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Tetyana Serhiivna Arefyeva (Ukrainian: Тетяна Сергіївна Арефиева) is a Ukrainian tennis player. She began tennis at the age of 6 and is coached by Igor Dernovskyy. She mainly plays on the ITF Women's Circuit.

Tetyana Arefyeva
Тетяна Арефиева
Country (sports)Ukraine Ukraine
Born (1991-03-09) 9 March 1991 (age 28)[1]
Kiev, Ukraine
Turned pro2005
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$ 95,011
Singles
Career record186–168
Career titles0 WTA (2 ITF)
Highest rankingNo. 241 (19 March 2012)
Current rankingNo. 264 (7 October 2013)
Doubles
Career record76–81
Career titles0 WTA (2 ITF)
Highest rankingNo. 182 (29 August 2011)
Current rankingNo. 460 (7 October 2013)
Last updated on: 12 October 2013.

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2005Edit

Tetyana played her first professional tournament at the $10,000 tournament in Kiev. She received a wildcard into the tournament.

2006Edit

Tetyana played in Kiev once more, this time advancing past the first round, before losing to Agnese Zucchini 6–1, 0–6, 6–3. She also played in Kharkiv and Volos. She qualified for Kharkiv and received a wildcard into Volos. She played in the qualifying draws of all the ITF Cairo tournaments. She fell in qualifying for all three of them. But she won two doubles matches in Cairo.

2007Edit

Tetyana played lots more tournaments on the ITF Circuits, reaching a quarter final at Tampere in Finland. She finished the year ranked at 769. In doubles Tetyana teamed with Elena Jirnova to reach the final at Gausdal in Norway.

2008Edit

In February 2008 Tetyana won her first ITF title at Melilla in Spain. She also reached finals in Astana and Athens but she lost in the final to Alice Moroni and Zarina Diyas respectively. She also reached a final in Arezzo but lost 7–5, 6–1. She ended the year ranked 613 in singles and 727 in doubles.

2009Edit

In 2009 Tetyana became 18 and began a series of successful results. In Portimão in Portugal, she reached the semi-final defeating Stéphanie Vongsouthi en route. She lost to Sandra Soler-Sola in the semi-final 4–6, 6–1, 6–0. She completed back-to-back finals at Antalya-Belek and Almaty She lost in Turkey to Irini Georgatou but won Almaty, defeating Daria Kuchmina. At the $25,000 event in Namangan, Uzbekistan Tetyana reached the final by defeating Ksenia Palkina, Çağla Büyükakçay and Sofia Kvatsabaia. She lost in the final to Kristina Antoniychuk 6–0, 6–1.

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

Singles: 7 (2–5)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 23 February 2008 Melilla, Spain Hard   Dessislava Mladenova 6–1, 7–6
Runner-up 2. 24 March 2008 Athens, Greece Hard   Alice Moroni 3-6, 4-6
Runner-up 3. 17 November 2008 Astana, Kazakhstan Hard   Zarina Diyas 5–7, 4–6
Runner-up 4. 13 April 2009 Antalya, Turkey Hard   Eirini Georgatou 3–6 7–6 5–7
Winner 5. 20 April 2009 Almaty, Kazakhstan Hard   Daria Kuchmina 6-2 6-1
Runner-up 6. 27 April 2009 Namangan, Uzbekistan Hard   Kristina Antoniychuk 0-6, 1–6
Runner-up 7. 25 April 2011 Karshi, Uzbekistan Hard   Isabella Holland 5–7, 4–6

Doubles: 9 (2–7)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 22 July 2007 Gausdal, Norway Hard   Elena Jirnova   Maja Kambič
  Petra Pajalič
6–7, 7–5, 3–6
Runner-up 2. 11 February 2008 Arezzo, Italy Clay   Aude Vermoezen   Giulia Gatto-Monticone
  Federica Quercia
5–7, 1–6
Runner-up 3. 13 April 2009 Antalya, Turkey Hard   Anastasiya Lytovchenko   Çağla Büyükakçay
  Pemra Özgen
4–6, 2–6
Winner 4. 20 April 2009 Almaty, Kazakhstan Hard   Anastasiya Lytovchenko   Ima Bohush
  Eugeniya Pashkova
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 5. 28 June 2010 Ystad, Sweden Clay   Anastasiya Lytovchenko   Mervana Jugić-Salkić
  Emma Laine
1–6, 1–6
Runner-up 6. 1 November 2010 Ismaning, Germany Carpet   Yuliana Fedak   Kristina Barrois
  Anna-Lena Grönefeld
1–6, 6–7
Runner-up 7. 6 December 2010 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Hard   Yuliana Fedak   Elena Chalova
  Ksenia Palkina
2–6, 4–6
Winner 8. 25 April 2011 Karshi, Uzbekistan Hard   Eugeniya Pashkova   Isabella Holland
  Naomi Broady
6–7, 7–5, 6–4
Runner-up 9. 11 March 2013 Orlando, United States Clay   Kateřina Kramperová   Nikola Fraňková
  Nathalia Rossi
5–7, 6–2, 8–10

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