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Mikhail Sergeyevich Biryukov (Russian: Михаил Сергеевич Бирюков; 28 April 1992 – 4 October 2019) was a Russian junior tennis player. His highest ATP singles ranking was 292. After his retirement from professional tennis at age 22, he served as a coach of under 16 player Alexey Zakharov. He was the son of four-time World Champion in modern pentathlon, Irina Kiseleva.[1]

Mikhail Biryukov
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Mikhail Biryukov at the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics boys' single and double event
Native nameМихаил Сергеевич Бирюков
Country (sports) Russia
Born(1992-04-28)28 April 1992
Russia
Died4 October 2019(2019-10-04) (aged 27)
Moscow, Russia
Retired2014
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$51,200
Singles
Career record0–2
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 292 (7 October 2013)
Doubles
Career record0–0
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 536 (17 March 2014)
Last updated on: 14 October 2019.

Tennis careerEdit

On 21 August 2010, Mikhail, representing Russia, won the doubles silver medal in the inaugural Youth Olympic Games held in Singapore with Victor Baluda. Mikhail and Victor were defeated by the Briton Oliver Golding and by the Czech Jiri Vesely 6–3, 6–1.

On 4 October 2019, Biryukov was found dead in Moscow.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Somov, Dmitry (8 October 2019). "Российский теннисист найден мертвым. Что произошло?" (in Russian). sport-express.ru. Retrieved 14 October 2019.

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