Ksenia Pervak

Ksenia Yuryevna Pervak (Russian: Ксения Юрьевна Первак; born 27 May 1991 in Chelyabinsk, Soviet Union) is a retired tennis player from Russia.

Ksenia Pervak
Ксения Первак
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Full nameKsenia Yuryevna Pervak
Country (sports) Russia (2005–2011, 2013-present)
 Kazakhstan (2011–2013)
ResidenceMoscow, Russia
Born (1991-05-27) 27 May 1991 (age 29)
Chelyabinsk, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Turned pro2005
Retired2015
PlaysLeft (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$1,024,792
Singles
Career record269–153
Career titles1 WTA, 9 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 37 (19 September 2011)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (2013)
French Open1R (2010, 2011, 2012, 2014)
Wimbledon4R (2011)
US Open1R (2010, 2011, 2012, 2014)
Doubles
Career record42–44
Career titles3 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 123 (30 January 2012)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (2013)
French Open1R (2012)
Wimbledon1R (2012)
US Open1R (2011)
Team competitions
Fed Cup3–1

Pervak won one singles title on the WTA Tour, as well as nine singles and three doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit. On 19 September 2011, she reached her best singles ranking of world No. 37. On 30 January 2012, she peaked at No. 123 in the doubles rankings.

Pervak won the 2009 Australian Open – Girls' Singles tournament, defeating Laura Robson in straight sets in the final.[1][2]

In November 2015, she announced her retirement from professional tennis due to chronic injuries.[3] However, she returned to tennis on 19 September 2016, making her comeback at an ITF St. Petersburg tournament.[4]

CareerEdit

2009Edit

Pervak made it to the second round of the PTT Pattaya Women's Open where she lost to second seed Caroline Wozniacki in three sets.[5] She then won three qualifying matches to advance to the main draw in 's-Hertogenbosch where she defeated Czech Petra Cetkovská in the first round.[6] Pervak also won the Australian Open junior tournament in that year, defeating Laura Robson in the final.[1][2]

2010Edit

In early February, Pervak lost in the first round of the Pattaya City Open to then world No. 14 Vera Zvonareva.[7] Pervak then reached the Malaysian Open main draw but lost to Noppawan Lertcheewakarn in the first round.[8][9] At the French Open, she reached the main draw where she lost to Maria Sharapova in the first round. At the Banka Koper Slovenia Open, Pervak reached her first WTA Tour semifinal against Johanna Larsson but she had to retire due to a wrist injury.

At the Guangzhou International Women's Open, she defeated the No. 2 seed Chan Yung-jan in the first round. She then reached the quarterfinals by defeating Russian compatriot Alexandra Panova, winning 24 of 27 points in the final set.

2011Edit

Pervak kicked off her 2011 season in Brisbane, Australia, where she was seeded seventh for the qualifying draw of the Brisbane International. She defeated Jessica Moore and Alexandra Panova but was defeated by Anastasia Pivovarova in the third qualifying round. She gained entry into the main draw as a lucky loser and defeated Anna Chakvetadze in the first round, before losing in the second to Petra Kvitová.

Pervak played in the first round of the main draw of the Australian Open for the first time in her career, but lost to 13th seed and fellow Russian Nadia Petrova.

Pervak made the semifinals of the $100,000 ITF event in Midland, losing to eventual champion Lucie Hradecká. She made two consecutive quarterfinals of WTA events in Memphis and Monterrey, losing to Hradecká and Gisela Dulko respectively.

Pervak lost in qualifying at the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells to Jamie Hampton. However, she qualified for the Sony Ericsson Open in Miami, defeating Zuzana Kučová and Junri Namigata. She lost in the fourth round of Wimbledon to Tamira Paszek in three sets.

2013Edit

Pervak began her 2013 season at the Brisbane International. Coming through qualifying, she upset eighth seed Caroline Wozniacki in the first round.[10] Her win over Wozniacki was her first career victory over a top ten player.

WTA career finalsEdit

Singles: 2 (1 title, 1 runner–up)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–0)
International (1–1)
Finals by surface
Hard (1–1)
Grass (0–0)
Clay (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Jul 2011 Baku Cup, Azerbaijan International Hard   Vera Zvonareva 1–6, 4–6
Win 1–1 Sep 2011 Tashkent Open, Uzbekistan International Hard   Eva Birnerová 6–3, 6–1

Doubles: 1 (1 runner–up)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–0)
International (0–1)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–1)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Feb 2010 Pattaya Women's Open, Thailand International Hard   Anna Chakvetadze   Marina Erakovic
  Tamarine Tanasugarn
5–7, 1–6

ITF finalsEdit

Singles (9–8)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (4–2)
Clay (5–5)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–1)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 Sep 2007 ITF Batumi, Georgia 25,000 Hard   Corinna Dentoni 6–4, 6–3
Loss 1–1 May 2008 ITF Moscow, Russia 25,000 Clay   Nina Bratchikova 6–3, 1–6, 5–7
Win 2–1 Aug 2008 ITF Penza, Russia 50,000 Clay   Sofia Shapatava 6–4, 6–1
Win 3–1 Aug 2008 ITF Moscow, Russia 25,000 Clay   Elena Kulikova 3–6, 6–3, 6–1
Loss 3–2 Sep 2008 ITF Ruse, Bulgaria 25,000 Clay   Lenka Wienerová 4–6, 4–6
Loss 3–3 Oct 2008 ITF Podolsk, Russia 50,000 Carpet (i)   Alisa Kleybanova 6–7(5–7), 0–6
Win 4–3 Aug 2009 ITF Moscow, Russia 25,000 Clay   Ekaterina Ivanova 4–6, 6–4, 6–2
Win 5–3 Aug 2009 ITF Moscow, Russia 25,000 Clay   Ekaterina Ivanova 6–0, 6–2
Loss 5–4 Aug 2009 ITF Katowice, Poland 25,000 Clay   Camila Giorgi 2–6, 3–6
Loss 5–5 Sep 2009 ITF Denain, France 50,000 Clay   Stéphanie Cohen-Aloro 3–6, 4–6
Win 6–5 Sep 2009 ITF Helsinki, Finland 25,000 Hard (i)   Stéphanie Foretz 6–4, 6–2
Win 7–5 Jun 2010 ITF Toruń, Poland 25,000 Clay   Magda Linette 6–4, 6–1
Loss 7–6 Jun 2011 ITF Zlín, Сzech Republic 50,000 Clay   Patricia Mayr-Achleitner 1–6, 0–6
Win 8–6 Oct 2013 ITF Istanbul, Turkey 25,000 Hard (i)   Anhelina Kalinina 6–0, 7–5
Win 9–6 Nov 2013 ITF Istanbul, Turkey 50,000 Hard (i)   Eva Birnerová 6–4, 7–6(7–4)
Loss 9–7 Feb 2014 ITF Midland, United States 100,000 Hard (i)   Heather Watson 4–6, 0–6
Loss 9–8 Jul 2015 ITF Astana, Kazakhstan 25,000 Hard   Natela Dzalamidze 6–6 ret.

Doubles (3–1)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (0–0)
Clay (1–1)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (2–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 8 September 2008 Ruse, Bulgaria Clay   Alexandra Panova   Vitalia Diatchenko
  Eugeniya Pashkova
6–2, 6–7(5–7), [10–5]
Winner 2. 3 November 2008 Ismaning, Germany Carpet (i)   Oxana Lyubtsova   Julia Görges
  Laura Siegemund
6–2, 4–6, [10–7]
Winner 3. 30 March 2010 Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia Carpet (i)   Alexandra Panova   Lyudmyla Kichenok
  Nadiia Kichenok
7–6(9–7), 2–6, [10–7]
Runner-up 1. 31 May 2010 Maribor, Slovenia Clay   Alexandra Panova   Andreja Klepač
  Tadeja Majerič
3–6, 6–7(6–8)


Grand Slam performance timelineEdit

SinglesEdit

Tournament 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 W–L
Australian Open Q1 Q3 1R 1R 2R A A A Q1 1–3
French Open A 1R 1R 1R A 1R A A A 0–4
Wimbledon A Q2 4R 1R A Q1 A A A 3–2
US Open A 1R 1R 1R Q3 1R Q1 A A 0–4
Win–Loss 0–0 0–2 3–4 0–4 1–1 0–2 0–0 0–0 0–0 4–13

DoublesEdit

Tournament 2011 2012 2013 W–L
Australian Open A 1R 2R 1–2
French Open A 1R A 0–1
Wimbledon A 1R A 0–1
US Open 1R A A 0–1
Win–Loss 0–1 0–3 1–1 1–5

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Bierley, Steve (31 January 2009). "Robson comes up short in junior final". Guardian.co.uk. Retrieved 28 February 2010.
  2. ^ a b Heim, Jason (3 February 2009). "Tennis: Ksenia Pervak Wins Australian Open Girls' Singles Title". sportguru.net. Retrieved 28 February 2010.
  3. ^ Pervak, Ksenia (5 November 2015). "Ksenia Pervak - the decision to retire". Championat. Retrieved 6 November 2015.
  4. ^ Первак возобновила карьеру и сыграет на турнире в Санкт-Петербурге
  5. ^ "Tennis: Wozniacki advances to Pattaya Open quarter-finals". AFP. 13 February 2009. Retrieved 28 February 2010.
  6. ^ "Seeds 2 for 2 on Day 2". WTA. 15 June 2009. Retrieved 28 February 2010.
  7. ^ Chittinand, Tor (10 February 2010). "Tammy, Zvonareva advance in Pattaya". Bangkok Post. Retrieved 28 February 2010.
  8. ^ "Noppawan beats Pervak in Malaysian Open". The Star. 23 February 2010. Retrieved 28 February 2010.
  9. ^ "Noppawan beats Pervak in Malaysian Open". The Times of India. 23 February 2010. Retrieved 28 February 2010.
  10. ^ Swanton, Will (31 December 2012). "Wozniacki bundled out of Brisbane International". www.reuters.com. Retrieved 5 June 2020.

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