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles - 4
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles - 25
Prize Money $0 $862,005
W/L - Singles - - - 300 - 237
W/L - Doubles - - - 302 - 176

Grand Slam History

Singles

W/L   2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995
0 / 3 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 1r - - 1r 1r - - -
2 / 2 FRENCH OPEN - - - 1r 3r - - -
2 / 3 WIMBLEDON 1r - - 2r 2r - - -
0 / 2 US OPEN - - - 1r 1r - - -

Doubles

W/L   2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997
5 / 6 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 1r 2r 1r - 1r 3r 3r -
6 / 8 FRENCH OPEN 1r 1r 2r SF 2r 1r 1r -
9 / 7 WIMBLEDON 1r 2r 3r 1r - F 2r 1r
3 / 7 US OPEN 1r 2r 1r 1r - 1r 2r 2r
W/L   1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990
5 / 6 AUSTRALIAN OPEN - - - - - - -
6 / 8 FRENCH OPEN 1r - - - - - -
9 / 7 WIMBLEDON - - - - - - -
3 / 7 US OPEN - - - - - - -

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Elena Tatarkova Results

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Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
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Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
30/08/2004 US OPEN Q - R128 2
21/06/2004 WIMBLEDON Q - R64 17
24/05/2004 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
19/01/2004 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
25/08/2003 US OPEN Q - R64 17
23/06/2003 WIMBLEDON Q - R64 17
26/05/2003 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
13/01/2003 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R32 29
26/08/2002 US OPEN Q - R128 2
24/06/2002 WIMBLEDON R16 38
Date Tournament Round Points
27/05/2002 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
14/01/2002 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 38
27/08/2001 US OPEN Q - R128 2
25/06/2001 WIMBLEDON Q - R32 26
28/05/2001 FRENCH OPEN Q - R64 14
29/05/2000 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
17/01/2000 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
30/08/1999 US OPEN R128 2
21/06/1999 WIMBLEDON R64 42
24/05/1999 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
Date Tournament Round Points
18/01/1999 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
31/08/1998 US OPEN R128 2
22/06/1998 WIMBLEDON R64 96
25/05/1998 FRENCH OPEN Q 87
19/01/1998 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q 29
25/08/1997 US OPEN Q - R16 18
23/06/1997 WIMBLEDON Q - R64 2
26/05/1997 FRENCH OPEN Q - R32 9
26/08/1996 US OPEN Q - R32 8
27/05/1996 FRENCH OPEN Q - R64 2
Date Tournament Round Points
16/01/1995 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R16 0
20/06/1994 WIMBLEDON Q - R64 0
Complete Rankings Breakdown

Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
2005 532 -
2004 260 95
2003 126 47
2002 166 61
2001 213 38
2000 256 77
1999 120 19
1998 47 22
1997 136 91
1996 196 171
1995 192 107
1994 221 178
1993 316 233
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
18-Jan-1999 (45) 05-Jul-1999 (9)

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Ranking Points
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Rankings Breakdown

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Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
30/08/2004 US OPEN Q - R128 2
21/06/2004 WIMBLEDON Q - R64 17
24/05/2004 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
19/01/2004 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
25/08/2003 US OPEN Q - R64 17
23/06/2003 WIMBLEDON Q - R64 17
26/05/2003 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
13/01/2003 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R32 29
26/08/2002 US OPEN Q - R128 2
24/06/2002 WIMBLEDON R16 38
Date Tournament Round Points
27/05/2002 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
14/01/2002 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 38
27/08/2001 US OPEN Q - R128 2
25/06/2001 WIMBLEDON Q - R32 26
28/05/2001 FRENCH OPEN Q - R64 14
29/05/2000 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
17/01/2000 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
30/08/1999 US OPEN R128 2
21/06/1999 WIMBLEDON R64 42
24/05/1999 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
Date Tournament Round Points
18/01/1999 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
31/08/1998 US OPEN R128 2
22/06/1998 WIMBLEDON R64 96
25/05/1998 FRENCH OPEN Q 87
19/01/1998 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q 29
25/08/1997 US OPEN Q - R16 18
23/06/1997 WIMBLEDON Q - R64 2
26/05/1997 FRENCH OPEN Q - R32 9
26/08/1996 US OPEN Q - R32 8
27/05/1996 FRENCH OPEN Q - R64 2
Date Tournament Round Points
16/01/1995 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R16 0
20/06/1994 WIMBLEDON Q - R64 0

Tier 1-5

Date Tournament Round Points
16/08/2004 CINCINNATI Q - R16 2
02/08/2004 STOCKHOLM S 9
07/06/2004 BIRMINGHAM Q - R32 1
03/05/2004 BERLIN Q - R64 1
26/04/2004 WARSAW S 19
09/02/2004 PARIS Q - R32 1
11/01/2004 CANBERRA Q - Q 7
04/01/2004 GOLD COAST Q - R32 1
03/11/2003 PATTAYA CITY Q 23
20/10/2003 LUXEMBOURG R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
06/10/2003 TASHKENT Q - Q 6
04/08/2003 HELSINKI Q - R32 1
09/06/2003 BIRMINGHAM Q - R32 1
19/05/2003 STRASBOURG Q - R32 1
12/05/2003 ROME R16 22
14/04/2003 BUDAPEST Q - R16 4
07/04/2003 ESTORIL Q 6
31/03/2003 CASABLANCA Q - R16 4
10/02/2003 ANTWERP Q - Q 13
03/02/2003 PARIS Q - R16 12
Date Tournament Round Points
05/01/2003 HOBART Q - R32 1
30/09/2002 MOSCOW Q - R32 1
09/09/2002 BAHIA Q - R16 7
29/07/2002 SAN DIEGO Q - R16 1
10/06/2002 BIRMINGHAM Q 25
20/05/2002 MADRID Q - R32 1
13/05/2002 ROME Q - R32 9
15/04/2002 CHARLESTON Q - R32 1
08/04/2002 AMELIA ISLAND Q - R32 1
01/04/2002 SARASOTA Q - R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
06/03/2002 INDIAN WELLS Q - R64 1
17/02/2002 MEMPHIS Q - R16 6
06/01/2002 HOBART S 13
11/06/2001 TASHKENT R32 1
21/05/2001 MADRID S 14
21/02/2000 OKLAHOMA CITY Q - R32 1
03/01/2000 GOLD COAST Q - R32 1
01/11/1999 LEIPZIG Q - R32 1
18/10/1999 MOSCOW S 17
04/10/1999 FILDERSTADT Q - R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
20/09/1999 LUXEMBOURG R32 1
16/08/1999 TORONTO Q 18
09/08/1999 LOS ANGELES Q - R16 7
02/08/1999 SAN DIEGO Q - R16 5
14/06/1999 EASTBOURNE S 49
07/06/1999 BIRMINGHAM R32 14
10/05/1999 BERLIN R64 1
03/05/1999 ROME R64 1
05/04/1999 AMELIA ISLAND R32 22
29/03/1999 HILTON HEAD R64 1
Date Tournament Round Points
15/03/1999 MIAMI R64 15
01/03/1999 INDIAN WELLS R64 1
22/02/1999 PARIS R32 1
01/02/1999 TOKYO (PAN PACIFIC) S 19
11/01/1999 HOBART R16 14
04/01/1999 GOLD COAST R32 1
02/11/1998 LEIPZIG S 18
26/10/1998 LUXEMBOURG R16 53
05/10/1998 FILDERSTADT Q - R16 7
24/08/1998 NEW HAVEN Q - R16 11
Date Tournament Round Points
10/08/1998 LOS ANGELES Q 110
27/07/1998 STANFORD S 47
27/04/1998 HAMBURG Q - Q 10
16/03/1998 MIAMI Q - R32 7
05/01/1998 GOLD COAST Q - R16 6
27/10/1997 MOSCOW Q - R32 1
21/07/1997 WARSAW S 9
14/07/1997 PRAGUE Q - R16 1
12/05/1997 CARDIFF Q - R32 1
21/04/1997 JAKARTA R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
14/04/1997 TOKYO - JAPAN OPEN S 10
28/10/1996 MOSCOW S 50
16/09/1996 WARSAW Q 4
02/10/1995 SURABAYA R16 10
25/09/1995 BEIJING S 25
18/09/1995 MOSCOW S 10
19/06/1995 EASTBOURNE Q - R32 0
12/06/1995 BIRMINGHAM Q - R32 0
08/05/1995 PRAGUE Q - R32 0
24/04/1995 ZAGREB Q - Q 0
Date Tournament Round Points
20/03/1995 MIAMI Q - R32 0
20/02/1995 LINZ Q - Q 0
13/02/1995 PARIS Q - R16 0
09/01/1995 SYDNEY Q - R32 0
02/01/1995 JAKARTA Q 5
06/06/1994 BIRMINGHAM Q 5
25/04/1994 HAMBURG Q - R32 0

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