Olga Fridman

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Olga Fridman
Ольга Фрідман
אולגה פרידמן
Olga Fridman 04 (Qualifikation Nürnberger Versicherungscup 2016).jpg
Full name Olga Olehivna Fridman
Country (sports)  Ukraine
Residence Kiev, Ukraine
Born (1998-09-30) 30 September 1998 (age 19)
Kiev
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Plays Left-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $30,397
Singles
Career record 83–37
Career titles 2 ITF
Highest ranking No. 235 (23 May 2016)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open Junior 2R (2013)
French Open Junior 1R (2014)
US Open Junior 3R (2014)
Doubles
Career record 3–4
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open Junior 2R (2015)
French Open Junior 1R (2014)
US Open Junior QF (2014)
Last updated on: 14 May 2018.

Olga Olehivna Fridman (Ukrainian: Ольга Олегівна Фрідман; Hebrew: אולגה פרידמן; born 30 September 1998) is a Ukrainian-Israeli tennis player and the 2015 female Israeli tennis champion.

As a junior, Fridman has a career-high world ranking of 12, achieved on 24 March 2014. Fridman has a career-high WTA singles ranking of 232, achieved on 23 May 2016. She has won two ITF singles titles.

Early and personal life[edit]

Friedman was born to a wealthy family in Kiev, the daughter of Ukrainian-Israeli oligarch Oleg Fridman.[1][2] Although she represents Ukraine internationally, Fridman also holds Israeli citizenship.[2]

Tennis career[edit]

Fridman has a career-high juniors ranking of 12, achieved on 24 March 2014.

She has a career-high WTA singles ranking of 231, achieved on 23 May 2016. She has won two ITF singles titles.[3]

Fridman made her WTA main-draw debut at the 2015 Baku Cup in the doubles event partnering Elizaveta Ianchuk.

She became the 2015 champion of Israel at the age of 17, beating world No. 126 Julia Glushko 6-2, 6-2 in the finals of the Israeli championship.[2]

In December 2015, she had lived in Israel in recent years, and said: "I’d really like to represent Israel, but at the moment it depends on my parents. I really love the country and I believe it will eventually happen."[2]

In January 2016, she made it to the final of the $25,000 ITF event in Daytona Beach, where she was defeated by Tunisia's Ons Jabeur 0-6, 6-2, 6-4.[4]

The last tournament she played was a $25,000 ITF event in Florida in January 2017.

ITF finals: 5 (2–3)[edit]

Singles: 4 (2–2)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (2–1)
Clay (0–1)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 2 August 2014 İstanbul, Turkey Hard China Ye Qiuyu 7–5, 6–4
Runner-up 1. 13 December 2014 Tel Aviv, Israel Hard Russia Marta Paigina 1-6, 6-2, 6–7(3–7)
Winner 2. 25 October 2015 Joué-lès-Tours, France Hard (i) Czech Republic Kristýna Plíšková 6–2, 3–6, 6–1
Runner-up 2. 17 January 2016 Daytona Beach, United States Clay Tunisia Ons Jabeur 6-0, 2-6, 4-6
Fridman at the 2015 Israeli championship

Doubles: 1 (0–1)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (0–0)
Clay (0–1)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 4 July 2014 Prokuplje, Serbia Clay Ukraine Elizaveta Ianchuk Republic of Macedonia Lina Gjorcheska
Australia Alexandra Nancarrow
4–6, 6–7(5–7)

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