Tatiana Poutchek

Tatiana Poutchek (Belarusian: Таццяна Мікалаеўна Пучак; Russian: Татьяна Николаевна Пучек; born 9 January 1979) is a retired tennis player and current captain of Belarus Fed Cup team. Her career-high ranking is No. 55 in the world, achieved on 22 July 2002.

Tatiana Poutchek
Таццяна Пучак
Tatiana Poutchek.jpg
Country (sports) Belarus
ResidenceMinsk, Belarus
Born (1979-01-09) 9 January 1979 (age 41)
Minsk, then Byelorussian SSR
Height1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Turned pro1998
Retired2012
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$1,366,302
Singles
Career record431–390 (52.5%)
Career titles3 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 55 (22 July 2002)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (2003)
French Open2R (2001, 2007)
Wimbledon2R (2002, 2007)
US Open2R (2001)
Doubles
Career record387–337 (53.5%)
Career titles8 WTA, 20 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 25 (29 September 2008)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (2004, 2008, 2009)
French Open2R (2000, 2001, 2007, 2008)
Wimbledon3R (2009)
US Open3R (2008)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
French Open1R (2008)
Wimbledon2R (2008)
US Open1R (2008)

Many of Poutchek's greatest career results csme in Tashkent reaching one singles final and seven doubles finals winning five.[1]

In 2002, she made her only WTA Tour singles final there, losing to Marie-Gayanay Mikaelian. In doubles, she won eight titles on the WTA Tour (five in Tashkent, two in Guangzhou, and one in Baku) in 2002–2010 and 20 ITF titles between 1997 and 2009.[2]

WTA career finalsEdit

Singles: 1 (runner-up)Edit

Legend
Tier I (0/0)
Tier II (0/0)
Tier III (0/0)
Tier IV & V (0/1)
Result Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 16 June 2002 Tashkent Open, Uzbekistan Hard   Marie-Gayanay Mikaelian 4–6, 4–6

Doubles: 15 (8 titles, 7 runner-ups)Edit

Before 2009 Starting in 2009
Tier I (0/1) Premier Mandatory (0/0)
Tier II (0/1) Premier 5 (0/0)
Tier III (1/1) Premier (0/0)
Tier IV & V (3/3) International (4/1)
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1. 17 June 2001 Tashkent Open, Uzbekistan Hard   Tatiana Perebiynis   Petra Mandula
  Patricia Wartusch
1–6, 4–6
Win 1. 16 June 2002 Tashkent Open, Uzbekistan Hard   Tatiana Perebiynis   Mia Buric
  Galina Fokina
7–5, 6–2
Loss 2. 9 February 2003 Bangalore Open, India Hard   Eugenia Kulikovskaya   Elena Likhovtseva
  Iroda Tulyaganova
4–6, 4–6
Win 2. 12 October 2003 Tashkent Open, Uzbekistan Hard   Yuliya Beygelzimer   Ting Li
  Sun Tiantian
6–3, 7–6(7–0)
Win 3. 8 October 2006 Tashkent Open, Uzbekistan Hard   Victoria Azarenka   Maria-Elena Camerin
  Emmanuelle Gagliardi
w/o
Loss 3. 22 July 2007 Cincinnati Open, United States Hard   Alina Jidkova   Bethanie Mattek
  Sania Mirza
6–7(4–7), 5–7
Loss 4. 7 October 2007 Tashkent Open, Uzbekistan Hard   Anastasia Rodionova   Ekaterina Dzehalevich
  Anastasia Yakimova
6–2, 4–6, [7–10]
Loss 5. 14 October 2007 Kremlin Cup Moscow, Russia Hard   Victoria Azarenka   Cara Black
  Liezel Huber
6–4, 1–6, [7–10]
Loss 6. 11 January 2008 Sydney International, Australia Hard   Tatiana Perebiynis   Yan Zi
  Zheng Jie
4–6, 6–7(5–7)
Win 4. 21 September 2008 Guangzhou Open, China Hard   Mariya Koryttseva   Sun Tiantian
  Yan Zi
6–4, 4–6, [10–8]
Win 5. 20 September 2009 Guangzhou Open, China Hard   Olga Govortsova   Kimiko Date
  Sun Tiantian
3–6, 6–2, [10–8]
Win 6. 27 September 2009 Tashkent Open, Uzbekistan Hard   Olga Govortsova   Vitalia Diatchenko
  Ekaterina Dzehalevich
6–2, 6–7(1–7), [10–8]
Loss 7. 7 August 2010 Copenhagen Open, Denmark Hard   Vitalia Diatchenko   Julia Görges
  Anna-Lena Grönefeld
4–6, 4–6
Win 7. 25 September 2010 Tashkent Open, Uzbekistan Hard   Alexandra Panova   Alexandra Dulgheru
  Magdaléna Rybáriková
6–3, 6–4
Win 8. 24 July 2011 Baku Cup, Azerbaijan Hard   Mariya Koryttseva   Monica Niculescu
  Galina Voskoboeva
6–3, 2–6, [10–8]

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

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

Singles: 10 (3–7)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 8 September 1996 ITF Donetsk, Ukraine Clay   Tatiana Kovalchuk 5–7, 0–1 ret.
Runner-up 2. 24 August 1998 ITF Skiathos, Greece Carpet   Eleni Daniilidou 3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 3. 9 May 1999 ITF Beersheba, Israel Hard   Hila Rosen 2–6, 1–6
Runner-up 4. 3 October 1999 ITF Tbilisi, Georgia Clay   Julia Abe 2–6, 0–6
Runner-up 5. 6 March 2000 ITF Urtijëi, Italy Hard (i)   Nadejda Ostrovskaya 6–4, 1–6, 6–7(6–8)
Winner 1. 2 October 2000 ITF Batumi, Georgia Carpet (i)   Nadejda Ostrovskaya 4–1, 4–1, 2–4, 1–4, 5–4(6–4)
Winner 2. 24 September 2001 ITF Batumi Carpet (i)   Nadejda Ostrovskaya 7–5, 4–6, 6–3
Runner-up 6. 13 July 2003 ITF Vittel, France Clay   Eva Birnerová 4–6, 4–6
Winner 3. 8 May 2005 ITF Warsaw, Poland Clay   Oxana Lyubtsova 6–0, 4–6, 6–2
Runner-up 7. 15 August 2006 ITF The Bronx, United States Hard   Olga Puchkova 3–6, 1–6

Doubles: 44 (20–24)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 29 January 1996 ITF Orense, Spain Hard (i)   Olga Glouschenko   Annemarie Mikkers
  Henriëtte van Aalderen
1–6, 3–6
Runner-up 2. 18 February 1996 ITF Faro, Portugal Hard   Lesley Kramer   Katrin Kilsch
  Claudia Kohde-Kilsch
7–5, 2–6, 0–6
Runner-up 3. 28 September 1997 ITF Bucharest, Romania Clay   Olga Glouschenko   Virág Csurgó
  Janette Husárová
0–6, 0–6
Winner 1. 13 October 1997 ITF Šiauliai, Lithuania Carpet (i)   Olga Glouschenko   Nadejda Ostrovskaya
  Vera Zhukovets
7–5, 6–3
Runner-up 4. 24 August 1998 ITF Skiathos, Greece Carpet   Marina Lazarovska   Eleni Daniilidou
  Evagelia Roussi
6–3, 4–6, 2–6
Winner 2. 28 September 1998 ITF Tbilisi, Georgia Clay   Olga Glouschenko   Margalita Chakhnashvili
  Sophia Managadze
6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 5. 1 November 1998 ITF Minsk, Belarus Clay   Olga Glouschenko   Anastasia Rodionova
  Ekaterina Paniouchkina
5–7, 7–5, 3–6
Runner-up 6. 15 November 1998 Ramat Hasharon, Israel Hard   Olga Glouschenko   Kim Clijsters
  Justine Henin
2–6, 0–6
Runner-up 7. 15 March 1999 Ashkelon, Israel Hard   Nadejda Ostrovskaya   Rachel McQuillan
  Louise Pleming
3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 8. 25 April 1999 Gelos, France Clay   Sophie Georges   Trudi Musgrave
  Bryanne Stewart
6–1, 4–6, 3–6
Winner 3. 3 May 1999 Beersheba, Israel Hard   Nadejda Ostrovskaya   Nataly Cahana
  Tzipora Obziler
6–1, 6–4
Winner 4. 24 May 1999 Budapest, Hungary Clay   Alice Canepa   Eva Bes
  Mariam Ramón Climent
6–3, 6–0
Winner 5. 11 July 1999 Darmstadt, Germany Clay   Petra Mandula   Ludmila Richterová
  Monika Maštalířová
6–3, 6–1
Winner 6. 25 October 1999 Minsk, Belarus Carpet (i)   Marina Stets   Jana Macurová
  Gabriela Navrátilová
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 9. 13 December 1999 Průhonice, Czech Republic Hard (i)   Nadejda Ostrovskaya   Martina Suchá
  Helena Vildová
3–6, 6–2, 2–6
Runner-up 10. 10 April 2000 Maglie, Italy Carpet   Svetlana Krivencheva   Alice Canepa
  Maria Paola Zavagli
1–6, 4–6
Runner-up 11. 3 July 2000 Civitanova, Italy Clay   Evgenia Kulikovskaya   Rosa María Andrés Rodríguez
  Conchita Martínez Granados
2–6, 3–6
Winner 7. 8 October 2000 Batumi, Georgia Carpet   Tatiana Perebiynis   Mariana Díaz Oliva
  Eva Dyrberg
1–4, 4–2, 4–1, 4–2
Winner 8. 24 September 2001 Batumi, Georgia Carpet   Katalin Marosi   Nadejda Ostrovskaya
  Anastasia Rodionova
6–3, 7–6(7–3)
Runner-up 12. 2 May 2003 Saint-Gaudens, France Clay   Anastasia Rodionova   Evgenia Kulikovskaya
  Tatiana Perebiynis
6–7(8–10), 3–6
Winner 9. 13 July 2003 Vittel, France Clay   Yuliya Beygelzimer   Eva Birnerová
  Libuše Průšová
6–3, 6–2
Winner 10. 18 August 2003 The Bronx, United States Hard   Yuliya Beygelzimer   Mara Santangelo
  Selima Sfar
6–4, 7–5
Runner-up 13. 14 September 2003 Denain, France Clay   Yuliya Beygelzimer   Mara Santangelo
  Antonella Serra Zanetti
5–7, 3–6
Runner-up 14. 2 November 2003 Poitiers, France Hard (i)   Yuliya Beygelzimer   Caroline Dhenin
  Bianka Lamade
5–7, 2–6
Runner-up 15. 10 November 2003 Eugene, United States Hard   Alina Jidkova   Teryn Ashley
  Shenay Perry
6–3, 2–6, 4–6
Winner 11. 7 June 2004 Vaduz, Liechtenstein Clay   Anastasia Rodionova   Kira Nagy
  Maria Wolfbrandt
6–3, 6–4
Winner 12. 3 April 2005 Augusta, United States Hard   Anastasia Rodionova   Rika Fujiwara
  Saori Obata
7–6(7–3), 6–0
Winner 13. 5 April 2005 Tunica Resorts, United States Clay   Anastasia Rodionova   Edina Gallovits
  Varvara Lepchenko
6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 16. 26 April 2005 Taranto, Italy Clay   Nadejda Ostrovskaya   Mervana Jugić-Salkić
  Darija Jurak
3–6, 7–6(7–3), 3–6
Runner-up 17. 7 May 2005 Warsaw, Poland Clay   Anastasia Rodionova   Karolina Kosińska
  Alicja Rosolska
6–4, 2–6, 6–7(3–7)
Runner-up 18. 23 July 2005 Galatina, Italy Clay   Jarmila Wolfe   Casey Dellacqua
  Lucia Gonzalez
4–6, 3–6
Winner 14. 7 August 2005 Washington, D.C., United States Clay   Olena Antypina   Jennifer Hopkins
  Yan Zi
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 19. 16 August 2005 The Bronx, United States Hard   Anastasiya Yakimova   Li Ting
  Sun Tiantian
6–2, 2–6, 4–6
Winner 15. 15 November 2005 Tucson, United States Hard   Victoria Azarenka   Maria Fernanda Alves
  Melinda Czink
4–6, 7–6, 6–1
Runner-up 20. 30 January 2006 Urtijëi, Italy Carpet   Anastasiya Yakimova   Lucie Hradecká
  Vladimíra Uhlířová
4–6, 2–6
Winner 16. 14 May 2006 Jounieh, Lebanon Clay   Anastasiya Yakimova   María José Argeri
  Letícia Sobral
6–4, 7–6(7–5)
Runner-up 21. 26 November 2006 Poitiers, France Hard (i)   Darya Kustova   Yuliya Beygelzimer
  Yuliana Fedak
5–7, 3–6
Runner-up 22. 4 February 2007 Urtijëi, Italy Carpet (i)   Darya Kustova   Olga Vymetálková
  Mariya Koryttseva
3–6, 6–4, 3–6
Winner 17. 4 March 2007 Las Vegas, United States Hard   Victoria Azarenka   Maret Ani
  Alberta Brianti
6–2, 6–4
Winner 18. 13 May 2007 Jounieh, Lebanon Clay   Anastasiya Yakimova   Mădălina Gojnea
  Monica Niculescu
7–5, 6–0
Winner 19. 10 November 2008 Minsk, Belarus Hard (i)   Alisa Kleybanova   Lesia Tsurenko
  Anastasia Poltoratskaya
6–1, 6–2
Winner 20. 8 March 2009 Fort Walton Beach, United States Hard   Alexandra Panova   Ekaterina Bychkova
  Ekaterina Dzehalevich
6–2, 6–2
Runner-up 23. 14 April 2009 Civitavecchia, Italy Clay   Darya Kustova   Erica Krauth
  Aurélie Védy
1–6, 1–6
Runner-up 24. 21 November 2009 ITF Bratislava, Slovakia Hard (i)   Arina Rodionova   Sofia Arvidsson
  Michaëlla Krajicek
3–6, 4–6

Grand Slam doubles performance timelineEdit

Tournament 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Australian Open 1R 1R 1R 1R 2R 1R A A 2R 2R 1R 1R
French Open 2R 2R 1R 1R 1R A 1R 2R 2R 1R 1R 1R
Wimbledon 1R 2R 2R 1R 2R 1R 1R A 1R 3R 1R 2R
US Open 1R 2R 1R 2R 1R A A 2R 3R 1R 1R 2R

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ See her profile in WTA Tour official website.
  2. ^ "Fantastic Five". Sony Ericsson WTA Tour.

External linksEdit