Who is Elina Svitolina?
She is the highest-ranked Ukrainian tennis player who has won 15 Women Tennis Association (WTA) titles and former World No.3. Moreover, she has also won against former World No.1, Serena Williams. She started her professional career when she was just 16 years old.
She has won 15 Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) singles titles, including the 2018 WTA Finals and three of five Premier 5-level tournaments in 2017: the Dubai Tennis Championships, the Italian Open, and the Canadian Open. In February 2017, after winning the title in Dubai, she became the first Ukrainian woman to break into the top-10 rankings. She reached her first Grand Slam semifinals at the 2019 Wimbledon Championships and the 2019 US Open. In doubles, she has won two titles, both at the İstanbul Cup, in 2014 and 2015.
|Real Name||Elina Mykhailivna Svitolina|
|Birth Place||Odesa, Ukraine|
|Date of Birth||12th September 1994.|
|Source of Income||Professional tennis player & Brand Endorsement|
|Age||26 years. (As of 2021).|
|Father’s name||Mikhaylo Svitolina|
|Mother’s name||Olena Svitolina|
|Siblings||One Brother; Yulian Svitolina|
|Residence||London, Great Britain|
|Height||5 feet 9 inches /174 Cm.|
|Weight||60 Kg / 132.27 Lbs.|
|Body Measurement||35-25-35 (Inches)|
|Marital Status||Married on 16th July 2021|
|Husband||French professional tennis player Gael Sebastien Monfils.|
|Profession||Professional tennis player.|
|Playing Style||Right-handed (two-handed backhand).|
|Career Records (Singles)||406–209 (66.0%)|
|Career Titles (Singles)||15|
|Career Highest ranking (singles)||No. 3 (11 September 2017)|
|Current ranking (Singles)||No. 5 (9 August 2021)|
|Grand Slam Results (Singles)|
|Australian Open||QF (2018, 2019)|
|French Open||QF (2015, 2017, 2020)|
|US Open||SF (2019)|
|Grand Slam Results (Doubles)|
|Career Records||48–66 (42.1%)|
|Highest ranking||No. 108 (4 May 2015)|
|Current ranking||No. 648 (17 May 2021)|
|Australian Open||1R (2014, 2016)|
|French Open||2R (2014)|
|US Open||2R (2014)|
|Prize Money||$ 20,566,678 (Rs 1,52.51 Cr).|
|Coach||Andrew Bettles (2018–)|
Marcos Baghdatis (2020–)
|Endorsements||She has been endorsed by Nike for clothing and shoes since 2016.|
She has also previously been sponsored by Ellesse and Lacoste.
She uses Wilson racquets, specifically endorsing the Wilson Blade range of racquets.
|Monthly Income||$ 5,33,113.05 (Rs 3,95,26,621.50 )|
|Yearly Income||$ 63,97,356.57 (Rs 47,43,19,458.00 )|
|Net Worth||$ 12 million (Rs 88.98 Cr).|
|Last Updated||September 2021.|
She was born on 12th September 1994 in Odesa, Ukraine, to her parents Mikhaylo Svitolina and Olena Svitolina. Both her parents were athletes, so she was encouraged to be active in sports.
Her father was a professional wrestler, and his wife, Olena, was an experienced rower. She also has an older brother, named Yulian.
She entered into the Australian Open, where she was defeated by fifth seed German professional Angelique Kerber in the first round. She won her first WTA title at the Baku Cup by beating an Israeli retired tennis player. Shahar Peer. After that, she became the first teenager to win a WTA tournament in February 2012. The victory also made her eligible for a jump of 32 spots in the WTA rankings, landing her at No. 49 on 29th July 2013.
At the Australian Open, 2014 She defeated two-time Grand Slam champion and three-time Australian Open quarterfinalist Russian professional Svetlana Kuznetsova in the opening round in straight sets. She went on to reach the third round, losing to American Sloane Stephens in straight sets.
She began the new season of 2015 at the Brisbane International where she reached the semifinals before losing to eventual champion Russian former world No. 1 tennis player Maria Sharapova. At the Australian Open. She fell in the second round in both Dubai and Doha, losing in tight three-set matches to Petra Kvitová and Belarusian professional Victoria Azarenka respectively.
She started her 2016 season at the Hopman Cup, representing Ukraine with Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov. She was undefeated in her singles matches in the round-robin stage, defeating American Victoria Duval, Karolina Pliskova, and Slovak-Australian former tennis player Jarmila Wolfe. At the Sydney International, she lost in the first round to Angelique Kerber. In Melbourne, she defeated Victoria Duval in straight sets, before losing to qualified Japanese professional Naomi Osaka in the second round.
She started her 2017 season with a strong showing in Brisbane, defeating world No. 1, Angelique Kerber, in the quarterfinals, before losing to eventual champion Karolina Pliskova, in the following round. She was seeded 11th at the Australian Open, her highest seeding to date. She equalled her best showing in Melbourne, reaching the third round with victories over professional Kazakh tennis player Galina Voskoboeva and American retired tennis player Julia Boserup, before losing to Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.
At Wimbledon, she surpassed her previous performances by reaching the fourth round, defeating Birmingham finalist Australian professional Ashleigh Barty in the first round. She then eased past Italian tennis player Francesca Schiavone and German professional Carina Witthoft.
In the 2018 season at the Brisbane International title, defeating qualifier Belarusian Aliaksandra Sasnovich in the final. She faced qualifier Serbian tennis player Ivana Jorovic and won in straight sets. Against Katerina Siniakova. She then had two straight-sets wins over qualifier and compatriot Ukrainian Marta Kostyuk and Czech tennis player Denisa Allertova to advance to her first Australian Open quarterfinal.
She reached her third consecutive semifinal of the year at 2019 Indian Wells. In her first Premier Mandatory semifinal since 2016, she lost in three sets to 18-year-old wildcard and eventual champion Canadian Bianca Andreescu. The next week at the Miami Open, she suffered a surprise defeat in her opening match against Chinese tennis player Wang Yafan. She later revealed that she had been struggling with knee pain for several weeks and announced she would take a short break to recover. She would then fall to American professional Sofia Kenin in both the quarterfinals of Toronto and the Round of 16 at Cincinnati.
At her first tournament of the year 2020 in Brisbane, she lost in the first round to American professional Danielle Collins in straight sets. At the Australian Open, She defeated British tennis player Katie Boulter and American professional Lauren Davis, before falling to eventual runner-up Garbine Muguruza. Polish professional tennis player Iga Swiatek won her first career WTA 1000-title at the Italian Open, She defeated her and the second best-ranked teenager American tennis player Coco Gauff on the same day.
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She is married to ATP tennis player Gael Monfils. They started their relationship in 2019, announced their engagement on 3rd April 2021, and married on 16th July 2021.
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26 years. (As of 2021).
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