Ksenia Pervak

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Ksenia Pervak
Ксения Первак
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Full name Ksenia Yuryevna Pervak
Country  Russia (2005–2011, 2013-present)
 Kazakhstan (2011–2013)
Residence Moscow, Russia
Born (1991-05-27) 27 May 1991 (age 23)
Chelyabinsk, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Turned pro 2005
Plays Left-handed
Prize money $967,058
Singles
Career record 254–140
Career titles 1 WTA, 9 ITF
Highest ranking 37 (19 September 2011)
Current ranking 137 (21 July 2014)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (2013)
French Open 1R (2010, 2011, 2012, 2014)
Wimbledon 4R (2011)
US Open 1R (2010, 2011, 2012)
Doubles
Career record 42–43
Career titles 0 WTA, 3 ITF
Highest ranking 123 (30 January 2012)
Current ranking 635 (21 July 2014)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 2R (2013)
French Open 1R (2012)
Wimbledon 1R (2012)
US Open 1R (2011)
Team competitions
Fed Cup 3–1
Last updated on: 21 July 2014.

Ksenia Yuryevna Pervak (Russian: Ксения Юрьевна Первак; born 27 May 1991 in Chelyabinsk, Soviet Union) is a Russian tennis player.

Pervak has won one singles title on the WTA tour, as well as nine singles and three doubles titles on the ITF circuit in her career. On 19 September 2011, she reached her best singles ranking of world number 37. On 30 January 2012, she peaked at world number 123 in the doubles rankings.

Pervak won the 2009 Australian Open junior grand slam singles tournament, defeating Laura Robson in straight sets in the final.[1][2]

Career[edit]

2009[edit]

Pervak made it to the second round of the 2009 PTT Pattaya Women's Open but lost to second seed Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark in three sets.[3] Pervak then won three qualifying matches to advance to the main draw in 's-Hertogenbosch. She defeated Czech Petra Cetkovská in the first round.[4] Pervak also won the Australian Open junior tournament during the year, defeating Laura Robson in the final.[1][2]

2010[edit]

In early February, Pervak lost in the first round of the Pattaya City Open to then world number 14, Vera Zvonareva.[5] Pervak then reached the 2010 Malaysian Open main draw but lost to Noppawan Lertcheewakarn in the first round.[6][7] At the 2010 French Open, Pervak reached the main draw but lost to Maria Sharapova in the first round. At the 2010 Banka Koper Slovenia Open, Pervak reached her first WTA tour semifinal but retired to Johanna Larsson due to a wrist injury.

At the 2010 Guangzhou International Women's Open, Pervak defeated the number two seed Chan Yung-jan in the first round. She then reached the quarterfinals by defeating Russian compatriot Alexandra Panova, winning 24 of 27 points in the final set.

2011[edit]

Pervak kicked off her 2011 season in Brisbane, Australia, where she was seeded seventh for the qualifying draw of the 2011 Brisbane International. She defeated Jessica Moore and Alexandra Panova, but was defeated by Anastasia Pivovarova in the third qualifying round. She gained entry into the main draw as a lucky loser and defeated Anna Chakvetadze in the first round, before losing in the second to Petra Kvitová.

Pervak played in the first round of the main draw of the Australian Open for the first time in her career, but lost to 13th seed and fellow Russian Nadia Petrova.

Pervak made the semifinals of the $100,000 ITF event in Midland, losing to eventual champion Lucie Hradecká.

Pervak then made two consecutive quarterfinals of WTA events in Memphis and Monterrey, losing to Hradecká and Gisela Dulko respectively.

Pervak lost in qualifying at the 2011 BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells to Jamie Hampton. However, she qualified for the 2011 Sony Ericsson Open in Miami, defeating Zuzana Kučová and Junri Namigata.

She lost in the fourth round of Wimbledon to Tamira Paszek in three sets.

2013[edit]

At the 2013 Brisbane International, Pervak scored the first top-10 victory of her career by defeating former world number 1 Caroline Wozniacki in the first round, winning in a final set tiebreak.[8] She later faced top seed Victoria Azarenka in the quarterfinals and was heavily defeated.[9]

Pervak was unseeded at the 2013 Australian Open. She defeated 32nd seed Mona Barthel in the first round, but subsequently lost her second round match against Heather Watson in three sets, despite holding three match points in the second set tiebreak.[10] She realigned her allegiance with Russia in June 2013.

WTA finals[edit]

Singles (1–1)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–0)
International (1–1)
Finals by surface
Hard (1–1)
Grass (0–0)
Clay (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 24 July 2011 Baku Cup, Baku, Azerbaijan Hard Russia Vera Zvonareva 1–6, 4–6
Winner 1. 17 September 2011 Tashkent Open, Tashkent, Uzbekistan Hard Czech Republic Eva Birnerová 6–3, 6–1

Doubles (0–1)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–0)
International (0–1)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–1)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 14 February 2010 Pattaya Women's Open, Pattaya, Thailand Hard Russia Anna Chakvetadze New Zealand Marina Erakovic
Thailand Tamarine Tanasugarn
5–7, 1–6

ITF finals[edit]

Singles (9–7)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (4–1)
Clay (5–5)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 24 September 2007 Batumi, Georgia Hard Italy Corinna Dentoni 6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 1. 19 May 2008 Moscow, Russia Clay Russia Nina Bratchikova 6–3, 1–6, 5–7
Winner 2. 11 August 2008 Penza, Russia Clay Georgia (country) Sofia Shapatava 6–4, 6–1
Winner 3. 18 August 2008 Moscow, Russia Clay Russia Elena Kulikova 3–6, 6–3, 6–1
Runner-up 2. 8 September 2008 Ruse, Bulgaria Clay Slovakia Lenka Wienerová 4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 3. 20 October 2008 Podolsk, Russia Carpet (i) Russia Alisa Kleybanova 6–7(5–7), 0–6
Winner 4. 3 August 2009 Moscow, Russia Clay Russia Ekaterina Ivanova 4–6, 6–4, 6–2
Winner 5. 10 August 2009 Moscow, Russia Clay Russia Ekaterina Ivanova 6–0, 6–2
Runner-up 4. 31 August 2009 Katowice, Poland Clay Italy Camila Giorgi 2–6, 3–6
Runner-up 5. 7 September 2009 Denain, France Clay France Stéphanie Cohen-Aloro 3–6, 4–6
Winner 6. 28 September 2009 Helsinki, Finland Hard (i) France Stéphanie Foretz 6–4, 6–2
Winner 7. 28 June 2010 Toruń, Poland Clay Poland Magda Linette 6–4, 6–1
Runner-up 6. 6 June 2011 Zlín, Сzech Republic Clay Austria Patricia Mayr-Achleitner 1–6, 0–6
Winner 8. 28 October 2013 Istanbul, Turkey Hard (i) Ukraine Anhelina Kalinina 6–0, 7–5
Winner 9. 4 November 2013 Istanbul, Turkey Hard (i) Czech Republic Eva Birnerová 6–4, 7–6(7–4)
Runner-up 7. 10 February 2014 Midland, United States Hard (i) United Kingdom Heather Watson 4–6, 0–6

Doubles (3–1)[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 (1–1)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (2–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 8 September 2008 Ruse, Bulgaria Clay Russia Alexandra Panova Russia Vitalia Diatchenko
Russia Eugeniya Pashkova
6–2, 6–7(5–7), [10–5]
Winner 2. 3 November 2008 Ismaning, Germany Carpet (i) Ukraine Oxana Lyubtsova Germany Julia Görges
Germany Laura Siegemund
6–2, 4–6, [10–7]
Winner 3. 30 March 2010 Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia Carpet (i) Russia Alexandra Panova Ukraine Nadiya Kichenok
Ukraine Lyudmyla Kichenok
7–6(9–7), 2–6, [10–7]
Runner-up 1. 31 May 2010 Maribor, Slovenia Clay Russia Alexandra Panova Slovenia Andreja Klepač
Slovenia Tadeja Majerič
3–6, 6–7(6–8)

Singles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 SR W–L
Australian Open Q1 Q3 1R 1R 2R 0 / 3 1–3
French Open A 1R 1R 1R 0 / 3 0–3
Wimbledon A Q2 4R 0 / 1 3–1
US Open A 1R 1R 1R 0 / 3 0–3
Win–Loss 0–0 0–2 3–4 0–3 1–1 0 / 10 4–10
WTA Premier Mandatory tournaments
Indian Wells A A Q2 3R 2R 0 / 2 3–2
Miami A A 1R 3R 0 / 2 2–2
Madrid A A A 1R 0 / 1 0–1
Beijing A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–1 4–3 1–1 0 / 5 5–5
WTA Premier 5 tournaments
Dubai A A A NP5 0 / 0 0–0
Doha Not Held NP5 3R 0 / 1 2–1
Rome A A A 1R 0 / 1 0–1
Cincinnati A A Q1 0 / 0 0–0
Canada A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Tokyo A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 2–2 0 / 2 2–2
Career statistics
Tournaments 5 9 18 13 45
Overall Win–Loss 3–5 7–9 23–17 8–13 1 / 45 41–44
Year end ranking 138 97 39

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bierley, Steve (31 January 2009). "Robson comes up short in junior final". Guardian.co.uk. Retrieved 28 February 2010. 
  2. ^ a b Heim, Jason (3 February 2009). "Tennis: Ksenia Pervak Wins Australian Open Girls' Singles Title". sportguru.net. Retrieved 28 February 2010. 
  3. ^ "Tennis: Wozniacki advances to Pattaya Open quarter-finals". AFP. 13 February 2009. Retrieved 28 February 2010. 
  4. ^ "Seeds 2 for 2 on Day 2". WTA. 15 June 2009. Retrieved 28 February 2010. 
  5. ^ Chittinand, Tor (10 February 2010). "Tammy, Zvonareva advance in Pattaya". Bangkok Post. Retrieved 28 February 2010. 
  6. ^ "Noppawan beats Pervak in Malaysian Open". The Star. 23 February 2010. Retrieved 28 February 2010. 
  7. ^ "Noppawan beats Pervak in Malaysian Open". The Times of India. 23 February 2010. Retrieved 28 February 2010. 
  8. ^ "Wozniacki bows out in Brisbane". ABC News. 31 December 2012. Retrieved 12 January 2014. 
  9. ^ "Azarenka cruises into semis in Brisbane". ABC News. 3 January 2013. Retrieved 12 January 2014. 
  10. ^ Willis, Alexandra (16 January 2013). "Watson back from the brink". Australian Open. Retrieved 28 January 2013. 

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