Irina Kornienko

Irina Kornienko (born 16 January 1978) is a Russian former professional tennis player.

Irina Kornienko
Country (sports) Russia
Born (1978-01-16) 16 January 1978 (age 43)
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$30,464
Singles
Career record80–118
Highest rankingNo. 452 (26 October 1998)
Doubles
Career record86–75
Career titles6 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 263 (11 October 1999)

Kornienko, a right-handed player, reached her career high singles ranking of 452 in 1998.[1]

All of her WTA Tour main draw appearances came in doubles, which included making the quarter-finals of the 1999 Tashkent Open.[2] She won six ITF doubles titles and had a best doubles ranking of 263 in the world.[3]

In 2005 she married tennis player Igor Kunitsyn.[4]

ITF finalsEdit

Doubles: 12 (6–6)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 31 August 1997 Kyiv, Ukraine Clay   Elena Krutko   Vera Zhukovets
  Nadejda Ostrovskaya
1–6, 3–6
Winner 1. 21 June 1998 Tallinn, Estonia Hard   Helena Fremuthova   Maret Ani
  Helen Laupa
6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 2. 5 July 1998 Lohja, Finland Hard   Helena Fremuthova   Jasmine Choudhury
  Aliénor Tricerri
3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 3. 11 April 1999 Cerignola, Italy Clay   Lina Krasnoroutskaya   Jasmine Choudhury
  Lizzie Jelfs
5–7, 5–7
Winner 2. 4 July 1999 Tallinn, Estonia Clay   Ekaterina Sysoeva   Minna Rautajoki
  Maria Wolfbrandt
6–1, 6–1
Winner 3. 6 February 2000 Istanbul 1, Turkey Hard   Elena Yaryshka   Nataly Cahana
  Katarina Mišić
6–3, 3–6, 6–4
Runner-up 4. 28 May 2000 Tel Aviv, Israel Hard   Elena Voropaeva   Simona Arghire
  Maria Pavlidou
1–6, 2–6
Runner-up 5. 2 July 2000 Istanbul 2, Turkey Hard   Elena Yaryshka   Valeria Bondarenko
  Goulnara Fattakhetdinova
2–6, 6–4, 3–6
Winner 4. 20 May 2001 Tel Aviv 1, Israel Hard   Maria Pavlidou   Evghenia Ablovatchi
  Yevgenia Savranska
6–2, 6–4
Winner 5. 27 May 2001 Tel Aviv 2, Israel Hard   Maria Pavlidou   Emily Hewson
  Natasha Van Der Merwe
w/o
Runner-up 6. 1 July 2001 Athens, Greece Clay   Irini Alevizopoulou   Dina Milosević
  Lana Popadić
6–7(3), 3–6
Winner 6. 5 August 2001 Casablanca, Morocco Clay   Līga Dekmeijere   Chiaki Nakajima
  Ayako Suzuki
6–1, 6–4

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tennis Abstract: Irina Kornienko WTA Match Results, Splits, and Analysis". www.tennisabstract.com.
  2. ^ "Scoreboard". Montreal Gazette. 10 June 1999.
  3. ^ "Titles". www.itftennis.com.
  4. ^ "Игорь КУНИЦЫН: не представляю, как сложилась бы моя жизнь без тенниса". Журнал БОСС (in Russian). 11 November 2012.

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