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Marta Aleksandrovna Sirotkina (Russian: Марта Александровна Сироткина, born 22 March 1991) is a former Russian tennis player. Her career-high singles ranking is world No. 115, which she reached on 25 February 2013. In doubles, she reached No. 141 on 18 February 2013.
|Born||22 March 1991|
|Height||1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)|
|Plays||Right-handed (two-handed backhand)|
|Prize money||US$ 199,379|
|Career titles||0 WTA, 11 ITF|
|Highest ranking||No. 115 (25 February 2013)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||Q3 (2013, 2014)|
|French Open||Q1 (2014)|
|US Open||Q1 (2012, 2013)|
|Career titles||0 WTA, 12 ITF|
|Highest ranking||No. 141 (18 February 2013)|
Apart from ITF professional successes, Sirotkina has won Bronze medals in the Moscow Winter Championships (Singles and Doubles) in 2009, later winning a Gold medal in the Russian Championships. Marta has won Silver medals in the Moscow Championships and Gold in the "Cup of Russia" Doubles tournament.
Sirotkina began 2011 with a bang in Bath, beating the top seed on way to capturing the Aegon Pro Series $10,000 title, while in the $25,000 event the following week she beat two higher ranked players to make the main draw where she destroyed former world top-20 star Anna-Lena Grönefeld before falling in the quarterfinals to Claire Feuerstein.
Sirotkina competed in the ITF $25,000 Aegon GB Pro-Series Foxhills on 11 July 2011, seeded 5th. Sirotkina defeated Daneika Borthwick in the first round and Samantha Murray in the second round. In the quarterfinals, Sirotkina was defeated by the first seed, Vitalia Diatchenko.
Sirotkina participated in the Tatarstan Open in singles and in doubles. Ksenia Lykina was her doubles partner. In the first round of the singles, Sirotkina defeated Valeria Solovyeva. In the second round, she lost to the 3rd seed, Anastasiya Yakimova. In the doubles, Sirotkina and Lykina lost to the second seeds, Ekaterina Ivanova and Andreja Klepač, in the semifinals, after defeating the 4th seeds, Tetyana Arefyeva and Eugeniya Pashkova in the first round and Natela Dzalamidze and Mandy Minella in the quarterfinals.
Sirotkina competed in the 2011 Summer Universiade in both singles and doubles. In the singles, Sirotkina lost in the third round to eventual bronze-medalist Yoo Mi. Sirotkina partnered with Ksenia Lykina in the doubles and they won a bronze medal.
Sirotkina competed in the Singles Qualifying of the Tashkent Open. She was seeded 4th. Sirotkina defeated Viktoriya Karmenova, and in the second round Lyudmyla Kichenok. In the final round, she lost to Aleksandra Krunić.
Marta is completing her studies at the Moscow Institute for Sports and Fitness Studies, she is funded by a sports-academic scholarship from the Yeltsin Fund. As well as her native Russian she speaks English and Spanish, having attended the Spanish Immersion High School in Moscow. She has one older brother. She likes playing on hardcourt surfaces but her favourite and most comfortable surface is grass.
In October 2010, Hiberno International and Marta signed a long term management agreement that will bring her to the heights she has the ability to reach. Marta has begun the upward curve needed by undergoing an intensive training camp in the Republic of Ireland at the Tennis Ireland BNP-Paribas National Academy in Dublin under the guidance of the Internationally respected Garry Cahill (former Ireland Fed Cup team captain and current Ireland Davis Cup team captain).
ITF finals statisticsEdit
Singles: 20 (12–8)Edit
|Runner-up||1.||1 November 2009||Stockholm, Sweden||Hard||Lyudmyla Kichenok||3–6, 3–6|
|Winner||1.||11 April 2010||Ain Sukhna, Egypt||Clay||Ekaterine Gorgodze||6–3, 6–1|
|Winner||2.||12 September 2010||Madrid, Spain||Hard||Naomi Broady||4–6, 6–4, 6–4|
|Winner||3.||7 November 2010||Antalya, Turkey||Hard||Martina Balogova||6–2, 6–0|
|Winner||4.||11 December 2010||Dubai, United Arab Emirates||Hard||Mihaela Buzărnescu||6–0, 6–0|
|Winner||5.||19 March 2011||Bath, United Kingdom||Hard||Giulia Gatto-Monticone||w/o|
|Winner||6.||24 April 2011||Antalya, Turkey||Hard||Yana Buchina||6–1, 6–0|
|Runner-up||2.||7 May 2011||Bukhara, Uzbekistan||Hard||Nikola Hofmanova||4–6, 5–7|
|Winner||7.||4 June 2011||Bangkok, Thailand||Hard||Luksika Kumkhum||6–4, 6–3|
|Winner||8.||18 February 2012||Linköping, Sweden||Hard (i)||Milana Špremo||6–1, 6–3|
|Winner||9.||1 April 2012||Phuket, Thailand||Hard||Claire Feuerstein||7–5, 7–6(8–6)|
|Winner||10.||27 May 2012||Karuizawa, Japan||Grass||Junri Namigata||6–4, 2–6, 6–4|
|Runner-up||3.||28 July 2012||Astana, Kazakhstan||Hard||Maria João Koehler||5–7, 2–6|
|Runner-up||4.||3 February 2013||Eilat, Israel||Hard||Elina Svitolina||3–6 6–3 5–7|
|Runner-up||5.||26 August 2013||Kazan, Russia||Hard||Anna-Lena Friedsam||2–6, 3–6|
|Runner-up||6.||21 September 2013||Shrewsbury, United Kingdom||Hard||Alison Van Uytvanck||5–7, 1–6|
|Winner||11.||3 November 2013||Barnstaple, United Kingdom||Hard (i)||Kristýna Plíšková||6–7(5–7), 6–3, 7–6(8–6)|
|Runner-up||7.||21 December 2013||Ankara, Turkey||Hard (i)||Vitalia Diatchenko||7–6, 4–6, 4–6|
|Winner||12.||16 August 2014||Woking, United Kingdom||Hard||Ana Bogdan||7–5, 6–3|
|Runner-up||8.||1 February 2015||Sunderland, United Kingdom||Hard (i)||Amy Bowtell||4–6, 3–6|
Doubles: 17 (12–5)Edit
|Winner||1.||17 May 2009||St. Petersburgh, Russia||Hard (i)||Yuliya Kalabina|| Avgusta Tsybysheva
|Runner-up||1.||23 May 2009||Moscow, Russia||Clay||Yuliya Kalabina|| Maria Kondratieva
|Winner||2.||5 June 2009||Bukhara, Uzbekistan||Hard||Anna Brazhnikova|| Ksenia Palkina
|3–6, 6–4, [11–9]|
|Winner||3.||11 April 2010||Ain Sukhna, Egypt||Clay||Anna Brazhnikova|| Audrey Bergot
|Runner-up||2.||29 May 2010||Grado, Italy||Clay||Karina Pimkina|| Han Xinyun
|6–1, 4–6, [8–10]|
|Runner-up||3.||11 September 2010||Madrid, Spain||Hard||Jennifer Ren|| Naomi Broady
|Winner||4.||30 October 2010||Istanbul, Turkey||Hard||Oksana Kalashnikova|| Ekaterina Bychkova
|Winner||5.||6 November 2010||Antalya, Turkey||Hard||Nigina Abduraimova|| Julia Samuseva
|3–6, 6–1, [10–7]|
|Winner||6.||13 November 2010||Antalya, Turkey||Hard||Nikola Fraňková|| Daria Salnikova
|3–6, 7–5, [10–5]|
|Runner-up||4.||24 April 2011||Antalya, Turkey||Hard||Maria Zharkova|| Laura-Ioana Andrei
|Runner-up||5.||18 February 2012||Linköping, Sweden||Hard (i)||Margarita Lazareva|| Dejana Raickovic
|6–1, 3–6, [8–10]|
|Winner||7.||25 February 2012||Moscow, Russia||Hard (i)||Oksana Kalashnikova|| Tatiana Kotelnikova
|7–6, 4–6, [11–9]|
|Winner||8.||24 March 2012||Phuket, Thailand||Hard||Natela Dzalamidze|| Chin-Wei Chan
|Winner||9.||21 April 2012||Namangan, Uzbekistan||Hard||Oksana Kalashnikova|| Naomi Broady
|Winner||10.||28 July 2012||Astana, Kazakhstan||Hard||Oksana Kalashnikova|| Lyudmyla Kichenok
|3–6, 6–4, [10–2]|
|Winner||11.||15 July 2013||Woking, Great Britain||Hard||Tara Moore|| Kanae Hisami
|4–6, 6–1, [10–7]|
|Winner||12.||8 March 2014||Preston, Great Britain||Hard (i)||Tara Moore|| Timea Bacsinszky
|3–6, 6–1, [13–11]|
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- "Marta Sirotkina full profile" (PDF). Hiberno International. Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 March 2012. Retrieved 4 July 2011.
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