Oksana Kalashnikova

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

Oksana Kalashnikova
ოქსანა კალაშნიკოვა
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Oksana Kalashnikova at the 2016 US Open
Country (sports) Georgia
ResidenceBiel, Switzerland
Born (1990-09-05) 5 September 1990 (age 30)
Tbilisi, Georgian SSR, Soviet Union
Height1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
PlaysLeft (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$850,852
Singles
Career record184–152 (54.8%)
Career titles5 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 record310–262 (54.2%)
Career titles4 WTA, 2 WTA 125K, 25 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 43 (13 June 2016)
Current rankingNo. 62 (12 October 2020)
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 Cup19–14 (57.6%)
Last updated on: 12 October 2020.

Kalashnikova has won four WTA Tour doubles titles, two WTA 125K series doubles titles as well as five singles and 25 doubles titles on the ITF 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 19–14.

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 her first WTA doubles title 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 Buryachok.

2014Edit

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

2015Edit

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

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

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

WTA career finalsEdit

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

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (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 125K series finalsEdit

Doubles: 6 (2 titles, 4 runner–ups)Edit

Result W–L    Date    Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Nov 2012 Royal Indian Open, Pune Hard   Nina Bratchikova   Julia Glushko
  Noppawan Lertcheewakarn
6–0, 4–6, [10–8]
Loss 1–1 Sep 2013 Ningbo Open, China Hard   Irina Buryachok   Chan Yung-jan
  Zhang Shuai
2–6, 1–6
Loss 1–2 Nov 2015 Open de Limoges, France Hard (i)   Margarita Gasparyan   Barbora Krejčíková
  Mandy Minella
6–1, 5–7, [6–10]
Loss 1–3 Nov 2015 Carlsbad Classic, United States Hard   Tatjana Maria   Verónica Cepede Royg
  Gabriela Cé
6–1, 4–6, [8–10]
Win 2–3 Sep 2019 New Haven Challenger, United States Hard   Anna Blinkova   Usue Maitane Arconada
  Jamie Loeb
6–2, 4–6, [10–4]
Loss 2–4 Dec 2019 Open de Limoges, France Hard (i)   Ekaterina Alexandrova   Georgina García Pérez
  Sara Sorribes Tormo
2–6, 6–7(3–7)

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

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

Singles: 10 (5–5)Edit

Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 6 October 2008 ITF San Luis Potosí, Mexico 25,000 Hard   Frederica Piedade 7–5, 4–6, 6–4
Win 2–0 2 March 2009 ITF Giza, Egypt 10,000 Clay   Eva Fernández-Brugués 6–4, 4–6, 6–3
Loss 2–1 9 March 2009 ITF Giza, Egypt 10,000 Clay   Galina Fokina 4–6, 2–6
Loss 2–2 18 March 2009 ITF Kharkiv, Ukraine 25,000 Clay   Kristina Antoniychuk 6–4, 4–6, 1–6
Win 3–2 29 June 2009 ITF Toruń, Poland 25,000 Clay   Ksenia Milevskaya 3–6, 6–4, 6–2
Loss 3–3 27 July 2009 ITF Almaty, Kazakhstan 25,000 Hard   Elena Chalova 3–6, 4–6
Win 4–3 28 September 2009 ITF Tbilisi, Georgia 25,000 Clay   Sofia Shapatava 4–6, 6–3, 6–2
Win 5–3 16 October 2010 ITF Kharkiv, Ukraine 25,000 Carpet (i)   Daria Kuchmina 7–5, 4–6, 6–4
Loss 5–4 20 April 2013 ITF Namangan, Uzbekistan 25,000 Hard   Nadiia Kichenok 2–6, 3–6
Loss 5–5 27 April 2013 ITF Andijan, Uzbekistan 10,000 Hard   Anastasiya Vasylyeva 4–6, 5–7

Doubles: 34 (25–9)Edit

Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Apr 2007 ITF Antalya, Turkey 25,000 Hard   Sofia Kvatsabaia   Vojislava Lukić
  Dessislava Mladenova
6–2, 2–6, 3–6
Win 1–1 Jul 2007 ITF Garching, Germany 10,000 Clay   Katariina Tuohimaa   Franziska Klotz
  Evelyn Mayr
7–5, 6–3
Win 2–1 Mar 2008 ITF Cairo, Egypt 10,000 Clay   Galina Fokina   Elena Chalova
  Inna Sokolova
6–4, 6–2
Win 3–1 Mar 2008 ITF Cairo, Egypt 10,000 Clay   Galina Fokina   Anna Savitskaya
  Bibiane Schoofs
7–6(9–7), 6–4
Loss 3–2 May 2008 ITF Antalya, Turkey 25,000 Clay   Pemra Özgen   Melanie Klaffner
  Ksenia Milevskaya
2–6, 5–7
Win 4–2 Jul 2008 ITF Kharkiv, Ukraine 25,000 Clay   Mihaela Buzărnescu   Kristina Antoniychuk
  Lesia Tsurenko
6–1, 6–4
Win 5–2 Sep 2008 ITF Innsbruck, Austria 10,000 Clay   Irina Buryachok   Conny Perrin
  Nicole Riner
3–6, 6–3, [10–7]
Win Sep 2008 ITF Casale Monferrato, Italy Clay   Catarina Ferreira   Nicole Riner
  Amra Sadiković
7–5, 7–6
Win Mar 2009 ITF Giza, Egypt Clay   Fatima El Allami   Marlot Meddens
  Bibiane Weijers
6–4, 6–2
Loss Mar 2009 ITF Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia Carpet (i)   Valeria Savinykh   Ksenia Milevskaya
  Lesia Tsurenko
2–6, 3–6
Win Jun 2009 ITF Qarshi, Uzbekistan Hard   Kristina Antoniychuk   Pemra Özgen
  Çağla Büyükakçay
5–7, 6–0, [10–6]
Win Aug 2009 ITF Almaty, Kazakhstan Hard   Elena Chalova   Nina Bratchikova
  Ágnes Szatmári
6–1, 6–0
Win Sep 2009 ITF Napoli, Italy Clay   Nina Bratchikova   Betina Jozami
  María Irigoyen
7–6(7–5), 2–6, [10–8]
Win Oct 2009 ITF Limoges, France Clay   Elena Chalova   Florence Haring
  Violette Huck
4–6, 6–3, [10–4]
Win Dec 2009 ITF Dubai, United Arab Emirates Hard   Julia Görges   Vladimíra Uhlířová
  Renata Voráčová
4–6, 6–2, [10–8]
Loss Sep 2010 ITF Telavi, Georgia Clay   Melanie Klaffner   Veronika Kapshay
  Ágnes Szatmári
1–6, 6–2, [8–10]
Win Oct 2010 ITF Istanbul, Turkey Hard   Marta Sirotkina   Ekaterina Bychkova
  Iryna Brémond
6–3, 6–1
Win Nov 2010 ITF Opole, Poland Carpet (i)   Polina Pekhova   Paula Kania
  Magda Linette
6–3, 6–4
Loss Jan 2011 ITF Quanzhou, China Hard   Yuliya Beygelzimer   Liu Wanting
  Sun Shengnan
3–6, 2–6
Win Feb 2012 ITF Moscow, Russia Hard (i)   Marta Sirotkina   Tatiana Kotelnikova
  Lidziya Marozava
7–6(7–2), 4–6, [11–9]
Win Mar 2012 ITF Almaty, Kazakhstan Hard   Eugeniya Pashkova   Albina Khabibulina
  Ilona Kremen
6–1, 7–5
Win Apr 2012 ITF Namangan, Uzbekistan Hard   Marta Sirotkina   Naomi Broady
  Paula Kania
6–2, 7–5
Win Apr 2012 ITF Antalya, Turkey Hard   Sofia Kvatsabaia   Ana Bogdan
  Maria Mokh
6–4, 6–4
Loss Jun 2012 ITF Ystad, Sweden Hard   Lenka Wienerová   Magda Linette
  Katarzyna Piter
3–6, 3–6
Win Jul 2012 ITF Astana, Kazakhstan Hard   Marta Sirotkina   Lyudmyla Kichenok
  Nadiia Kichenok
3–6, 6–4, [10–2]
Loss Sep 2012 ITF Telavi, Georgia Clay   Ekaterina Dzehalevich   Réka Luca Jani
  Christina Shakovets
6–3, 4–6, [6–10]
Win Mar 2013 ITF Antalya, Turkey Hard   Ksenia Palkina   Anamika Bhargava
  Nicole Melichar
6–1, 6–3
Win Mar 2013 ITF Antalya, Turkey Hard   Ksenia Palkina   Başak Eraydın
  Abbie Myers
6–4, 4–6, [10–8]
Win Jul 2013 ITF Istanbul, Turkey Hard   Lyudmyla Kichenok   Alona Fomina
  Anja Prislan
6–2, 4–6, [10–7]
Win Sep 2013 ITF Trabzon, Turkey Hard   Aleksandra Krunić   Ani Amiraghyan
  Dalila Jakupović
6–2, 6–1
Loss Dec 2013 ITF Navi Mumbai, India Hard   Diāna Marcinkēviča   Jocelyn Rae
  Anna Smith
4–6, 6–7(5–7)
Loss Dec 2014 ITF Pune, India Hard   Anastasiya Vasylyeva   Anna Morgina
  Nina Stojanović
6–7(7–9), 4–6
Win Jul 2015 ITF Contrexéville, France Clay   Danka Kovinić   Constance Sibille
  Irina Ramialison
2–6, 6–3, [10–6]
Win Jul 2019 ITF Contrexéville, France Clay   Georgina Garcia Perez   Anna Danilina
  Eva Wacanno
6–3, 6–3

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