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Yuliya Markovna Beygelzimer (Ukrainian: Юлія Марківна Бейгельзимер, born 20 October 1983) is a retired tennis player from Ukraine.

Yuliya Beygelzimer
Юлія Бейгельзимер
Yuliya Beygelzimer 2, 2015 Wimbledon Qualifying - Diliff.jpg
Beygelzimer at the 2015 Wimbledon qualifying
Country (sports) Ukraine
ResidenceDonetsk, Ukraine
Born (1983-10-20) 20 October 1983 (age 36)
Donetsk, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
Height1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Turned pro2001
Retired2016
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$872,544
Singles
Career record467–351
Career titles0 WTA, 12 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 83 (25 September 2006)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (2007)
French Open1R (2004, 2006, 2007, 2013)
Wimbledon1R (2004)
US Open1R (2003, 2006)
Doubles
Career record335–224
Career titles3 WTA, 35 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 56 (3 April 2006)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (2004, 2005)
French Open1R (2002, 2004, 2005, 2006)
Wimbledon2R (2004, 2005)
US Open2R (2003)
Team competitions
Fed Cup18–13

CareerEdit

 
Yuliya Beygelzimer, 2015 Wimbledon qualifying

She is perhaps best known for nearly defeating Jennifer Capriati at the 2004 French Open where she was down three games to love in the second set but then swept nine of ten games. She lost the match, having led three games to love in the final set after winning the second 6–4.[1]

On 25 September 2006, she reached her best singles ranking of world No. 83. On 3 April 2006, she peaked at No. 56 in the doubles rankings. In her career, she won 12 singles and 35 doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit.

She also won three doubles titles on the WTA Tour: the Tashkent Open in 2003 with Tatiana Poutchek, the 2005 Internazionali di Modena with Mervana Jugić-Salkić, and 2014 BNP Paribas Katowice Open with Olga Savchuk 2014.

She was also the runner-up in doubles final at Orange Warsaw Open with Anastasia Rodionova 2001, Sunfeast Open with Yuliana Fedak 2006, Pattaya Women's Open with Vitalia Diatchenko 2009, BMW Malaysian Open with Olga Savchuk 2015.

Beygelzimer has competed for Ukraine both at the Olympics and the Fed Cup.

Playing for Ukraine at the Fed Cup, Beygelzimer has a win–loss record of 18–13.

PersonalEdit

Yuliya Beygelzimer currently resides in her hometown Donetsk. Coached by father, Emmanuil. Mother is Victoria (engineer). Introduced to tennis at the age of seven when father took her to a local club. Most memorable experience was how patriotic she felt when Ukrainian national anthem was played after she won European Junior Championships in 2000; other great memories were playing Jennifer Capriati on Suzanne Lenglen at Roland Garros, representing Ukraine in Fed Cup and winning WTA doubles title in Katowice. While she was out injured wrote a book in Russian about travelling on the tour, aimed as a guide for young players; currently writes articles for Ukrainian Tennis Magazine.

WTA career finalsEdit

Doubles: 7 (3 titles, 4 runner-ups)Edit

Legend: Before 2009 Legend: Starting in 2009
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Tier I (0–0) Premier Mandatory (0–0)
Tier II (0–0) Premier 5 (0–0)
Tier III (0–2) Premier (0–0)
Tier IV & V (2–0) International (1–2)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 29 July 2001 Warsaw Open, Poland Clay   Anastasia Rodionova   Joannette Kruger
  Francesca Schiavone
6–4, 6–0
Winner 1. 12 October 2003 Tashkent Open, Uzbekistan Hard   Tatiana Poutchek   Ting Li
  Sun Tiantian
6–3, 7–6(0)
Winner 2. 7 July 2005 Internazionali di Modena, Italy Clay   Mervana Jugić-Salkić   Gabriela Navrátilová
  Michaela Paštiková
6–2, 6–0
Runner-up 2. 24 September 2006 Sunfeast Open, India Hard   Yuliana Fedak   Liezel Huber
  Sania Mirza
6–4, 6–0
Runner-up 3. 15 February 2009 Pattaya Open, Thailand Hard   Vitalia Diatchenko   Tamarine Tanasugarn
  Yaroslava Shvedova
6–3, 6–2
Winner 3. 13 April 2014 Katowice Open, Poland Hard (i)   Olga Savchuk   Klára Koukalová
  Monica Niculescu
6–4, 5–7, [10–7]
Runner-up 4. 8 March 2015 Malaysian Open, Kuala Lumpur Hard   Olga Savchuk   Liang Chen
  Wang Yafan
6–4, 3–6, [4–10]

ITF finalsEdit

Singles (12–8)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (3–4)
Clay (7–4)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (2–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 8 April 2000 Makarska, Croatia Clay   Zuzana Ondrášková 2–6, 3–6
Winner 1. 15 July 2001 Sezze, Italy Clay   Romana Tedjakusuma 6–2, 6–3
Winner 2. 10 February 2002 Lecce, Italy Clay (i)   Eszter Molnár 6–2, 6–1
Winner 3. 31 March 2002 Amiens, France Clay (i)   Amandine Dulon 7–5, 3–6, 6–3
Winner 4. 19 May 2002 Szczecin, Poland Clay   Alena Vašková 2–6, 6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 2. 4 May 2003 Cagnes-sur-Mer, France Clay   Stéphanie Cohen-Aloro 4–6, 3–6
Winner 5. 22 March 2004 Orange, United States Hard   Evgenia Linetskaya 6–3, 2–6, 6–2
Winner 6. 2 October 2005 Biella, Italy Clay   Giulia Gabba 6–2, 6–4
Winner 7. 6 November 2005 Minsk, Belarus Carpet (i)   Agnieszka Radwańska 7–6(7), 6–1
Winner 8. 30 July 2006 Pétange, Luxembourg Clay   Kirsten Flipkens 5–7, 7–6(8), 6–4
Winner 9. 12 November 2006 Opole, Poland Carpet (i)   Ana Vrljić 6–2, 6–0
Runner-up 3. 30 June 2007 Périgueux, France Clay   Eva Hrdinová 6–3, 3–6, 4–6
Winner 10. 2 October 2010 Helsinki, Finland Hard (i)   Emma Laine 7–6(9), 6–0
Runner-up 4. 10 October 2010 Limoges, France Hard   Ivana Lisjak 0–6, 3–6
Winner 11. 19 February 2012 Antalya, Turkey Clay   Liana Ungur 7–5, 7–5
Runner-up 5. 22 April 2012 Civitavecchia, Italy Clay   María Teresa Torró Flor 6–3, 5–7, 2–6
Runner-up 6. 15 September 2013 Trabzon, Turkey Hard   Anna-Lena Friedsam 6–4, 3–6, 3–6
Winner 12. 27 October 2013 Herzlia, Israel Hard   Kristína Kučová 6–3, 4–6, 5–2 ret.
Runner-up 7. 23 February 2014 New Delhi, India Hard   Wang Qiang 1–6, 3–6
Runner-up 8. 27 April 2014 Istanbul, Turkey Hard   Denisa Allertová 2–6, 3–6

Doubles (35–23)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (12–8)
Clay (20–15)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (3–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 25 March 2001 Cholet, France Clay (i)   Anastasia Rodionova   Eleni Daniilidou
  Germana Di Natale
6–1, 7–6(7)
Runner-up 1. 15 April 2001 Quartu Sant'Elena, Italy Clay   Evgenia Subbotina   Pavlina Slitrova
  Renata Voráčová
3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 2. 3 June 2001 Warsaw, Poland Clay   Liudmila Nikoyan   Martina Babáková
  Lenka Snajdrova
4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 3. 27 January 2002 Courmayeur, Italy Hard (i)   Jolanda Mens   Goulnara Fattakhetdinova
  Maria Kondratieva
7–5, 3–6, 4–6
Winner 2. 3 February 2002 Urtijëi, Italy Carpet (i)   Anastasia Rodionova   Angelika Bachmann
  Patricia Wartusch
6–4, 6–2
Winner 3. 10 February 2002 Lecce, Italy Clay (i)   Eszter Molnár   Eva Erbova
  Tina Hergold
7–6(7), 6–4
Winner 4. 30 March 2002 Amiens, France Clay (i)   Marianna Yuferova   Natalia Gussoni
  Tessy van de Ven
6–2, 5–7, 6–2
Runner-up 4. 13 April 2002 Dinan, France Clay (i)   Patty Van Acker   Caroline Dhenin
  Émilie Loit
3–6, 1–6
Runner-up 5. 8 September 2002 Denain, France Clay   Claudine Schaul   Olga Vymetálková
  Gabriela Chmelinová
3–6, 0–6
Runner-up 6. 20 April 2003 Biarritz, France Clay   Anna Zaporozhanova   Lucie Ahl
  Selima Sfar
1–6, 1–6
Runner-up 7. 3 May 2003 Cagnes-sur-Mer, France Clay   Anna Zaporozhanova   Vera Dushevina
  Galina Voskoboeva
3–6, 4–6
Winner 5. 13 July 2003 Vittel, France Clay   Tatiana Poutchek   Eva Birnerová
  Libuše Průšová
6–3, 6–2
Winner 6. 18 August 2003 Bronx, United States Hard   Tatiana Poutchek   Mara Santangelo
  Selima Sfar
6–4, 7–5
Runner-up 8. 14 September 2003 Denain, France Clay   Tatiana Poutchek   Mara Santangelo
  Antonella Serra Zanetti
5–7, 3–6
Runner-up 9. 2 November 2003 Poitiers, France Hard (i)   Tatiana Poutchek   Caroline Dhenin
  Bianka Lamade
5–7, 2–6
Winner 7. 3 October 2004 Porto, Portugal Clay   Anousjka van Exel   Sara Errani
  Joana Pangaio Pereira
7–5, 6–0
Winner 8. 13 February 2005 Midland, United States Hard   Kelly McCain   Anna Bastrikova
  Iryna Brémond
6–2, 6–4
Winner 9. 27 February 2005 St. Paul, United States Hard (i)   Sandra Klösel   Mélanie Marois
  Sarah Riske
6–2, 6–1
Winner 10. 27 March 2005 Redding, United States Hard   Stéphanie Dubois   Leanne Baker
  Francesca Lubiani
6–4, 6–7(1), 6–3
Runner-up 10. 10 April 2005 Dinan, France Clay (i)   Sandra Klösel   Michaëlla Krajicek
  Ágnes Szávay
5–7, 5–7
Winner 11. 30 April 2005 Cagnes-sur-Mer, France Clay   Sandra Klösel   Caroline Dhenin
  Andreea Ehritt-Vanc
6–3, 3–6, 6–1
Winner 12. 5 June 2005 Prostějov, Czech Republic Clay   Mara Santangelo   Dája Bedáňová
  Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová
6–1, 4–6, 6–2
Winner 13. 3 July 2005 Vaihingen, Germany Clay   Vanessa Henke   Kristina Barrois
  Kathrin Wörle-Scheller
7–6(7), 6–1
Winner 14. 23 July 2005 Pétange, Luxembourg Clay   Sandra Klösel   Claire Curran
  Kim Kilsdonk
6–4, 6–0
Winner 15. 18 March 2006 Fuerteventura, Spain Hard   Angelika Rösch   Angelika Bachmann
  Kristina Barrois
6–3, 6–7(5), 6–4
Runner-up 11. 25 March 2006 St. Petersburg, Russia Hard (i)   Alla Kudryavtseva   Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
  Yulia Solonitskaya
1–6, 4–6
Winner 16. 22 July 2006 Vittel, France Clay   Ágnes Szávay   Mădălina Gojnea
  Ekaterina Makarova
6–2, 7–5
Winner 17. 18 November 2006 Deauville, France Clay (i)   Yuliana Fedak   Silvia Disderi
  Tzipora Obziler
7–5, 6–4
Winner 18. 26 November 2006 Poitiers, France Hard (i)   Yuliana Fedak   Darya Kustova
  Tatiana Poutchek
7–5, 6–3
Runner-up 12. 29 June 2007 Périgueux, France Clay   Yevgenia Savranska   Eva Hrdinová
  Marie-Ève Pelletier
6–3, 5–7, 1–6
Runner-up 13. 7 July 2007 Cuneo, Italy Clay   Margalita Chakhnashvili   Darya Kustova
  Ekaterina Makarova
2–6, 6–2, 2–6
Winner 19. 9 March 2008 Minsk, Belarus Carpet (i)   Anna Lapushchenkova   Ima Bohush
  Ksenia Milevskaya
6–4, 7–5
Winner 20. 29 March 2008 La Palma, Spain Hard   Stefanie Vögele   Estrella Cabeza Candela
  Silvia Soler Espinosa
7–5, 7–6(7)
Winner 21. 6 April 2008 Hamburg, Germany Carpet (i)   Stefanie Vögele   Veronika Chvojková
  Andrea Hlaváčková
7–6(7), 6–2
Runner-up 14. 13 July 2008 Zagreb, Croatia Clay   Stefanie Vögele   Maret Ani
  Jelena Kostanić Tošić
4–6, 2–6
Runner-up 15. 21 September 2008 Madrid, Spain Hard   Anastasia Poltoratskaya   Julie Coin
  Irena Pavlovic
3–6, 4–6
Winner 22. 21 June 2009 Montpellier, France Clay   Laura Siegemund   Stefania Boffa
  Story Tweedie-Yates
6–4, 6–1
Winner 23. 27 June 2009 Périgueux, France Clay   Ksenia Lykina   Jorgelina Cravero
  María Irigoyen
2–6, 6–2, [10–5]
Winner 24. 5 July 2009 Toruń, Poland Clay   Ksenia Milevskaya   Karolina Kosińska
  Aleksandra Rosolska
6–1, 6–4
Runner-up 16. 10 January 2010 Quanzhou, China Hard   Yan Zi   Liu Wanting
  Zhou Yimiao
1–6, 2–6
Winner 25. 28 March 2010 Antalya, Turkey Clay   Anna Gerasimou   Mihaela Buzărnescu
  Alenka Hubacek
w/o
Runner-up 17. 30 July 2010 Almaty, Kazakhstan Hard   Emily Webley-Smith   Albina Khabibulina
  Ksenia Palkina
4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 18. 1 October 2010 Helsinki, Finland Hard (i)   Kristina Mladenovic   Kiki Bertens
  Richèl Hogenkamp
3–6, 5–7
Runner-up 19. 9 January 2011 Quanzhou, China Hard   Oksana Kalashnikova   Liu Wanting
  Sheng-Nan Sun
3–6, 2–6
Winner 26. 12 June 2011 Zlín, Czech Republic Clay   Margalita Chakhnashvili   Réka Luca Jani
  Katalin Marosi
3–6, 6–1, 6–4
Runner-up 20. 31 July 2011 Olomouc, Czech Republic Clay   Elena Bogdan   Michaëlla Krajicek
  Renata Voráčová
5–7, 4–6
Winner 27. 26 February 2012 Antalya, Turkey Clay   Ksenia Milevskaya   Lee Hua-chen
  Lee Pei-chi
6–3, 7–6(7)
Winner 28. 22 July 2012 Contrexéville, France Clay   Renata Voráčová   Tereza Mrdeža
  Silvia Njirić
6–1, 6–1
Runner-up 21. 29 July 2012 Olomouc, Czech Republic Clay   Renata Voráčová   Inés Ferrer Suárez
  Richèl Hogenkamp
2–6, 6–7(7)
Runner-up 22. 7 July 2013 Toruń, Poland Clay   Elena Bogdan   Paula Kania
  Magda Linette
2–6, 6–4, [5–10]
Winner 29. 13 July 2013 Biarritz, France Clay   Olga Savchuk   Vera Dushevina
  Ana Vrljić
2–6, 6–4, [10–8]
Winner 30. 3 August 2013 Donetsk, Ukraine Hard   Renata Voráčová   Vesna Dolonc
  Alexandra Panova
6–1, 6–4
Winner 31. 7 September 2013 Trabzon, Turkey Hard   Maryna Zanevska   Alona Fomina
  Christina Shakovets
6–3, 6–1
Winner 32. 26 October 2013 Herzlia, Israel Hard   Anastasiya Vasylyeva   Başak Eraydın
  Melis Sezer
6–3, 6–3
Winner 33. 20 December 2013 Ankara, Turkey Hard   Çağla Büyükakçay   Eleni Daniilidou
  Aleksandra Krunić
6–3, 6–3
Winner 34. 25 January 2014 Andrézieux-Bouthéon, France Hard (i)   Kateryna Kozlova   Timea Bacsinszky
  Kristina Barrois
6–3, 3–6, [10–8]
Runner-up 23. 8 June 2014 Marseille, France Clay   Olga Savchuk   Lourdes Domínguez Lino
  Beatriz García Vidagany
1–6, 2–6
Winner 35. 9 May 2015 Trnava, Slovakia Clay   Margarita Gasparyan   Aleksandra Krunić
  Petra Martić
6–3, 6–2

Grand Slam singles performance timelineEdit

Tournament 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 W–L
Australian Open A Q2 Q2 Q2 Q1 1R Q2 A A Q2 Q1 Q2 Q1 Q2 A 0–1
French Open A Q3 1R Q2 1R 1R A A A Q2 Q2 1R 1R Q1 Q1 0–5
Wimbledon A Q2 1R Q1 Q2 Q1 A A A Q1 Q2 A Q2 Q1 A 0–1
US Open Q2 1R Q2 Q1 1R Q2 A Q1 A Q2 Q1 Q1 Q1 A Q1 0–2

External linksEdit

  • Yuliya Beygelzimer at the Women's Tennis Association  
  • Yuliya Beygelzimer at the International Tennis Federation  
  • Yuliya Beygelzimer at the Fed Cup  
  • "Amid jeers, Capriati advances at French". The Associated Press. Retrieved 15 June 2015.