Open main menu

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$469,861
Singles
Career record348–246
Career titles7 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 99 (9 April 2012)
Current rankingNo. 170 (9 September 2019)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (2013)
French OpenQ1 (2011, 2012, 2013)
WimbledonQ3 (2012)
US OpenQ3 (2012)
Doubles
Career record235–154
Career titles1 WTA 125K, 21 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 98 (20 November 2017)
Current rankingNo. 127 (9 September 2019)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Wimbledon2R (2012)
Last updated on: 15 September 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 WTA doubles rankings. Savinykh has won seven singles titles and 21 doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit.

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: 2 (2 runner-ups)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Tour Championships (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–0)
International (0–2)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Mar 2013 Brasil Cup, Brasil Hard   Anne Keothavong   Anabel Medina Garrigues
  Yaroslava Shvedova
0–6, 4–6
Loss 0–2 Sep 2019 Japan Women's Open, Japan Hard   Christina McHale   Misaki Doi
  Nao Hibino
6–3, 4–6, [4–10]

WTA 125 series finalsEdit

Doubles: 1 (1 title)Edit

Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Nov 2017 Open de Limoges, France 125K Hard (i)   Maryna Zanevska   Chloé Paquet
  Pauline Parmentier
6–0, 6–2

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

Singles: 18 (7 titles, 11 runner–ups)Edit

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000/60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Jul 2008 ITF Rabat, Morocco 10,000 Clay   Lisa Sabino 1–6, 4–6
Loss 0–2 Sep 2008 ITF Limoges, France 10,000 Hard (i)   Marina Melnikova 1–0 ret.
Loss 0–3 Jun 2010 ITF Båstad, Sweden 25,000 Clay   Sofia Arvidsson 3–6, 1–6
Loss 0–4 Nov 2010 ITF Nantes, France 50,000 Hard (i)   Lucie Hradecká 3–6, 1–6
Win 1–4 Apr 2011 ITF Johannesburg, South Africa 100,000 Hard   Petra Cetkovská 6–1, 6–3
Loss 1–5 Dec 2011 ITF Ankara, Turkey 50,000 Hard (i)   Kristina Mladenovic 5–7, 7–5, 1–6
Loss 1–6 May 2014 ITF Tunis, Tunisia 25,000 Clay   Ons Jabeur 3–6, 6–7(4)
Loss 1–7 Jun 2016 ITF Puszczykowo, Poland 10,000 Hard   Marie Bouzková 2–6, 0–6
Loss 1–8 Jul 2016 ITF Astana, Kazakhstan 10,000 Hard   Vera Lapko 6–7(3), 6–3, 4–6
Win 2–8 Oct 2016 ITF Heraklion, Greece 10,000 Hard   Gabriella Taylor 6–2, 4–1 ret.
Loss 2–9 May 2017 ITF Santarém, Portugal 15,000 Hard   Cristina Bucșa 4–6, 4–6
Win 3–9 Jun 2017 ITF Montemor-o-Novo, Portugal 15,000 Hard   Sarah-Rebecca Sekulic 6–2, 6–0
Win 4–9 Aug 2017 ITF Artvin, Turkey 60,000 Hard   Ayla Aksu 3–6, 7–6(10), 7–6(5)
Loss 4–10 Nov 2018 ITF Shrewsbury, United Kingdom 25,000 Hard (i)   Maia Lumsden 1–6, 6–4, 3–6
Win 5–10 Dec 2018 ITF Pune, India 25,000 Hard   Lu Jiajing 3–6, 6–2, 7–6(7)
Win 6–10 May 2019 ITF Namangan, Uzbekistan 25,000 Hard   Eudice Chong 6–0, 4–6, 7–5
Loss 6–11 May 2019 ITF Singapore, Singapore 25,000 Hard   Abigail Tere-Apisah 3–6, 2–6
Win 7–11 Aug 2019 ITF Taipei, Taiwan 25,000 Hard   Risa Ushijima 7–5, 6–2

Doubles (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(5), 3–6
Winner 1. 13 July 2008 Prokuplje, Serbia Clay   Ljubica Avramović   Zorica Petrov
  Anja Prislan
w/o
Runner-up 2. 25 July 2008 Rabat, Morocco Clay   Yuliana Umanets   Lisa Sabino
  Benedetta Davato
2–6, 1–6
Winner 2. 24 October 2008 Lagos, Nigeria Hard   Elena Chalova   Rushmi Chakravarthi
  Isha Lakhani
6–7(6), 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), 6–3, [3–10]
Runner-up 4. 5 April 2009 Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia Carpet (i)   Oksana Kalashnikova   Ksenia Milevskaya
  Lesia Tsurenko
2–6, 3–6
Winner 3. 24 May 2009 Ain Sukhna, Egypt Clay   Anna Brazhnikova   Galina Fokina
  Anna Morgina
3–6, 6–3, [10–6]
Runner-up 5. 14 August 2009 Moscow, Russia Clay   Marina Shamayko   Ekaterina Lopes
  Arina Rodionova
3–6, 3–6
Runner–up 6. 4 October 2009 Granada, Spain Hard   Betina Jozami   Nina Bratchikova
  Arina Rodionova
1–6, 6–3, [5–10]
Winner 4. 7 February 2010 Sutton, Great Britain Hard (i)   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(5), [8–10]
Winner 5. 18 July 2010 Zwevegem, Belgium Clay   Richèl Hogenkamp   Irina Khromacheva
  Maryna Zanevska
6–3, 3–6, [10–7]
Runner-up 8. 24 October 2010 Glasgow, Great Britain Hard (i)   Eirini Georgatou   Karen Barbat
  Julia Mayr
w/o
Runner-up 9. 20 November 2010 Bratislava, Slovakia Hard (i)   Claire Feuerstein   Irena Pavlovic
  Emma Laine
4–6, 4–6
Winner 6. 22 January 2011 Andrézieux-Bouthéon, France Hard (i)   Darija Jurak   Kiki Bertens
  Richèl Hogenkamp
6–3, 7–6(0)
Winner 7. 1 April 2011 Monzón, Spain Hard   Elena Bovina   Margalita Chakhnashvili
  Ivana Lisjak
6–1, 2–6, [10–4]
Winner 8. 16 October 2011 Troy, United States Hard   Elena Bovina   Varvara Lepchenko
  Mashona Washington
7–6(6), 6–3
Winner 9. 9 May 2014 Tunis, Tunisia Clay   Andrea Gámiz   Marina Melnikova
  Beatriz García Vidagany
6–4, 6–1
Winner 10. 6 June 2014 La Marsa, Tunisia Clay   Andrea Gámiz   Xenia Knoll
  Pemra Özgen
1–6, 7–6(6), [11–9]
Runner-up 10. 18 October 2014 Tampico, Mexico Hard   Kateryna Bondarenko   Petra Martić
  Maria Sanchez
6–3, 3–6, [2–10]
Runner-up 11. 14 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(4), 6–4
Winner 14. 2 July 2016 Toruń, Poland Clay   Irina 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. 16 July 2017 Winnipeg, Canada Hard   Hiroko Kuwata   Kimberly Birrell
  Caroline Dolehide
6–4, 7–6(4)
Winner 18. 23 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), 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), 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(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.

External linksEdit

Valeria Savinykh at the International Tennis Federation – Junior profile