Varvara Flink

Varvara Alexandrovna Flink (Russian: Варвара Александровна Флинк; born 13 December 1996) is a Russian tennis player.[1] She achieved her career high WTA singles ranking of 147 on 18 March 2019. Flink won her first ITF singles title on 21 May 2017. In doubles, Flink has two ITF titles. The first was in Monastir, Tunisia, in 2012. By winning the doubles title, Flink reached her highest doubles ranking of 471 on 1 April 2013. Flink reached two singles semifinals in 2013, one in Dubrovnik and the other in Seoul.[2]

Varvara Flink
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Flink at the 2019 Wimbledon
Full nameVarvara Alexandrovna Flink
Native nameВарвара Александровна Флинк
Country (sports) Russia
Born (1996-12-13) 13 December 1996 (age 23)
Moscow, Russia
PlaysRight-handed
(two-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$ 314,746
Singles
Career record188–87 (68.4%)
Career titles6 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 122 (15 July 2019)
Current rankingNo. 150 (16 March 2020)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ2 (2019, 2020)
French OpenQ1 (2019)
Wimbledon2R (2019)
US OpenQ2 (2019)
Doubles
Career record24–27 (47.1%)
Career titles2 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 471 (1 April 2013)
Last updated on: 18 March 2019.

Career reviewEdit

ITF TourEdit

On the ITF junior circuit, Flink achieved a new career high ranking of World Number 6 following her win at the Grade A Copa Gerdau in Brazil in March 2013. Later that year, she achieved more success, reaching the final at the Osaka Mayor's Cup and winning the Dunlop Orange Bowl. She ended the year ranked world number 3 junior. In January 2014 she became world number 2 junior.[3]

WTA TourEdit

Flink made her WTA debut at the 2012 Baku Cup, where she lost in the first round of the singles tournament to Thai Tamarine Tanasugarn 6–3, 3–6, 2–6. In doubles, she partnered up with Patricia Mayr-Achleitner to reach the quarterfinals, where they lost to Eva Birnerova and Alberta Brianti 4–6, 2–6.

Performance timelinesEdit

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A P Z# PO G F-S SF-B NMS NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (P) postponed; (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (F-S) silver or (SF-B) bronze Olympic medal; a (NMS) downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.

Only main-draw results in WTA Tour, Grand Slam tournaments and Olympic Games are included in Win–Loss records.

SinglesEdit

Tournament 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 SR W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A A A Q2 Q2 0 / 0 0–0
French Open A A A A A Q1 0 / 0 0–0
Wimbledon A A A A A 2R NH 0 / 1 1–1
US Open A A A A A Q2 0 / 0 0–0
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 1–1 0–0 0 / 1 1–1
Premier Mandatory tournaments
Miami Open Q2 A A A A A P 0 / 0 0–0
Madrid Open A A A Q1 A A P 0 / 0 0–0
Premier 5 tournaments
Cincinnati Open A A 1R A A A 0 / 1 0–1
Career statistics
Year-end Ranking 355 N/A 222 623 189 128 $314,746

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

Singles: 11 (6 titles, 5 runner–ups)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000/$80,000 tournaments
$50,000/$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000/$15,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (1–4)
Clay (3–1)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Feb 2016 ITF Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt 10,000 Hard   Julia Terziyska 4–6, 3–6
Loss 0–2 Feb 2016 ITF Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt 10,000 Hard   Tereza Mihalíková 1–6, 4–6
Loss 0–3 Mar 2016 ITF Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt 10,000 Hard   Viktória Kužmová 6–4, 2–6, 1–6
Loss 0–4 Oct 2016 Abierto Tampico, Mexico 50,000 Hard   Sofya Zhuk 4–6, 3–6
Win 1–4 May 2017 ITF Antalya, Turkey 15,000 Clay   María Lourdes Carlé 6–4, 7–6(7–5)
Loss 1–5 Apr 2018 ITF Antalya, Turkey 15,000 Clay   Andreea Amalia Roșca 3–6, 4–6
Win 2–5 Apr 2018 ITF Antalya, Turkey 15,000 Clay   Nina Potočnik 6–4, 6–4
Win 3–5 Apr 2018 ITF Shymkent, Kazakhstan 15,000 Clay   Gozal Ainitdinova 6–4, 6–4
Win 4–5 Apr 2018 ITF Shymkent, Kazakhstan 15,000 Clay   Polina Golubovskaya 6–0, 6–3
Win 5–5 Aug 2018 ITF Leipzig, Germany 25,000 Clay   Julia Grabher 6–3, 6–2
Win 6–5 Jan 2019 ITF Kazan, Russia 25,000 Hard   Anastasia Gasanova 6–2, ret.

Doubles: 2 (2 titles)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (2–0)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Nov 2012 ITF Monastir, Tunisia 10,000 Hard   Jaimy-Gayle van de Wal   Valeria Podda
  Lisanne van Riet
6–3, 6–2
Win 2–0 Oct 2015 ITF Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt 10,000 Hard   Veronica Miroshnichenko   Jacqueline Cabaj Awad
  Martina Přádová
6–3, 6–4

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "WTA Profile".
  2. ^ "ITF Profile".
  3. ^ ITF junior profile

External linksEdit