Marina Anatolyevna Melnikova (Russian: Марина Анатольевна Мельникова; born 5 February 1989[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 31)
Perm, Soviet Union
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Turned pro2005
Prize moneyUS$343,978
Singles
Career record339–325 (51.1%)
Career titles0 WTA, 6 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 170 (4 May 2015)
Current rankingNo. 206 (11 November 2019)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ1 (2015, 2020)
French OpenQ1 (2015)
Wimbledon1R (2016)
US OpenQ1 (2014, 2015, 2016)
Doubles
Career record204–177 (53.5%)
Career titles0 WTA, 13 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 80 (20 June 2016)
Current rankingNo. 308 (11 November 2019)
Grand Slam Doubles results
WimbledonQ1 (2016)
Last updated on: 14 November 2019.

She has won five singles and 13 doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit. On 4 May 2015, Melnikova 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 2008 at Barcelona and also featured 2009 in the Ordina Open, both times in the doubles draw.

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)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Apr 2016 Katowice Open, Poland International Hard (i)   Valentyna Ivakhnenko   Eri Hozumi
  Miyu Kato
6–3, 5–7, [8–10]

WTA 125K series finalsEdit

Doubles: 1 (1 runner-up)Edit

Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Nov 2015 Taipei Challenger, Taiwan 125K Carpet (i)   Elise Mertens   Kanae Hisami
  Kotomi Takahata
1–6, 2–6

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

Singles: 12 (6 titles, 6 runner–ups)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (3–1)
Clay (2–5)
Grass (1–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 Sep 2008 ITF Limoges, France 10,000 Hard (i)   Valeria Savinykh 1–0 ret.
Loss 1–1 Sep 2011 ITF Saransk, Russia 50,000 Clay   Alexandra Panova 0–6, 2–6
Loss 1–2 Feb 2014 ITF São Paulo, Brazil 25,000 Clay   Stephanie Vogt 1–6, 4–6
Loss 1–3 Jun 2014 ITF Kristinehamn, Sweden 25,000 Clay   Ysaline Bonaventure 3–6, 3–6
Win 2–3 Nov 2014 ITF Mumbai, India 25,000 Hard   Tadeja Majerič 6–2, 7–6(7–4)
Win 3–3 Jun 2016 ITF Surbiton, United Kingdom 50,000 Grass   Stéphanie Foretz 6–3, 7–6(8–6)
Loss 3–4 Sep 2017 ITF Schoonhoven, Netherlands 15,000 Clay   Ana Sofía Sánchez 3–6, 4–6
Win 4–4 Sep 2017 ITF Podgorica, Montenegro 25,000 Clay   Jesika Malečková 6–2, 6–0
Win 5–4 Dec 2018 ITF Solapur, India 25,000 Hard   Lu Jiajing 6–1, 6–2
Loss 5–5 Sep 2019 ITF Podgorica, Montenegro 25,000 Clay   Tena Lukas 4-6, 5-7
Win 6–5 Oct 2019 ITF Hilton Head, United States 25,000 Clay   Elizabeth Halbauer 6–3, 6–4
Loss 6–6 Nov 2019 ITF Minsk, Belarus 25,000 Hard (i)   Anastasia Zakharova 3–6, 4–6

Doubles: 34 (14 titles, 20 runner–ups)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (5–7)
Clay (7–10)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (2–3)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Aug 2007 ITF Savitaipale, Finland Clay   Marcella Koek   Nicole Clerico
  Davinia Lobbinger
6–7(4–7), 5–7
Win 1–1 Nov 2007 ITF Mallorca, Spain Clay   Sylwia Zagórska   Julia Glushko
  Charlène Vanneste
6–4, 6–4
Win 2–1 Feb 2008 ITF Albufeira, Portugal Hard   Julia Glushko   Martina Babáková
  Elena Chalova
6–3, 0–6, [11–9]
Loss 2–2 Apr 2008 ITF Namangan, Uzbekistan Hard   Chayenne Ewijk   Vasilisa Davydova
  Maria Zharkova
6–3, 5–7, [6–10]
Loss 2–3 Oct 2008 ITF Porto, Portugal Clay   Michelle Gerards   Jana Jandová
  Kateřina Vaňková
3–6, 6–4, [6–10]
Loss 2–4 Nov 2008 ITF Mallorca, Spain Clay   Michelle Gerards   Benedetta Davato
  Giulia Gasparri
2–6, 4–6
Win 3–4 Nov 2008 ITF Astana, Kazakhstan Hard (i)   Anastasia Poltoratskaya   Marina Shamayko
  Sofia Shapatava
6–1, 6–1
Win 4–4 Jan 2009 ITF Kaarst, Germany Carpet (i)   Elena Chalova   Julia Babilon
  Franziska Etzel
6–3, 6–2
Win 5–4 Nov 2009 ITF Le Havre, France Clay (i)   Mihaela Buzărnescu   Amandine Hesse
  Alizé Lim
6–2, 7–6(7–4)
Loss 5–5 Jul 2010 ITF Bree, Belgium Clay   Marcella Koek   Sofie Oyen
  Demi Schuurs
0–6, 1–6
Win 6–5 Dec 2010 ITF Ain Sukhna, Egypt Clay   Galina Fokina   Indra Bigi
  Nicole Clerico
6–3, 2–6, [13–11]
Loss 6–6 Dec 2010 ITF Ain Sukhna, Egypt Clay   Galina Fokina   Sofiya Kovalets
  Chanel Simmonds
1–6, 2–6
Win 7–6 Jan 2011 ITF Stuttgart, Germany Hard (i)   Daniëlle Harmsen   Jana Čepelová
  Michaela Pochabová
3–6, 6–4, [14–12]
Loss 7–7 Jan 2011 ITF Kaarst, Germany Carpet (i)   Paula Kania   Nikola Fraňková
  Tereza Hladíková
6–3, 6–7(1–7), [8–10]
Loss 7–8 Jul 2011 ITF Pozoblanco, Spain Hard   Sofia Shapatava   Nina Bratchikova
  Irena Pavlovic
2–6, 4–6
Win 8–8 Sep 2011 ITF Mestre, Italy Clay   Valentyna Ivakhnenko   Tímea Babos
  Magda Linette
6–4, 7–5
Loss 8–9 Jan 2012 ITF Kaarst, Germany Carpet (i)   Alexandra Artamonova   Margarita Gasparyan
  Anna Smolina
7–6(7–2), 2–6, [8–10]
Loss 8–10 Jul 2012 ITF Imola, Italy Carpet   Tadeja Majerič   Alice Balducci
  Federica di Sarra
w/o
Loss 8–11 Aug 2012 ITF Rebecq, Belgium Clay   Lesley Kerkhove   Diana Buzean
  Daniëlle Harmsen
4–6, 2–6
Loss 8–12 Sep 2012 ITF Sofia, Bulgaria Clay   Raluca Olaru   Katarzyna Piter
  Barbara Sobaszkiewicz
5–7, 1–6
Win 9–12 Apr 2013 ITF Heraklion, Greece Carpet   Teodora Mirčić   Despina Papamichail
  Giulia Sussarello
6–1, 6–4
Loss 9–13 Dec 2013 ITF Mérida, Mexico Hard   Laura-Ioana Andrei   Vanesa Furlanetto
  Florencia Molinero
6–2, 6–7(8–10), [7–10]
Loss 9–14 May 2014 ITF Tunis, Tunisia Clay   Beatriz García Vidagany   Andrea Gámiz
  Valeria Savinykh
4–6, 1–6
Loss 9–15 Aug 2014 ITF Westende, Belgium Hard   Evgeniya Rodina   Ysaline Bonaventure
  Elise Mertens
2–6, 2–6
Loss 9–16 Aug 2014 ITF Fleurus, Belgium Clay   Hilda Melander   Arantxa Rus
  Demi Schuurs
4–6, 1–6
Loss 9–17 Nov 2014 ITF New Delhi, India Hard   Elise Mertens   Liu Chang
  Lu Jiajing
3–6, 0–6
Win 10–17 Jul 2015 ITF Bursa, Turkey Clay   Laura Pous Tió   Sofia Shapatava
  Anastasiya Vasylyeva
6–4, 6–4
Loss 10–18 Sep 2015 ITF Monterrey, Mexico Hard   Mandy Minella   Ysaline Bonaventure
  Elise Mertens
4–6, 6–3, [9–11]
Loss 10–19 Oct 2015 ITF Tampico, Mexico Hard   Verónica Cepede Royg   María Irigoyen
  Barbora Krejčíková
5–7, 2–6
Win 11–19 Dec 2015 ITF Ankara, Turkey Hard (i)   María José Martínez Sánchez   Paula Kania
  Lesley Kerkhove
6–4, 5–7, [10–8]
Win 12–19 Jun 2019 ITF Montpellier, France Clay   Eva Wacanno   Albina Khabibulina
  Julia Wachaczyk
4–6, 6–4, [10–3]
Loss 12–20 Aug 2019 ITF Bad Saulgau, Germany Clay   Ksenia Laskutova   Georgina García Pérez
  Sara Sorribes Tormo
3–6, 1–6
Win 13–20 Sep 2019 ITF Prague, Czech Republic Clay   Suzan Lamens   Katarzyna Piter
  Anastasiya Shoshyna
6–2, 5–7, [10–8]
Win 14–20 Nov 2019 ITF Saint-Étienne, France Hard (i)   Laura Ioana Paar   Cristina Bucșa
  Julia Wachaczyk
6–3, 6–7(7–9), [11–9]

ReferencesEdit

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

External linksEdit