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

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 34)
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)

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.

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Career statisticsEdit

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   Gabriela Velasco Andreu 6–1 6–4
Winner 2. July 4, 2004 Krasnoarmeisk, Russia Hard   Olga Panova 6–2 6–3
Winner 3. August 23, 2004 Moscow, Russia Clay   Maria Kondratieva 6–2 6–1
Runner-up 4. October 3, 2004 Belgrade, Serbia Clay   Virág Németh 6–2 2–6 2–6
Runner-up 5. December 19, 2004 Bergamo, Italy Hard (i)   Michaëlla Krajicek 4–6 3–6
Winner 6. March 27, 2005 Saint Petersburg, Russia Hard (i)   Emma Laine 6–1 6–2
Runner-up 7. May 1, 2005 Cagnes-sur-Mer, France Clay   Laura Pous-Tio 6–7 (4) 6–4
Winner 8. December 17, 2005 Bergamo, Italy Carpet   Mervana Jugić-Salkić 6–3 6–0
Winner 9. June 18, 2006 Marseille, France Clay   Severine Beltrame 6–1 6–2
Runner-up 10. May 3, 2009 Charlottesville, United States Clay   Lindsay Lee-Waters 3–6 5–7
Winner 11. June 19, 2009 Contrexéville, France Clay   Kathrin Wörle-Scheller 6–4 6–4
Runner-up 12. July 26, 2009 Pétange, Luxembourg Clay   Arantxa Parra Santonja 3–6 2–6
Winner 13. August 7, 2010 Moscow, Russia Clay   Darya Kustova 6–2 7–5
Runner-up 14. March 26, 2011 Namangan, Uzbekistan Hard   Jasmina Tinjić 6–7 6–2 6–7
Winner 15. April 14, 2013 Edgbaston, United Kingdom Hard (i)   Angelica Moratelli 6–4 6–3
Winner 16. February 23, 2014 Nottingham, United Kingdom Hard (i)   Pauline Parmentier 3–0 Ret.
Runner-up 17. April 28, 2014 Gifu, Japan Hard   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   Raissa Gourevitch   Eden Marama
  Paula Marama
6–0, 7–6(7–2)
Winner 4 July 2004 10,000 Krasnoarmeisk, Russia Hard   Vasilisa Davydova   Vasilisa Bardina
  Julia Efremova
7–6(7–4), 6–0
Runner-up 27 September 2004 25,000 Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro Clay   Nadejda Ostrovskaya   Giulia Casoni
  Darija Jurak
0–6, 2–6
Winner 18 December 2005 50,000 Bergamo, Italy Carpet (i)   Marina Shamayko   Valentina Sassi
  Francesca Lubiani
6–1, 6–3
Runner-up 8 March 2009 25,000 Fort Walton Beach, United States Hard   Ekaterina Dzehalevich   Alexandra Panova
  Tatiana Poutchek
2–6, 2–6
Runner-up 26 April 2009 75,000 Dothan, United States Clay   Alexandra Panova   Julie Ditty
  Carly Gullickson
6–2, 1–6, [6–10]
Runner-up 5 April 2010 50,000 Torhout, Belgium Hard (i)   Hana Birnerová   Mona Barthel
  Justine Ozga
5–7, 2–6
Runner-up 25 October 2010 25,000 İstanbul, Turkey Hard   Iryna Brémond   Oksana Kalashnikova
  Marta Sirotkina
3–6, 1–6
Winner 8 November 2010 25,000 Minsk, Belarus Hard   Elena Bovina   Paula Kania
  Katarzyna Piter
6-4, 6-0
Runner-up 26 March 2011 25,000 Namangan, Uzbekistan Hard   Marina Shamayko   Albina Khabibulina
  Nigina Abduraimova
6–4 6–7(3–7), [8–10]
Runner–up 14 April 2012 25,000 Pelham, United States Clay   Elena Bovina   Julie Coin
  Marie-Ève Pelletier
5-7, 4-6
Winner 28 April 2013 50,000 İstanbul, Turkey Hard   Nadiia Kichenok   Başak Eraydın
  Aleksandrina Naydenova
3–6, 6–2, [10–5]
Runner-up 14 April 2014 25,000 Qarshi, Uzbekistan Hard   Veronika Kudermetova   Albina Khabibulina
  Anastasiya Vasylyeva
6–2, 5–7, [4–10]
Runner-up 26 May 2014 25,000 Moscow, Russia Hard   Evgeniya Rodina   Anna Danilina
  Xenia Knoll
3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 6 April 2015 25,000 Barnstaple, United Kingdom Hard (i)   Naomi Broady   Stéphanie Foretz
  Ana Vrljić
2–6, 7–5, [7–10]

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