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Natalia Vladimirovna Egorova (Russian: Наталья Владимировна Егорова; née Bykova, born 13 September 1966) is a former professional tennis player who has competed internationally representing the Soviet Union and Russia.[1]

Natalia Egorova
Full nameNatalia Vladimirovna Egorova
Country (sports) Soviet Union
 Russia
Born (1966-09-13) September 13, 1966 (age 53)
Moscow, Soviet Union
now Russia
Turned pro1985
Retired2003
Prize money$134,904
Singles
Career record219–183
Career titles0 WTA, 2 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 76 (27 February 1989)
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open3R (1988)
Wimbledon1R (1988, 1993)
US Open3R (1987)
Doubles
Career record230–124
Career titles2 WTA, 27 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 26 (9 May 1988)
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open1R (1988)
Wimbledon2R (1988)
US Open2R (1988)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
French Open1R (1988)
Team competitions
Fed Cup6–2

In her career, Egorova won two doubles titles on the WTA Tour, as well as two singles and 27 doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit. On 27 February 1989, she reached her best singles ranking of world number 76. On 9 May 1988, she peaked at number 26 in the WTA doubles rankings.

Playing for Soviet Union at the Fed Cup, Egorova has accumulated a win–loss record of 6–2.[2]

Egorova retirement from tennis 2003.

WTA career finalsEdit

Doubles: 3 (2 titles, 1 runner-up)Edit

Winner – Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Tier I (0–0)
Tier II (0–0)
Tier III, IV & V (2–1)
Finals by surface
Hard (2–0)
Grass (0–0)
Clay (0–1)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 21 September 1987 Hamburg, West Germany Clay   Leila Meskhi   Claudia Kohde-Kilsch
  Jana Novotná
6–7(1–7), 6–7(6–8)
Winner 1. 29 February 1988 Kansas City, United States Hard (i)   Svetlana Parkhomenko   Jana Novotná
  Catherine Suire
6–3, 6–4
Winner 2. 24 April 1988 Singapore Hard   Natalia Medvedeva   Leila Meskhi
  Svetlana Cherneva
7–6, 6–3

ITF finalsEdit

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles (2–4)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner–up 1. 6 January 1986 Key Biscayne, United States Hard   Dianne Van Rensburg 4–6, 0–6
Winner 1. 9 August 1997 Southsea, England Grass   Limor Gabai 6–3, 6–3
Runner–up 2. 27 September 1997 Sunderland, England Carpet (i)   Mareze Joubert 3–6, 6–1, 5–7
Winner 2. 4 October 1997 Nottingham, England Hard (i)   Amanda Wainwright 6–2, 6–7, 6–1
Runner–up 3. 23 April 2001 Bournemouth, England Clay   Sandra Klemenschits 6–4, 2–6, 0–6
Runner–up 4. 19 August 2001 London, England Hard   Ekaterina Sysoeva 4–6, 4–6

Doubles (27–13)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 30 December 1986 Chicago, United States Hard   Viktoria Milvidskaia   Elizabeth Evans
  Jennifer Prah
6–1, 6–1
Winner 2. 5 May 1986 Bournemouth, England Grass   Natasha Zvereva   Regina Kordová
  Petra Tesarová
6–1, 6–2
Winner 3. 8 September 1986 Zagreb, Yugoslavia Clay   Viktoria Milvidskaia   Renata Šašak
  Karmen Škulj
6–2, 6–3
Winner 4. 15 September 1986 Sofia, Bulgaria Clay   Viktoria Milvidskaia   Laura Golarsa
  Marianne van der Torre
6–0, 6–2
Winner 5. 19 October 1992 Moscow, Russia Hard (i)   Svetlana Parkhomenko   Elena Likhovtseva
  Julia Lutrova
6–4, 4–6, 6–4
Winner 6. 1 February 1993 Newcastle, England Carpet (i)   Svetlana Parkhomenko   Pavlína Rajzlová
  Helena Vildová
6–4, 4–6, 6–0
Winner 7. 8 February 1993 Sunderland, England Carpet (i)   Svetlana Parkhomenko   Pavlína Rajzlová
  Helena Vildová
2–6, 6–1, 7–6(5)
Winner 8. 19 April 1993 Nottingham, England Hard (i)   Svetlana Parkhomenko   Julie Salmon
  Lorna Woodroffe
5–1 ret.
Winner 9. 3 May 1993 Bracknell, England Hard   Svetlana Parkhomenko   Claire Taylor
  Lorna Woodroffe
7–6, 6–1
Winner 10. 12 July 1993 Frinton-on-Sea, England Grass   Svetlana Parkhomenko   Maija Avotins
  Lisa McShea
4–6, 6–2, 7–6(5)
Runner–up 11. 20 September 1993 Sheffield, England Hard (i)   Svetlana Parkhomenko   Caroline Hunt
  Shirli-Ann Siddall
4–6, 5–7
Winner 12. 4 October 1993 Basingstoke, England Hard (i)   Svetlana Parkhomenko   Caroline Stassen
  Lorna Woodroffe
6–2, 6–1
Winner 13. 8 November 1993 Swindon, England Carpet (i)   Svetlana Parkhomenko   Alison Smith
  Caroline Stassen
6–0, 6–4
Winner 14. 15 November 1993 Swansea, Wales Hard (i)   Svetlana Parkhomenko   Alison Smith
  Caroline Stassen
6–1, 6–3
Winner 15. 29 November 1993 Ramat HaSharon, Israel Hard   Svetlana Parkhomenko   Angela Kerek
  Olga Lugina
6–2, 6–3
Winner 16. 4 July 1994 Felixstowe, England Grass   Svetlana Parkhomenko   Caroline Stassen
  Lorna Woodroffe
6–3, 7–5
Runner–up 17. 11 July 1994 Frinton-on-Sea, England Grass   Svetlana Parkhomenko   Helen Crook
  Victoria Davies
3–6, 2–6
Winner 18. 14 November 1994 Eastbourne, England Carpet (i)   Svetlana Parkhomenko   Shirli-Ann Siddall
  Amanda Wainwright
7–6(10–8), 7–6(8–6)
Winner 19. 6 February 1995 Sheffield, England Hard (i)   Svetlana Parkhomenko   Amanda Wainwright
  Lorna Woodroffe
6–4, 6–2
Winner 20. 13 February 1995 Sunderland, England Hard (i)   Svetlana Parkhomenko   Michele Mair
  Karen Nugent
7–5, 6–0
Winner 21. 8 May 1995 Lee-on-the-Solent, England Clay   Robyn Mawdsley   Kaye Hand
  Claire Taylor
7–6(7–0), 6–2
Winner 22. 17 July 1995 Frinton-on-Sea, England Grass   Julia Lutrova   Robyn Mawdsley
  Shannon Peters
7–6(7–2), 1–6, 6–4
Runner–up 23. 27 August 1995 Sochi, Russia Hard   Petra Thorén   Corina Morariu
  Elena Tatarkova
3–6, 5–7
Winner 24. 2 October 1995 Šiauliai, Lithuania Hard   Maria Marfina   Natalia Noreiko
  Marina Stets
2–6, 6–3, 7–6(7–4)
Winner 25. 23 October 1995 Samara, Russia Carpet (i)   Maria Marfina   Anna Linkova
  Natalia Nemchinova
6–1, 6–0
Runner–up 26. 29 September 1996 Telford, England Hard (i)   Henriëtte van Aalderen   Julie Pullin
  Lorna Woodroffe
2–6, 6–7
Winner 27. 20 October 1996 Samara, Russia Carpet (i)   Olga Ivanova   Anique Snijders
  Maja Živec-Škulj
4–6, 6–2, 6–3
Runner–up 28. 11 May 1997 Lee-on-the-Solent, England Clay   Rebecca Jensen   Shirli-Ann Siddall
  Joanne Ward
2–6, 5–7
Runner–up 29. 19 July 1997 Frinton, England Clay   Karen Cross   Joanne Ward
  Lorna Woodroffe
4–6, 6–2, 0–6
Runner–up 30. 24 August 1997 Kiev, Ukraine Clay   Olga Ivanova   Cara Black
  Irina Selyutina
2–6, 4–6
Runner–up 31. 7 February 1998 Birkenhead, England Hard (i)   Olga Ivanova   Giulia Casoni
  Anna Zaporozhanova
3–6, 2–6
Runner–up 32. 2 May 1999 Hatfield, England Clay   Anna Zaporozhanova   Victoria Davies
  Kate Warne-Holland
5–7, 1–6
Runner-up 33. 13 February 2000 Birmingham, England Hard (i)   Ekaterina Sysoeva   Elena Bovina
  Anna Zaporozhanova
3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 34. 8 May 2000 Swansea, Wales Clay   Ekaterina Sysoeva   Nóra Köves
  Dragana Zarić
6–2, 4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 35. 16 July 2000 Felixstowe, England Grass   Lucie Ahl   Trudi Musgrave
  Lorna Woodroffe
4–6, 6–3, 4–6
Winner 36. 30 April 2001 Hatfield, England Clay   Ekaterina Sysoeva   Elena Baltacha
  Nicola Trinder
6–3, 4–6, 6–1
Winner 37. 7 May 2001 Swansea, Wales Clay   Ekaterina Sysoeva   Maria Boboedova
  Emily Hewson
4–6, 7–6(7–5), 6–0
Runner-up 38. 11 June 2001 Tallinn, Estonia Clay   Ekaterina Sysoeva   Akiko Morigami
  Miho Saeki
2–6, 6–7(9–7)
Winner 39. 8 August 2001 Bath, England Hard   Ekaterina Sysoeva   Susi Bensch
  Anna Floris
7–6(7–4), 7–6(7–4)
Winner 40. 9 October 2001 Cardiff, Wales Hard (i)   Ekaterina Sysoeva   Angelika Bachmann
  Vanessa Henke
6–4, 1–6, 6–2

Other finalsEdit

Singles (0–2)Edit

Outcome No. Year Tournament Location Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 1986 USSR Winter Tennis National Championship Moscow, Russian SFSR   Leila Meskhi 2–6, 1–6
Runner-up 2. 1987 USSR Winter Tennis National Championship Moscow, Russian SFSR   Natalia Medvedeva 5–7, 4–6

Doubles (1–4)Edit

Outcome No. Year Tournament Location Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 1985 USSR Tennis National Championship Tbilisi, Georgian SSR   Elena Eliseenko   Svetlana Parkhomenko
  Larisa Savchenko
5–7, 5–7
Runner-up 2. 1987 USSR Winter Tennis National Championship Moscow, Russian SFSR   Leila Meskhi   Svetlana Parkhomenko
  Larisa Savchenko
4–6, 3–6
Winner 3. Donetsk, Ukrainian SSR   Elena Eliseenko   Liudmila Hovsepyan
  Olga Shaposhnikova
6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 4. 1988 USSR Winter Tennis National Championship Moscow, Russian SFSR   Svetlana Parkhomenko   Larisa Savchenko
  Natasha Zvereva
6–7, 6–0, 4–6
Runner-up 5. 1991 USSR Tennis National Championship Moscow, Russian SFSR   Svetlana Parkhomenko   Karina Kuregian
  Aida Khalatian
4–6, 3–6

Mixed (0–2)Edit

Outcome No. Year Tournament Location Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 1987 USSR Tennis National Championship Tallinn, Soviet Union   Andrei Olhovskiy   Andres Võsand
  Natasha Zvereva
2–6, 6–3, 3–6
Runner-up 2. 1991 USSR Tennis National Championship Moscow, Russian SFSR   Alexei Filippov   Dimitri Poliakov
  Eugenia Maniokova
4–6, 4–6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "IFT Tennis Procircuit". IFT Tennis. Retrieved November 20, 2015.
  2. ^ Natalia Egorova at the Fed Cup

External linksEdit