Tetyana Arefyeva

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Tetyana Arefyeva
Тетяна Арефиева
Country Ukraine Ukraine
Born (1991-09-03) 3 September 1991 (age 23)
Kiev, Ukraine
Turned pro 2005
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money US$ 95,011
Singles
Career record 186–168
Career titles 0 WTA (2 ITF)
Highest ranking No. 241 (19 March 2012)
Current ranking No. 264 (7 October 2013)
Doubles
Career record 76–81
Career titles 0 WTA (2 ITF)
Highest ranking No. 182 (29 August 2011)
Current ranking No. 460 (7 October 2013)
Last updated on: 12 October 2013.

Tetyana Arefyeva (Ukrainian: Тетяна Арефиева) is a Ukrainian tennis player. She began tennis at the age of 6 and is coached by Igor Dernovskyy. She mainly plays on the ITF Women's Circuit.

2005[edit]

Tetyana played her first professional tournament at the $10,000 tournament in Kiev. She received a wildcard into the tournament. She managed to take a set of off her opponent before losing in three sets 1–6, 6–1, 6–2.

2006[edit]

Tetyana played in Kiev once more, this time advancing past the first round, before losing to Agnese Zucchini 6–1, 0–6, 6–3. She also played in Kharkiv and Volos. She qualified for Kharkiv and received a wildcard into Volos. She played in the qualifying draws of all the ITF Cairo tournaments. She fell in qualifying for all three of them. But she managed to win two doubles matches in Cairo.

2007[edit]

Tetyana played lots more tournaments on the ITF Circuits, even reaching a quarter final at Tampere in Finland. She finished the year ranked at 769. In doubles Tetyana along with Elena Jirnova reached the final at Gausdal in Norway but they lost in the final to two Slovenian players in a tight match 6–7(3), 7–5, 3–6.

2008[edit]

In February 2008 Tetyana won her first ITF title at Melilla in Spain. She also reached finals in Astana and Athens but she lost in the final to Alice Moroni and Zarina Diyas respectively. She also reached a final in Arezzo but lost 7–5, 6–1. She ended the year ranked 613 in singles and 727 in doubles.

2009[edit]

In 2009 Tetyana became 18 and began to soar up the rankings with a series of successful results. In Portimão in Portugal she reached the semi final defeating Stéphanie Vongsouthi en route. She lost to Sandra Soler-Sola in the semi final 4–6, 6–1, 6–0.
In the $50,000 event in Khanti-Mansiysk she managed to qualify despite being ranked far below most of the other players. She lost in the final round of qualifying but received main draw entry via a lucky loser entry. She then went on to back-to-back finals at Antalya-Belek and Almaty She lost in Turkey to Irini Georgatou but won Almaty, defeating Daria Kuchmina. At the $25,000 event in Namangan, Uzbekistan Tetyana managed to reach the final by defeating Ksenia Palkina, Çağla Büyükakçay and Sofia Kvatsabaia. She lost in the final however to Kristina Antoniychuk 6–0, 6–1. She will play in the Kharkiv tournament in a few weeks time.

ITF Circuit finals[edit]

Singles: 7 (2–5)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 23 February 2008 Spain Melilla, Spain Hard Bulgaria Dessislava Mladenova 6–1, 7–6
Runner-up 2. 24 March 2008 Greece Athens, Greece Hard Italy Alice Moroni 3-6, 4-6
Runner-up 3. 17 November 2008 Kazakhstan Astana, Kazakhstan Hard Kazakhstan Zarina Diyas 5–7, 4–6
Runner-up 4. 13 April 2009 Turkey Antalya, Turkey Hard Greece Eirini Georgatou 3–6 7–6 5–7
Winner 5. 20 April 2009 Kazakhstan Almaty, Kazakhstan Hard Russia Daria Kuchmina 6-2 6-1
Runner-up 6. 27 April 2009 Uzbekistan Namangan, Uzbekistan Hard Ukraine Kristina Antoniychuk 0-6, 1–6
Runner-up 7. 25 April 2011 Uzbekistan Karshi, Uzbekistan Hard Australia Isabella Holland 5-7 4-6

Doubles: 9 (2–7)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 22 July 2007 Norway Gausdal, Norway Hard Ukraine Elena Jirnova Slovenia Maja Kambic
Slovenia Petra Pajalic
6-7, 7-5, 3-6
Runner-up 2. 11 February 2008 Italy Arezzo, Italy Clay Belgium Aude Vermoezen Italy Giulia Gatto-Monticone
Italy Federica Quercia
5-7, 1-6
Runner-up 3. 13 April 2009 Turkey Antalya, Turkey Hard Ukraine Anastasiya Lytovchenko Turkey Cagla Buyukakcay
Turkey Pemra Ozgen
4-6, 2-6
Winner 4. 20 April 2009 Kazakhstan Almaty, Kazakhstan Hard Ukraine Anastasiya Lytovchenko Belarus Ima Bohush
Russia Eugeniya Pashkova
6-4 6-4
Runner-up 5. 28 June 2010 Sweden Ystad, Sweden Clay Ukraine Anastasiya Lytovchenko Bosnia and Herzegovina Mervana Jugić-Salkić
Finland Emma Laine
1-6, 1-6
Runner-up 6. 1 November 2010 Germany Ismaning, Germany Carpet Ukraine Yuliana Fedak Germany Kristina Barrois
Germany Anna-Lena Groenefeld
1-6, 6-7
Runner-up 7. 6 December 2010 United Arab Emirates Dubai, United Arab Emirates Hard Ukraine Yuliana Fedak Russia Elena Chalova
Kyrgyzstan Ksenia Palkina
2-6, 4-6
Winner 8. 25 April 2011 Uzbekistan Karshi, Uzbekistan Hard Russia Eugeniya Pashkova Australia Isabella Holland
United Kingdom Naomi Broady
6-7 7-5 6-4
Runner-up 9. 11 March 2013 United States Orlando, United States Clay Czech Republic Katerina Kramperova Czech Republic Nikola Frankova
Brazil Nathalia Rossi
5-7, 6-2, 8-10

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