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Olga Govortsova

Olga Govortsova
Вольга Гаварцова
File:Olga Govortsova at the 2010 US Open 03.jpg
Country 23x15px Belarus
Residence Minsk, Belarus
Born (1988-08-23) 23 August 1988 (age 31)
Pinsk, Soviet Union
Height Script error: No such module "convert".
Turned pro 2002
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $2,280,058
Singles
Career record 261–216
Career titles 0 WTA, 3 ITF
Highest ranking 35 (23 June 2008)
Current ranking 98 (17 March 2014)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (2012, 2013, 2014)
French Open 3R (2008, 2009)
Wimbledon 2R (2007, 2009, 2012)
US Open 3R (2012)
Doubles
Career record 129–136
Career titles 8 WTA, 1 ITF
Highest ranking 24 (29 August 2011)
Current ranking 62 (17 March 2014)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 3R (2011)
French Open 3R (2010)
Wimbledon 3R (2012)
US Open 3R (2009)
Team competitions
Fed Cup 24–9
Last updated on: 17 March 2014.

Olga Govortsova (Belarusian: Вольга Аляксееўна Гаварцова (Volha Havartsova); Russian: Ольга Алексеевна Говорцова; born 23 August 1988 in Pinsk, Brest Voblast) is a professional Belarusian tennis player. Her highest WTA singles ranking was world number 35, which she reached on 23 June 2008.

Career

She reached her first WTA tour final at the 2008 Cellular South Open in Memphis, Tennessee. There she lost in straight sets to Lindsay Davenport.

Olga is sponsored by Wilson [1] and Chinese clothing company Peak.[2] She is represented by French-based sports agency Lagardére Unlimited [3]

Personal

She has two brothers and four dogs who reside in Minsk, Belarus.

2009

She began her year at the 2009 Brisbane International, here she defeated 8th seed Francesca Schiavone en route to the quarterfinals. She fell here however against world number 41 Sara Errani.

At the Australian Open she received main draw entry but was drawn against 20th seed Amélie Mauresmo in the first round, she lost in straight sets 6–4 6–3.

She then played in Indian Wells, a premier mandatory event. She defeated British number 1 Anne Keothavong in the first round before falling to Shuai Peng.

In Miami the second premier mandatory event she lost in the first round to Belarusian qualifier Anastasiya Yakimova.

In October, she reached the final of the Kremlin Cup, losing to Francesca Schiavone of Italy.

2010

She started the year 2010 with the 2010 Brisbane International where she lost in the first round to Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová. At the 2010 Medibank International Sydney she lost in the first qualifying round to Chanelle Scheepers.

At the 2010 Australian Open she lost in the first round to Angelique Kerber.

At the MPS Group Championships she beat second seed Alona Bondarenko in the first round, in the second round she beat Anna Tatishvili, in the quarterfinals she defeated Varvara Lepchenko, in the semifinal she defeated third seed Dominika Cibulková, to lose in the final to Caroline Wozniacki, and so lost the third WTA singles final of her career.

2015

In 2015 Internationaux de Strasbourg Olga Govortsova retired in the first round when she played against Mirjana Lučić-Baroni.[4] In 2015 Olga Govortsova failed to qualify for 2015 French Open loosing 6:2,4:6,8:6 to Alexa Glatch.

Significant finals

Premier Mandatory/Premier 5 finals

Doubles: 2 (1 title, 1 runner-up)

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 2008 Charleston Hard 23x15px Edina Gallovits 23x15px Katarina Srebotnik
Template:Country data JPN Ai Sugiyama
2–6, 2–6
Winner 2010 Beijing Hard 23x15px Chuang Chia-jung 23x15px Gisela Dulko
23x15px Flavia Pennetta
7–6(7-2), 1–6, [10–7]

WTA career finals

Singles: 4 (4 runners-up)

Legend (pre/post 2009)
Grand Slam tournaments (0-0)
WTA Tour Championships (0-0)
Tier I / Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0-0)
Tier II / Premier (0–1)
Tier III, IV & V / International (0–3)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 1 March 2008 Cellular South Cup, Memphis, United States Hard (i) 23x15px Lindsay Davenport 2–6, 1–6
Runner-up 2. 25 October 2009 Kremlin Cup, Moscow, Russia Hard (i) 23x15px Francesca Schiavone 3–6, 0–6
Runner-up 3. 11 April 2010 MPS Group Championships, Ponte Vedra Beach, United States Clay 23x15px Caroline Wozniacki 2–6, 5–7
Runner-up 4. 14 September 2013 Tashkent Open, Tashkent, Uzbekistan Hard 23x15px Bojana Jovanovski 6–4, 5–7, 6–7(3–7)

Doubles: 13 (8 titles, 5 runners-up)

Legend (pre/post 2009)
Grand Slam tournaments (0-0)
WTA Tour Championships (0-0)
Tier I / Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (1-1)
Tier II / Premier (1–0)
Tier III, IV & V / International (6–4)
WTA 125s tournaments (0–1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 14 April 2008 Family Circle Cup, Charleston, United States Clay 23x15px Edina Gallovits 23x15px Katarina Srebotnik
Template:Country data JPN Ai Sugiyama
2–6, 2–6
Winner 1. 19 May 2008 Istanbul Cup, Istanbul, Turkey Clay 23x15px Jill Craybas 23x15px Marina Erakovic
23x15px Polona Hercog
6–1, 6–2
Winner 2. 20 September 2009 Guangzhou International Women's Open, Guangzhou, China Hard 23x15px Tatiana Poutchek Template:Country data JPN Kimiko Date-Krumm
23x15px Sun Tiantian
3–6, 6–2, [10–8]
Winner 3. 26 September 2009 Tashkent Open, Tashkent, Uzbekistan Hard 23x15px Tatiana Poutchek 23x15px Vitalia Diatchenko
23x15px Ekaterina Dzehalevich
6–2, 6–7(1-7), [10–8]
Winner 4. 9 October 2010 China Open, Beijing, China Hard 23x15px Chuang Chia-jung 23x15px Gisela Dulko
23x15px Flavia Pennetta
7–6(7-2), 1–6, [10–7]
Winner 5. 19 February 2011 Cellular South Cup, Memphis, United States Hard (i) 23x15px Alla Kudryavtseva 23x15px Andrea Hlaváčková
23x15px Lucie Hradecká
6–3, 4–6, [10–8]
Winner 6. 12 June 2011 AEGON Classic, Birmingham, United Kingdom Grass 23x15px Alla Kudryavtseva 23x15px Sara Errani
23x15px Roberta Vinci
1–6, 6–1, [10–5]
Runner-up 2. 31 July 2011 Citi Open, Washington D.C., United States Hard 23x15px Alla Kudryavtseva Template:Country data IND Sania Mirza
Template:Country data KAZ Yaroslava Shvedova
3–6, 3–6
Winner 7. 27 August 2011 New Haven Open at Yale, New Haven, United States Hard 23x15px Chuang Chia-jung 23x15px Sara Errani
23x15px Roberta Vinci
7–5, 6–2
Runner-up 3. 25 February 2012 Cellular South Cup, Memphis, United States Hard (i) 23x15px Vera Dushevina 23x15px Andrea Hlaváčková
23x15px Lucie Hradecká
3–6, 4–6
Winner 8. 26 May 2012 Internationaux de Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France Clay 23x15px Klaudia Jans-Ignacik 23x15px Natalie Grandin
23x15px Vladimíra Uhlířová
6–7(4–7), 6–3, [10–3]
Runner-up 4. 14 September 2013 Tashkent Open, Tashkent, Uzbekistan Hard 23x15px Mandy Minella 23x15px Timea Babos
Template:Country data KAZ Yaroslava Shvedova
3-6, 3-6
Runner-up 5. 7 April 2014 Monterrey Open, Monterrey, Mexico Hard 23x15px Timea Babos 23x15px Darija Jurak
23x15px Megan Moulton-Levy
6–7(5–7), 6–3, [9–11]

WTA 125s finals

Doubles: 1 (0-1)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 4 November 2012 OEC Taipei Ladies Open, Taipei, Chinese Taipei Hard 23x15px Chang Kai-chen 23x15px Chan Hao-ching
23x15px Kristina Mladenovic
7-5, 2-6, [8–10]

Singles performance timeline

Tournament 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A 1R 1R 1R 1R 2R 2R 2R 3–7
French Open A 3R 3R 2R 2R 2R 1R 1R 7–7
Wimbledon 2R 1R 2R 1R 1R 2R 1R 1R 3–8
US Open 2R 2R 1R 1R 1R 3R 1R 1R 4–8
Win-Loss 2–2 3–4 3–4 1–4 1–4 5–4 1–4 1–4 17–29
Olympic Games
Summer Olympics NH 1R Not Held A NH 0–1
Year-End Championship
WTA Tour Championships A A A A A A A 0–0
WTA Premier Mandatory Tournaments
Indian Wells A A 2R 2R 1R 1R 2R 3–5
Miami A 1R 1R 1R 1R Q1 2R 1–5
Madrid Not Held LQ 2R A A LQ 1–3
Beijing 1R LQ 1R 2R LQ 1R A 1–3
WTA Premier 5 Tournaments
Dubai Not TierI 1R 3R A NP5 LQ 2–2
Rome A 2R A 1R LQ 1R LQ 1–3
Cincinnati QF A 2R 2R LQ LQ LQ 4–3
Montréal / Toronto A A A 1R LQ A LQ 0–1
Tokyo A A A 2R A A A 1–1
Year End Ranking 49 49 52 74 114 57 95

Doubles performance timeline

Tournament 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 W–L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open A 2R 1R 1R 3R 1R 2R 1R 4–7
French Open A 1R 1R 3R 1R 2R 2R 4–6
Wimbledon 1R 2R 2R 3R 1R 4–5
US Open 1R 1R 3R 2R 1R 1R 1R 3–7
Win-Loss 0–1 1–4 2–3 4–4 3–4 3–4 2–4 0–1 15–25

Head vs. Head Record

See also

References

External links

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