Yana Buchina

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Yana Buchina
Яна Бучина
Yana Buchina (cropped).jpg
Yana Buchina
Country (sports)  Russia
Residence Moscow, Russia
Born (1992-02-07) February 7, 1992 (age 23)
Moscow, Russia
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Turned pro 2007
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $48,605
Singles
Career record 137 - 97
Career titles 2 ITF
Highest ranking No. 334 (12 August 2013)
Current ranking No. 740 (12 January 2015)
Doubles
Career record 22 - 21
Career titles 1 ITF
Highest ranking No. 569 (05 March 2012)
Current ranking No. 727 (12 January 2015)
Last updated on: 12 January 2015.

Yana Alexandrovna Buchina (Russian: Яна Бучина; born February 7, 1992 in Moscow) is a junior Russian tennis player playing in the ITF Women's Circuit. Her highest WTA singles ranking is 334, which she reached on 12 August 2013. Her highest WTA doubles ranking is 569, which she reached on 05 March 2012.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12][13][14][15][16]

Personal life[edit]

Yana Buchina was born to Alexander and Lillia Buchina.[17] She was born on February 7, 1992 in Moscow, Russia, where she currently resides.[17] Yana Buchina speaks Russian and English. Her favourite surfaces are grass and hard.[17] She is currently coached by her father Alexander Buchin and by Eugenia Maniokova.[17]

Tennis career[edit]

Junior career[edit]

In 2009 she played in the third round of the 2009 Australian Open girls' singles event, and the first round of the girls' doubles event, partnering Heather Watson. The duo lost to Viktoria Kamenskaya and Karina Pimkina 7–5, 6–4. She reached the second round of the 2009 French Open girls' event and the semi-finals of the doubles. Yana lost in the third round of girls' singles event and in the third round of the doubles at the 2009 Wimbledon Championships. And at 2009 US Open, she lost in the final of the singles event to Heather Watson from the Great Britain with a score 6–4 and 6–1 .

In 2010, she lost in the third round of the girls' singles event at the 2010 Australian Open.

ITF Circuit finals[edit]

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles finals: 4 (2–2)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 24 April 2011 Antalya, Turkey Hard Russia Marta Sirotkina 1–6, 0–6
Winner 2. 1 May 2011 Antalya, Turkey Hard Georgia (country) Ekaterine Gorgodze 6–3, 6–4
Winner 3. 22 April 2012 Antalya, Turkey Hard Germany Nicola Geuer 6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 4. 28 January 2013 Antalya, Turkey Clay South Korea Lee Jin-a 5–7, 3–6

Doubles finals: 3 (1–2)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 9 March 2009 Las Palmas, Spain Hard Slovenia Taja Mohorčič China Lu Jingjing
China Sun Shengnan
3–6, 6–7(1–7)
Winner 2. 10 September 2010 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina Clay Russia Polina Rodionova Croatia Ani Mijačika
Croatia Matea Čutura
7–6(7–5), 2–6, [10–5]
Runner-up 3. 23 April 2014 Namangan, Uzbekistan Hard Venezuela Andrea Gámiz Russia Eugeniya Pashkova
Ukraine Ganna Poznikhirenko
4–6, 1–6

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sony Ericsson WTA Tour | Players | Info | Yana Buchina". sonyericssonwtatour.com. Retrieved August 19, 2010. 
  2. ^ Voice of Russia, Kremlin Cup International, Retrieved November 7, 2014
  3. ^ Voice of Russia, Martina Sirotkina, Retrieved November 7, 2014
  4. ^ Sky Sports, Heartbreak for Cornish, Retrieved November 7, 2014
  5. ^ CBS Sports, Yana Buchina, Retrieved November 7, 2014
  6. ^ MSNBC, included here too, Retrieved November 7, 2014
  7. ^ Go Tennis (Russia), Russian tennis database, Retrieved November 7, 2014
  8. ^ Tennis Recruiting Net, source, Retrieved November 7, 2014
  9. ^ Tennis Recruiting Net,source, Retrieved November 7, 2014
  10. ^ Tennis Kalamazoo, Chasing Dream Russian Style, Retrieved November 7, 2014
  11. ^ The Telegraph, Australian Open, Retrieved November 7, 2014
  12. ^ The Guardian, US Open Order of Play, Retrieved November 7, 2014
  13. ^ The Guardian, Heather Watson US Open, Retrieved November 7, 2014
  14. ^ The Guardian, US Open, Retrieved November 7, 2014
  15. ^ The Guardian, Heather Watson US Open Girls Title, Retrieved November 7, 2014
  16. ^ WTA Tennis, Yana Buchina, Retrieved November 7, 2014
  17. ^ a b c d Yana Buchina at the International Tennis Federation

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