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Elena (Andreyevna) Rybakina

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Elena Rybakina

Elena Rybakina was born on June 17, 1999 (20 years) in Moscow, Russia. A right-handed professional tennis player was represented for Russia from 2013 to 2018. Later, she changed her nationality to Kazakhstan. Currently, she is representing Kazakh. 

ITF women’s circuit career 

In December 2014, Rybakina registered her ITF debut at the age of 15. A Kazakh lost her first ITF women’s circuit final against the Georgian tennis player Ekaterine Gorgodze at Antalya, Turkey on November 2015.

Rybakina was defeated by Swedish Karen Barritza at ITF final Helsinki, Finland on November 2016.

Again she loses her ITF women’s singles title at ITF Fergana, Uzbekistan on June 2017. Where home player Sabina Sharipova won the title.

In March 2018, Elena Rybakina won her first ITF title at ITF Kazan, Russia, this time she opposed home hope Daria Nazarkine. Once again she was defeated by Sabina Sharipova at ITF Istanbul, Turkey in April.

2019 was a win-win year of Rybakina, won at Launceston, Moscow and Kazan ITF Circuit titles but lost one title at Playford.

WTA (Women’s Tennis Association) Career

She made her WTA debut at the Kremlin cup on October 2017 however she was defeated in the round of 32 by Romanian player Irina-Camelia Begu.

WTA Highlights

Winner

TitleYearTournamentSurfaceOpponent
1Jul 2019 Bucharest, RomaniaClayPatricia Maria Tig(Romania)
2Jan 2020 Hobart International, Australia HardZhang Shuai(China)

Finalist

TitleYearTournamentSurfaceOpponent
1Sep 2019Jiangxi Open, ChinaHardRebecca Peterson(Romania)
2Jan 2020 Shenzhen Open, China HardEkaterinaAlexandrova(Russia)
3Feb 2020Dubai Open Hard Simona Halep

Rybakina's WTA single ranking

Top 10 Beats

Rybakina beats who are in the top 10 in WTA Ranking.

2018- No.7, Caroline Garcia at St. Petersburg Ladies’ Trophy, Russia.

2019- No.6, Simona Halep at Wuhan Open, China.

2020-No.7, Sofia Kenin and No.3, Karolina Pliskova at Dubai Duty-Free Tennis Championship, United Arab Emirates.

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Published : 10:00 PM, Fri, 21 February 2020

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