Olga Savchuk

Olga Mykolayivna Savchuk (Ukrainian: Ольга Миколаївна Савчук; born 20 September 1987) is a retired[1] tennis player from Ukraine. Savchuk grew up in the city of Makiyivka in Donetsk province. She currently resides in Nassau, Bahamas.

Olga Savchuk
Ольга Савчук
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Olga Savchuk in 2014
Country (sports) Ukraine
ResidenceNassau, Bahamas
Born (1987-09-20) 20 September 1987 (age 33)
Makiivka, Ukrainian SSR
Height1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Turned pro2004
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$1,642,228
Singles
Career record346–321 (51.9%)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 79 (19 May 2008)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (2006)
French Open2R (2007)
Wimbledon1R (2006, 2008)
US Open1R (2006, 2007, 2010)
Doubles
Career record256–260 (49.6%)
Career titles3
Highest rankingNo. 33 (23 October 2017)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (2009, 2010, 2011, 2016, 2017)
French OpenQF (2017)
Wimbledon2R (2010, 2013, 2015)
US Open2R (2011, 2014, 2015, 2016)

Her best accomplishment to date was reaching the third round of the 2006 Australian Open. Her career-high singles ranking is world No. 79, which she achieved on 19 May 2008.

Since the beginning of 2020, Savchuk is one of the two coaches of top-ten tennis player Karolína Plíšková, along with Daniel Vallverdú.

CareerEdit

On 5 August 2007, in Washington, D.C., Savchuk reached the Legg Mason USTA Women's Pro Circuit final as the No. 2 seed, but was defeated by Melinda Czink of Hungary in two sets.

Savchuk won three doubles titles on the WTA Tour, 2008 the Tashkent Open, and 2017 the Hobart International both with Raluca Olaru, and the 2014 Katowice Open won with Yuliya Beygelzimer. She won one WTA 125K series doubles titles, at the Ningbo International Open where she won with Arina Rodionova in 2014.

She was also runner-up in doubles finals in 2010 at the Copa Colsanitas with Anastasiya Yakimova, and in 2015 at the Malaysian Open with Yuliya Beygelzimer, the Swedish Open with Tatjana Maria, and the Baku Cup with Vitalia Diatchenko. On 23 October 2017, she peaked at No. 33 in the WTA doubles rankings.

She was the winner of three singles and seven doubles titles on the ITF Circuit.

Playing for Ukraine at the Fed Cup, Savchuk has a win–loss record of 21–7.

WTA career finalsEdit

Doubles: 9 (3 titles, 6 runner-ups)Edit

Legend (pre/post 2010)
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Tier I / Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Tier II / Premier (0–1)
Tier III, IV & V / International (3–5)
Finals by surface
Hard (3–4)
Clay (0–2)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Oct 2008 Tashkent Open, Uzbekistan Tier IV Hard   Raluca Olaru   Nina Bratchikova
  Kathrin Wörle
5–7, 7–5, [10–7]
Loss 1–1 Feb 2010 Copa Colsanitas, Colombia International Clay   Anastasiya Yakimova   Gisela Dulko
  Edina Gallovits-Hall
2–6, 6–7(6–8)
Win 2–1 Apr 2014 Katowice Open, Poland International Hard (i)   Yuliya Beygelzimer   Klára Koukalová
  Monica Niculescu
6–4, 5–7, [10–7]
Loss 2–2 Mar 2015 Malaysian Open, Malaysia International Hard   Yuliya Beygelzimer   Liang Chen
  Wang Yafan
6–4, 3–6, [4–10]
Loss 2–3 Jul 2015 Swedish Open, Sweden International Clay   Tatjana Maria   Kiki Bertens
  Johanna Larsson
5–7, 4–6
Loss 2–4 Aug 2015 Baku Cup, Azerbaijan International Hard   Vitalia Diatchenko   Margarita Gasparyan
  Alexandra Panova
3–6, 5–7
Loss 2–5 Jan 2017 Shenzhen Open, China International Hard   Raluca Olaru   Andrea Hlaváčková
  Peng Shuai
1–6, 5–7
Win 3–5 Jan 2017 Hobart International, Australia International Hard   Raluca Olaru   Gabriela Dabrowski
  Yang Zhaoxuan
0–6, 6–4, [10–5]
Loss 3–6 Feb 2017 Qatar Open, Qatar Premier Hard   Yaroslava Shvedova   Abigail Spears
  Katarina Srebotnik
3–6, 6–7(7–9)

WTA 125K series finalsEdit

Doubles: 1 (1 title)Edit

Result W–L Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Nov 2014 Ningbo International Open, China Hard   Arina Rodionova   Han Xinyun
  Zhang Kailin
4–6, 7–6(7–2), [10–6]

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

Singles: 10 (3–7)Edit

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 23 June 2003 ITF Elektrostal, Russia Hard   Ekaterina Kirianova 6–3, 6–0
Runner-up 1. 7 September 2003 ITF Zhukovsky, Russia Clay   Alona Bondarenko 2–6, 3–6
Winner 2. 31 October 2004 ITF Minsk, Belarus Carpet (i)   Anastasiya Yakimova 6–4, 6–4
Winner 3. 14 February 2005 ITF Bromma, Sweden Carpet (i)   Emma Laine 6–1, 6–2
Runner-up 2. 29 July 2007 ITF Washington, United States Hard   Melinda Czink 5–7, 5–7
Runner-up 3. 19 November 2007 ITF Opole, Poland Carpet (i)   Oxana Lyubtsova 6–2, 4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 4. 5 October 2009 ITF Tokyo, Japan Hard   Julie Coin 6–7, 6–4, 6–7
Runner-up 5. 14 May 2012 ITF Casablanca, Morocco Clay   Arantxa Parra Santonja 4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 6. 10 March 2013 ITF Irapuato, Mexico Clay   Aleksandra Krunić 6–7(4–7), 4–6
Runner-up 7. 26 October 2013 ITF Casablanca, Morocco Clay   Victoria Kan 4–6, 4–6

Doubles: 19 (7–12)Edit

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 23 June 2003 ITF Elektrostal, Russia Hard   Iryna Brémond   Daria Chemarda
  Irina Kotkina
6–3, 1–6, 6–3
Runner-up 1. 28 October 2007 ITF Bratislava, Slovakia Hard (i)   Anastasia Rodionova   Renata Voráčová
  Barbora Strýcová
4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 2. 6 July 2008 ITF Cuneo, Italy Clay   Marina Shamayko   Renata Voráčová
  Maret Ani
1–6, 2–6
Winner 2. 4 July 2009 Pozoblanco, Spain Hard   Andrea Hlaváčková   Nina Bratchikova
  Ágnes Szatmári
6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 3. 10 May 2010 Saint-Gaudens, France Clay   Anastasiya Yakimova   Claire Feuerstein
  Stéphanie Foretz
2–6, 4–6
Runner-up 4. 27 September 2010 Ningbo, China Hard   Jill Craybas   Chan Chin-wei
  Chen Yi
6–3, 3–6, 6–4
Runner-up 5. 11 October 2010 Tokyo, Japan Hard   Urszula Radwańska   Jill Craybas
  Tamarine Tanasugarn
3–6, 1–6
Runner-up 6. 2 May 2011 Prague, Czech Republic Clay   Lesia Tsurenko   Darya Kustova
  Arina Rodionova
6–2, 1–6, [7–10]
Runner-up 7. 15 May 2011 Saint-Gaudens, France Clay   Anastasia Pivovarova   Caroline Garcia
  Aurélie Védy
3–6, 3–6
Winner 3. 30 December 2011 Tyumen, Russia Hard (i)   Darya Kustova   Natela Dzalamidze
  Margarita Gasparyan
6–0, 6–2
Winner 4. 19 May 2012 Casablanca, Morocco Clay   Renata Voráčová   Elena Bogdan
  Raluca Olaru
6–1, 6–4
Runner-up 8. 11 June 2012 Marseille, France Clay   Kristina Barrois   Séverine Beltrame
  Laura Thorpe
1–6, 4–6
Runner-up 9. 21 January 2013 Andrézieux-Bouthéon, France Hard (i)   Margarita Gasparyan   Amra Sadiković
  Ana Vrljić
7–5, 5–7, [4–10]
Winner 5. 9 March 2013 Irapuato, Mexico Clay   Alla Kudryavtseva   Aleksandra Krunić
  Amra Sadiković
4–6, 6–2, [10–6]
Runner-up 10. 14 April 2013 Poza Rica, Mexico Hard   Stéphanie Dubois   María Fernanda Álvarez Terán
  Maria Fernanda Alves
2–6, 3–6
Winner 6. 14 July 2013 Biarritz, France Clay   Yuliya Beygelzimer   Vera Dushevina
  Ana Vrljić
2–6, 6–4, [10–8]
Winner 7. 15 November 2013 ITF Dubai, United Arab Emirates Hard   Vitalia Diatchenko   Lyudmyla Kichenok
  Nadiia Kichenok
7–5, 6–1
Runner-up 11. 2 June 2014 ITF Marseille, France Clay   Yuliya Beygelzimer   Lourdes Domínguez Lino
  Beatriz García Vidagany
1–6, 2–6
Runner-up 12. 15 November 2014 ITF Dubai, United Arab Emirates Hard   Lyudmyla Kichenok   Alexandra Panova
  Vitalia Diatchenko
6–3, 2–6, [4–10]

Performance timelinesEdit

SinglesEdit

Tournament 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 W–L
Australian Open A 3R 1R 1R A Q1 Q2 Q3 Q2 Q3 A Q1 A 2–3
French Open A 1R 2R 1R Q2 Q1 Q2 Q1 Q2 Q2 A Q2 A 1–3
Wimbledon Q1 1R Q2 1R Q1 Q1 Q2 Q2 Q1 Q1 A Q1 A 0–2
US Open Q2 1R 1R Q3 Q2 1R Q2 Q1 Q2 Q1 A Q2 A 0–3
Win–Loss 0–0 2–4 1–3 0–3 0–0 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 3–11

DoublesEdit

Tournament 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 W–L
Australian Open A A 1R 2R 2R 2R 1R A 1R 1R 2R 2R 2R 6–10
French Open A A 1R 2R 1R 1R A A 1R 2R 1R QF 1R 5–9
Wimbledon A A 1R 1R 2R 1R 1R 2R 1R 2R 1R 2R 1R 4–11
US Open 1R A A 1R 1R 2R 1R A 2R 2R 2R 1R 1R 4–10
Win–Loss 0–1 0–0 0–3 2–4 2–4 2–4 0–3 1–1 1–4 3–4 2–4 5–4 1–4 19–40

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