Tatiana Panova

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Tatiana Panova
Country  Russia
Residence Moscow, Russia
Born (1976-08-13) 13 August 1976 (age 38)
Moscow, Soviet Union
Height 1.535 m (5 ft 0 in)
Turned pro 1994
Retired 2006
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money US$1,561,661
Singles
Career record 344–303
Career titles 0 WTA, 6 ITF
Highest ranking 20 (23 September 2002)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 3R (2003, 2005)
French Open 3R (2002)
Wimbledon 3R (1999, 2001, 2002, 2004)
US Open 3R (2002)
Doubles
Career record 40–74
Career titles 0 WTA , 0 ITF
Highest ranking No. 75 (27 January 2003)

Tatiana Urayevna Panova (born 13 August 1976, Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union[1]) is a former Russian professional female tennis player. On 23 September 2002 Panova reached her career-high singles ranking: World No. 20.

2002 was the first year that Panova really jumped into the spotlight, reaching finals in Auckland and Sarasota early in the season. She reached the third round of Roland Garros, Wimbledon, and the US Open, defeating significant players like Mirjana Lučić and Anna Kournikova along the way. Martina Navratilova, at age 45, beat her 6-1, 4-6, 6-2 at Eastborne, in her first singles match in eight years.

Panova was a strong member of the Russian Federation Cup team, going 12–3 throughout her career.

She currently trains children at the Arthur Ashe youth tennis center in Philadelphia, along with many prominent tennis players.[citation needed]

WTA career finals[edit]

Singles: 3 (0–3)[edit]

Legend: Before 2009 Legend: Starting in 2009
Grand Slam tournaments (0)
Olympic Gold (0)
WTA Championships (0)
Tier I (0) Premier Mandatory (0)
Tier II (0) Premier 5 (0)
Tier III (0) Premier (0)
Tier IV & V (0-3) International (0)
Outcome No. Date Championship Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 19 November 2000 Pattaya City, Thaliand Hard Luxembourg Anne Kremer 1–6 4–6
Runner-up 2. 06 January 2002 Auckland, New Zealand Hard Israel Anna Smashnova 2–6 2–6
Runner-up 3. 7 April 2002 Sarasota, United States Clay Australia Jelena Dokic 2-6, 2-6

Doubles: 1 (0-1)[edit]

Legend: Before 2009 Legend: Starting in 2009
Grand Slam tournaments (0)
Olympic Gold (0)
WTA Championships (0)
Tier I (0) Premier Mandatory (0)
Tier II (0) Premier 5 (0)
Tier III (0) Premier (0)
Tier IV & V (0-1) International (0)
Outcome No. Date Championship Surface Partner Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 04 November 2002 Pattaya City, Thailand Hard Russia Lina Krasnoroutskaya Republic of Ireland Kelly Liggan
Czech Republic Renata Voracova
5-7, 6-7

Head vs. Head[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Meet the Aces, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, July 6, 2004 ("Born Aug 13 1976 in Moscow.")

External links[edit]