Mariam Bolkvadze (Georgian: მარიამ ბოლქვაძე, translit.: mariam bolkvadze, pronounced [mɑriɑm bɔlkʰvɑdzɛ]; born 1 January 1998) is a Georgian tennis player.

Mariam Bolkvadze
მარიამ ბოლქვაძე
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Country (sports) Georgia
Born (1998-01-01) 1 January 1998 (age 22)
PlaysLeft-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$186,064
Singles
Career record204–111 (64.8%)
Career titles5 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 152 (16 December 2019)
Current rankingNo. 164 (6 January 2020)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ1 (2020)
WimbledonQ1 (2019)
US Open2R (2019)
Doubles
Career record89–64 (58.2%)
Career titles7 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 336 (22 July 2019)
Current rankingNo. 397 (6 January 2020)
Team competitions
Fed Cup3–4 (42.9%)
Last updated on: 6 January 2020.

On 16 December 2019, she achieved her career-high singles ranking of world No. 152, and on 22 July 2019, she peaked at No. 336 in the doubles rankings.

Playing for Georgia in Fed Cup, Bolkvadze has a win/loss record of 3–4.

2019: Breakthrough at the US OpenEdit

Ranked 202 in the world, Bolkvadze entered US Open qualifying and was drawn against eighth seed Heather Watson. After beating her 6–2, 6–4, she defeated in the second round Han Na-lae in three tight sets to set up a match against Xu Shilin. By another win she qualified for her first WTA Tour-level and first Grand Slam main draw. She also became the fourth Georgian to qualify for a Grand Slam tournament. In the first round, she defeated Bernarda Pera 6–3, 5–7, 6–4 before she lost to third seed Karolína Plíšková 1–6, 4–6. With her results she reached a new career high of 152 in the world.

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

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

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (2–3)
Clay (2–2)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (1–1)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Jul 2014 ITF Astana, Kazakhstan 10,000 Hard   Vlada Ekshibarova 7–5, 6–3
Loss 0–2 Aug 2014 ITF Telavi, Georgia 10,000 Hard   Yuliya Kalabina 4–6, 4–6
Win 1–2 Apr 2015 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 10,000 Hard   Lina Gjorcheska 6–1, 6–4
Win 2–2 Apr 2016 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 10,000 Hard   Sofya Zhuk 6–3, 7–5
Win 3–2 Sep 2016 ITF Batumi, Georgia 10,000 Clay   Aleksandra Pospelova 6–4, 7–6(10–8)
Win 4–2 May 2017 ITF Cairo, Egypt 15,000 Clay   Camila Giangreco Campiz 6–3, 3–6, 7–6(7–4)
Loss 4–3 May 2018 ITF Antalya, Turkey 15,000 Clay   Elizabeth Halbauer 3–6, 1–6
Loss 4–4 May 2018 ITF Antalya, Turkey 15,000 Clay   Magdalena Pantucková 4–6, 1–6
Loss 4–5 Feb 2019 ITF Glasgow, Scotland W25 Hard (i)   Jessika Ponchet 3–6, 1–6
Loss 4–6 Apr 2019 ITF Óbidos, Portugal W25 Carpet   Maryna Zanevska 5–7, 2–6
Win 5–6 Apr 2019 ITF Óbidos, Portugal W25 Carpet   Nuria Párrizas Díaz 6–2, 7–6(5)

Doubles: 15 (7 titles, 8 runner–ups)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (5–3)
Clay (2–3)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–2)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 May 2014 ITF Netanya, Israel 10,000 Hard   Anastasia Pribylova   Pia König
  Barbora Štefková
3–6, 2–6
Win 1–1 May 2015 ITF Ashkelon, Israel 10,000 Hard   Naomi Totka   Laura Deigman
  Hélène Scholsen
6–0, 6–2
Win 2–1 Jun 2015 ITF Telavi, Georgia 10,000 Hard   Tinatin Kavlashvili   Marianna Natali
  Seira Shimizu
6–4, 7–5
Win 3–1 Apr 2016 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 10,000 Hard   Nastja Kolar   Oleksandra Korashvili
  Margarita Lazareva
7–6(0), 7–5
Loss 3–2 Apr 2016 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 10,000 Hard   Victoria Muntean   Oleksandra Korashvili
  Margarita Lazareva
5–7, 3–6
Loss 3–3 Aug 2016 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 10,000 Hard   Ana Bianca Mihaila   Sharrmadaa Baluu
  Ana Veselinović
6–4, 6–7(2), [8–10]
Loss 3–4 Sep 2016 ITF Batumi, Georgia 10,000 Clay   Tatia Mikadze   Alona Fomina
  Margarita Lazareva
4–6, 2–6
Win 4–4 Oct 2016 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 10,000 Hard   Alona Fomina   Guadalupe Pérez Rojas
  Jil Teichmann
6–2, 6–3
Win 5–4 Apr 2017 ITF Cairo, Egypt 15,000 Clay   Tereza Mihalíková   Bojana Marinković
  Despina Papamichail
7–6(7), 6–3
Loss 5–5 Apr 2017 ITF Cairo, Egypt 15,000 Clay   Margaux Bovy   Irina Fetecău
  Anna Slováková
6–7(2), 6–2, [5–10]
Win 6–5 Jul 2017 ITF Istanbul, Turkey 15,000 Clay   Ekaterine Gorgodze   Petia Arshinkova
  İpek Öz
6–1, 6–3
Loss 6–6 Jul 2017 ITF Telavi, Georgia 15,000 Clay   Ekaterine Gorgodze   Polina Pekhova
  Maria Solnyshkina
2–6, 6–1, [7–10]
Win 7–6 Mar 2018 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 15,000 Hard   Barbora Štefková   María Paulina Pérez
  Paula Andrea Pérez
6–2, 7–6(6)
Loss 7–7 Sep 2018 ITF Óbidos, Portugal 25,000 Carpet   Inês Murta   Katarzyna Piter
  Valeria Savinykh
3–6, 2–6
Loss 7–8 Apr 2019 ITF Óbidos, Portugal W25 Carpet   Nastja Kolar   Sofia Shapatava
  Emily Webley-Smith
1–6, 6–2, [9–11]

Junior Grand Slam finalsEdit

Girls' doubles: 1 (1 title)Edit

Result Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 2016 Wimbledon Grass   Caty McNally   Usue Maitane Arconada
  Claire Liu
2–6, 3–6

National representationEdit

Fed CupEdit

Bolkvadze made her Fed Cup debut for Georgia in 2015, while the team was competing in the Europe/Africa Zone Group I, when she was 17 years and 37 days old.

Fed Cup (3–4)Edit

Group membership
World Group (0–0)
World Group Play-off (0–0)
World Group II (0–0)
World Group II Play-off (0–0)
Europe/Africa Group (3–4)

Matches by surface
Hard (3–4)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)

Matches by type
Singles (1–4)
Doubles (2–0)

Matches by setting
Indoors (3–4)
Outdoors (0–0)

Singles (1–4)Edit

Edition Stage Date Location Against Surface Opponent W/L Score
2015 Fed Cup
Europe/Africa Zone Group I
5th-7th Play-off 7 February 2015 Budapest, Hungary   Turkey Hard (i) Başak Eraydın W 6–3, 6–3
2019 Fed Cup
Europe/Africa Zone Group I
Pool B 6 February 2019 Bath, Great Britain   Serbia Hard (i) Ivana Jorović L 3–6, 1–6
7 February 2019   Croatia Ana Konjuh L 4–6, 3–6
8 February 2019   Turkey Çağla Büyükakçay L 4–6, 1–6
Relegation Play-off 9 February 2019   Slovenia Kaja Juvan L 1–6, 0–3 ret.

Doubles (2–0)Edit

Edition Stage Date Location Against Surface Partner Opponents W/L Score
2018 Fed Cup
Europe/Africa Zone Group I
Pool A 9 February 2018 Tallinn, Estonia   Serbia Hard (i) Sofia Shapatava Olga Danilović
Bojana Marinković
W 6–7(7–9), 7–6(7–4), 6–3
2019 Fed Cup
Europe/Africa Zone Group I
Pool B 6 February 2019 Bath, Great Britain   Serbia Hard (i) Oksana Kalashnikova Olga Danilović
Ivana Jorović
W 6–3, 7–5

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