Yulia Putintseva

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Yulia Putintseva
Юлия Путинцева
2014 US Open (Tennis) - Qualifying Rounds - Yulia Putintseva (14828329907).jpg
Country  Kazakhstan (June 2012 – Present)
 Russia (2009 – June 2012)
Residence Moscow, Russia
Born (1995-01-07) January 7, 1995 (age 19)
Moscow, Russia
Height 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
Turned pro 2009
Retired Active
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $130,545
Career record 74–35
Career titles 0 WTA, 5/6 ITF
Highest ranking No. 88 (April 29, 2013)
Current ranking No. 114 (October 27, 2014)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (2013)
French Open 2R (2013)
Wimbledon 1R (2013)
Career record 0–1
Career titles 0
Last updated on: September 12, 2012.

Yulia Putintseva (Russian: Юлия Путинцева; born in Moscow on January 7, 1995) is a junior Russian-born Kazakh tennis player. Her highest WTA singles ranking is 88, which she reached on April 27, 2013.

Personal life[edit]

Yulia Putintseva was born to Anton and Anna Putintseva, and has a brother named Ilya. She was born on 7 January 1995 in Moscow, Russia, where she currently resides.[1] Her favourite surface is Clay. She speaks English and Russian fluently. As of the start of June 2012, Putintseva represents Kazakhstan. Her coach is a former number 1 in the world, Martina Hingis.

Tennis career[edit]

Junior career[edit]

In 2009 she played the second round of 2009 US Open in Girls' Singles, and the first round of Girls' Doubles event, partnering Tamara Čurović. This year also saw Yulia wins three junior tournaments. She wins 17th International Junior Tournament Citta' Di Prato 2009 in Italy, 31st International Junior Tournament Citta Di Santa Croce also in Italy and 15th ITF Junior Open in Austria.

In 2010, she lost in the second round of the girls' singles event at the 2010 Australian Open. Yulia played also 2010, she lost in the semi-final and she representing Russia in the Youth Olympic Games in August she lost their in semi-final too. In the last junior grand slam of this season the US Open she reached the final but lost to Daria Gavrilova. She lost the final with 6–3 and 6–2.

Pro career[edit]


In 2012 she won another ITF tournament in Australia. She also received a wildcard to the 2012 e-Boks Open where she won her first round match, but lost in the second round to former World No. 1 Jelena Janković 6–3, 6–1. In May Putintseva won the 2012 Open GDF SUEZ de Cagnes-sur-Mer Alpes-Maritimes a $100,000 tournament in France as a qualifier. She jumped to World No. 122 as a result.


At the 2013 Australian Open, Yulia defeated the American Christina McHale in three sets. She then lost to Carla Suárez Navarro in three tight sets. At the next grand slam, the 2013 French Open, she stomped the world No. 44, Ayumi Morita, 6–2, 6–3. Her next opponent was the 2012 French Open finalist, Sara Errani, she lost against her in two sets, 6–1, 6–1.


At the PTT Pattaya Open, Yulia was defeated in the first round by a qualifier, Alexandra Dulgheru 6–1, 6–7 (6–8), 6–4.

Singles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 2012 2013 2014 W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A 2R 1R 1–2
French Open LQ 2R 1–1
Wimbledon A 1R 0–1
US Open LQ A 0–0
Win–loss 0–0 2–3 0–1 2–4

ITF Circuit singles finals: 10 (6–4)[edit]

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 16 May 2011 Russia Moscow, Russia Clay Ukraine Veronika Kapshay 6–2, 6–1
Winner 2. 18 July 2011 Turkey Samsun, Turkey Hard Poland Marta Domachowska 7–6(8–6), 6–2
Winner 3. 8 August 2011 Russia Kazan, Russia Hard France Caroline Garcia 6–4, 6–2
Winner 4. 26 December 2011 Russia Tyumen, Russia Hard Ukraine Elina Svitolina 6–2, 6–4
Winner 5. 6 February 2012 Australia Launceston, Australia Hard Netherlands Lesley Kerkhove 6–1, 6–3
Winner 6. 7 May 2012 France Cagnes-Sur-Mer, France Clay Austria Patricia Mayr-Achleitner 6–2, 6–1
Runner-up 1. 4 November 2012 France Nantes, France Hard (I) Romania Monica Niculescu 2–6 3–6
Runner-up 2. 1 December 2012 United Arab Emirates Dubai, United Arab Emirates Hard (o) Japan Kimiko Date-Krumm 1–6 6–3 4–6
Runner-up 3. 7 April 2014 United States Pelham, United States Clay Germany Laura Siegemund 1–6, 4–6
Runner-up 4. 4 May 2014 United States Indian Harbour Beach, USA Clay United States Taylor Townsend 1–6 1–6


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