|Country (sports)|| Russia (until 2008)|
|Born||18 December 1984|
Moscow, Russian SFSR
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Plays||Right-handed (two-handed backhand)|
|Prize money||US$ 2,525,168|
|Career record||373–313 (54.4%)|
|Career titles||0 WTA, 3 ITF|
|Highest ranking||No. 42 (7 May 2012)|
|Grand Slam singles results|
|Australian Open||3R (2009, 2012)|
|French Open||2R (2008, 2009, 2013)|
|US Open||2R (2012, 2013)|
|Olympic Games||1R (2012)|
|Career record||338–268 (55.8%)|
|Career titles||5 WTA, 1 WTA Challenger|
|Highest ranking||No. 26 (20 August 2012)|
|Grand Slam doubles results|
|Australian Open||QF (2007, 2012)|
|French Open||QF (2008, 2013)|
|US Open||3R (2006, 2011, 2013)|
|Other doubles tournaments|
|Olympic Games||2R (2012)|
|Grand Slam mixed doubles results|
|US Open||2R (2012, 2021)|
|Fed Cup||28–14 (66.7%)|
Galina Olegovna Voskoboeva (Russian: Галина Олеговна Воскобоева; born 18 December 1984) is a Russian-born Kazakhstani former tennis player. She reached a career-high singles ranking of world No. 42 on 7 May 2012. Her best ranking in doubles is No. 26, achieved on 20 August 2012.
Born in Moscow, Voskoboeva turned pro in 2002. During her career, she has won five doubles titles on the WTA Tour, as well as three singles titles (in Mont-de-Marsan in 2003, Cuneo in 2006, and Casablanca in 2011) and 13 doubles titles on the ITF Circuit.
In 2008, Voskoboeva managed to qualify for the Qatar Open in Doha. In the first round she defeated Eleni Daniilidou before taking a set off world No. 5, Maria Sharapova, but losing 4–6, 6–4, 1–6. That same year, she reached the quarterfinals in Quebec City. In 2009, she reached the quarterfinals in Warsaw. At the US Open, she lost in the first round to Caroline Wozniacki, in straight sets.
Ranked 560 in the world, Galina reached the quarterfinals of the Pattaya Open. Due to her ranking, she had to qualify, and did so by defeating top seed Sania Mirza, and No. 7 seed Lindsay Lee-Waters in the qualifying tournament. In the first round of the main draw, she defeated Romina Oprandi before defeating No. 3 seed Maria Kirilenko in a close match 1–6, 7–5, 6–4.
She qualified for the Miami Open and upset the No. 7 seed, Jelena Dokic, in the first round.
At the Baku Cup Voskoboeva lost to Ksenia Pervak in the semifinals. In doubles, Voskoboeva and Niculescu were the first seeds. They advanced to the finals by defeating Daniela Dominikovic and Noppawan Lertcheewakarn, but lost to second seeds Mariya Koryttseva and Tatiana Poutchek.
After qualifying for the Premier-level Canadian Open in Toronto, Voskoboeva recorded the biggest win of her career by defeating French Open-semifinalist and world No. 9, Marion Bartoli in the first round. She followed this up with a win against world No. 25, Flavia Pennetta to reach the third round. She followed by beating former world No. 1, Maria Sharapova, in two sets. She lost to fourth-seeded Victoria Azarenka in the quarterfinals.
Voskoboeva qualified for the US Open, but lost to seventh seed Francesca Schiavone in the first round.
As of 2012, Voskoboeva has paired with fellow Kazakh player Yaroslava Shvedova in doubles, in an effort to represent their nation at the Summer Olympics in London, a feat they achieved, reaching the second round.
Voskoboeva began her 2013 season at the Auckland Open. She lost in the first round to Kirsten Flipkens. Coming through the qualifying rounds at the Sydney International, Voskoboeva defeated Yanina Wickmayer in the first round. She was defeated in the second round by second seed Angelique Kerber. At the Australian Open, Voskoboeva lost in the first round to 25th seed Venus Williams.
In Memphis at the National Indoor Championships, Voskoboeva was defeated in the first round by fourth seed Heather Watson.
In 2008, Galina changed her nationality from Russian to Kazakhstani. She attended University RUPF in Moscow, where she graduated from in 2005. On 15 April 2021, she married Jonathan Gully, a physician, at the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Peter in Chains, in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Grand Slam performance timelines
WTA 1000 finals
Doubles: 1 (runner-up)
|Loss||2006||Kremlin Cup||Carpet (i)||Iveta Benešová|| Francesca Schiavone
|4–6, 7–6(4), 1–6|
WTA career finals
Singles: 1 (runner-up)
|Loss||0–1||Sep 2011||Korea Open, South Korea||International[a]||Hard||María José Martínez Sánchez||6–7(0), 6–7(2)|
Doubles: 18 (5 titles, 13 runner-ups)
|Loss||0–1||Oct 2005||Tashkent Open, Uzbekistan||Tier IV[a]||Hard||Anastasia Rodionova|| Maria Elena Camerin
|Loss||0–2||Oct 2006||Kremlin Cup, Russia||Tier I[b]||Carpet (i)||Iveta Benešová|| Francesca Schiavone
|4–6, 7–6(7–4), 1–6|
|Loss||0–3||Jan 2007||Australian Hardcourts, Australia||Tier III[a]||Hard||Iveta Benešová|| Dinara Safina
|Win||1–3||Mar 2011||Malaysian Open, Malaysia||International||Hard||Dinara Safina|| Noppawan Lertcheewakarn
|7–5, 2–6, [10–5]|
|Win||2–3||Apr 2011||Estoril Open, Portugal||International||Clay||Alisa Kleybanova|| Michaëlla Krajicek
|Win||3–3||May 2011||Brussels Open, Belgium||Premier[a]||Clay||Andrea Hlaváčková|| Klaudia Jans
|3–6, 6–0, [10–5]|
|Loss||3–4||Jul 2011||Baku Cup, Azerbaijan||International||Hard||Monica Niculescu|| Mariya Koryttseva
|3–6, 6–2, [8–10]|
|Loss||3–5||Sep 2011||Korea Open, Seoul||International||Hard||Vera Dushevina|| Natalie Grandin
|Loss||3–6||Oct 2011||Kremlin Cup, Russia||Premier||Hard (i)||Anastasia Rodionova|| Vania King
|Loss||3–7||May 2012||Estoril Open, Portugal||International||Clay||Yaroslava Shvedova|| Chuang Chia-jung
|6–4, 1–6, [9–11]|
|Win||4–7||Feb 2013||National Indoors, U.S.||International||Hard (i)||Kristina Mladenovic|| Sofia Arvidsson
|Loss||4–8||Sep 2013||Guangzhou Open, China||International||Hard||Vania King|| Hsieh Su-wei
|3–6, 6–4, [10–12]|
|Loss||4–9||Jan 2014||Brisbane International, Australia||Premier||Hard||Kristina Mladenovic|| Alla Kudryavtseva
|Win||5–9||Mar 2014||Mexican Open||International||Hard||Kristina Mladenovic|| Petra Cetkovská
|6–3, 2–6, [10–5]|
|Loss||5–10||Feb 2017||Hungarian Ladies Open||International||Hard (i)||Arina Rodionova|| Hsieh Su-wei
|3–6, 6–4, [4–10]|
|Loss||5–11||Jul 2018||Moscow River Cup, Russia||International||Clay||Alexandra Panova|| Anastasia Potapova
|Loss||5–12||Apr 2019||Ladies Open Lugano, Switzerland||International||Clay||Veronika Kudermetova|| Sorana Cîrstea
|6–1, 2–6, [8–10]|
|Loss||5–13||Jul 2019||Baltic Open, Latvia||International||Clay||Jeļena Ostapenko|| Sharon Fichman
|6–2, 6–7(1–7), [6–10]|
WTA 125 tournament finals
Doubles: 1 (title)
|Win||1–0||Nov 2018||Open de Limoges, France||Hard (i)||Veronika Kudermetova|| Timea Bacsinszky
ITF Circuit finals
Singles: 8 (3 titles, 5 runner-ups)
|Loss||1.||Feb 2003||ITF Tipton, United Kingdom||10,000[c]||Hard (i)||Matea Mezak||6–4, 4–6, 4–6|
|Win||1.||Jul 2003||ITF Mont-de-Marsan, France||25,000||Clay||Oleksandra Kravets||6–4, 6–2|
|Loss||2.||Oct 2003||ITF Latina, Italy||50,000[d]||Clay||Roberta Vinci||3–6, 4–6|
|Loss||3.||Nov 2005||ITF Pittsburgh, United States||75,000[e]||Hard (i)||Lilia Osterloh||6–7(5), 4–6|
|Win||2.||Jul 2006||ITF Cuneo, Italy||50,000||Clay||Alice Canepa||6–1, 6–2|
|Win||3.||Apr 2011||ITF Casablanca, Morocco||25,000||Clay||Mervana Jugić-Salkić||6–7(4), 6–2, 6–3|
|Loss||4.||May 2016||ITF La Marsa, Tunisia||25,000||Clay||Victoria Kan||4–6, 4–6|
|Loss||5.||Jun 2016||ITF Moscow, Russia||25,000||Clay||Anastasiya Komardina||6–7(3), 6–4, 3–6|
Doubles: 23 (13 titles, 10 runner-ups)
|Loss||1.||Aug 2001||ITF Bucharest, Romania||10,000||Clay||Yevgenia Savranska|| Olena Antypina
|6–4, 1–6, 4–6|
|Win||1.||Sep 2001||ITF Bucharest, Romania||10,000||Clay||Yuliana Fedak|| Adriana Burz
|Win||2.||Sep 2002||ITF Sofia, Bulgaria||25,000||Clay||Vera Dushevina|| Laura Dell'Angelo
|3–6, 6–4, 6–2|
|Loss||2.||Oct 2002||ITF Mansoura, Egypt||10,000||Clay||Gulnara Fattakhetdinova|| Olena Antypina
|Win||3.||Jan 2003||ITF Hull, United Kingdom||10,000||Hard (i)||Irina Bulykina|| Elke Clijsters
|4–6, 7–6(0), 6–3|
|Loss||2.||Mar 2003||ITF Ostrava, Czech Republic||25,000||Hard (i)||Magdalena Zděnovcová|| Roberta Vinci
|Win||4.||May 2003||Open de Cagnes-sur-Mer, France||75,000||Clay||Vera Dushevina|| Yuliya Beygelzimer
|Loss||4.||Sep 2003||ITF Tbilisi, Georgia||25,000||Clay||Nadejda Ostrovskaya|| Darya Kustova
|6–2, 2–6, 6–7(5)|
|Win||5.||Apr 2004||ITF Dinan, France||50,000||Clay (i)||Darija Jurak|| Gulnara Fattakhetdinova
|Loss||5.||Oct 2004||ITF Saint-Raphaël, France||50,000||Hard (i)||Barbora Strýcová|| Stéphanie Cohen-Aloro
|6–7(3), 6–2, 4–6|
|Win||6.||Apr 2005||ITF Dothan, United States||75,000||Clay||Carly Gullickson|| Julie Ditty
|4–6, 6–1, 6–2|
|Win||7.||Jul 2005||ITF Cuneo, Italy||50,000||Clay||Mariya Koryttseva|| Sara Errani
|Win||8.||Oct 2006||ITF Saint-Raphaël, France||50,000||Carpet (i)||Mariya Koryttseva|| Alizé Cornet
|Loss||6.||Nov 2006||ITF Pittsburgh, United States||75,000||Hard (i)||Ashley Harkleroad|| Stéphanie Dubois
|4–6, 7–5, 1–6|
|Win||9.||Sep 2008||ITF Athens, Greece||100,000||Clay||Sorana Cîrstea|| Kristina Barrois
|Loss||7.||Oct 2008||ITF Ortisei, Italy||100,000||Carpet (i)||Maret Ani|| Mariya Koryttseva
|Loss||8.||Oct 2009||ITF Ortisei, Italy||100,000||Carpet (i)||Barbora Strýcová|| Timea Bacsinszky
|Win||10.||Jul 2011||President's Cup, Kazakhstan||100,000||Hard||Vitalia Diatchenko|| Akgul Amanmuradova
|Win||11.||May 2016||ITF La Marsa, Tunisia||25,000||Clay||Vitalia Diatchenko|| Victoria Kan
|6–3, 1–6, [12–10]|
|Win||12.||Nov 2016||Open de Valencia, Spain||25,000||Clay||Lina Gjorcheska|| Alicia Herrero Liñana
|Loss||9.||May 2018||Open de Cagnes-sur-Mer, France||100,000||Clay||Vera Lapko|| Kaitlyn Christian
|6–2, 5–7, [7–10]|
|Win||13.||May 2018||Empire Slovak Open||100,000||Clay||Jessica Moore|| Xenia Knoll
|0–6, 6–3, [10–7]|
|Loss||10.||Jun 2018||Ilkley Trophy, United Kingdom||100,000||Grass||Natela Dzalamidze|| Asia Muhammad
|6–4, 3–6, [1–10]|
- Serena Williams 0–2
- Venus Williams 0–1
- Lindsay Davenport 0–1
- Maria Sharapova 1–1
- Victoria Azarenka 1–2
- Caroline Wozniacki 0–1
- ^ a b c d In 2009, the WTA Tier II tournaments were reclassified as WTA Premier tournaments, while the WTA Tier III tournaments, WTA Tier IV tournaments and WTA Tier V tournaments were reclassifed as WTA International tournaments. In 2021, the WTA Premier tournaments were reclassified as WTA 500 tournaments and WTA International tournaments as WTA 250 tournaments.
- ^ THe WTA Tier I tournaments were reclassifed as WTA Premier Mandatory & 5 in 2009 and later as WTA 1000 tournaments in 2021.
- ^ The $10,000 ITF tournaments were reclassified as $15,000 in 2017. However, there were some $15,000 even before 2017.
- ^ The $50,000 ITF tournaments were reclassified as $60,000 in 2017.
- ^ The $75,000 ITF tournaments were reclassified as $75,000 in 2017.
- ^ "Galina Voskoboyeva Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Archived from the original on 1 October 2015. Retrieved 2015-09-16.
- ^ DAR, TALAL (7 January 2013). "Nadia Petrova and Daniela Hantuchova fall in the first round of Sydney International". www.tennisworldusa.org. Retrieved 21 April 2020.
- ^ "Galina Voskoboeva looses to tennis champ Kerber in Sydney". 8 January 2013. Retrieved 21 April 2020.
- ^ LANGFORD, RICHARD (13 January 2013). "Venus Williams Defeats Galina Voskoboeva at 2013 Australian Open". bleacherreport.com. Retrieved 21 April 2020.
- ^ "Heather Watson beats Galina Voskoboeva in Memphis". 17 February 2013. Retrieved 21 April 2020.
- 1984 births
- Living people
- Kazakhstani female tennis players
- Tennis players from Moscow
- Russian female tennis players
- Tennis players at the 2012 Summer Olympics
- Tennis players at the 2016 Summer Olympics
- Olympic tennis players for Kazakhstan
- Russian emigrants to Kazakhstan
- Naturalised citizens of Kazakhstan
- Naturalised tennis players