Elena Tatarkova

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Elena Tatarkova (Feltham)
Олена Tатаркова
Elena Tatarkova.jpg
Country  Ukraine
Residence Kiev, Ukraine
Born (1976-08-22) 22 August 1976 (age 38)
Dushanbe, Tajikistan
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Turned pro 1993
Retired 2006
Plays Left-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money US$861,974
Singles
Career record 300–237
Career titles 0 WTA, 4 ITF
Highest ranking No. 45 (18 January 1999)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 1st (1998, 1999, 2002)
French Open 3rd (1998)
Wimbledon 2nd (1998, 1999)
US Open 1st (1998, 1999)
Doubles
Career record 302–176
Career titles 4 WTA, 25 ITF
Highest ranking No. 9 (5 July 1999)
Last updated on: 9 July 2008.

Elena Tatarkova or Olena Tatarkova (Ukrainian: Олена Tатаркова, born 22 August 1976 in Dushanbe, Tajikistan) is a professional female tennis player from Ukraine. Now retired, she won four ITF singles titles, four WTA doubles titles, and 25 ITF doubles titles. Her best career result came in doubles, where she reached the 1999 Wimbledon women's doubles final with partner Mariaan de Swardt, where they lost to Americans Lindsay Davenport and Corina Morariu. Tatarkova also made the 2001 French Open doubles semifinals with Justine Henin. She reached a career-high singles ranking of world No. 45 on 18 January 1999, and a high doubles ranking of world No. 9 on 5 July 1999.

Since retiring from professional tennis in 2004, she married Timothy Feltham in September 2007 and is mother to Stanley (April 2009) and Austin (February 2012)

WTA Tour finals[edit]

Doubles 12 (4–8)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam 0
WTA Championships 0
Tier I 0
Tier II 0
Tier III 0
Tier IV & V 2
Olympic Games 0
Titles by Surface
Hard 2
Clay 2
Grass 0
Carpet 0
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in Final Score in Final
Runner-up 1. 2 August 1998 Stanford, California, USA Hard (o) Soviet Union Larisa Savchenko United States Lindsay Davenport
Belarus Natalia Zvereva
4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 2. 16 August 1998 Manhattan Beach, California, USA Hard (o) Thailand Tamarine Tanasugarn Switzerland Martina Hingis
Belarus Natalia Zvereva
4–6, 2–6
Runner-up 3. 18 October 1998 Zürich, Switzerland Hard (i) South Africa Mariaan de Swardt United States Venus Williams
United States Serena Williams
7–5, 1–6, 3–6
Runner-up 4. 31 October 1998 Luxembourg Carpet Soviet Union Larisa Savchenko Russia Elena Likhovtseva
Japan Ai Sugiyama
7–6, 3–6 02 RET
Winner 5. 16 January 1999 Hobart, Australia Hard (o) South Africa Mariaan de Swardt France Alexia Dechaume-Balleret
France Émilie Loit
6–1, 6–2
Runner-up 6. 4 July 1999 Wimbledon, UK Grass South Africa Mariaan de Swardt United States Lindsay Davenport
United States Corina Morariu
4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 7. 27 February 2000 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA Grass Thailand Tamarine Tanasugarn United States Corina Morariu
United States Kimberly Po
4–6, 6–4, 2–6
Winner 8. 22 October 2000 Largo Challenger, USA Hard (o) United States Brie Rippner United States Dawn Buth
United States Sandra Cacic
6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 9. 6 April 2003 Casablanca, Morocco Clay Slovakia Henrieta Nagyová Argentina Gisela Dulko
Argentina Maria-Emilia Salerni
3–6, 4–6
Winner 10. 20 April 2003 Budapest, Hungary Clay Hungary Petra Mandula Spain Conchita Martínez Granados
Ukraine Tatiana Perebiynis
6–3, 6–1
Winner 11. 10 August 2003 Helsinki, Finland Clay Russia Eugenia Kulikovskaya Ukraine Tatiana Perebiynis
Croatia Silvija Talaja
6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 12. 26 October 2003 Luxembourg Hard (i) Germany Marlene Weingärtner Russia Maria Sharapova
Thailand Tamarine Tanasugarn
1–6, 4–6

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