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Valeria Dmitrievna Savinykh (Russian: Валерия Дмитриевна Савиных; born 20 February 1991) is a Russian tennis player.

Valeria Savinykh
Savinykh WMQ19 (26).jpg
Country (sports) Russia
ResidenceVienna, Austria
Born (1991-02-20) 20 February 1991 (age 28)
Sverdlovsk, RSFSR, Soviet Union (now Yekaterinburg, Russia)
Height1.67 m (5 ft 5.7 in)
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
CoachTomasz Iwanski
Prize money$423,804
Singles
Career record323–234
Career titles5 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 99 (9 April 2012)
Current rankingNo. 259 (29 April 2019)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (2013)
French OpenQ1 (2011, 2012, 2013)
WimbledonQ3 (2012)
US OpenQ3 (2012)
Doubles
Career record226–144
Career titles1 WTA 125K, 21 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 98 (20 November 2017)
Current rankingNo. 120 (29 April 2019)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Wimbledon2R (2012)
Last updated on: 3 May 2019.

In April 2012, she achieved her career-high singles ranking of world No. 99. On 20 November 2017, she peaked at No. 98 in the doubles rankings. Savinykh has won five singles and 21 doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit.

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CareerEdit

Her father, Dmitry, introduced her to tennis at age five, and her mother, Elena, often travels with her. Valeria trains at SotoTennis Academy in Spain.

Since November 2012, Savinykh is coached by Polish Tomasz Iwanski.[1]

WTA career finalsEdit

Doubles: 1 (0–1)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Tour Championships (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–0)
International (0–1)
Result Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 2 March 2013 Florianópolis, Brasil Hard   Anne Keothavong   Anabel Medina Garrigues
  Yaroslava Shvedova
0–6, 4–6

WTA 125 series finalsEdit

Doubles: 1 (1 title)Edit

Result Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 12 November 2017 Open de Limoges, France Hard (i)   Maryna Zanevska   Chloé Paquet
  Pauline Parmentier
6–0, 6–2

ITF finalsEdit

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000/60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles: 18 (7–11)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 21 July 2008 Rabat, Morocco Clay   Lisa Sabino 1–6, 4–6
Runner-up 2. 15 September 2008 Limoges, France Hard (i)   Marina Melnikova 1–0 ret.
Runner-up 3. 28 June 2010 Båstad, Sweden Clay   Sofia Arvidsson 3–6, 1–6
Runner-up 4. 7 November 2010 Nantes, France Hard (i)   Lucie Hradecká 3–6, 1–6
Winner 1. 16 April 2011 Johannesburg, South Africa Hard   Petra Cetkovská 6–1, 6–3
Runner-up 5. 24 December 2011 Ankara, Turkey Hard (i)   Kristina Mladenovic 5–7, 7–5, 1–6
Runner-up 6. 10 May 2014 Tunis, Tunisia Clay   Ons Jabeur 3–6, 6–7
Runner-up 7. 12 June 2016 Puszczykowo, Poland Hard   Marie Bouzková 2–6, 0–6
Runner-up 8. 24 July 2016 Astana, Kazakhstan Hard   Vera Lapko 6–7(3–7), 6–3, 4–6
Winner 2. 30 October 2016 Heraklion, Greece Hard   Gabriella Taylor 6–2, 4–1 ret.
Runner-up 9. 28 May 2017 Santarém, Portugal Hard   Cristina Bucșa 4–6, 4–6
Winner 3. 4 June 2017 Montemor-o-Novo, Portugal Hard   Sarah-Rebecca Sekulic 6–2, 6–0
Winner 4. 26 August 2017 Artvin, Turkey Hard   Ayla Aksu 3–6, 7–6(12–10), 7–6(7–5)
Runner-up 10. 10 November 2018 Shrewsbury, Great Britain Hard (i)   Maia Lumsden 1–6, 6–4, 3–6
Winner 5. 15 December 2018 Pune, India Hard   Lu Jiajing 3–6, 6–2, 7–6(9–7)
Winner 6. 5 May 2019 Namangan, Uzbekistan Hard   Eudice Chong 6–0, 4–6, 7–5
Runner-up 11. 19 May 2019 Singapore Hard   Abigail Tere-Apisah 3–6, 2–6
Winner 7. 4 August 2019 Taipei, Taiwan Hard   Risa Ushijima 7–5, 6–2

Doubles: 41 (21–20)Edit

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000/60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 3 August 2007 Gardone Val Trompia, Italy Clay   Anastasia Grymalska   Alice Balducci
  Kildine Chevalier
6–3, 6–7, 3–6
Winner 1. 7 July 2008 Prokuplje, Serbia Clay   Ljubica Avramović   Zorica Petrov
  Anja Prislan
w/o
Runner-up 2. 21 July 2008 Rabat, Morocco Clay   Yuliana Umanets   Lisa Sabino
  Benedetta Davato
2–6, 1–6
Winner 2. 20 October 2008 Lagos, Nigeria Hard   Elena Chalova   Rushmi Chakravarthi
  Isha Lakhani
6–7, 6–3, [10–7]
Runner-up 3. 19 December 2008 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Hard   Elena Chalova   Maša Zec Peškirič
  Irena Pavlovic
6–7(6–8), 6–3, [3–10]
Runner-up 4. 30 March 2009 Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia Carpet (i)   Oksana Kalashnikova   Ksenia Milevskaya
  Lesia Tsurenko
2–6, 3–6
Winner 3. 18 May 2009 Ain Sukhna, Egypt Clay   Anna Brazhnikova   Galina Fokina
  Anna Morgina
3–6, 6–3, [10–6]
Runner-up 5. 10 August 2009 Moscow, Russia Clay   Marina Shamayko   Ekaterina Lopes
  Arina Rodionova
3–6, 3–6
Runner–up 6. 28 September 2009 Granada, Spain Hard   Betina Jozami   Nina Bratchikova
  Arina Rodionova
1–6, 6–3, [5–10]
Winner 4. February 7, 2010 Sutton, Great Britain Hard   Eirini Georgatou   Naomi Cavaday
  Anna Smith
7–5, 2–6, [10–8]
Runner–up 7. 2 May 2010 Brescia, Italy Clay   Iryna Brémond   Naomi Cavaday
  Anastasia Pivovarova
3–6, 7–6(7–5), [8–10]
Winner 5. 12 July 2010 Zwevegem, Belgium Clay   Richèl Hogenkamp   Irina Khromacheva
  Maryna Zanevska
6–3, 3–6, 7–5
Runner-up 8. 24 October 2010 Glasgow, Great Britain Hard   Eirini Georgatou   Karen Barbat
  Julia Mayr
w/o
Runner-up 9. 15 November 2010 Bratislava, Slovakia Hard (i)   Claire Feuerstein   Irena Pavlovic
  Emma Laine
4–6, 4–6
Winner 6. 17 January 2011 Andrézieux-Bouthéon, France Hard   Darija Jurak   Kiki Bertens
  Richèl Hogenkamp
6–3, 7–6(7–0)
Winner 7. 3 April 2011 Monzón, Spain Hard   Elena Bovina   Margalita Chakhnashvili
  Ivana Lisjak
6–1, 2–6, 6–4
Winner 8. 16 October 2011 Troy, United States Hard   Elena Bovina   Varvara Lepchenko
  Mashona Washington
7–6, 6–3
Winner 9. 5 May 2014 Tunis, Tunisia Clay   Andrea Gámiz   Marina Melnikova
  Beatriz García Vidagany
6–4, 6–1
Winner 10. 2 June 2014 La Marsa, Tunisia Clay   Andrea Gámiz   Xenia Knoll
  Pemra Özgen
1–6, 7–6(8–6), [11–9]
Runner-up 10. 19 October 2014 Tampico, Mexico Hard   Kateryna Bondarenko   Petra Martić
  Maria Sanchez
6–3, 3–6, [2–10]
Runner-up 11. 8 December 2014 Mérida, Mexico Hard   Andrea Gámiz   Tatjana Maria
  Renata Zarazúa
4–6, 1–6
Winner 11. 21 February 2016 Palma Nova, Spain Clay   Alyona Sotnikova   Amanda Carreras
  Alice Savoretti
2–6, 6–4, [10–6]
Runner-up 12. 23 April 2016 Heraklion, Greece Hard   Alyona Sotnikova   Freya Christie
  Chanel Simmonds
4–6, 0–6
Winner 12. 30 April 2016 Heraklion, Greece Hard   Alyona Sotnikova   Kseniia Bekker
  Alina Silich
4–6, 6–4, [10–7]
Winner 13. 10 June 2016 Puszczykowo, Poland Hard   Weronika Foryś   Olga Brózda
  Katarzyna Kawa
7–6(7–4), 6–4
Winner 14. 2 July 2016 Toruń, Poland Clay   Irina Maria Bara   Akgul Amanmuradova
  Valentyna Ivakhnenko
6–3, 4–6, [10–7]
Runner-up 13. 2 September 2016 Almaty, Kazakhstan Clay   Polina Monova   Valentyna Ivakhnenko
  Anastasiya Komardina
5–7, 4–6
Runner-up 14. 17 December 2016 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Hard   Hsieh Su-wei   Mandy Minella
  Nina Stojanović
3–6, 6–3, [4–10]
Runner-up 15. 18 March 2017 Shenzhen, China Hard   Eri Hozumi   Lyudmyla Kichenok
  Nadiia Kichenok
4–6, 4–6
Winner 15. 15 April 2017 Nanning, China Hard   Lu Jingjing   Gai Ao
  Guo Hanyu
6–4, 6–4
Winner 16. 26 May 2017 Santarém, Portugal Hard   Valeriya Strakhova   Cristina Bucșa
  Ksenia Kuznetsova
6–3, 6–2
Winner 17. 10 July 2017 Winnipeg, Canada Hard   Hiroko Kuwata   Kimberly Birrell
  Caroline Dolehide
6–4, 7–6(7–4)
Winner 18. 17 July 2017 Gatineau, Canada Hard   Hiroko Kuwata   Kimberly Birrell
  Emily Webley-Smith
4–6, 6–3, [10–5]
Runner-up 16. 6 August 2017 Lexington, United States Hard   Hiroko Kuwata   Priscilla Hon
  Vera Lapko
3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 17. 9 February 2018 Launceston, Australia Hard   Laura Robson   Jessica Moore
  Ellen Perez
6–7(5–7), 4–6
Winner 19. 29 September 2018 Óbidos, Portugal Carpet   Katarzyna Piter   Mariam Bolkvadze
  Ines Murta
6–3, 6–2
Winner 20. 2 November 2018 Wirral, Great Britain Hard (i)   Freya Christie   Sarah Beth Grey
  Olivia Nicholls
6–4, 7–5
Runner-up 18. 14 December 2018 Pune, India Hard   Sharon Fichman   Beatrice Gumulya
  Ana Veselinović
6–7(4–7), 6–1, [9–11]
Winner 21. 2 February 2019 Midland, United States Hard (i)   Olga Govortsova   Cori Gauff
  Ann Li
6–4, 6–0
Runner-up 19. 16 February 2019 Shrewsbury, Great Britain Hard (i)   Freya Christie   Arina Rodionova
  Yanina Wickmayer
2–6, 5–7
Runner-up 20. 16 March 2019 Kazan, Russia Hard (i)   Freya Christie   Olga Doroshina
  Polina Monova
4–6, 7–6(7–4), [9–11]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Vladas Lasitskas (17 January 2013). "Валерия Савиных: "Спасибо Кафельникову за поздравления!"" [Valeria Saninykh: "Thanks Kafelnikov for his greetings!"] (in Russian). Sport-Express. Retrieved 23 July 2016.

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