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LESIA TSURENKO

Ukraine

Road to Singapore

26th

SINGLES

D.O.B.
May 30
1989
Height
5' 9"
1.74 m
Weight
148 lbs.
67 kg
Plays
Right-handed
two-handed backhand
Status
Pro
2007
Personal
Coached by Dmytro Brichek ... Father, Viktor, used to work in international relations for a nuclear power plant (now retired); mother, Larisa, is an economist; older sister, Oxana, is lawyer ... Started playing tennis at age 6 when parents introduced her to the sport ... Moved to Kiev at age 17 ... Studied at Physical Education & Sports in Ukraine for 1.5 years (no longer studying; hopes to return one day) ... Favorite shot is backhand ... Best tennis memory is 2013 Australian Open ... Admires Martina Hingis for her playing style; also liked watching Yevgeny Kafelnikov ... Speaks Russian, Ukrainian and English ... Enjoys watching sports, playing pool and hanging out with friends ... Favorite city is Kiev; favorite tournaments are Australian Open, Wimbledon and Madrid.
Career Highlights
SINGLES
Winner (4): 2018 - Acapulco; 2017 - Acapulco; 2016 - Guangzhou; 2015 - Istanbul.

ADDITIONAL
Ukrainian Fed Cup Team, 2011-13, 2015-17.
Career Review
2017 ? Reached a career-high No.29 rank before finishing at No.42 to end the year; Won third career title in Acapulco as the seven seed (d. Mladenovic in F); reached SF in Hobart before withdrawing due to viral illness; also reached SF in ?S-Hertogenbosch (l. Kontaveit) beating No.13 Mladenovic in QF, the highest of seven Top-50 wins over the season; made QF appearances in Stanford and Moscow; reached 3r at Roland Garros and Wimbledon to go along with a pair of 1r exits at Australian and US Opens.

2016 ? Fourth straight Top 100 season (finished ranked No.58); won second singles title at Guangzhou; QF twice at Tashkent (l. to Hibino) and Nrnberg (l. to Goerges); achieved best Grand Slam result by reaching R16 at US Open (l. to Vinci); reached 3r at Indian Wells; 2r five times (incl. Miami); fell 1r eleven times (incl. Australian Open, Madrid, Roland Garros and Wimbledon).

2015 - Breakthrough near-Top 30 season (finishing No.33); won one WTA title at Istanbul (d. U.Radwanska in final); SF twice at New Haven (l. to Safarova) and Moscow (l. to Kuznetsova); QF twice at Indian Wells (ret. vs. Jankovic w/right ankle injury) and Toronto (l. to Errani); reached 2r five times (incl. Wimbledon and US Open); fell 1r eight times (incl. other two majors) and in qualifying three times; made Top 50 debut on July 27 (after Istanbul; rose from No.71 to No.47) and set career-high No.33 on October 26 (after Moscow).

2014 - Another Top 100 season (finishing No.96); SF at Tashkent (l. to Knapp); reached 2r once (Wimbledon); fell 1r six times (incl. Australian Open, US Open) and in qualifying three times (incl. Roland Garros).

2013 - First Top 100 season (finishing No.70); SF at Brisbane (l. to Pavlyuchenkova); QF at 's-Hertogenbosch (l. to Halep); reached 3r twice (incl. Australian Open) and 2r three times (incl. Wimbledon); fell 1r 11 times (incl. other two majors) and in qualifying twice.

2012 - QF at Memphis (l. to Arvidsson); reached 2r five times (incl. Australian Open); fell 1r six times (incl. other three majors) and in qualifying nine times; made Top 100 debut on May 28 (rose from No.105 to No.94).

2011 - Reached 2r three times (incl. Australian Open); fell 1r four times (incl. Wimbledon) and in qualifying eight times (incl. other two majors); won three singles titles on ITF Circuit.

2010 - Reached 2r once; fell 1r twice and in qualifying eight times (incl. Roland Garros, Wimbledon, US Open); won one singles title and two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2009 - Played first WTA main draw at Tashkent, falling 1r; won three doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2008 - Won two singles titles and three doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2007 - Played first events of career on ITF Circuit.
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