Irina Khromacheva

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Irina Khromacheva
Ирина Хромачева
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Irina Khromacheva in action at the US Open
Country  Russia
Residence Maillen, Belgium
Born (1995-05-12) 12 May 1995 (age 19)
Moscow, Russia
Height 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)
Plays Left-handed
Prize money $97,250
Singles
Career record 106 - 63
Career titles 0 WTA, 5 ITF
Highest ranking 165 (9 July 2012)
Current ranking 208 (26 May 2014)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open Q3 (2012)
French Open Q2 (2013)
US Open Q1 (2012)
Doubles
Career record 64 - 29
Career titles 0 WTA, 10 ITF
Highest ranking 165 (29 April 2013)
Current ranking 169 (26 May 2014)
Last updated on: 26 May 2014.

Irina Pavlovna Khromacheva (Russian: Ирина Павловна Хромачева; born 12 May 1995) is a junior Russian tennis player. Her highest WTA singles ranking is world no. 165, which she reached on 9 July 2012. She peaked at world no. 165 in the doubles rankings on 29 April 2013.

Personal life[edit]

Irina Khromacheva was born to Pavel and Natalya Khromacheva on 12 May 1995 in Moscow, Russia.[1] She trains at the Justine Henin Academy in Belgium.[1] Khromacheva states that she doesn't have a favourite surface and likes everything.[2] She started playing tennis at the age of four. She is considering taking Belgian citizenship but a final decision has not been made yet.[3]

Junior tennis[edit]

Khromacheva had a breakthrough on the ITF Junior Circuit in 2008, in that year she won her first junior ITF title at the junior Zagreb Open.

In 2009 she won 4 junior titles and competed for the first time at Roland Garros and the US Open. She lost in both tournaments in the first round.

In 2010 she won 4 junior titles and on 7 June she was number 1 of the juniors. In the Roland Garros junior Grand Slam she fared much better than in the last year where she lost in the semi-final to Ons Jabeur from Tunisia with 6–3 and 6–2 score. At Wimbledon she lost in the quarter-finals to Sachie Ishizu of Japan 6–1 and 6–2 and at the last junior Grand slam of the year, the US Open she lost in the second round also to Ons Jabeur 6–3 and 6–3.

In 2011 she lost the Wimbledon junior singles final to Ashleigh Barty of Australia 7–5, 7–6(3); in the junior doubles she reached the semi-final stage.

Career statistics[edit]

ITF Finals[edit]

Singles: 9 (6–3)[edit]

Finals by category
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (0/2)
Clay (6/1)
Grass (0/0)
Carpet (0/0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 3 April 2011 Brazil Ribeirao Preto, Brazil Clay Slovakia Viktória Maľová 6–1, 6–3
Winner 2. 8 May 2011 Italy Casarano, Italy Clay Germany Anne Schäfer 6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 3. 6 November 2011 Turkey Istanbul, Turkey Hard Ukraine Lesia Tsurenko 1–6, 5–7
Runner-up 4. 4 February 2012 Australia Burnie, Australia Hard Australia Olivia Rogowska 3–6, 3–6
Winner 5. 30 June 2012 France Perigueux, France Clay Puerto Rico Monica Puig 6–3, 6–2
Winner 6. 10 June 2013 Italy Padova, Italy Clay Austria Patricia Mayr-Achleitner 6-2 6-3
Runner-up 7. 17 June 2013 France Montpellier, France Clay Croatia Ana Konjuh 3–6, 1–6
Winner 8. 24 February 2014 Argentina Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay South Africa Chanel Simmonds 6–2, 7–5
Winner 9. 21 June 2014 Belarus Minsk, Belarus Clay Croatia Ema Mikulčić 6–4, 1–6, 6–1

Junior Grand Slam singles finals (0–1)[edit]

Outcome Year Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner–up 2011 Wimbledon Championships Grass Australia Ashleigh Barty 5–7, 6–7(3)

Junior Grand Slam doubles finals (3–2)[edit]

Outcome Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponent Score
Runner–up 2010 Wimbledon Championships Grass Ukraine Elina Svitolina Hungary Tímea Babos
United States Sloane Stephens
7–6(7), 2–6, 2–6
Winner 2011 French Open Clay Ukraine Maryna Zanevska Russia Victoria Kan
Netherlands Demi Schuurs
6–4, 7–5
Winner 2011 US Open Hard Netherlands Demi Schuurs United States Gabrielle Andrews
United States Taylor Townsend
6–4, 5–7, [10–5]
Runner–up 2012 Australian Open Hard Montenegro Danka Kovinic United States Gabrielle Andrews
United States Taylor Townsend
7–5, 5–7, [6–10]
Winner 2012 French Open Clay Russia Daria Gavrilova Paraguay Montserrat González
Brazil Beatriz Haddad Maia
4–6, 6–4, [10–8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Irina Khromacheva at the International Tennis Federation
  2. ^ "Junior watch: Getting to know Irina Khromacheva". WTA. Retrieved 28 January 2011. 
  3. ^ "Biography". Retrieved 19 August 2010. 

External links[edit]

Awards
Preceded by
Russia Daria Gavrilova
ITF Junior World Champion
2011
Succeeded by
United States Taylor Townsend