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Oksana Kalashnikova (Georgian: ოქსანა კალაშნიკოვა, translit.: oksana k'alashnik'ova, pronounced [ɔkʰsɑnɑ kʼɑlɑʃnikʼɔvɑ]; born 5 September 1990) is a Georgian professional tennis player.

Oksana Kalashnikova
ოქსანა კალაშნიკოვა
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Oksana Kalashnikova at the 2016 US Open
Country (sports) Georgia
ResidenceBiel, Switzerland
Born (1990-09-05) September 5, 1990 (age 28)
Tbilisi, Georgian SSR, Soviet Union
Height1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
PlaysLeft (double-handed backhand)
Prize money$730,354
Singles
Career record184–151 (54.9%)
Career titles0 WTA, 5 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 156 (7 June 2010)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ2 (2010, 2011)
French OpenQ3 (2010)
WimbledonQ1 (2010)
US OpenQ1 (2009, 2010)
Doubles
Career record293–236 (55.4%)
Career titles4 WTA, 1 WTA 125K, 24 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 43 (13 June 2016)
Current rankingNo. 72 (24 June 2019)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (2016)
French Open3R (2013)
Wimbledon2R (2013, 2019)
US Open3R (2018)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
French Open1R (2016)
Wimbledon3R (2014)
Team competitions
Fed Cup17–13 (56.7%)
Last updated on: 27 June 2019.

Kalashnikova has won four WTA doubles titles, one WTA 125K series title as well as five singles and 24 doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit. On 5 July 2010, she reached her career-high singles ranking of No. 156. On 13 June 2016, she peaked at No. 43 in the doubles rankings.

Playing for Georgia at the Fed Cup since 2007, Kalashnikova has a win–loss record of 17–13.

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Tennis careerEdit

2012Edit

In 2012, Kalashnikova entered the ITF tournament in Astana, where she won the doubles event with Marta Sirotkina against twin sisters Lyudmyla and Nadiia Kichenok.

In November, she and Nina Bratchikova won the doubles title at the Royal Indian Open.

2013Edit

Kalashnikova won the first WTA doubles tournament at the Baku Cup, partnering Irina Buryachok against Eleni Daniilidou and Aleksandra Krunić.

After that, she and Alicja Rosolska reached the quarterfinals of the Canadian Open, a prestigious tournament serving as a warm-up for the US Open.

In September, she reached the final of WTA 125K series Ningbo International Tennis Open doubles tournament, again partnering Irina Buryachok.

2014Edit

In July, at İstanbul Cup partnering Paula Kania, she reached the final and lost against Misaki Doi and Elina Svitolina.

2015Edit

In July, Kalashnikova entered the ITF tournament in Contrexéville, where she won the doubles event, partnering Danka Kovinić against Constance Sibille & Irina Ramialison.

She then won her second WTA tournament at BRD Bucharest Open, partnering Demi Schuurs against Andreea Mitu & Patricia Maria Țig.

In November, she lost two WTA 125K series doubles finals, Open de Limoges tournament partnering Margarita Gasparyan, and Carlsbad Classic partnering Tatjana Maria.

WTA career finalsEdit

Doubles: 8 (4 titles, 4 runner-ups)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Elite Trophy (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–0)
International (4–4)
Finals by surface
Hard (2–3)
Clay (1–1)
Grass (1–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Jul 2013 Baku Cup, Azerbaijan International Hard   Irina Buryachok   Eleni Daniilidou
  Aleksandra Krunić
4–6, 7–6(7–3), [10–4]
Loss 1–1 Jul 2014 İstanbul Cup, Turkey International Hard   Paula Kania   Misaki Doi
  Elina Svitolina
4–6, 0–6
Win 2–1 Jul 2015 Bucharest Open, Romania International Clay   Demi Schuurs   Andreea Mitu
  Patricia Maria Țig
6–2, 6–2
Win 3–1 Jun 2016 Rosmalen Championships, Netherlands International Grass   Yaroslava Shvedova   Xenia Knoll
  Aleksandra Krunić
6–1, 6–1
Win 4–1 Feb 2017 Hungarian Ladies Open, Budapest International Hard (i)   Hsieh Su-wei   Arina Rodionova
  Galina Voskoboeva
6–3, 4–6, [10–4]
Loss 4–2 Sep 2017 Tashkent Open, Uzbekistan International Hard   Nao Hibino   Tímea Babos
  Andrea Hlaváčková
5–7, 4–6
Loss 4–3 Feb 2018 Taiwan Open, Taipei International Hard (i)   Nao Hibino   Duan Yingying
  Wang Yafan
6–7(4–7), 6–7(5–7)
Loss 4–4 May 2019 Morocco Open, Rabat International Clay   Georgina García Pérez   María José Martínez Sánchez
  Sara Sorribes Tormo
5–7, 1–6

WTA 125 series finalsEdit

Doubles (1–3)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 11 November 2012 Pune, India Hard   Nina Bratchikova   Julia Glushko
  Noppawan Lertcheewakarn
6–0, 4–6, [10–8]
Runner-up 1. 27 September 2013 Ningbo, China Hard   Irina Buryachok   Chan Yung-jan
  Zhang Shuai
2–6, 1–6
Runner-up 2. 15 November 2015 Limoges, France Hard (i)   Margarita Gasparyan   Barbora Krejčíková
  Mandy Minella
6–1, 5–7, [6–10]
Runner-up 3. 27 November 2015 Carlsbad, United States Hard   Tatjana Maria   Verónica Cepede Royg
  Gabriela Cé
6–1, 4–6, [8–10]

ITF finalsEdit

Singles: 10 (5–5)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 6 October 2008 San Luis Potosí, Mexico Hard   Frederica Piedade 7–5, 4–6, 6–4
Winner 2. 2 March 2009 Giza, Egypt Clay   Eva Fernández-Brugués 6–4, 4–6, 6–3
Runner-up 1. 9 March 2009 Giza, Egypt Clay   Galina Fokina 4–6, 2–6
Runner-up 2. 18 March 2009 Kharkiv, Ukraine Clay   Kristina Antoniychuk 6–4, 4–6, 1–6
Winner 3. 29 June 2009 Toruń, Poland Clay   Ksenia Milevskaya 3–6, 6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 3. 27 July 2009 Almaty, Kazakhstan Hard   Elena Chalova 3–6, 4–6
Winner 4. 28 September 2009 Tbilisi, Georgia Clay   Sofia Shapatava 4–6, 6–3, 6–2
Winner 5. 16 October 2010 Kharkiv, Ukraine Carpet (i)   Daria Kuchmina 7–5, 4–6, 6–4
Runner-up 4. 20 April 2013 Namangan, Uzbekistan Hard   Nadiia Kichenok 2–6, 3–6
Runner-up 5. 27 April 2013 Andijan, Uzbekistan Hard   Anastasiya Vasylyeva 4–6, 5–7

Doubles: 34 (25–9)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 30 April 2007 Antalya, Turkey Hard   Sofia Kvatsabaia   Vojislava Lukić
  Dessislava Mladenova
6–2, 2–6, 3–6
Winner 1. 17 July 2007 Garching, Germany Clay   Katariina Tuohimaa   Franziska Klotz
  Evelyn Mayr
7–5, 6–3
Winner 2. 10 March 2008 Cairo, Egypt Clay   Galina Fokina   Elena Chalova
  Inna Sokolova
6–4, 6–2
Winner 3. 24 March 2008 Cairo, Egypt Clay   Galina Fokina   Anna Savitskaya
  Bibiane Schoofs
7–6(9–7), 6–4
Runner-up 2. 5 May 2008 Antalya, Turkey Clay   Pemra Özgen   Melanie Klaffner
  Ksenia Milevskaya
2–6, 5–7
Winner 4. 25 July 2008 Kharkiv, Ukraine Clay   Mihaela Buzărnescu   Kristina Antoniychuk
  Lesia Tsurenko
6–1, 6–4
Winner 5. 13 September 2008 Innsbruck, Austria Clay   Irina Buryachok   Conny Perrin
  Nicole Riner
3–6, 6–3, [10–7]
Winner 6. 15 September 2008 Casale Monferrato, Italy Clay   Catarina Ferreira   Nicole Riner
  Amra Sadiković
7–5, 7–6
Winner 7. 2 March 2009 Giza, Egypt Clay   Fatima El Allami   Marlot Meddens
  Bibiane Weijers
6–4, 6–2
Runner–up 3. 30 March 2009 Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia Carpet (i)   Valeria Savinykh   Ksenia Milevskaya
  Lesia Tsurenko
2–6, 3–6
Winner 8. 12 June 2009 Qarshi, Uzbekistan Hard   Kristina Antoniychuk   Pemra Özgen
  Çağla Büyükakçay
5–7, 6–0, [10–6]
Winner 9. 1 August 2009 Almaty, Kazakhstan Hard   Elena Chalova   Nina Bratchikova
  Ágnes Szatmári
6–1, 6–0
Winner 10. 14 September 2009 Napoli, Italy Clay   Nina Bratchikova   Betina Jozami
  María Irigoyen
7–6(7–5), 2–6, [10–8]
Winner 11. 05 October 2009 Limoges, France Clay   Elena Chalova   Florence Haring
  Violette Huck
4–6, 6–3, [10–4]
Winner 12. 14 December 2009 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Hard   Julia Görges   Vladimíra Uhlířová
  Renata Voráčová
4–6, 6–2, [10–8]
Runner-up 4. 20 September 2010 Telavi, Georgia Clay   Melanie Klaffner   Veronika Kapshay
  Ágnes Szatmári
1–6, 6–2, [8–10]
Winner 13. 30 October 2010 Istanbul, Turkey Hard   Marta Sirotkina   Ekaterina Bychkova
  Iryna Brémond
6–3, 6–1
Winner 14. 20 November 2010 Opole, Poland Carpet (i)   Polina Pekhova   Paula Kania
  Magda Linette
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 5. 9 January 2011 Quanzhou, China Hard   Yuliya Beygelzimer   Liu Wanting
  Sun Shengnan
3–6, 2–6
Winner 15. 25 February 2012 Moscow, Russia Hard (i)   Marta Sirotkina   Tatiana Kotelnikova
  Lidziya Marozava
7–6(7–2), 4–6, [11–9]
Winner 16. 23 March 2012 Almaty, Kazakhstan Hard   Eugeniya Pashkova   Albina Khabibulina
  Ilona Kremen
6–1, 7–5
Winner 17. 21 April 2012 Namangan, Uzbekistan Hard   Marta Sirotkina   Naomi Broady
  Paula Kania
6–2, 7–5
Winner 18. 23 April 2012 Antalya, Turkey Hard   Sofia Kvatsabaia   Ana Bogdan
  Maria Mokh
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 6. 25 June 2012 Ystad, Sweden Hard   Lenka Wienerová   Magda Linette
  Katarzyna Piter
3–6, 3–6
Winner 19. 28 July 2012 Astana, Kazakhstan Hard   Marta Sirotkina   Lyudmyla Kichenok
  Nadiia Kichenok
3–6, 6–4, [10–2]
Runner-up 7. 24 September 2012 Telavi, Georgia Clay   Ekaterina Dzehalevich   Réka-Luca Jani
  Christina Shakovets
6–3, 4–6, [6–10]
Winner 20. 18 March 2013 Antalya, Turkey Hard   Ksenia Palkina   Anamika Bhargava
  Nicole Melichar
6–1, 6–3
Winner 21. 25 March 2013 Antalya, Turkey Hard   Ksenia Palkina   Başak Eraydın
  Abbie Myers
6–4, 4–6, [10–8]
Winner 22. 13 July 2013 Istanbul, Turkey Hard   Lyudmyla Kichenok   Alona Fomina
  Anja Prislan
6–2, 4–6, [10–7]
Winner 23. 14 September 2013 Trabzon, Turkey Hard   Aleksandra Krunić   Ani Amiraghyan
  Dalila Jakupović
6–2, 6–1
Runner-up 8. 14 December 2013 Navi Mumbai, India Hard   Diāna Marcinkēviča   Jocelyn Rae
  Anna Smith
4–6, 6–7(5–7)
Runner-up 9. 26 December 2014 Pune, India Hard   Anastasiya Vasylyeva   Anna Morgina
  Nina Stojanović
6–7(7–9), 4–6
Winner 24. 6 July 2015 Contrexéville, France Clay   Danka Kovinić   Constance Sibille
  Irina Ramialison
2–6, 6–3, [10–6]
Winner 25. 14 July 2019 Contrexéville, France Clay   Georgina Garcia-Perez   Anna Danilina
  Eva Wacanno
6-3, 6–3

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