Olena Antypina

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Olena Antypina
Country (sports)  Ukraine
Residence Zaporizhia, Ukraine
Born (1979-03-19) 19 March 1979 (age 38)
Zaporizhia, Ukraine
Turned pro May 2000
Retired August 2006
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money US$72,197
Career record 130–109
Career titles 0 WTA, 1 ITF
Highest ranking No. 180 (28 November 2005)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open Q1 (2006)
French Open Q1 (2006)
Wimbledon Q1 (2006)
US Open Q2 (2005)
Career record 143–81
Career titles 0 WTA, 13 ITF
Highest ranking No. 128 (10 October 2005)
Last updated on: 16 July 2012.

Olena Schmelzer (née Antypina; born 19 March 1979, in Zaporizhia) is a retired professional tennis player from Ukraine. Her highest singles ranking is World No. 180, which she reached in November 2005. She played on the ITF tour from 2000 through to 2006.

In her career, Antypina won 14 titles, of which 1 was in singles and 13 in doubles. She tried qualifying for Grand Slam tournaments on multiple occasions, but was unsuccessful with each one. She qualified for one WTA Tour event in 2005, where she lost in round one of the Tier 4 tournament in Tashkent to compatriot Kateryna Bondarenko.[1] Her biggest ITF title came when she won the doubles of the $75,000 tournament at Washington DC in 2005, partnering Tatiana Poutchek of Belarus.[2]


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