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Coached by mother, Elena Chelnokova ... Father is Sergey Koryttsev (manager); mother is Elena Chelnokova (photographer); sister is Anastasia Koryttseva (psychologist) ... Introduced to tennis at age 6 by parents ... Favorite surface is clay; favorite shot is forehand ... Speaks Russian, English, Ukrainian ... Relaxes by listening to music, reading, visiting friends and spending time in nature; also likes skiing, soccer, hiking and swimming ... Favorite place to visit is New Zealand (beautiful nature, good friends); favorite tournament is Palermo ... Most memorable experience was competing at 2008 Olympics ... Goal is to reach Top 10 in singles and doubles.
Winner: 2007 - ITF/Jounieh 2-LIB; 2005 - ITF/Campobasso-ITA, ITF/Galatina-ITA, ITF/Jounieh-LIB; 2003 - ITF/Garching-GER; 2002 - ITF/Torun-POL.
Finalist (2): 2008 - Palermo; 2007 - Kolkata.
Winner (6): 2011 - Acapulco (w/Olaru), Baku (w/Poutchek); 2010 - ITF/Biella-ITA (w/Olaru); 2009 - ITF/Jounieh-LIB (w/Kustova); 2008 - Auckland (w/Osterloh), Guangzhou (w/Poutchek), ITF/Ortisei-ITA (w/Shvedova); 2007 - Palermo, ITF/Kharkov-UKR (both w/Kustava), ITF/Ortisei-ITA (w/Blahotova), ITF/Civitavecchia-ITA (w/Dzehalevich), ITF/Bari-ITA (w/Kapshay); 2006 - ITF/Saint Raphael-FRA (w/Voskoboeva); 2005 - Palermo, ITF/Rimini-ITA (both w/Casoni), ITF/Martina Franca-ITA, ITF/Istanbul 2-TUR (both w/Gubacsi), ITF/Capriolo-ITA (w/Laine), ITF/Coatzacoalcos-MEX (w/Kuti Kis), ITF/Cuneo-ITA (w/Voskoboeva), ITF/Jounieh-LIB (w/Yakimova); 2004 - ITF/Biarritz-FRA (w/Tatarkova), ITF/Rimini-ITA (w/Fedak); 2003 - ITF/Lenzerheide-SUI (w/Krastevitch); 2002 - ITF/Kedzierzyn-Kozle-POL (w/V.Bondarenko).
Finalist (4): 2009 - Palermo (w/Kustova); 2008 - Viña del Mar (w/Schruff), Luxembourg (w/Dushevina); 2007 - Kolkata (w/Brianti).
Ukrainian Fed Cup Team, 2004, 2008-10; Ukrainian Olympic Team, 2008.
Career in Review
2000 - Played first events of career on ITF Circuit.
2001 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.
2002 - Won one singles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
2003 - Played first WTA qualifying at Tashkent and Luxembourg; won one singles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
2004 - Fell in WTA qualifying six times (incl. all four majors); won two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.
2005 - Played first WTA main draw at Tashkent, falling 1r; fell in qualifying three times (incl. US Open); won one WTA doubles title; won three singles titles and seven doubles titles on ITF Circuit.
2006 - Reached 2r once; fell 1r once and in qualifying six times (incl. Australian Open); won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
2007 - Reached first WTA final at Kolkata (l. to Kirilenko); reached 2r once; fell 1r three times (incl. Roland Garros) and in qualifying four times (incl. US Open); won one WTA doubles title; won one singles title and four doubles titles on ITF Circuit.
2008 - First Top 100 season; reached second WTA final at Palermo (l. to Errani); SF twice, at Viña del Mar (l. to Zakopalova) and Bad Gastein (l. to Hradecka); QF at Acapulco; reached 2r nine times (incl. Australian Open, Olympics); fell 1r five times (incl. other three majors) and in qualifying three times; made Top 100 debut on January 28 (after Australian Open; rose from No.104 to No.86) and Top 50 debut on August 18 (after Olympics; rose from No.53 to No.50); won two WTA doubles titles; won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
2009 - Reached 2r six times (incl. Roland Garros); fell 1r 12 times (incl. other three majors) and in qualifying twice; won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
2010 - Reached 2r five times; fell 1r four times (incl. Roland Garros, Wimbledon) and in qualifying four times (incl. Australian Open); won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
2011 - SF at Baku (l. to Zvonareva); fell 1r three times and in qualifying 13 times (incl. all four majors); won two WTA doubles titles.