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Marina Anatolyevna Melnikova (Russian: Марина Анатольевна Мельникова; born 5 February 1989, in Perm[1]) is a Russian tennis player.

Marina Melnikova
Марина Мельникова
Marina Melnikova 7, 2015 Wimbledon Qualifying - Diliff.jpg
Melnikova at the 2015 Wimbledon qualifying
Full nameMarina Anatolyevna Melnikova
Country (sports) Russia
ResidencePerm, Russia
Born (1989-02-05) 5 February 1989 (age 30)
Perm, Soviet Union
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Turned pro2005
Prize money$326,211
Singles
Career record315–316
Career titles5 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 170 (4 May 2015)
Current rankingNo. 303 (22 July 2019)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ1 (2015)
French OpenQ1 (2015)
Wimbledon1R (2016)
US OpenQ1 (2014, 2015, 2016)
Doubles
Career record190–171
Career titles11 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 80 (20 June 2016)
Current rankingNo. 538 (22 July 2019)
Grand Slam Doubles results
WimbledonQ1 (2016)
Last updated on: 27 July 2019.

Melnikova has won five singles and eleven doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit. On 4 May 2015, she reached her best singles ranking of world No. 170. On 20 June 2016, she peaked at No. 80 in the doubles rankings.

Melnikova made her WTA Tour debut at the 2008 Barcelona KIA – Doubles and also featured 2009 in the Ordina Open.

Contents

WTA career finalsEdit

Doubles: 1 (1 runner-up)Edit

Winner - Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (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)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 10 April 2016 Katowice Open Hard (i)   Valentyna Ivakhnenko   Eri Hozumi
  Miyu Kato
6–3, 5–7, [8–10]

WTA 125K series finalsEdit

Doubles: 1 (0–1)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 22 November 2015 OEC Taipei WTA Challenger Carpet (i)   Elise Mertens   Kanae Hisami
  Kotomi Takahata
1–6, 2–6

ITF finalsEdit

Singles (5–4)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (3–0)
Clay (1–4)
Grass (1–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 21 September 2008 Limoges, France Hard (i)   Valeria Savinykh 1–0 ret.
Runner-up 1. 10 September 2011 Saransk, Russia Clay   Alexandra Panova 0–6, 2–6
Runner-up 2. 16 February 2014 São Paulo, Brazil Clay   Stephanie Vogt 1–6, 4–6
Runner-up 3. 29 June 2014 Kristinehamn, Sweden Clay   Ysaline Bonaventure 3–6, 3–6
Winner 2. 15 November 2014 Mumbai, India Hard   Tadeja Majerič 6–2, 7–6(7–4)
Winner 3. 12 June 2016 Surbiton, United Kingdom Grass   Stéphanie Foretz 6–3, 7–6(8–6)
Runner-up 4. 3 September 2017 Schoonhoven, Netherlands Clay   Ana Sofía Sánchez 3–6, 4–6
Winner 4. 24 September 2017 Podgorica, Montenegro Clay   Jesika Malečková 6–2, 6–0
Winner 5. 8 December 2018 Solapur, India Hard   Lu Jiajing 6–1, 6–2

Doubles (13–20)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (4–7)
Clay (7–10)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (2–3)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 18 August 2007 Savitaipale, Finland Clay   Marcella Koek   Nicole Clerico
  Davinia Lobbinger
6–7(4–7), 5–7
Winner 1. 10 November 2007 Mallorca, Spain Clay   Sylwia Zagórska   Julia Glushko
  Charlène Vanneste
6–4, 6–4
Winner 2. 16 February 2008 Albufeira, Portugal Hard   Julia Glushko   Martina Babáková
  Elena Chalova
6–3, 0–6, [11–9]
Runner-up 2. 25 April 2008 Namangan, Uzbekistan Hard   Chayenne Ewijk   Vasilisa Davydova
  Maria Zharkova
6–3, 5–7, [6–10]
Runner-up 3. 4 October 2008 Porto, Portugal Clay   Michelle Gerards   Jana Jandová
  Kateřina Vaňková
3–6, 6–4, [6–10]
Runner-up 4. 8 November 2008 Mallorca, Spain Clay   Michelle Gerards   Benedetta Davato
  Giulia Gasparri
2–6, 4–6
Winner 3. 21 November 2008 Astana, Kazakhstan Hard (i)   Anastasia Poltoratskaya   Marina Shamayko
  Sofia Shapatava
6–1, 6–1
Winner 4. 24 January 2009 Kaarst, Germany Carpet (i)   Elena Chalova   Julia Babilon
  Franziska Etzel
6–3, 6–2
Winner 5. 14 November 2009 Le Havre, France Clay (i)   Mihaela Buzărnescu   Amandine Hesse
  Alizé Lim
6–2, 7–6(7–4)
Runner-up 5. 31 July 2010 Bree, Belgium Clay   Marcella Koek   Sofie Oyen
  Demi Schuurs
0–6, 1–6
Winner 6. 4 December 2010 Ain Sukhna, Egypt Clay   Galina Fokina   Indra Bigi
  Nicole Clerico
6–3, 2–6, [13–11]
Runner-up 6. 11 December 2010 Ain Sukhna, Egypt Clay   Galina Fokina   Sofiya Kovalets
  Chanel Simmonds
1–6, 2–6
Winner 7. 22 January 2011 Stuttgart, Germany Hard (i)   Daniëlle Harmsen   Jana Čepelová
  Michaela Pochabová
3–6, 6–4, [14–12]
Runner-up 7. 29 January 2011 Kaarst, Germany Carpet (i)   Paula Kania   Nikola Fraňková
  Tereza Hladíková
6–3, 6–7(1–7), [8–10]
Runner-up 8. 2 July 2011 Pozoblanco, Spain Hard   Sofia Shapatava   Nina Bratchikova
  Irena Pavlovic
2–6, 4–6
Winner 8. 17 September 2011 Mestre, Italy Clay   Valentyna Ivakhnenko   Tímea Babos
  Magda Linette
6–4, 7–5
Runner-up 9. 28 January 2012 Kaarst, Germany Carpet (i)   Alexandra Artamonova   Margarita Gasparyan
  Anna Smolina
7–6(7–2), 2–6, [8–10]
Runner-up 10. 20 July 2012 Imola, Italy Carpet   Tadeja Majerič   Alice Balducci
  Federica di Sarra
w/o
Runner-up 11. 4 August 2012 Rebecq, Belgium Clay   Lesley Kerkhove   Diana Buzean
  Daniëlle Harmsen
4–6, 2–6
Runner-up 12. 13 September 2012 Sofia, Bulgaria Clay   Raluca Olaru   Katarzyna Piter
  Barbara Sobaszkiewicz
5–7, 1–6
Winner 9. 13 April 2013 Heraklion, Greece Carpet   Teodora Mirčić   Despina Papamichail
  Giulia Sussarello
6–1, 6–4
Runner-up 13. 14 December 2013 Mérida, Mexico Hard   Laura-Ioana Andrei   Vanesa Furlanetto
  Florencia Molinero
6–2, 6–7(8–10), [7–10]
Runner-up 14. 9 May 2014 Tunis, Tunisia Clay   Beatriz García Vidagany   Andrea Gámiz
  Valeria Savinykh
4–6, 1–6
Runner-up 15. 15 August 2014 Westende, Belgium Hard   Evgeniya Rodina   Ysaline Bonaventure
  Elise Mertens
2–6, 2–6
Runner-up 16. 30 August 2014 Fleurus, Belgium Clay   Hilda Melander   Arantxa Rus
  Demi Schuurs
4–6, 1–6
Runner-up 17. 21 November 2014 New Delhi, India Hard   Elise Mertens   Liu Chang
  Lu Jiajing
3–6, 0–6
Winner 10. 10 July 2015 Bursa, Turkey Clay   Laura Pous Tió   Sofia Shapatava
  Anastasiya Vasylyeva
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 18. 26 September 2015 Monterrey, Mexico Hard   Mandy Minella   Ysaline Bonaventure
  Elise Mertens
4–6, 6–3, [9–11]
Runner-up 19. 10 October 2015 Tampico, Mexico Hard   Verónica Cepede Royg   María Irigoyen
  Barbora Krejčíková
5–7, 2–6
Winner 11. 18 December 2015 Ankara, Turkey Hard (i)   María José Martínez Sánchez   Paula Kania
  Lesley Kerkhove
6–4, 5–7, [10–8]
Winner 12. 21 June 2019 Montpellier, France Clay   Eva Wacanno   Albina Khabibulina
  Julia Wachaczyk
4–6, 6–4, [10–3]
Runner-up 20. 4 August 2019 Bad Saulgau, Germany Clay   Ksenia Laskutova   Georgina García Pérez
  Sara Sorribes Tormo
3–6, 1–6
Winner 13. 1 September 2019 Prague, Czech Republic Clay   Suzan Lamens   Katarzyna Piter
  Anastasiya Shoshyna
6–2, 5–7, [10–8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Мельникова Марина Анатольевна — РНИ 3913. Russian Tennis Tour (in Russian). Retrieved 21 December 2012.

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