Marta Sirotkina

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Marta Sirotkina
Марта Сироткина
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Country  Russia
Residence Moscow, Russia
Born (1991-03-22) 22 March 1991 (age 23)
Moscow, Russia
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Turned pro 2007
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money USA$199,379
Singles
Career record 214–122
Career titles 0 WTA, 11 ITF
Highest ranking No. 115 (25 February 2013)
Current ranking No. 156 (18 August 2014)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open Q3 (2013, 2014)
French Open Q1 (2014)
Wimbledon Q3 (2012)
US Open Q1 (2012, 2013)
Doubles
Career record 116–64
Career titles 0 WTA, 12 ITF
Highest ranking No. 141 (18 February 2013)
Current ranking No. 557 (18 August 2014)
Last updated on: 26 May 2014.

Marta Sirotkina (Марта Александровна Сироткина, born 22 March 1991) is a professional Russian tennis player. Her highest WTA singles ranking is No. 115, which she reached on 25 February 2013.[1] Her career high in doubles is No. 141, which she reached on 18 February 2013.[1]

Career highlights[edit]

Apart from ITF professional successes, Marta has won Bronze medals in the Moscow Winter Championships (Singles and Doubles) in 2009, later winning a Gold medal in the Russian Championships. Marta has won Silver medals in the Moscow Championships and Gold in the "Cup of Russia" Doubles tournament.

2011[edit]

So far in 2011, Sirotkina has won three ITF titles in singles. She won two ITF $10,000 tournaments in Bath, Somerset, and Antalya, Turkey, and an ITF $25,000 tournament in Bangkok, Thailand.

Sirotkina began 2011 with a bang in Bath, beating the top seed on way to capturing the Aegon Pro Series $10,000 title, while in the $25,000 event the following week she beat two higher ranked players to make the main draw where she destroyed former world top-20 star Anna-Lena Grönefeld before falling in the quarterfinals to Claire Feuerstein.

Sirotkina competed in the ITF $25,000 Aegon GB Pro-Series Foxhills on 11 July 2011, seeded 5th. Sirotkina defeated Daneika Borthwick in the first round and Samantha Murray in the second round. In the quarterfinals, Sirotkina was defeated by the first seed, Vitalia Diatchenko.

Sirotkina participated in the 2011 Tatarstan Open in singles and in doubles. Ksenia Lykina was her doubles partner. In the first round of the singles, Sirotkina defeated Valeria Solovyeva. In the second round, she lost to the 3rd seed, Anastasiya Yakimova. In the doubles, Sirotkina and Lykina lost to the second seeds, Ekaterina Ivanova and Andreja Klepač, in the semifinals, after defeating the 4th seeds, Tetyana Arefyeva and Eugeniya Pashkova in the first round and Natela Dzalamidze and Mandy Minella in the quarterfinals.

Sirotkina competed in the 2011 Summer Universiade in both singles and doubles. In the singles, Sirotkina lost in the third round to eventual bronze-medalist Yoo Mi. Sirotkina partenered Ksenia Lykina in the doubles and they won a bronze medal.

Sirotkina competed in the Singles Qualifying of the 2011 Tashkent Open. She was seeded 4th. In the first round, Sirotkina defeated Viktoriya Karmenova. In the next round, Sirotkina defeated Lyudmyla Kichenok. In the final round, she lost to Aleksandra Krunić.

Personal life[edit]

Marta is completing her studies at the Moscow Institute for Sports and Fitness Studies, she is funded by a sports-academic scholarship from the Yeltsin Fund. As well as her native Russian she speaks English and Spanish, having attended the Spanish Immersion High School in Moscow. She has one older brother. She likes playing on hardcourt surfaces but her favourite and most comfortable surface is grass.[2]

In October 2010, Hiberno International and Marta signed a long term management agreement that will bring Marta to the heights she has the ability to reach. Marta has begun the upward curve needed by undergoing an intensive training camp in the Republic of Ireland at the Tennis Ireland BNP-Paribas National Academy in Dublin under the guidance of the Internationally respected Garry Cahill (former Ireland Fed Cup team captain and current Ireland Davis Cup team captain).[3]

Career statistics[edit]

Singles Finals: 19 (12–7)[edit]

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
Runner-up 1. 1 November 2009 Sweden Stockholm, Sweden Hard Ukraine Lyudmyla Kichenok 3–6, 3–6
Winner 1. 11 April 2010 Egypt Ain Sukhna, Egypt Clay Georgia (country) Ekaterine Gorgodze 6–3, 6–1
Winner 2. 12 September 2010 Spain Madrid, Spain Hard United Kingdom Naomi Broady 4–6, 6–4, 6–4
Winner 3. 7 November 2010 Turkey Antalya, Turkey Hard Slovakia Martina Balogova 6–2, 6–0
Winner 4. 11 December 2010 United Arab Emirates Dubai, United Arab Emirates Hard Romania Mihaela Buzărnescu 6–0, 6–0
Winner 5. 19 March 2011 United Kingdom Bath, United Kingdom Hard Italy Giulia Gatto-Monticone W/O
Winner 6. 24 April 2011 Turkey Antalya, Turkey Hard Russia Yana Buchina 6–1, 6–0
Runner-up 2. 7 May 2011 Uzbekistan Bukhara, Uzbekistan Hard Austria Nikola Hofmanova 4–6, 5–7
Winner 7. 4 June 2011 Thailand Bangkok, Thailand Hard Thailand Luksika Kumkhum 6–4, 6–3
Winner 8. 18 February 2012 Sweden Linköping, Sweden Hard Serbia Milana Špremo 6–1, 6–3
Winner 9. 1 April 2012 Thailand Phuket, Thailand Hard France Claire Feuerstein 7–5, 7–6(8–6)
Winner 10. 27 May 2012 Japan Karuizawa, Japan Grass Japan Junri Namigata 6–4, 2–6, 6–4
Runner-up 3. 28 July 2012 Kazakhstan Astana, Kazakhstan Hard Portugal Maria João Koehler 5–7, 2–6
Runner-up 4. 3 February 2013 Israel Eilat, Israel Hard Ukraine Elina Svitolina 3–6 6–3 5–7
Runner-up 5. 26 August 2013 Russia Kazan, Russia Hard Germany Anna-Lena Friedsam 2–6, 3–6
Runner-up 6. 21 September 2013 United Kingdom Shrewsbury, United Kingdom Hard Belgium Alison Van Uytvanck 5–7, 1–6
Winner 11. 3 November 2013 United Kingdom Barnstaple, United Kingdom Hard Czech Republic Kristýna Plíšková 6–7(5–7), 6–3, 7–6(8–6)
Runner-up 7. 21 December 2013 Turkey Ankara, Turkey Hard (i) Russia Vitalia Diatchenko 7–6 4–6 4–6
Winner 12. 16 August 2014 United Kingdom Woking, United Kingdom Hard Romania Ana Bogdan 7–5, 6–3

Doubles Finals: 17 (12–5)[edit]

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score
Winner 1. 17 May 2009 Russia St. Petersburgh, Russia Hard Russia Yuliya Kalabina Russia Avgusta Tsybysheva
Russia Maria Zharkova
6–1, 6–2
Runner-up 1. 23 May 2009 Russia Moscow, Russia Clay Russia Yuliya Kalabina Russia Maria Kondratieva
Russia Arina Rodionova
5–7, 1–6
Winner 2. 5 June 2009 Uzbekistan Bukhara, Uzbekistan Hard Sweden Anna Brazhnikova Kyrgyzstan Ksenia Palkina
Russia Arina Rodionova
3–6, 6–4, [11–9]
Winner 3. 11 April 2010 Egypt Ain Sukhna, Egypt Clay Sweden Anna Brazhnikova France Audrey Bergot
South Africa Chanel Simmonds
6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 2. 29 May 2010 Italy Grado, Italy Clay Russia Karina Pimkina China Xinyun Han
China Jing-Jing Lu
6–1, 4–6, [8–10]
Runner-up 3. 11 September 2010 Spain Madrid, Spain Hard United Kingdom Jennifer Ren United Kingdom Naomi Broady
United Kingdom Emily Webley-Smith
2–6, 3–6
Winner 4. 30 October 2010 Turkey Istanbul, Turkey Hard Georgia (country) Oksana Kalashnikova Russia Ekaterina Bychkova
France Iryna Brémond
6–3, 6–1
Winner 5. 6 November 2010 Turkey Antalya, Turkey Hard Uzbekistan Nigina Abduraimova Russia Julia Samuseva
Russia Ekaterina Yakovleva
3–6, 6–1, [10–7]
Winner 6. 13 November 2010 Turkey Antalya, Turkey Hard Czech Republic Nikola Fraňková Russia Daria Salnikova
United Kingdom Nicola Slater
3–6, 7–5, [10–5]
Runner-up 4. 24 April 2011 Turkey Antalya, Turkey Hard Russia Maria Zharkova Romania Laura-Ioana Andrei
Poland Sylwia Zagorska
1–6, 6–7(0)
Runner-up 5. 18 February 2012 Sweden Linköping, Sweden Hard (i) Russia Margarita Lazareva Germany Dejana Raickovic
Germany Alina Wessel
6–1 3–6 [8–10]
Winner 7. 25 February 2012 Russia Moscow, Russia Hard Georgia (country) Oksana Kalashnikova Russia Tatiana Kotelnikova
Belarus Lidziya Marozava
7–6, 4–6, [11–9]
Winner 8. 24 March 2012 Thailand Phuket, Thailand Hard Russia Natela Dzalamidze Chinese Taipei Chin-Wei Chan
China Saisai Zheng
6–4, 6–1
Winner 9. 21 April 2012 Uzbekistan Namangan, Uzbekistan Hard Georgia (country) Oksana Kalashnikova United Kingdom Naomi Broady
Poland Paula Kania
6–2, 7–5
Winner 10. 28 July 2012 Kazakhstan Astana, Kazakhstan Hard Georgia (country) Oksana Kalashnikova Ukraine Lyudmyla Kichenok
Ukraine Nadiia Kichenok
3–6, 6–4, [10–2]
Winner 11. 15 July 2013 United Kingdom Woking, Great Britain Hard United Kingdom Tara Moore Japan Kanae Hisami
Japan Mari Tanaka
4–6 6–1 [10–7]
Winner 12. 8 March 2014 United Kingdom Preston, Great Britain Hard United Kingdom Tara Moore Switzerland Timea Bacsinszky
Germany Kristina Barrois
3–6 6–1 [13–11]

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