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Lesia Tsurenko

LESIA TSURENKO

Date of birth May 30th, 1989
Place of birth Vladimirec, Ukraine

Achievements

  • Reached best WTA singles ranking no. 26
  • Winner WTA Acapulco 2017 and 2018
  • Reached QF at the US Open 2018
  • Winner WTA Guangzhou 2016
  • First WTA title Istanbul 2015
  • Reached SF in s’Hertogenbosch and Hobart in 2017
  • In 2015 was semifinalist in New Haven and reached quarter finals in Indian Wells and Toronto

Biography

  • Coached by Adriano Albanesi.  The team includes Fitness Trainer Denys Vaschuk and Physio Aleksandr Tomarev
  • Father, Viktor, used to work in international relations for a nuclear power plant (now retired); mother, Larisa, is an economist; older sister, Oxana, is lawyer
  • Started playing tennis at age 6 when parents introduced her to the sport
  • Moved to Kiev at age 17
  • Studied at Physical Education & Sports in Ukraine for 1.5 years (no longer studying; hopes to return one day)
  • Favorite shot is backhand
  • Best tennis memory is 2013 Australian Open
  • Admires Martina Hingis for her playing style; also liked watching Yevgeny Kafelnikov
  • Speaks Russian, Ukrainian and English
  • Enjoys watching sports, playing pool and hanging out with friends
  • Favorite city is Kiev; favorite tournaments are Australian Open, Wimbledon and Madrid.

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