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Valentina Yuryevna Ivakhnenko (Russian: Валентина Юрьевна Ивахненко; born 27 June 1993) is a Ukrainian (until 2014) and Russian (since 2014) professional tennis player.

Valentina Ivakhnenko
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Country (sports) Ukraine (2007–2014)
 Russia (2014–present)
ResidenceDonetsk, Ukraine
Born (1993-06-27) 27 June 1993 (age 26)
Yalta, Ukraine
Height1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
PlaysRight handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$273,624
Singles
Career record286–197
Career titles7 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 167 (30 July 2018)
Current rankingNo. 249 (13 May 2019)
Grand Slam Singles results
US OpenQ1 (2018)
Doubles
Career record242–115
Career titles33 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 104 (28 November 2016)
Current rankingNo. 173 (13 May 2019)
Last updated on: 19 May 2019.

On 30 July 2018, she reached her highest WTA singles ranking of world No. 167, whilst her best doubles ranking was No. 104 on 28 November 2016.[1] In September 2014, after Crimea had become part of Russia, Ivakhnenko switched to Russia.

WTA career finalsEdit

Doubles: 1 (1 runner-up)Edit

Legend
Tour Championships (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–0)
International (0–1)
Result Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss Apr 2016 Katowice Open, Poland International Hard (i)   Marina Melnikova   Eri Hozumi
  Miyu Kato
6–3, 5–7, [8–10]

ITF finalsEdit

Singles: 14 (7–7)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (0–1)
Clay (7–6)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 28 March 2010 Antalya, Turkey Clay   Mihaela Buzărnescu 6–3, 6–0
Winner 2. 4 April 2010 Antalya, Turkey Clay   Daniëlle Harmsen 6–3, 7–6(7–5)
Winner 3. 2 October 2010 Bucha, Ukraine Clay   Oxana Lyubtsova 6–2, 2–0 ret.
Runner-up 1. 3 July 2011 Denain, France Clay   Teliana Pereira 4–6, 3–6
Winner 4. 6 August 2011 Moscow, Russia Clay   Valeria Solovyeva 6–1, 6–3
Runner-up 2. 18 August 2013 Kazan, Russia Hard   Lyudmyla Kichenok 2–6, 6–2, 2–6
Runner-up 3. 12 December 2015 Cairo, Egypt Clay   Mihaela Buzărnescu 0–6, 3–6
Runner-up 4. 12 February 2017 Antalya, Turkey Clay   Dia Evtimova w/o
Winner 5. 23 April 2017 Pula, Italy Clay   Georgina García Pérez 7–5, 6–3
Runner-up 5. 15 July 2017 Moscow, Russia Clay   Olga Ianchuk 6–4, 0–6, 6–7(5–7)
Runner-up 6. 14 October 2017 Pula, Sardinia Clay   Polona Hercog 1–6, 0–6
Winner 6. 15 April 2018 Tunis, Tunisia Clay   Chloé Paquet 6–2, 6–2
Winner 7. 3 November 2018 Pula, Sardinia Clay   Pia Cuk 6–2, 6–1
Runner-up 7. 7 July 2019 The Hague, Netherlands Clay   Arantxa Rus 2–6, 2–6

Doubles: 47 (33–14)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$50,000/60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (9–9)
Clay (24–5)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partnering Opponents Score
Winner 1. 26 May 2008 Kharkiv, Ukraine Clay   Anastasiya Kyrylova   Yuliya Lyndina
  Oksana Pavlova
6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 1. 3 July 2010 Pozoblanco, Spain Hard   Kateryna Kozlova   Akiko Yonemura
  Tomoko Yonemura
4–6, 6–3, [4–10]
Runner-up 2. 23 July 2010 Kharkiv, Ukraine Clay   Alyona Sotnikova   Kateryna Kozlova
  Elina Svitolina
3–6, 5–7
Runner-up 3. 21 August 2010 Saint Petersburg, Russia Clay   Mariya Malkhasyan   Eugeniya Pashkova
  Maria Zharkova
4–6, 7–5, [9–11]
Runner-up 4. 1 October 2010 Bucha, Ukraine Clay   Anastasiya Lytovchenko   Yuliya Kalabina
  Tatiana Kotelnikova
4–6, 5–7
Winner 2. 17 June 2011 Kharkiv, Ukraine Clay   Kateryna Kozlova   Melanie Klaffner
  Lina Stančiūtė
6–4, 6–3
Winner 3. 17 July 2011 Contrexéville, France Clay   Kateryna Kozlova   Erika Sema
  Roxane Vaisemberg
2–6, 7–5, [12–10]
Winner 4. 6 August 2011 Moscow, Russia Clay   Kateryna Kozlova   Vaszilisza Bulgakova
  Anna Rapoport
6–3, 6–0
Winner 5. 17 September 2011 Mestre, Italy Clay   Marina Melnikova   Tímea Babos
  Magda Linette
6–4, 7–5
Runner-up 5. 30 January 2012 Grenoble, France Hard (i)   Maryna Zanevska   Karolína Plíšková
  Kristýna Plíšková
1–6, 3–6
Runner-up 6. 19 March 2012 Moscow, Russia Hard (i)   Kateryna Kozlova   Margarita Gasparyan
  Anna Arina Marenko
6–3, 6–7(7–9), [6–10]
Winner 6. 14 May 2012 Moscow, Russia Clay   Kateryna Kozlova   Darya Lebesheva
  Julia Valetova
6–1, 6–3
Winner 7. 21 May 2012 Astana, Kazakhstan Hard (i)   Kateryna Kozlova   Diana Isaeva
  Ksenia Kirillova
6–2, 6–0
Winner 8. 4 June 2012 Qarshi, Uzbekistan Hard   Kateryna Kozlova   Veronika Kapshay
  Teodora Mirčić
7–5, 6–3
Runner-up 7. 11 June 2012 Bukhara, Uzbekistan Hard   Kateryna Kozlova   Lyudmyla Kichenok
  Nadiia Kichenok
5–7, 5–7
Runner-up 8. 25 June 2012 Rome, Italy Clay   Julia Cohen   Marie-Ève Pelletier
  Laura Thorpe
0–6, 6–3, [8–10]
Runner-up 9. 16 July 2012 Donetsk, Ukraine Hard   Kateryna Kozlova   Lyudmyla Kichenok
  Nadiia Kichenok
2–6, 5–7
Winner 9. 13 August 2012 Kazan, Russia Clay   Kateryna Kozlova   Lyudmyla Kichenok
  Nadiia Kichenok
6–4, 6–7(6–8), [10–4]
Winner 10. 17 September 2012 Shymkent, Kazakhstan Hard   Kateryna Kozlova   Nigina Abduraimova
  Ksenia Palkina
6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 10. 15 April 2013 Namangan, Uzbekistan Hard   Ksenia Palkina   Albina Khabibulina
  Anastasiya Vasylyeva
3–6, 3–6
Winner 11. 26 August 2013 Kazan, Russia Clay   Kateryna Kozlova   Başak Eraydın
  Veronika Kapshay
6–4, 6–1
Winner 12. 16 September 2013 Batumi, Georgia Clay   Kateryna Kozlova   Christina Shakovets
  Alena Fomina
6–0, 6–4
Winner 13. 25 January 2014 Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt Hard   Veronika Kapshay   Melis Sezer
  İpek Soylu
3–6, 6–4, [10–5]
Winner 14. 2 February 2014 Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt Hard   Veronika Kapshay   Polina Leykina
  Despina Papamichail
7–6(7–5), 6–2
Winner 15. 22 February 2014 Moscow, Russia Hard (i)   Kateryna Kozlova   Veronika Kudermetova
  Sviatlana Pirazhenka
7–6(8–6), 6–4
Runner-up 11. 1 September 2014 Moscow, Russia Clay   Yuliya Kalabina   Anna Danilina
  Xenia Knoll
1–6, 6–4, [6–10]
Runner-up 12. 15 November 2014 Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt Hard   Polina Monova   Marie Benoît
  Demi Schuurs
4–6, 5–7
Winner 16. 10 April 2015 Qarshi, Uzbekistan Hard   Polina Monova   Kamila Kerimbayeva
  Ksenia Lykina
6–1, 6–3
Runner-up 13. 26 April 2015 İstanbul, Turkey Hard   Polina Monova   Lyudmyla Kichenok
  Nadiia Kichenok
4–6, 3–6
Winner 17. 8 June 2015 Minsk, Belarus Clay   Polina Monova   Olga Ianchuk
  Darya Kasatkina
4–6, 6–0, [12–10]
Winner 18. 19 June 2015 Minsk, Belarus Clay   Irina Khromacheva   Pemra Özgen
  Anastasiya Vasylyeva
6–3, 6–0
Winner 19. 12 December 2015 Cairo, Egypt Clay   Dalila Jakupović   Martina Caregaro
  Réka Luca Jani
w/o
Winner 20. 25 December 2015 Pune, India Hard   Anastasiya Vasylyeva   Hsu Chieh-yu
  Prarthana Thombare
4–6, 6–2, [12–10]
Runner-up 14. 16 April 2016 İstanbul, Turkey Hard   Lidziya Marozava   Nigina Abduraimova
  Barbora Štefková
4–6, 6–1, [6–10]
Winner 21. 26 August 2016 Kharkiv, Ukraine Clay   Anastasiya Komardina   Başak Eraydın
  Ilona Kremen
6–1, 6–3
Winner 22. 2 September 2016 Almaty, Kazakhstan Clay   Anastasiya Komardina   Polina Monova
  Valeria Savinykh
7–5, 6–4
Winner 23. 16 September 2016 Bucha, Ukraine Clay   Anastasiya Komardina   Mihaela Buzărnescu
  Alexandra Perper
6–3, 6–1
Winner 24. 11 February 2017 Antalya, Turkey Clay   Başak Eraydın   Karin Kennel
  Nastja Kolar
7–6(8–6), 6–2
Winner 25. 23 June 2017 Ystad, Sweden Clay   Renata Zarazúa   Quirine Lemoine
  Eva Wacanno
6–3, 3–6, [10–5]
Winner 26. 14 July 2017 Moscow, Russia Clay   Akgul Amanmuradova   Ilona Kremen
  Irina Shymanovich
6–4, 6–2
Winner 27. 21 July 2017 Bursa, Turkey Clay   Anastasiya Vasylyeva   Dea Herdželaš
  Aleksandra Pospelova
6–3, 5–7, [10–1]
Winner 28. 19 August 2017 Leipzig, Germany Clay   Lidziya Marozava   Tereza Mrdeža
  Ankita Raina
6–2, 6–1
Winner 29. 31 March 2018 Pula, Italy Clay   Valeriya Solovyeva   Anastasia Grymalska
  Anastasia Zarycká
6–3, 3–6, [10–5]
Winner 30. 15 September 2018 Biarritz, France Clay   Irina Maria Bara   Ysaline Bonaventure
  Hélène Scholsen
6–4, 6–1
Winner 31. 27 October 2018 Pula, Italy Clay   Anastasia Zarycká   Cristina Dinu
  Camilla Rosatello
6–2, 6–4
Winner 32. 15 December 2018 Dubai, UAE Hard   Alena Fomina   Réka Luca Jani
  Cornelia Lister
7–5, 6–2
Winner 33. 31 March 2019 Pula, Italy Clay   Alena Fomina   Cristina Dinu
  Réka Luca Jani
6–3, 3–6, [10–8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Valentina Ivakhnenko's Biography". International Tennis Federation.

External linksEdit