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Olena Volodymyrivna Antypina (also known as Olena Schmelzer) (Ukrainian: Олена Володимирівна Антипіна; born 19 March 1979, in Zaporizhia) is a retired professional tennis player from Ukraine.

Olena Antypina
Country (sports) Ukraine
ResidenceZaporizhia, Ukraine
Born (1979-03-19) 19 March 1979 (age 40)
Zaporizhia, Ukraine
Turned proMay 2000
RetiredAugust 2006
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$72,197
Singles
Career record130–109
Career titles0 WTA, 1 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 180 (28 November 2005)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ1 (2006)
French OpenQ1 (2006)
WimbledonQ1 (2006)
US OpenQ2 (2005)
Doubles
Career record143–81
Career titles0 WTA, 13 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 128 (10 October 2005)
Last updated on: 16 July 2012.

Her highest singles ranking is World No. 180, which she reached in November 2005. She played on the ITF tour from 2000 through to 2006.

In her career, Antypina won 14 titles, of which 1 was in singles and 13 in doubles. She tried qualifying for Grand Slam tournaments on multiple occasions, but was unsuccessful with each one. She qualified for one WTA Tour event in 2005, where she lost in round one of the Tier 4 tournament in Tashkent to compatriot Kateryna Bondarenko.[1]

Her biggest ITF title came when she won the doubles of the $75,000 tournament at Washington DC in 2005, partnering Tatiana Poutchek of Belarus.[2]

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

Singles 5 (1–4)Edit

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 10 June 2001 Ankara, Turkey Clay   Monica Mastan 5–7, 3–6
Runner-up 2. 26 August 2002 Bucharest, Romania Clay   Delia Sescioreanu 1–6, 4–6
Runner-up 3. 21 December 2003 Cairo, Egypt Clay   Kristína Czafiková 2–6, 7–6(7–3), 0–6
Winner 4. 9 May 2005 Monzón, Spain Hard   Angelique Kerber 6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 5. 13 November 2005 Toronto, Canada Hard (i)   Aleksandra Wozniak 4–6, 3–6

Doubles Finals: 23 (13–10)Edit

Outcome NO Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score
Runner-up 1. 28 May 2000 Warsaw, Poland Clay   Daria Panova   Andrea Plačková
  Petra Plačková
W/O
Winner 2. 19 August 2001 Bucharest, Romania Clay   Yuliana Fedak   Yevgenia Savranska
  Galina Voskoboeva
4–6, 6–1, 6–4
Runner-up 3. 10 September 2001 Sofia, Bulgaria Clay   Yuliana Fedak   Olga Vymetálková
  Magdalena Zděnovcová
3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 4. 15 October 2001 Giza, Egypt Clay   Yuliana Fedak   Daniela Klemenschits
  Sandra Klemenschits
4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 5. 15 April 2002 Hvar, Croatia Clay   Lenka Tvarošková   Daniela Klemenschits
  Sandra Klemenschits
6–4, 3–6, 0–6
Runner–up 6. 11 August 2002 Gdynia, Poland Clay   Darya Kustova   Lenka Tvarošková
  Zuzana Zemenová
3–6, 6–7(3–7)
Winner 7. 6 October 2002 Ain Sukhna, Egpyt Clay   Hana Šromová   Kim Kambic
  Aurélie Védy
6–2, 7–5
Winner 8. 20 October 2002 Mansoura, Egpyt Clay   Hana Šromová   Goulnara Fattakhetdinova
  Galina Voskoboeva
6–2, 6–2
Winner 9. 12 May 2003 Monzon, Spain Hard   Raissa Gourevitch   Liana Ungur
  Kildine Chevalier
3–6, 7–5, 6–1
Winner 10. 7 July 2003 Toruń, Poland Clay   Zuzana Hejdová   Mireille Dittmann
  Helena Ejeson
6–3, 6–3
Winner 11. 29 November 2003 Haifa, Israel Hard   Nina Bratchikova   Veronika Kapshay
  Barbara Pócza
7–5, 6–4
Winner 12. 6 December 2003 Tel Aviv, Israel Hard   Nina Bratchikova   Oksana Karyshkova
  Elena Yaryshka
6–1, 5–7, 6–3
Runner-up 13. 30 March 2004 Cairo, Egypt Clay   Liudmila Nikoyan   Raissa Gourevitch
  Ekaterina Kozhokina
2–6, 0–6
Runner-up 14. 18 September 2004 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Hard   Gulnara Fattakhetdinova   Rika Fujiwara
  Aiko Nakamura
3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 15. 30 August 2004 Balashikha, Russia Hard (i)   Alla Kudryavtseva   Maria Goloviznina
  Elena Vesnina
5–7, 4–6
Winner 16. 26 October 2004 Istanbul, Turkey Hard (i)   Hana Šromová   İpek Şenoğlu
  Kathrin Wörle-Scheller
6–7(5–7), 6–3, 7–5
Winner 17. 9 May 2005 Monzón, Spain Hard   Surina De Beer   Petra Cetkovská
  Gabriela Velasco Andreu
7–5, 7–5
Runner-up 18. 12 June 2005 Gorizia, Italy Clay   Nina Bratchikova   Giulia Casoni
  Valentina Sulpizio
2–6, 0–6
Winner 19. 27 June 2005 Båstad, Sweden Clay   Nadejda Ostrovskaya   Erica Krauth
  Hanna Nooni
7–5, 3–6, 6–3
Winner 20. 7 August 2005 Washington, D.C., United States Clay   Tatiana Poutchek   Jennifer Hopkins
  Yan Zi
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 21. 19 September 2005 Jounieh, Lebanon Hard   Hana Šromová   Mariya Koryttseva
  Anastasiya Yakimova
5–7, 2–6
Winner 22. 13 November 2005 Toronto, Canada Hard (i)   Martina Müller   Lauren Barnikow
  Kristen Schlukebir
6–3, 6–1
Winner 23. 22 July 2006 Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine Clay   Nina Bratchikova   Evgeniya Rodina
  Kristina Antoniychuk
6–1, 5–7, 7–5

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