Ekaterina Bychkova

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Ekaterina Bychkova
Екатерина Бычкова
Ekaterina Bychkova 2, 2015 Wimbledon Qualifying - Diliff.jpg
Full nameEkaterina Andreevna Bychkova
Country (sports) Russia
ResidenceMoscow, Russia
Born (1985-06-05) 5 June 1985 (age 33)
Moscow, Soviet Union
Height1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Turned pro2000
Retired2017
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$1,000,612
Singles
Career record387–318
Career titles0 WTA, 9 ITF
Highest ranking66 (20 February 2006)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (2006)
French Open1R (2006, 2007, 2008, 2010)
Wimbledon2R (2006)
US Open2R (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008)
Doubles
Career record117–139
Career titles0 WTA, 5 ITF
Highest ranking106 (29 January 2007)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (2007)
French Open2R (2006)
US Open1R (2006)

Ekaterina Andreevna Bychkova (Russian: Екатерина Андреевна Бычкова; born 5 June 1985 in Moscow) is retired tennis player from Russia.

Bychkova won nine singles and four doubles titles on the ITF tour in her career. On 20 February 2006, she reached her best singles ranking of world number 66. On 29 January 2007, she peaked at world number 106 in the doubles rankings.

Bychkova defeated defending champion Svetlana Kuznetsova in the first round of the 2005 US Open. It was the first time a defending champion for the US Open had lost in the first round.

She was coached by her mother Liudmila Bychkova. Father's name is Andrey Bychkov. Introduced to tennis by her mother, she began playing at the Spartak and Chajka tennis clubs.

Career statistics[edit]

Singles Finals: 17 (10–7)[edit]

$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. December 14, 2003 Cairo, Egypt Clay Spain Gabriela Velasco Andreu 6–1 6–4
Winner 2. July 4, 2004 Krasnoarmeisk, Russia Hard Russia Olga Panova 6–2 6–3
Winner 3. August 23, 2004 Moscow, Russia Clay Russia Maria Kondratieva 6–2 6–1
Runner-up 4. October 3, 2004 Belgrade, Serbia Clay Hungary Virág Németh 6–2 2–6 2–6
Runner-up 5. December 19, 2004 Bergamo, Italy Hard (i) Netherlands Michaëlla Krajicek 4–6 3–6
Winner 6. March 27, 2005 Saint Petersburg, Russia Hard (i) Finland Emma Laine 6–1 6–2
Runner-up 7. May 1, 2005 Cagnes-sur-Mer, France Clay Spain Laura Pous-Tio 6–7 (4) 6–4
Winner 8. December 17, 2005 Bergamo, Italy Carpet Bosnia and Herzegovina Mervana Jugić-Salkić 6–3 6–0
Winner 9. June 18, 2006 Marseille, France Clay France Severine Beltrame 6–1 6–2
Runner-up 10. May 3, 2009 Charlottesville, United States Clay United States Lindsay Lee-Waters 3–6 5–7
Winner 11. June 19, 2009 Contrexéville, France Clay Germany Kathrin Wörle-Scheller 6–4 6–4
Runner-up 12. July 26, 2009 Pétange, Luxembourg Clay Spain Arantxa Parra Santonja 3–6 2–6
Winner 13. August 7, 2010 Moscow, Russia Clay Belarus Darya Kustova 6–2 7–5
Runner-up 14. March 26, 2011 Namangan, Uzbekistan Hard Bosnia and Herzegovina Jasmina Tinjić 6–7 6–2 6–7
Winner 15. April 14, 2013 Edgbaston, United Kingdom Hard (i) Italy Angelica Moratelli 6–4 6–3
Winner 16. February 23, 2014 Nottingham, United Kingdom Hard (i) France Pauline Parmentier 3–0 Ret.
Runner-up 17. April 28, 2014 Gifu, Japan Hard Hungary Tímea Babos 1-6 2-6

Doubles finals: 15 (5-10)[edit]

Result Date Category Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 8 December 2003 10,000 Cairo, Egypt Clay Russia Raissa Gourevitch New Zealand Eden Marama
New Zealand Paula Marama
6–0, 7–6(7–2)
Winner 4 July 2004 10,000 Krasnoarmeisk, Russia Hard Russia Vasilisa Davydova Russia Vasilisa Bardina
Russia Julia Efremova
7–6(7–4), 6–0
Runner-up 27 September 2004 25,000 Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro Clay Belarus Nadejda Ostrovskaya Italy Giulia Casoni
Croatia Darija Jurak
0–6, 2–6
Winner 18 December 2005 50,000 Bergamo, Italy Carpet (i) Russia Marina Shamayko Italy Valentina Sassi
Italy Francesca Lubiani
6–1, 6–3
Runner-up 8 March 2009 25,000 Fort Walton Beach, United States Hard Belarus Ekaterina Dzehalevich Russia Alexandra Panova
Belarus Tatiana Poutchek
2–6, 2–6
Runner-up 26 April 2009 75,000 Dothan, United States Clay Russia Alexandra Panova United States Julie Ditty
United States Carly Gullickson
6–2, 1–6, [6–10]
Runner-up 5 April 2010 50,000 Torhout, Belgium Hard (i) Czech Republic Hana Birnerová Germany Mona Barthel
Germany Justine Ozga
5–7, 2–6
Runner-up 25 October 2010 25,000 İstanbul, Turkey Hard France Iryna Brémond Georgia (country) Oksana Kalashnikova
Russia Marta Sirotkina
3–6, 1–6
Winner 8 November 2010 25,000 Minsk, Belarus Hard Russia Elena Bovina Poland Paula Kania
Poland Katarzyna Piter
6-4, 6-0
Runner-up 26 March 2011 25,000 Namangan, Uzbekistan Hard Russia Marina Shamayko Uzbekistan Albina Khabibulina
Uzbekistan Nigina Abduraimova
6–4 6–7(3–7), [8–10]
Runner–up 14 April 2012 25,000 Pelham, United States Clay Russia Elena Bovina France Julie Coin
Canada Marie-Ève Pelletier
5-7, 4-6
Winner 28 April 2013 50,000 İstanbul, Turkey Hard Ukraine Nadiia Kichenok Turkey Başak Eraydın
Bulgaria Aleksandrina Naydenova
3–6, 6–2, [10–5]
Runner-up 14 April 2014 25,000 Qarshi, Uzbekistan Hard Russia Veronika Kudermetova Uzbekistan Albina Khabibulina
Ukraine Anastasiya Vasylyeva
6–2, 5–7, [4–10]
Runner-up 26 May 2014 25,000 Moscow, Russia Hard Russia Evgeniya Rodina Kazakhstan Anna Danilina
Switzerland Xenia Knoll
3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 6 April 2015 25,000 Barnstaple, United Kingdom Hard (i) United Kingdom Naomi Broady France Stéphanie Foretz
Croatia Ana Vrljić
2–6, 7–5, [7–10]

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