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Encyclopedia > Vera Zvonareva
Vera Zvonareva
Zvonareva at the 2004 French Open
Zvonareva at the 2004 French Open
Country Flag of Russia Russia
Residence Moscow, Russia
Date of birth September 7, 1984 (1984-09-07) (age 23)
Place of birth Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 7+12 in)
Weight 59.1 kg (130 lb/9.31 st)
Turned Pro September, 2000
Plays Right-handed
(two-handed backhand)
Career Prize Money $3,502,460
Singles
Career record: 263-138
Career titles: 5 WTA, 2 ITF
Highest ranking: No. 9 (August 9, 2004)
Grand Slam results
Australian Open 4r (2004, 2007)
French Open QF (2003)
Wimbledon 4r (2003, 2004)
US Open 4r (2004)
Doubles
Career record: 118-79
Career titles: 4 WTA, 0 ITF
Highest ranking: No. 9 (August 8, 2005)

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Vera Igorevna Zvonareva (pronunciation: VEH-ruh zvon-a-RYOH-vuh, Russian: Вера Игоревна Звонарёва (listen ), born September 7, 1984, Moscow, Russia) is a professional tennis player from Russia. She was introduced to tennis at the age of six and turned professional in 2000. On August 9, 2004, she reached her career high ranking of No. 9 in the world. Image File history File links Vera_zvonareva. ... is the 250th day of the year (251st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... For other uses, see Moscow (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Tennis (disambiguation). ... is the 221st day of the year (222nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Contents

Early Life

Zvonareva was born September 7, 1984 in Moscow, Russia to Igor Zvonarev and Natalia Zvonareva. She was introduced to tennis at the age of six by her mother, although no other members of her family play the game.


Career

Early Career

Zvonareva started to compete on the ITF Circuit in 1999, debuting at an ITF tournament in Tbilisi, Georgia. She qualified for the main draw there. The next year, she won an ITF event in Moscow, Russia without dropping a set, despite being unranked. The event is just the second event she has played in her career. She made her WTA-level debut at Tier I Moscow, beating 148th-ranked Elena Bovina before losing to eleventh-ranked Anna Kournikova in the second round. In 2001, she failed to qualify for WTA events in Miami and Moscow, but reached a semifinal in the ITF Circuit. Elena Bovina (born March 10, 1983, Moscow, Russia) is a Russian professional female tennis player. ... Anna Sergeyevna Kournikova (Russian: Анна Сергеевна Курникова ( ), Anna Sergeevna Kurnikova; born June 7, 1981) is a retired Russian professional tennis player and model. ...


2002

2002 is Zvonareva's first season in which she started to play more WTA-level events. She won her second ITF Circuit title in Naples, Florida, and then reached her first singles final on the WTA Tour at Palermo, losing to Mariana Diaz-Oliva in three sets. She also achieved semifinal finishes in Warsaw, Sopot plus a quarterfinal finish in Bol. Zvonareva qualified for her Grand Slam debut at Roland Garros, where she reached the fourth round, stretching eventual champion Serena Williams to three sets. At the US Open, she stretched seventh-ranked Kim Clijsters of Belgium to the limit, losing 16 75 64 in the third round. She broke the Top 100 after Roland Garros, then the Top 50 after the US Open. Location in Collier County and the state of Florida Coordinates: , Country State Counties Collier Settled 6 November 1886 Incorporated (town) 1925 Incorporated (city) 25 May 1949 Government  - Type Council-Manager  - Mayor Bill Barnett   - City Manager Robert E. Lee  Area [1]  - city  14. ... Mariana Diaz-Oliva (born March 11, 1976 in Buenos Aires, Argentina) is a professional female tennis player from Argentina. ... For other uses, see Warsaw (disambiguation) and Warszawa (disambiguation). ... Sopot (pronounce: [sÉ”pÉ”t]; German: ; Kashubian: Sopòt) is a seaside town in Eastern Pomerania on the southern coast of the Baltic Sea in northern Poland, with a population of approximately 40,000. ... BOL or Bol can refer to: BOL (acronym), acronym meaning Bill of Lading BOL, an internet slang term for Bent Over Laughing the ISO 3-letter country code for Bolivia bol (music), a feature of Indian rhythm Bol, Croatia, a town on the Croatian island Brač Bol, Chad, a city... Serena Jameka Williams, (born September 26, 1981) is an American former World No. ... Clijsters redirects here. ...


2003

Zvonareva had a breakthrough season in 2003. She won the title in Bol, beating Conchita Martinez Granados in the final, and reaching three other semifinals (including Tier II Linz). At Roland Garros, she defeated third-ranked Venus Williams in the fourth round for her best career victory so far, but fell in the quarters to Nadia Petrova. Before beating Williams, she defeated tenth-ranked Anastasia Myskina in Berlin for her first Top 10 win. After her Roland Garros showing, she broke the Top 20. Out of seven Tier I events she contested, six ended in the quarterfinals. Her debut for the Russian Fed Cup team was in the World Group quarterfinals against Slovenia. Russia won 5–0 but lost to Russia 3–2 in the semifinals. In doubles, she reached her first WTA final at Moscow with Myskina. She ended 2003 ranked No. 13 in the world. BOL or Bol can refer to: BOL (acronym), acronym meaning Bill of Lading BOL, an internet slang term for Bent Over Laughing the ISO 3-letter country code for Bolivia bol (music), a feature of Indian rhythm Bol, Croatia, a town on the Croatian island Brač Bol, Chad, a city... Conchita Martínez Granados (born January 20, 1976 in Barcelona, Spain) is a professional female tennis player from Spain. ... For the town in Germany, see Linz am Rhein. ... Venus Ebone Starr Williams (born June 17, 1980 in Lynwood, California) is an American professional tennis player. ... Nadia Petrova (pee-TROH-vuh; Russian:  , Nadézhda Petróva; born June 8, 1982, Moscow, Russia) is a professional tennis player from Russia. ... Anastasia Andreyevna Myskina (Анастасия Мыскина; in Russian pronounced //) (born July 8, 1981, Moscow, Russia) is a professional tennis player from Russia. ... This article is about the capital of Germany. ...


2008

Zvonareva started her season in Auckland, by beating Sacha Jones (World number 312, NZL) and Sofia Arvidsson (World Number 101, SWE) before losing in the Quarter-Finals to wild card Marina Erakovic (World Number 131, NZL).Her next event was at Hobart where she defeated Olga Poutchkova and Olaru. She beat Elena Vesnina in the Quarter Finals 6–3 6–3 and Ashley Harkleroad in the semis 6–2 6–1. While warming up for the finals against Eleni Danilidou on January 11, she rolled her left ankle and was forced to forfeit the championship. The ASB Classic is a tennis tournament held in Auckland, the capital of New Zealand. ... Sofia Arvidsson is a Swedish tennis player. ... Marina Erakovic (Croatian: Marina Eraković) is a professional tennis player from New Zealand. ... Hobart is the state capital and most populous city of the Australian island state of Tasmania. ... Olga Poutchkova a. ... Elena Sergejevna Vesnina (Russian: ) (born Lviv, August 1, 1986) is a professional female tennis player from Russia. ... Ashley Harkleroad (born May 2, 1985), is an American tennis player. ... Country: Greece Residence: Thessaloniki, GRE Height: 511 1/2 (182 cm) Weight: 158 1/2 lbs. ...



Zvonareva has won five WTA Tour singles titles, four WTA Tour doubles titles and two ITF Women's Circuit singles titles. In her first few years on the pro tour, she became known for her fragile psyche, often breaking down in tears during matches. Critics cited her unstable emotions as a reason why her results may have fallen short of her expectations. Her first Slam quarterfinal came at the 2003 French Open, defeating Venus Williams in the fourth round. Of her five singles titles, two have been at the Cellular South Cup in Memphis, Tennessee. Venus Ebone Starr Williams (born June 17, 1980 in Lynwood, California) is an American professional tennis player. ... The Regions Morgan Keegan Championships and the Cellular South Cup are tennis tournaments held in Memphis, Tennessee. ... For other uses, see Memphis (disambiguation). ...


She won women's doubles in the US Open in 2006 partnering Nathalie Dechy of France. She also won mixed doubles in the US Open in 2004 and the 2006 Wimbledon mixed doubles with Andy Ram of Israel 6–2, 6–3 against Bob Bryan and Venus Williams. In the 2006 US Open, she also played with Andy Ram. For other uses, see U.S. Open. ... Nathalie Dechy (born on February 21, 1979 in Les Abymes, Guadeloupe) is a French professional tennis player. ... Mixed Doubles is a play that was first performed on 6 February 1969 in the Hampstead Theatre Club under the title We Who Are About To. ... For other uses, see U.S. Open. ... List of the 2004 Wimbledon Champions: // Seniors Mens singles Main article: 2004 Wimbledon Championships - Mens Singles Roger Federer (SUI) def. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Wimbledon Championships 2006 began on 26 June and finished on 9 July 2006. ... Andy Ram (born April 10, 1980 in Montevideo, Uruguay) is a professional right-handed tennis player from Israel, and the first Israeli tennis player to win a Grand Slam event (mixed doubles at 2006 Wimbledon and the 2007 French Open). ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Bob and Mike Bryan. ... Venus Ebone Starr Williams (born June 17, 1980 in Lynwood, California) is an American professional tennis player. ... The 2006 US Open will begin on 28 August and finish on 10 September 2006. ... For other uses, see U.S. Open. ...


At the 2007 Pacific Life Open, Zvonareva stunned World No. 1 Maria Sharapova, who was the defending champion, 4–6, 7–5, 6–1 in the fourth round. It was her first ever victory over a reigning World No. 1. She fell in the next round to Chinese player Li Na. Indian Wells Tennis Garden, Indian Wells, California The Indian Wells Masters is an annual tennis tournament held at Indian Wells, California. ... Maria Sharapova at Indian Wells in 2005. ...


Zvonareva began 2008 with a run to the final of the Tier IV Moorilla International, where she had to pull out of the final against Eleni Daniilidou due to an ankle injury, which forced her to retire in her first round at the Australian Open against Ai Sugiyama, trailing 3–6, 1–1. However she played very well in Qatar and has reached the semifinals of the Tier I tournament, beating Dinara Safina and Sybille Bammer on her way there. She defeated Li Na in the Semifinals of the Qatar Total Open to reach the final against World No. 5 and 4th seed Maria Sharapova, where Zvonareva was defeated 6–1, 2–6, 6–0 in a rollercoaster finale to the first Tier I event of the year. Country: Greece Residence: Thessaloniki, GRE Height: 511 1/2 (182 cm) Weight: 158 1/2 lbs. ... Ai Sugiyama (Japanese: 杉山愛 Sugiyama Ai, born July 5, 1975, Yokohama, Japan) is a Japanese professional tennis player. ... This is a Chinese name; the family name is Li. ... The Qatar Total Open is a tennis tournament held in Doha, Qatar. ... Maria Sharapova at Indian Wells in 2005. ...


Later she partcipated in the Pacific Life Open at Indian Wells; after coming back to defeated Casey Dellacqua, 6–7(5), 6–0, 6–4, she met top-seeded Ana Ivanovic of Serbia and lost easily, 6–1, 6–4. Indian Wells Tennis Garden, Indian Wells, California The Indian Wells Masters is an annual tennis tournament held at Indian Wells, California. ... Casey Dellacqua (born February 11, 1985) is a professional tennis player from Australia who currently resides in Perth, Australia. ... Ana Ivanovic (November 6, 1987) is a Serbian professional tennis player. ...


Grand Slam finals (3)

Doubles wins (1)

Year Championship Partnering Opponents in Final Score/Final
2006 U.S. Open Flag of France Nathalie Dechy Flag of Russia Dinara Safina
Flag of Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik
7–6, 7–5

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Mixed doubles wins (2)

Year Championship Partnering Opponents in Final Score/Final
2004 U.S. Open Flag of the United States Bob Bryan Flag of Australia Alicia Molik
Flag of Australia Todd Woodbridge
6–3, 6–4
2006 Wimbledon Flag of Israel Andy Ram Flag of the United States Bob Bryan
Flag of the United States Venus Williams
6–3, 6–2

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WTA Titles

Singles wins (5 WTA, 2 ITF)

Legend
Grand Slam (0)
WTA Championships
Tier I (0)
Tier II (0)
Tier III (5)
Tier IV & V (0)
ITF Tour (2)
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
1. September 24, 2000 ITF / Moscow, Russia Carpet Flag of Russia Maria Goloviznina 6–4, 6–2
2. April 14, 2002 ITF / Naples, Florida, USA Clay Flag of Canada Maureen Drake 6–1, 6–3
3. May 4, 2003 Bol, Croatia Clay Flag of Spain Conchita Martínez 6–1, 6–3
4. February 21, 2004 Memphis, Tennessee, USA Hard (i) Flag of the United States Lisa Raymond 4–6, 6–4, 7–5
5. February 19, 2005 Memphis, Tennessee, USA Hard (i) Flag of the United States Meghann Shaughnessy 7–6(3), 6–2
6. June 18, 2006 Birmingham, England Grass Flag of the United States Jamea Jackson 7–6(12), 7–6(5)
7. July 23, 2006 Cincinnati, Ohio, USA Hard Flag of Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik 6–2, 6–4

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Doubles (4 WTA)

No. Date Tournament Surface Partnering Opponents in the final Score
1. October 10, 2004 Moscow, Russia Carpet Flag of Russia Anastasia Myskina Flag of Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual &
Flag of Argentina Paola Suárez
6–3, 4–6, 6–2
2. May 2, 2005 Berlin, Germany Clay Flag of Russia Elena Likhovtseva Flag of Zimbabwe Cara Black &
Flag of South Africa Liezel Huber
4–6, 6–4, 6–3
3. January 2, 2006 Auckland, New Zealand Hard Flag of Russia Elena Likhovtseva Flag of France Émilie Loit &
Flag of the Czech Republic Barbora Strýcová
6–3, 6–4
4. August 28, 2006 U.S. Open, United States Hard Flag of France Nathalie Dechy Flag of Russia Dinara Safina &
Flag of Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik
7–6(5), 7–5

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WTA Tour runner-ups (11)

Singles (7)

Doubles (4)

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Singles performance timeline

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Tournament 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 Career SR Career W/L
Grand Slams
Australian Open A A A 1R 4R 2R 1R 4R 1R 0 / 6 7–6
French Open A A 4R QF 3R 3R 1R A 0 / 5 11-5
Wimbledon A A 2R 4R 4R 2R 1R A 0 / 5 8–5
U.S. Open A A 3R 3R 4R A 3R 3R 0 / 5 11-5
Year-End Championship
WTA Tour Championships A A A A RR A A 0 / 1 0–3
WTA Tier I tournaments
Doha1 - - - - - - - - F 0 / 1 4–1
Indian Wells A A A QF 4R A A QF QF 0 / 4 12-4
Miami A LQ 1R 1R 3R 2R 2R 4R 0 / 7 6–7
Charleston A A A QF QF 2R 2R SF 0 / 5 10-5
Berlin A A A QF 2R 2R 2R A 0 / 4 5–4
Rome A A A A SF SF 3R A 0 / 3 8–3
Montréal/Toronto A A LQ QF SF A A A 0 / 3 8–3
Tokyo A A A A A A A 1R 0 / 1 0–1
Moscow 2R LQ 1R QF QF 2R QF QF 0 / 8 14-8
San Diego1 A A A A SF 2R 3R A - 0 / 3 5–3
Zürich1 A A LQ QF 2R 1R A 2R - 0 / 5 5–5
Career Statistics
Finalist 0 0 1 1 3 1 3 1 2 N/A 12
Tournaments Won 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 0 N/A 5
Overall Win-Loss 1–1 0–0 27-11 46-24 54-27 21-21 37-22 30-14 16-5 N/A 266-139
Year End Ranking 357 371 45 13 11 42 24 23 N/A N/A
  • A = did not participate in the tournament.
  • 1 Doha became a Tier I tournament in 2008, replacing San Diego and Zürich

Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... The Australian Open is held each January at Melbourne Park. ... This article is about the tennis tournament. ... The Championships, Wimbledon, commonly referred to as Wimbledon, is the oldest major championship in tennis and is widely considered to be the most prestigious. ... For other uses, see U.S. Open. ... The WTA Tour Championships is a tennis tournament played annually at the end of the season for the top-ranked players on the Womens Tennis Association (WTA) tour. ... The Qatar Total Open is a tennis tournament held in Doha, Qatar. ... The Indian Wells Masters is an annual tennis tournament held in the small city of Indian Wells, California. ... The Miami Masters is an annual tennis tournament for men and women held at Key Biscayne, in Miami, Florida. ... The Family Circle Cup is a WTA Tour affiliated professional tennis tournament for women, held every year since 1973. ... The Qatar Telecom German Open is a WTA Tour affiliated professional tennis tournament for women played in Berlin, Germany. ... The Rome Masters is an annual tennis tournament held in Rome, Italy. ... The Canada Masters is an annual tennis tournament held in Canada. ... The Toray Pan Pacific Open(東レ・パン・パシフィック・テニス) is a WTA Tour affiliated professional tennis tournament for women, held every year since 1984 on indoor carpet courts in Tokyo, Japan. ... The Kremlin Cup (Russian: ) is an annual tennis tournament held in every autumn at the Olympic Stadium in Moscow, Russia. ... The Acura Classic is a WTA Tour affiliated professional tennis tournament for women, held every summer at the La Costa Resort and Spa in Carlsbad, California. ... The Zurich Open is a WTA Tour affiliated professional tennis tournament for women, held every winter in Zurich, Switzerland. ... The Qatar Total Open is a tennis tournament held in Doha, Qatar. ... The Acura Classic is a WTA Tour affiliated professional tennis tournament for women, held every summer at the La Costa Resort and Spa in Carlsbad, California. ... The Zurich Open is a WTA Tour affiliated professional tennis tournament for women, held every winter in Zurich, Switzerland. ...

External links

  • Official website
  • Vera Zvonareva profile on the WTA Tour's official website
The Womens Tennis Association, formed in 1973, is the principal organizing body of womens professional tennis. ...

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Vera Zvonareva was born in 7th of September 1984 in Moscow, Russia.
Zvonareva seems to be a patriot, as she says that she wants Russian players to progress as far as they can, and also because she chose to play with the Russian Fed Cup team.
Vera was introduced to tennis at the age of six, when her mother asked her if Vera wanted to play tennis with a group of other children.
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Vera Zvonareva (pronunciation: VEH-ruh zvon-a-RYOH-vuh, Russian: Вера Звонарёва, born September 7, 1984, Moscow, Russia) is a professional tennis player from Russia.
She was introduced to tennis at the age of six and turned professional in 2000.
Vera has one 3 WTA Tour singles titles, 2 WTA Tour doubles titles and 2 ITF Women's Circuit singles titles.
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