Ekaterina Bychkova

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Ekaterina Bychkova
Екатерина Бычкова
Ekaterina Bychkova, Damen-Tennis-Bundesliga Moers, 05.jpg
Bychkova in 2010
Full name Ekaterina Andreevna Bychkova
Country  Russia
Residence Moscow, Russia
Born (1985-06-05) 5 June 1985 (age 29)
Moscow, Soviet Union
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Turned pro 2000
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $845,042
Singles
Career record 326–269
Career titles 0 WTA, 9 ITF
Highest ranking 66 (20 February 2006)
Current ranking 153 (5 August 2013)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (2006)
French Open 1R (2006, 2007, 2008, 2010)
Wimbledon 2R (2006)
US Open 2R (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008)
Doubles
Career record 117–139
Career titles 0 WTA, 5 ITF
Highest ranking 106 (29 January 2007)
Current ranking 256 (5 August 2013)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 2R (2007)
French Open 2R (2006)
US Open 1R (2006)
Last updated on: 5 August 2013.

Ekaterina Andreevna Bychkova (Russian: Екатерина Андреевна Бычкова; born 5 June 1985 in Moscow) is a Russian tennis player.

Bychkova has won nine singles and four doubles titles on the ITF tour in her career. On 20 February 2006, she reached her best singles ranking of world number 66. On 29 January 2007, she peaked at world number 106 in the doubles rankings.

Bychkova is famous for defeating defending champion Svetlana Kuznetsova in the first round of the 2005 US Open. It was the first time a defending US Open champion had lost in the first round. The win didn't last for long; Bychkova lost in the second round to Ivana Lisjak.

ITF finals[edit]

Singles: 16 (10–6)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (0–0)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. December 14, 2003 Egypt Cairo, Egypt Clay Spain Gabriela Velasco Andreu 6–1 6–4
Winner 2. July 4, 2004 Russia Krasnoarmiysk, Russia Hard Russia Olga Panova 6–2 6–3
Winner 3. August 23, 2004 Russia Moscow, Russia Clay Russia Maria Kondratieva 6–2 6–1
Runner-up 4. October 3, 2004 Serbia Belgrade, Serbia Clay Hungary Virág Németh 6–2 2–6 2–6
Runner-up 5. December 19, 2004 Italy Bergamo, Italy Hard (i) Netherlands Michaëlla Krajicek 4–6 3–6
Winner 6. March 27, 2005 Russia Saint Petersburg, Russia Hard (i) Finland Emma Laine 6–1 6–2
Runner-up 7. May 1, 2005 France Cagnes-sur-Mer, France Clay Spain Laura Pous-Tio 6–7 (4) 6–4
Winner 8. December 17, 2005 Italy Bergamo, Italy Carpet Bosnia and Herzegovina Mervana Jugić-Salkić 6–3 6–0
Winner 9. June 18, 2006 France Marseille, France Clay France Severine Beltrame 6–1 6–2
Runner-up 10. May 3, 2009 United States Charlottesville, United States Clay United States Lindsay Lee-Waters 3–6 5–7
Winner 11. June 19, 2009 France Contrexéville, France Clay Germany Kathrin Wörle-Scheller 6–4 6–4
Runner-up 12. July 26, 2009 Luxembourg Pétange, Luxembourg Clay Spain Arantxa Parra Santonja 3–6 2–6
Winner 13. August 7, 2010 Russia Moscow, Russia Clay Russia Yuliya Kalabina 6–2 7–5
Runner-up 14. March 26, 2011 Uzbekistan Namangan, Uzbekistan Hard Bosnia and Herzegovina Jasmina Tinjić 6–7 6–2 6–7
Winner 15. April 14, 2013 United Kingdom Edgbaston, United Kingdom Hard (i) Italy Angelica Moratelli 6–4 6–3
Winner 16. February 23, 2014 United Kingdom Nottingham, United Kingdom Hard (i) France Pauline Parmentier 3–0 Ret.

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