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Married electrical engineer, Victor Rubenov...Has one child, Katya, who plays tennis...Graduated from the University of Moscow with a degree in physical education...In 1991, relocated with her family to Bisham Abbey, England for a three year period to work with the British players as national coach...Former coach of the Soviet Union National Team.

Career Highlights

Winner: 1977 - Beckenham; 1975 - Moscow Open; 1974 - Philadelphia, Perth; 1973 - London; 1972 - Tasmanian, Beckenham, South Orange, Moscow International; 1971 - Moscow Indoors, European Amateur, River Plate, USSR Championships; 1970 - USSR Indoors, UAR Open, Alexandria Championships, Moscow International, European Amateur Championships, USSR Nationals; 1969 - Moscow International. Finalist: 1974 - Roland Garros, Wimbledon; 1973 - Akron; 1972 - Adelaide, Perth, Italian Open; 1971 - Sydney; 1970 - Rothmans Kent Championships.

Winner: 1976 - Washington, DC (w/Wade), Chicago (w/Wade), Prerov (w/Chmyreva); 1974 - Roland Garros (w/Evert), Italian Open (w/Evert), St. Petersburg (w/Stove), Hilton Head (w/Casals), Perth (w/Navratilova); 1973 - Italian Open (w/Wade); 1972 - Italian Open (w/Hunt).
Finalist: 1976 - US Open (w/Wade); 1975 - Chicago (w/Court), Hilton Head (w/Casals), Wimbledon (w/Court), Roland Garros (w/Anthony), Australian Open (w/Court), Gunze Open (w/Evert); 1974 - Akron (w/Weldman), Eastbourne (w/Evert), Sydney (w/Navratilova). MIXED DOUBLES Finalist (2): 1970 - Wimbledon (w/Metrevoli); 1968 - Wimbledon (w/Metreveli). ADDITIONAL Soviet Fed Cup Team 1968, 1978-80.

Career in Review

1968 - First player from the Soviet Union to reach a Wimbledon final (1968 mixed)
1972 - First player from the Soviet Union to reach a major singles final (1972 Italian Open)
1973 - First player from the Soviet Union to win a US national title (1973 US Indoor doubles)
1977 - Unable to play on the professional tour in the winter of 1977 because of the Soviet Union's position against competing with South Africans; retired from the competitive tour