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Nina Bratchikova (Russian: Нина Олеговна Братчикова; born 28 June 1985) is a Russian former tennis player.

Nina Bratchikova
Нина Братчикова
Nina Bratchikova 2011 US Open 01.jpg
Bratchikova at the US Open 2011
Country (sports) Russia  Portugal
ResidenceTavira, Portugal
Born (1985-06-28) 28 June 1985 (age 34)
Zhukovsky, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Turned pro2004
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$776,195
Singles
Career record363–302
Career titles9 ITF
Highest ranking79 (10 December 2012)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (2012)
French Open3R (2012)
Wimbledon1R (2012, 2013)
US Open1R (2012)
Doubles
Career record357–205
Career titles1 WTA 125 K, 35 ITF
Highest ranking63 (10 September 2012)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (2012)
French Open3R (2012)
Wimbledon1R (2012)
US Open2R (2012)

Bratchikova won nine singles and thirty-five doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit. On 10 December 2012, she reached her best singles ranking of world No. 79. On 10 September 2012, she peaked at No. 63 in the doubles rankings.

Tennis careerEdit

2010Edit

In 2010, Bratchikova entered the ITF tournament in Moscow, where she won the doubles event partnering French Irena Pavlovic against Ukrainian sisters Lyudmyla Kichenok & Nadiia Kichenok.

She also won the ITF singles event in Johannesburg, beating Tamarine Tanasugarn in the final.

 
Nina Bratchikova in-action in the 2011 US Open qualifying

2012Edit

Bratchikova made it to the third round of the Australian Open where she lost to Iveta Benešová. She made her top-100 debut (No. 92) the following week.

In November, she won the doubles title at the Royal Indian Open, together with Georgian Oksana Kalashnikova.

2013Edit

Brathchikova lost in the first round of the Australian Open to Kirsten Flipkens.

In May, Bratchikova changed her nation of representation to Portugal in time for the French Open, reasons are yet to be confirmed. In the first round, she lost to world Mo. 12 Maria Kirilenko by 6–0, 6–1 in only 1 hour and 7 minutes.

In June, Bratchikova lost in the first round of Nürnberger Versicherungscup to world No. 56 Annika Beck by 2–6, 2–6 in only 1h5m. Later, in Wimbledon she played again with Annika Beck and lost by 3–6, 2–6 in 1h33m.

In July, Bratchikova lost in the first round in Budapest to Spanish No. 71 María Teresa Torró by 1–6, 5–7. But in doubles with Anna Tatishvili she reached the final and lost against Andrea Hlaváčková and Lucie Hradecká from Czech Republic by 4–6, 1–6. A week later, Bratchikova played in Båstad and defeated No. 331 Lesley Kerkhove by 6–3, 6–1. In the second round, she lost to world No. 76 Johanna Larsson, 2–6, 3–6.

In August, Bratchikova won the first round in the qualifying of the US Open, beating world No. 201 Anne Schäfer by 6–3, 6–3. In the second round, she lost to world No. 166 Chanel Simmonds by 0–6, 2–6.

WTA career finalsEdit

Doubles: 3 (0–3)Edit

Winner — Legend (pre/post 2010)
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Tier I / Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Tier II / Premier (0–0)
Tier III, IV & V / International (0–3)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–1)
Grass (0–0)
Clay (0–2)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 5 October 2008 Tashkent Open, Uzbekistan Hard   Kathrin Wörle-Scheller   Raluca Olaru
  Olga Savchuk
7–5, 5–7, [7–10]
Runner-up 2. 24 April 2011 Grand Prix SAR La Princesse Lalla Meryem, Morocco Clay   Sandra Klemenschits   Andrea Hlaváčková
  Renata Voráčová
3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 3. 14 July 2013 Budapest Grand Prix, Hungary Clay   Anna Tatishvili   Andrea Hlaváčková
  Lucie Hradecká
4–6, 1–6

WTA 125 series finalsEdit

Doubles: 1 (1 title)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 3. 11 November 2012 Royal Indian Open, Pune Hard   Oksana Kalashnikova   Julia Glushko
  Noppawan Lertcheewakarn
6–0, 4–6, [10–8]
 
Bratchikova at Cagnes-sur-Mer, 2013

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

Singles (9–8)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (5–5)
Clay (4–3)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 12 May 2002 Zaton, Croatia Clay   Delia Sescioreanu 4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 2. 1 June 2003 Campobasso, Italy Clay   Catalina Castaño 2–6, 2–6
Winner 1. 6 December 2003 Tel Aviv, Israel Hard   Shahar Pe'er 6–4, 6–4
Winner 2. 7 March 2004 Melilla, Spain Hard   Frederica Piedade 6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 3. 2 May 2004 Taranto, Italy Clay   Martina Müller 3–6, 2–6
Winner 3. 9 July 2006 Mont-de-Marsan, France Clay   Raluca Olaru 6–4, 4–6, 6–0
Runner-up 4. 24 February 2008 Portimão, Portugal Hard   Elena Chalova 4–6, 4–6
Winner 4. 25 May 2008 Moscow, Russia Clay   Ksenia Pervak 3–6, 6–1, 7–5
Winner 5. 1 June 2008 Tolyatti, Russia Hard   Patricia Mayr-Achleitner 6–3, 6–0
Runner-up 5. 22 February 2009 Portimão, Portugal Hard   Sandra Soler-Sola 6–3, 2–6, 3–6
Winner 6. 17 May 2009 Vila Real de Santo António, Portugal Clay   Irene Santos-Bravo 7–5, 2–6, 6–4
Runner-up 6. 25 October 2009 Lagos, Nigeria Hard   Zuzana Kučová 0–6, 6–7(7–9)
Winner 7. 18 April 2010 Johannesburg, South Africa Hard   Tamarine Tanasugarn 7–5, 7–6(9–7)
Winner 8. 31 October 2010 Lagos, Nigeria Hard   Zuzana Kučová 7–5, 6–1
Runner-up 7. 26 December 2010 Pune, India Hard   Bojana Jovanovski 4–6, 4–6
Winner 9. 6 February 2011 Rabat, Morocco Clay   Maria Joao Koehler 3–6, 6–4, 6–1
Runner-up 8. 27 October 2013 Lagos, Nigeria Hard   Gioia Barbieri 6–3, 3–6, 0–3 ret.

Doubles (35–26)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 14 October 2001 Catania, Italy Clay   Anna Floris   Georgia Mortello
  Lisa Tognetti
6–2, 5–7, 7–6(10–8)
Runner-up 1. 15 April 2003 Cavtat, Croatia Clay   Raissa Gourevitch   Mervana Jugić-Salkić
  Darija Jurak
6–2, 5–7, 7–6(10–8)
Winner 2. 29 November 2003 Haifa, Israel Hard   Olena Antypina   Veronika Kapshay
  Barbara Pócza
7–5, 6–4
Winner 3. 6 December 2003 Tel Aviv, Israel Hard   Olena Antypina   Oksana Karyshkova
  Elena Yaryshka
6–1, 5–7, 6–3
Winner 4. 1 March 2004 Melilla, Spain Hard   Alla Kudryavtseva   Anastasia Dvornikova
  Irena Nossenko
7–5, 6–3
Runner-up 2. 30 May 2004 Tongliao, China Hard   Anna Bastrikova   Līga Dekmeijere
  İpek Şenoğlu
5–7, 6–7
Runner-up 3. 28 June 2004 Mont-de-Marsan, France Clay   Frederica Piedade   Lourdes Domínguez Lino
  Paula García
3–6, 6–3, 4–6
Runner-up 4. 9 August 2004 Martina Franca, Italy Clay   Giulia Casoni   Aurélie Védy
  Jasmin Wöhr
1–6, 6–3, 6–7
Runner-up 5. 14 November 2004 Barcelona, Spain Clay   Ekaterina Kozhokina   Lourdes Domínguez Lino
  Laura Pous Tió
4–6, 6–7
Winner 5. 20 March 2005 St. Petersburg, Russia Hard (i)   Ekaterina Makarova   Alla Kudryavtseva
  Ekaterina Kosminskaya
7–6(7–2), 6–2
Winner 6. 11 April 2005 Mumbai, India Hard   Francesca Lubiani   Rushmi Chakravarthi
  Sai Jayalakshmy Jayaram
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 6. 12 June 2005 Gorizia, Italy Clay   Olena Antypina   Giulia Casoni
  Valentina Sulpizio
2–6, 0–6
Runner-up 7. 18 July 2005 Les Contamines, France Clay   Ekaterina Kosminskaya   Nadejda Ostrovskaya
  Yevgenia Savranska
1–6, 6–2, 4–6
Winner 7. 29 Aug 2005 Balashikha, Russia Clay   Anna Bastrikova   Ekaterina Lopes
  Olga Panova
6–2, 6–2
Runner-up 8. 27 September 2005 Batumi, Georgia Hard (i)   Anna Bastrikova   Nadejda Ostrovskaya
  Anastasiya Yakimova
6–2, 2–6, 6–7(9–11)
Runner-up 9. 21 November 2005 Poitiers, France Hard (i)   Akgul Amanmuradova   Maret Ani
  Mervana Jugić-Salkić
6–7(0–7), 1–6
Winner 8. 5 March 2006 Las Palmas, Spain Hard   Alla Kudryavtseva   Karolina Kosińska
  Alicja Rosolska
6–1, 6–3
Winner 9. 12 March 2006 Telde, Spain Clay   Alla Kudryavtseva   Sara Errani
  Giulia Gabba
6–1, 6–1
Winner 10. 11 April 2006 Biarritz, France Clay   Yaroslava Shvedova   Klaudia Jans-Ignacik
  Alicja Rosolska
6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 10. 23 May 2006 Beijing, China Hard (i)   Līga Dekmeijere   Chuang Chia-jung
  Tamarine Tanasugarn
6–4, 2–6, 3–6
Runner-up 11. 2 July 2006 Périgueux, France Clay   Lioudmila Skavronskaia   Monique Adamczak
  Marie-Ève Pelletier
3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 12. 3 July 2006 Mont-de-Marsan, France Clay   Akgul Amanmuradova   Raluca Olaru
  Margalita Chakhnashvili
5–7, 6–1, 1–6
Winner 11. 22 July 2006 Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine Clay   Olena Antypina   Evgeniya Rodina
  Kristina Antoniychuk
6–1, 5–7, 7–5
Winner 12. 18 February 2007 Biberach, Germany Hard   Urszula Radwańska   Darija Jurak
  Sandra Martinović
6–2, 6–0
Winner 13. 23 March 2007 Mumbai, India Hard   Akgul Amanmuradova   Olga Panova
  Stefanie Vögele
6–2, 6–3
Runner-up 13. 5 June 2007 Madrid, Spain Clay   Neuza Silva   Jorgelina Cravero
  Betina Jozami
4–6, 4–6
Winner 14. 9 July 2007 Mont-de-Marsan, France Clay   Neuza Silva   Joana Cortez
  Teliana Pereira
6–3, 7–6(7–3)
Runner-up 14. 25 August 2007 Moscow, Russia Clay   Sophie Lefèvre   Maria Kondratieva
  Vesna Dolonc
6–2, 6–1
Runner-up 15. 28 October 2007 Podolsk, Russia Hard (i)   Anastasia Poltoratskaya   Vasilisa Davydova
  Arina Rodionova
3–6, 0–6
Runner-up 16. 14 January 2008 Stuttgart, Germany Hard (i)   Kateryna Herth   Vasilisa Davydova
  Elizaveta Tochilovskaya
2–6, 5–7
Winner 15. 4 February 2008 Algarve, Portugal Hard   Kateryna Herth   Neuza Silva
  Danielle Harmsen
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 17. 17 March 2008 St. Petersburg, Russia Hard (i)   Vasilisa Davydova   Nikola Fraňková
  Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
2–6, 2–6
Winner 16. 5 May 2008 Jounieh, Lebanon Clay   Veronika Kapshay   Kristína Kučová
  Stefanie Vögele
7–5, 3–6, [10–6]
Winner 17. 26 May 2008 Tolyatti, Russia Clay   Vasilisa Davydova   Nikola Fraňková
  Patricia Mayr-Achleitner
6–3, 5–7, [10–3]
Runner-up 18. 3 August 2008 Vigo, Spain Hard   Frederica Piedade   Neuza Silva
  Nicole Thyssen
2–6, 4–6
Runner-up 19. 4 July 2009 Pozoblanco, Spain Hard   Ágnes Szatmári   Andrea Hlaváčková
  Olga Savchuk
3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 20. 1 August 2009 Almaty, Kazakhstan Hard   Ágnes Szatmári   Elena Chalova
  Oksana Kalashnikova
1–6, 0–6
Runner-up 21. 8 August 2009 Astana, Kazakhstan Hard   Ágnes Szatmári   Yuliana Fedak
  Darya Kustova
4–6, 5–7
Winner 18. 14 September 2009 Napoli, Italy Clay   Oksana Kalashnikova   Betina Jozami
  María Irigoyen
7–6(7–5), 2–6, [10–8]
Winner 19. 26 September 2009 Madrid, Spain Hard   Irena Pavlovic   Claire Feuerstein
  Constance Sibille
6–2, 6–4
Winner 20. 3 October 2009 Granada, Spain Hard   Arina Rodionova   Betina Jozami
  Valeria Savinykh
6–1, 3–6, [10–5]
Winner 21. 16 October 2009 Lagos, Nigeria Hard   Anna Gerasimou   Anna Brazhnikova
  Anastasia Mukhametova
7–6(7–3), 7–6(7–1)
Winner 22. 23 October 2009 Lagos, Nigeria Hard   Anna Gerasimou   Chen Astrogo
  Keren Shlomo
6–4, 7–5
Winner 23. 31 October 2009 Istanbul, Turkey Hard (i)   Ksenia Palkina   Petra Cetkovská
  Renata Voráčová
w/o
Runner-up 22. 16 November 2009 Pune, India Hard   Ksenia Palkina   Anastasiya Vasylyeva
  Nicole Clerico
6–4, 3–6, [11–13]
Winner 24. 28 March 2010 Moscow, Russia Carpet (i)   Irena Pavlovic   Lyudmyla Kichenok
  Nadiia Kichenok
6–7(4–7), 6–2, [10–3]
Winner 25. 12 July 2010 Contrexéville, France Clay   Ekaterina Lopes   Jelena Dokic
  Sharon Fichman
6–4, 4–6, 6–4
Winner 26. 2 August 2010 Astana, Kazakhstan Hard   Ekaterina Lopes   Yuliana Fedak
  Anastasiya Vasylyeva
6–4, 6–4
Winner 27. 22 October 2010 Lagos, Nigeria Hard   Ágnes Szatmári   Anna Brazhnikova
  Anastasia Mukhametova
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 23. 29 October 2010 Lagos, Nigeria Hard   Ágnes Szatmári   Melanie Klaffner
  Karolina Kosińska
6–3, 5–7, [7–10]
Winner 28. 20 December 2010 Pune, India Hard   Alexandra Panova   Anna Shkudun
  Sachie Ishizu
6–3, 7–6(7–2)
Runner-up 24. 2 May 2011 Bukhara, Uzbekistan Hard   Ksenia Palkina   Han Sung-hee
  Liang Chen
6–4, 6–7(5–7), 4–6
Winner 29. 11 June 2011 Marseille, France Clay   Irina-Camelia Begu   Laura-Ioana Andrei
  Mădălina Gojnea
6–2, 6–2
Winner 30. 27 June 2011 Pozoblanco, Spain Clay   Irena Pavlovic   Marina Melnikova
  Sofia Shapatava
6–2, 6–4
Winner 31. 12 September 2011 Sofia, Bulgaria Clay   Darija Jurak   Alexandra Cadanțu
  Raluca Olaru
6–4, 7–5
Winner 32. 19 September 2011 Saint-Malo, France Clay   Darija Jurak   Johanna Larsson
  Jasmin Wöhr
6–4, 6–2
Winner 33. 17 October 2011 Lagos, Nigeria Hard   Melanie Klaffner   Tadeja Majerič
  Aleksandrina Naydenova
7–5, 5–7, [10–6]
Winner 34. 28 November 2011 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Hard   Darija Jurak   Akgul Amanmuradova
  Alexandra Dulgheru
6–4, 3–6, [10–6]
Winner 35. 19 December 2011 Ankara, Turkey Hard (i)   Darija Jurak   Janette Husárová
  Katalin Marosi
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 25. 15 October 2012 Lagos, Nigeria Hard   Margarita Lazareva   Conny Perrin
  Chanel Simmonds
1–6, 1–6
Runner-up 26. 22 July 2013 Astana, Kazakhstan Hard   Valeria Solovyeva   Lyudmyla Kichenok
  Nadiia Kichenok
2–6, 2–6

Grand Slam performance timelinesEdit

SinglesEdit

Championship 2012 2013 2014 W–L
Australian Open 3R 1R A 2–2
French Open 3R 1R A 2–2
Wimbledon 1R 1R A 0–2
US Open 1R Q2 A 0–1
Win–Loss 4–4 0–3 0–0 4–7

DoublesEdit

Championship 2012 2013 2014 W–L
Australian Open 1R 1R A 0–2
French Open 3R 2R A 3–2
Wimbledon 1R Q1 A 0–1
US Open 2R 1R A 1–2
Win–Loss 3–4 1–3 0–0 4–7

External linksEdit