Ksenia Yuryevna Pervak (Russian: Ксения Юрьевна Первак; born 27 May 1991) is a retired tennis player from Russia.
|Full name||Ksenia Yuryevna Pervak|
|Country (sports)|| Russia (2005–2011, 2013-present) |
|Born||27 May 1991|
Chelyabinsk, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
|Height||1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)|
|Plays||Left (two-handed backhand)|
|Prize money||US$ 1,024,792|
|Career record||269–153 (63.7%)|
|Career titles||1 WTA, 9 ITF|
|Highest ranking||No. 37 (19 September 2011)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||2R (2013)|
|French Open||1R (2010, 2011, 2012, 2014)|
|US Open||1R (2010, 2011, 2012, 2014)|
|Career record||42–44 (48.8%)|
|Career titles||3 ITF|
|Highest ranking||No. 123 (30 January 2012)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Australian Open||2R (2013)|
|French Open||1R (2012)|
|US Open||1R (2011)|
Pervak won one singles title on the WTA Tour, as well as nine singles and three doubles titles on the ITF 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.
In November 2015, she announced her retirement from professional tennis due to chronic injuries. However, she did return to tennis briefly, playing four tournaments between September 2016 and January 2017. Her last match was a loss in the first qualifying round of the Australian Open.
Pervak made it to the second round of the Pattaya Open where she lost to second seed Caroline Wozniacki in three sets. 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. Pervak also won the Australian Open junior tournament in that year, defeating Laura Robson in the final.
In early February, Pervak lost in the first round of the Pattaya Open to then world No. 14, Vera Zvonareva. Pervak then reached the Malaysian Open main draw but lost to Noppawan Lertcheewakarn, in the first round. At the French Open, she reached the main draw where she lost to Maria Sharapova in the first round. At the 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 Open, she defeated the No. 2 seed Chan Yung-jan in the first round, and reached the quarterfinals by defeating Russian compatriot Alexandra Panova, winning 24 of 27 points in the final set.
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 made the semifinals of the $100k event in Midland, losing to eventual champion Lucie Hradecká. She made two consecutive quarterfinals of WTA Tour events in Memphis and Monterrey, losing to Hradecká and Gisela Dulko, respectively.
Pervak lost in qualifying at the Indian Wells Open to Jamie Hampton. However, she qualified for the Miami Open, defeating Zuzana Kučová and Junri Namigata. She lost in the fourth round of Wimbledon to Tamira Paszek, in three sets.
Pervak began her 2013 season at the Brisbane International. Coming through qualifying, she upset eighth seed Caroline Wozniacki in the first round. Her win over Wozniacki was her first victory over a top-ten player.
WTA career finalsEdit
Singles: 2 (1 title, 1 runner–up)Edit
|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 (runner–up)Edit
|Loss||0–1||Feb 2010||Pattaya Open, Thailand||International||Hard||Anna Chakvetadze|| Marina Erakovic
ITF Circuit finalsEdit
Singles: 17 (9–8)Edit
|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), 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(4)|
|Loss||9–7||Feb 2014||Dow Midland Classic, United States||100,000||Hard (i)||Heather Watson||4–6, 0–6|
|Loss||9–8||Jul 2015||President's Cup, Kazakhstan||25,000||Hard||Natela Dzalamidze||6–6 ret.|
Doubles: 4 (3–1)Edit
|Win||1.||8 September 2008||ITF Ruse, Bulgaria||Clay||Alexandra Panova|| Vitalia Diatchenko
|6–2, 6–7(5), [10–5]|
|Win||2.||3 November 2008||ITF Ismaning, Germany||Carpet (i)||Oxana Lyubtsova|| Julia Görges
|6–2, 4–6, [10–7]|
|Win||3.||30 March 2010||ITF Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia||Carpet (i)||Alexandra Panova|| Lyudmyla Kichenok
|7–6(7), 2–6, [10–7]|
|Loss||1.||31 May 2010||ITF Maribor, Slovenia||Clay||Alexandra Panova|| Andreja Klepač
Grand Slam tournament performance timelinesEdit
Junior Grand Slam finalsEdit
Singles: 1 (1 title)Edit
|Win||2009||Australian Open||Hard||Laura Robson||6–3, 6–1|
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- Heim, Jason (3 February 2009). "Tennis: Ksenia Pervak Wins Australian Open Girls' Singles Title". sportguru.net. Retrieved 28 February 2010.
- Pervak, Ksenia (5 November 2015). "Ksenia Pervak - the decision to retire". Championat. Retrieved 6 November 2015.
- Первак возобновила карьеру и сыграет на турнире в Санкт-Петербурге
- "Tennis: Wozniacki advances to Pattaya Open quarter-finals". Agence France-Presse. 13 February 2009. Retrieved 28 February 2010.
- "Seeds 2 for 2 on Day 2". WTA. 15 June 2009. Retrieved 28 February 2010.
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- "Noppawan beats Pervak in Malaysian Open". The Star. 23 February 2010. Retrieved 28 February 2010.
- "Noppawan beats Pervak in Malaysian Open". The Times of India. 23 February 2010. Retrieved 28 February 2010.
- Swanton, Will (31 December 2012). "Wozniacki bundled out of Brisbane International". Reuters. Retrieved 5 June 2020.
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