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Elena Alekseyevna Makarova (Russian: Елена Алексеевна Макарова,[1] born 1 February 1973) is a Russian former professional tennis player.[2]

Elena Makarova
Елена Макарова
Country (sports) Russia
Born (1973-02-01) 1 February 1973 (age 46)
Turned pro1991
Retired1999
PlaysRight-handed
Prize moneyUS$ 594,200
Singles
Career record178–128
Career titles0 WTA, 6 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 43 (10 June 1996)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (1994, 1995)
French Open3R (1996)
Wimbledon2R (1995, 1997, 1998)
US Open3R (1995)
Doubles
Career record73–67
Career titles1 WTA, 6 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 36 (12 June 1995)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenQF (1996)
French OpenQF (1995)
Wimbledon1R (1995)
US Open3R (1996)

Makarova played in the WTA Tour between 1991 and 1999.[3] Her best performances were in 1995, when she was ranked world No. 36 in doubles, and in 1996, when she was ranked No. 43 in singles. She now coaches Russian tennis player Margarita Gasparyan.[1]

WTA Tour finalsEdit

Singles 2Edit

Legend
WTA Championships 0
Tier I 0
Tier II 0
Tier III 0
Tier IV & V 0
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 23 September 1995 Moscow, Russia Carpet (i)   Magdalena Maleeva 4–6, 2–6
Runner-up 2. 20 July 1997 Palermo, Italy Clay   Sandrine Testud 5–7, 3–6

Doubles 1Edit

Legend
WTA Championships 0
Tier I 0
Tier II 0
Tier III 1
Tier IV & V 0
Titles by Surface
Hard 0
Clay 0
Grass 0
Carpet 1
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 24 September 1994 Moscow, Russia Carpet (o)   Eugenia Maniokova   Laura Golarsa
  Caroline Vis
7–6, 6–4

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

Singles: 11 finals (6 titles, 5 runner-ups)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (2–1)
Clay (2–2)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (2–1)
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 12 August 1991 Rebecq, Belgium Clay   Kateřina Šišková 3–6, 0–6
Winner 1. 15 September 1991 Haskovo, Bulgaria Clay   Lubomira Bacheva 6–4, 6–4
Winner 2. 9 December 1991 Érd, Hungary Hard   Petra Holubová 7–5, 6–1
Winner 3. 20 January 1992 Bergen, Norway Carpet   Julia Jehs 6–0, 6–0
Runner-up 2. 27 July 1992 Rheda-Wiedenbrück, Germany Clay   Barbara Mulej 5–7, 3–6
Winner 4. 19 October 1992 Moscow, Russia Clay   Svetlana Parkhomenko 7–5, 6–2
Runner-up 3. 14 November 1992 Manchester, England Carpet (i)   Nancy Feber 5–7, 6–4, 2–6
Winner 5. 22 November 1992 Nottingham, United Kingdom Carpet (i)   Elena Pampoulova 3–6, 6–2, 7–5
Winner 6. 6 December 1993 Val-d'Oise, France Hard (i)   Petra Langrová 0–6, 6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 4. 4 October 1998 Tbilisi, Georgia Clay   Evgenia Kulikovskaya 6–2, 2–6, 5–7
Runner-up 5. 1 November 1998 Poitiers, France Hard (i)   Sandra Načuk 0–6, 7–5, 1–6

Doubles: 8 finals (6 titles, 2 runner-ups)Edit

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Titles by Surface
Hard (3–1)
Clay (2–1)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (1–0)
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 1 April 1991 Šibenik, Yugoslavia Clay   Irina Sukhova   Zdeňka Málková
  Janette Husárová
1–6, 5–7
Winner 1. 30 March 1992 Moncalieri, Italy Clay   Kateřina Šišková   Radka Bobková
  Jana Pospíšilová
6–4, 2–6, 6–2
Winner 2. 25 May 1992 Putignano, Italy Hard   Olga Lugina   Aida Khalatian
  Karina Kuregian
6–2, 6–4
Winner 3. 15 November 1992 Manchester, United Kingdom Carpet (i)   Elena Likhovtseva   Elena Pampoulova
  Natalie Tschan
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 2. 28 March 1993 Brest, France Hard   Elena Likhovtseva   Kristie Boogert
  Linda Niemantsverdriet
6–4, 5–7, 5–7
Winner 4. 5 July 1993 Erlangen, Germany Clay   Eugenia Maniokova   Janette Husárová
  Danielle Thomas
6–1, 6–4
Winner 5. 6 December 1993 Val-d'Oise, France Hard   Magdalena Feistel   Isabelle Demongeot
  Catherine Suire
2–6, 6–3, 6–4
Winner 6. 1 November 1998 Poitiers, France Hard (i)   Olga Lugina   Gabriela Kučerová
  Radka Pelikánová
6–0, 6–1

Head vs. headEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "МАКАРОВА Елена Алексеевна". Энциклопедия «Российский теннис». Федерация тенниса России. Retrieved 1 June 2011.
  2. ^ Federation Cup
  3. ^ Sony Ericsson WTA Tour

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