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Elena Tatarkova or Olena Tatarkova (Ukrainian: Олена Tатаркова, born 22 August 1976) is a former female tennis player from Ukraine.

Elena Tatarkova (Feltham)
Олена Tатаркова
Elena Tatarkova.jpg
Country (sports) Ukraine
ResidenceKiev, Ukraine
Born (1976-08-22) 22 August 1976 (age 43)
Dushanbe, Tajikistan
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Turned pro1993
Retired2006
PlaysLeft-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$861,974
Singles
Career record300–237
Career titles0 WTA, 4 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 45 (18 January 1999)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (1998, 1999, 2002)
French Open3R (1998)
Wimbledon2R (1998, 1999)
US Open1R (1998, 1999)
Doubles
Career record302–176
Career titles4 WTA, 25 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 9 (5 July 1999)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (1998, 1999)
French OpenSF (2001)
WimbledonF (1999)
US Open2R (1997, 1998, 2003)

She won four WTA doubles titles, and four singles and 25 doubles titles ITF Women's Circuit. Her best career result came in doubles; she reached the 1999 Wimbledon final with partner Mariaan de Swardt, which they lost to Lindsay Davenport and Corina Morariu. Tatarkova also made the 2001 French Open doubles semifinals with Justine Henin. She reached a career-high singles ranking of world No. 45, and highest doubles ranking of No. 9, both in 1999.

Since retiring from professional tennis in 2004, she married Timothy Feltham in September 2007 and is mother to Stanley (April 2009) and Austin (February 2012)

Grand Slam finalsEdit

Doubles: 1 (1 runner-up)Edit

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1999 Wimbledon Grass   Mariaan de Swardt   Lindsay Davenport
  Corina Morariu
4–6, 4–6

Performance timelinesEdit

SinglesEdit

Tournament 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 SR W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A LQ A A 1R 1R LQ A 1R LQ LQ 0 / 3 0–3
French Open A A LQ LQ 3R 1R LQ LQ LQ LQ LQ 0 / 2 2–2
Wimbledon LQ A A LQ 2R 2R A LQ 1R LQ LQ 0 / 3 2–3
US Open A A LQ LQ 1R 1R A LQ LQ LQ LQ 0 / 2 0–2
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 3–4 1–4 0–0 0–0 0–2 0–0 0–0 0 / 10 4–10
Year-end ranking 221 192 196 136 47 120 256 213 166 126 260

DoublesEdit

Tournament 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 SR W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A 3R 3R 1R A 1R 2R 1R 0 / 6 5–6
French Open 1R A 1R 1R 2R SF 2R 1R 1R 0 / 8 6–8
Wimbledon A 1R 2R F A 1R 3R 2R 1R 0 / 7 9–7
US Open A 2R 2R 1R A 1R 1R 2R 1R 0 / 7 3–7
Win–Loss 0–1 1–2 4–4 7–4 1–2 4–3 3–4 3–4 0–4 0 / 28 23–28
Year-end ranking 171 91 22 19 77 38 61 47 95

Top 10 winsEdit

# Player Rank Event Surface Rd Score ETR
1998
1.   Irina Spîrlea No. 9 Acura Classic, Los Angeles, United States Hard 2R 6–2, 6–2 No. 63

WTA Tour finalsEdit

Doubles: 12 (4–8)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam (0–1)
Tier I (0–0)
Tier II (0–3)
Tier III (0–3)
Tier IV & V (4–1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 2 August 1998 Stanford, United States Hard   Larisa Savchenko   Lindsay Davenport
  Natalia Zvereva
4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 2. 16 August 1998 Los Angeles, United States Hard   Tamarine Tanasugarn   Martina Hingis
  Natalia Zvereva
4–6, 2–6
Runner-up 3. 18 October 1998 Zurich, Switzerland Hard (i)   Mariaan de Swardt   Venus Williams
  Serena Williams
7–5, 1–6, 3–6
Runner-up 4. 31 October 1998 Luxembourg City, Luxembourg Carpet (i)   Larisa Savchenko   Elena Likhovtseva
  Ai Sugiyama
7–6, 3–6, 0–2 ret.
Winner 1. 16 January 1999 Hobart, Australia Hard   Mariaan de Swardt   Alexia Dechaume-Balleret
  Émilie Loit
6–1, 6–2
Runner-up 5. 4 July 1999 Wimbledon, United Kingdom Grass   Mariaan de Swardt   Lindsay Davenport
  Corina Morariu
4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 6. 27 February 2000 Oklahoma City, United States Hard (i)   Tamarine Tanasugarn   Corina Morariu
  Kimberly Po
4–6, 6–4, 2–6
Winner 2. 23 February 2002 Memphis, United States Hard (i)   Ai Sugiyama   Melissa Middleton
  Brie Rippner
6–4, 2–6, 6–0
Runner-up 7. 6 April 2003 Casablanca, Morocco Clay   Henrieta Nagyová   Gisela Dulko
  Maria-Emilia Salerni
3–6, 4–6
Winner 3. 20 April 2003 Budapest, Hungary Clay   Petra Mandula   Conchita Martínez Granados
  Tatiana Perebiynis
6–3, 6–1
Winner 4. 10 August 2003 Helsinki, Finland Clay   Eugenia Kulikovskaya   Tatiana Perebiynis
  Silvija Talaja
6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 8. 26 October 2003 Luxembourg City, Luxembourg Hard (i)   Marlene Weingärtner   Maria Sharapova
  Tamarine Tanasugarn
1–6, 4–6

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

Singles: 11 (4–7)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner–up 1. 24 May 1993 Bytom, Poland Clay   Adriana Barna 6–3, 3–6, 4–6
Runner–up 2. 16 August 1993 Szczecin, Poland Clay   Vanessa Matthys 2–6, 7–5, 6–7(3–7)
Runner–up 3. 10 October 1993 Kiev, Ukraine Clay   Svetlana Komleva 6–3, 3–6, 6–7(4–7)
Winner 1. 31 October 1993 Jūrmala, Latvia Hard   Oksana Bushevitsa 6–1, 5–7, 6–4
Runner–up 4. 29 October 1995 Poitiers, France Hard   Olga Barabanschikova 3–6, 1–6
Runner–up 5. 23 February 1997 Redbridge, United Kingdom Hard (i)   María Sánchez Lorenzo 1–6, 4–6
Runner–up 6. 13 October 1997 Southampton, United Kingdom Carpet (i)   Evgenia Kulikovskaya 0–6, 6–4, 6–7(5–7)
Winner 2. 1 March 1998 Bushey, United Kingdom Carpet (i)   Dragana Zarić 6–2, 4–6, 6–0
Winner 3. 31 July 2000 Saint-Gaudens, France Clay   Selima Sfar 6–4, 6–4
Winner 4. 22 September 2003 Batumi, Georgia Hard   Evgenia Linetskaya 1–6, 6–4, 6–3
Runner–up 7. 28 November 2004 Opole, Poland Carpet (i)   Angelique Kerber 2–6, 2–6

Doubles: 36 (25–11)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 24 May 1993 Bytom, Poland Clay   Natalia Biletskaya   Teodora Nedeva
  Antoaneta Pandjerova
w/o
Winner 2. 29 August 1993 Gryfino, Poland Clay   Aleksandra Olsza   Monika Starosta
  Alena Vašková
7–6(7–4), 4–6, 7–5
Winner 3. 5 September 1993 Burgas, Bulgaria Hard   Svetlana Krivencheva   Camilla Persson
  Anna-Karin Svensson
5–7, 6–2, 6–3
Winner 4. 12 September 1993 Varna, Bulgaria Hard   Natalia Bondarenko   Isabela Martin
  Maya Stankova
6–2, 6–4
Runner–up 1. 18 October 1993 Šiauliai, Lithuania Hard (i)   Natalia Bondarenko   Talina Beiko
  Tanja Tsiganii
3–6, 1–6
Winner 5. 25 October 1993 Jūrmala, Latvia Hard   Natalia Bondarenko   Aleksandra Olsza
  Miroslava Vavrinec
7–6(7–5), 6–2
Runner–up 2. 3 October 1994 Kiev, Ukraine Clay   Natalia Biletskaya   Natalia Noreiko
  Marina Stets
6–2, 5–7, 3–6
Runner–up 3. 9 July 1995 Vaihingen, Germany Clay   Tatjana Ječmenica   Henrieta Nagyová
  Radka Zrubáková
3–6, 6–7
Winner 6. 27 August 1995 Sochi, Russia Hard   Corina Morariu   Natalia Egorova
  Petra Thorén
6–3, 7–5
Winner 7. 16 October 1995 Flensburg, Germany Carpet   Yvette Basting   Sandra Klösel
  Amélie Mauresmo
6–4, 2–6, 6–2
Winner 8. 6 May 1996 Szczecin, Poland Clay   Elena Brioukhovets   Lenka Cenková
  Adriana Gerši
6–2, 6–1
Winner 9. 16 June 1996 Tashkent, Uzbekistan Clay   Elena Brioukhovets   Katrin Kilsch
  Robyn Mawdsley
6–4, 6–2
Runner–up 4. 2 February 1997 Prostejov, Czech Republic Carpet (i)   Aleksandra Olsza   Denisa Krajčovičová
  Andrea Temesvári
2–6, 3–6
Runner–up 5. 2 March 1997 Bushey, United Kingdom Carpet (i)   Kirstin Freye   Olga Lugina
  Clare Wood
6–7(6–8), 7–6(8–6), 1–6
Winner 10. 17 March 1997 Reims, France Clay (i)   Svetlana Krivencheva   Silke Meier
  Petra Schwarz
6–2, 6–2
Runner–up 6. 9 June 1997 Budapest, Hungary Clay   Fabiola Zuluaga   Katalin Marosi
  Veronica Stele
3–6, 3–6
Winner 11. 4 August 1997 Sopot, Poland Clay   Svetlana Krivencheva   Radka Bobková
  Lenka Němečková
7–6(9–7), 6–3
Winner 12. 21 February 1998 Redbridge, United Kingdom Hard (i)   Virág Csurgó   Kirstin Freye
  Hila Rosen
7–5, 6–3
Runner-up 7. 8 June 1998 Sochi, Russia Hard   Nino Louarsabishvili   Saori Obata
  Kaoru Shibata
6–3, 4–6, 2–6
Winner 13. 31 July 2000 Saint-Gaudens, France Clay   Svetlana Krivencheva   Eszter Molnár
  Maja Palaveršić
3–6, 7–5, 6–3
Winner 14. 2 October 2000 Albuquerque, United States Hard   Brie Rippner   Lisa McShea
  Nirupama Sanjeev
6–4, 6–4
Winner 15. 22 October 2000 Largo, United States Hard   Brie Rippner   Dawn Buth
  Sandra Cacic
6–2, 6–4
Winner 16. 29 October 2000 Dallas, United States Hard   Brie Rippner   Nirupama Sanjeev
  Nana Smith
6–3, 3–6, 6–3
Winner 17. 19 November 2000 Naples, United States Clay   Nana Smith   Maret Ani
  Valentina Sassi
5–3, 2–4, 2–4, 5–3, 4–1
Runner-up 8. 5 February 2001 Rockford, United States Hard (i)   Svetlana Krivencheva   Katie Schlukebir
  Kristen Schlukebir
6–7(4–7), 1–6
Winner 18. 12 February 2001 Midland, United States Hard (i)   Yvette Basting   Jennifer Hopkins
  Petra Rampre
3–6, 7–6(7–4), 6–4
Winner 19. 4 March 2001 Minneapolis, United States Hard (i)   Yvette Basting   Laurence Courtois
  Alicia Molik
7–5, 7–6(7–0)
Runner-up 9. 21 October 2001 Southampton, Great Britain Hard (i)   Lubomira Bacheva   Nannie de Villiers
  Irina Selyutina
6–7(5–7), 6–2, 2–6
Winner 20. 5 February 2002 Midland, United States Hard (i)   Janet Lee   Maria Geznenge
  Michaela Paštiková
6–1, 6–3
Runner-up 10. 12 November 2002 Eugene, United States Hard   Evgenia Kulikovskaya   Nana Smith
  Milagros Sequera
6–3, 2–6, 4–6
Winner 21. 16 March 2003 Kaunas, Lithuania Hard (i)   Darya Kustova   Aurelija Misevičiūtė
  Lina Stančiūtė
6–1, 7–6(8–6)
Winner 22. 21 September 2003 Tbilisi, Georgia Clay   Darya Kustova   Nadejda Ostrovskaya
  Galina Voskoboeva
2–6, 6–2, 7–6(7–5)
Winner 23. 28 September 2003 Batumi, Georgia Hard   Darya Kustova   Goulnara Fattakhetdinova
  Galina Fokina
1–6, 6–1, 6–2
Runner–up 11. 28 March 2004 St.Petersburg, Russia Hard (i)   Darya Kustova   Maria Goloviznina
  Evgenia Kulikovskaya
5–7, 1–6
Winner 24. 18 April 2004 Biarritz, France Clay   Mariya Koryttseva   Alona Bondarenko
  Valeria Bondarenko
7–5, 6–0
Winner 25. 7 November 2004 Shenzhen, China Hard   Rika Fujiwara   Yan Zi
  Zheng Jie
6–4, 1–6, 6–1

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