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Alla Alexandrovna Kudryavtseva (Russian: Алла Александровна Кудрявцева; born 3 November 1987) is a Russian professional tennis player.

Alla Kudryavtseva, 2015

Kudryavtseva has won one singles and eight doubles title on the WTA tour, as well as two singles and thirteen doubles titles on the ITF tour in her career. On 4 October 2010, she reached her best singles ranking of world No. 56. On 8 September 2014, she peaked at No. 15 in the doubles rankings. Currently coached by Canadian Alain Humblet.

Contents

1 Pro career

1.1 Early career 1.2 2007–11: Steady progress 1.3 From 2013: Breakthrough in doubles 1.4 In 2014, 1.5 2015

2 Significant finals

2.1 Premier Mandatory/Premier 5 finals

2.1.1 Doubles: 1 (1 runner-up)

3 WTA career finals

3.1 Singles: 2 (1 title, 1 runners-up) 3.2 Doubles: 20 (9 titles, 11 runners-up)

4 Grand Slam timeline

4.1 Singles 4.2 Doubles

5 References 6 External links

Pro career[edit] Early career[edit] Kudryavtseva debuted at the WTA Tour in the 2004 Kremlin Cup, where she could not succeed beyond the qualifying round. In the following season her best result in the WTA tour was reaching the 1st Rounds of the Nordea Nordic Light Open in Stockholm in singles and the Banka Koper Slovenia Open in doubles. Her first Major appearance was at the 2006 Australian Open, where she could not win a qualification round. The same result was seen at the other three Grand Slams. Among her more notable results in that season were reaching the singles quarterfinals of the Sunfeast Open in Kolkata, India, and the semifinals in doubles of the Tashkent Open, with Canadian Stéphanie Dubois. 2007–11: Steady progress[edit] In 2007, Kudryavtseva qualified for main draw of the Australian Open, reaching the 2nd Rounds in singles and doubles. With Hsieh Su-wei she reached her first WTA final at the Sony Ericsson International in Bangalore, India, losing to a pair from Taipei. At French open Kudryavtseva qualified for the second grand slam in a row and reached the third round, beating Gisela Dulko in the second round, and eventually losing to Maria Sharapova. Her best result in singles at a WTA tournament was reaching quarterfinal at the Barcelona KIA tournament. At Wimbledon Kudryavtseva earned first Grand Slam direct entry but drew the eventual champion Venus Williams and lost in three sets. Later that year in Kolkata, Kudryavtseva with Vania King won her first title. In 2008 partnering with Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, she reached the final at the Internazionali Femminili di Palermo, losing to Sara Errani and Nuria Llagostera Vives. She played alongside several doubles partners, including King and Vera Dushevina. In singles, Kudryavtseva fought her way through the 4th Round of Wimbledon, defeating 3rd-sedded Maria Sharapova in the second round, which is to date her best result in a Grand Slam singles event. 2009. Kudryavtseva progressed in doubles in the next season, climbing with Ekaterina Makarova to the final of the Premier Mandatory China Open, eventually losing to Chinese pair Hsieh Su-wei and Peng Shuai. Kudryavtseva/Dushevina reached the quarterfinals of the Rogers Cup. 2010. The Russian two times in succession reached the finals in singles, becoming champion in Tashkent and before that runner-up Guangzhou. As a result, she reached a carrier high ranking of 56 and finished the year at number 61 in the world in singles. With her new partner Anastasia Rodionova she also reached two finals in doubles, winning the UNICEF Open. In the 2011 season she and Olga Govortsova reached three WTA finals at the Cellular South Cup, Aegon Classic and Citi Open, the first two of which they won. Kudryavtseva and Makarova became quarterfinalists of the 2012 Australian Open, eventually losing to Errani/Vinci; this became her best result in a Grand Slam doubles tournament. However, her 2012 season was rather poor, eventually skipping the WTA tour for ITF tournaments at season end. From 2013: Breakthrough in doubles[edit] The back and forth switching of ITF and WTA tournaments continued until showing with Rodionova significant results since late April. They won the Challenge Bell, and also reached the final of the Kremlin Cup. Furthermore, the two became semifinalists at the Premier 5 events Internezionali BNL d'Italia and Toray Pan Pacific Open. Kudryavtseva returned to the top 50in doubles as a result of her successful season. In 2014,[edit] Kudryavtseva/Rodionova continued their successful partnership starting the year with a title at Brisbane. The second title came in February in Dubai, where they defeated Kops-Jones and Spears in the final. Their biggest Grand Slam result came at Wimbledon Championships, where they lost in the quarterfinal against Babos/Mladenovic. They also reached the semifinals in Cincinnati and Beijing, the quarterfinals in Miami, Doha and Wuhan. Their last title of the season came at an international event in Tianjin, which also led them into the WTA Championship in Singapore. In their debut Championships in Singapore appearing Kudryavtseva/Rodionova beat a fourth seeded team of Makarova/Vesnina, 4–6, 6–2, [10–6]. In the semifinals they were defeated by title defenders Su-wei/Shuai, 6–1, 6–4. As a consequence Kudryavtseva pushed into the top-20 in doubles, reaching a career-high ranking of 15. In addition to the success in doubles Kudryavtseva qualified for 9 singles events including 3 grand slams; Australian open, French open and Wimbledon. She was able to finish the year in the top 100 at No. 96 for the first time since 2010. 2015[edit] Kudryavtseva started 2015 with a quarterfinal showing at Brisbane in singles defeating world No. 23 Karolina Pliskova in the second round. She paired with Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia in hopes for Olympics and reaches semi finals at Dubai, Charleston, Rome and Washington DC. They also reached quarterfinal of US Open but fell one spot short of qualifying for the WTA Finals and went to Singapore as an alternate. Kudryavtseva finished the year at 170 in singles and 29 in doubles. Significant finals[edit] Premier Mandatory/Premier 5 finals[edit] Doubles: 1 (1 runner-up)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score

Runner-up 2009 Beijing Hard Ekaterina Makarova Hsieh Su-wei Peng Shuai 3–6, 1–6

WTA career finals[edit] Singles: 2 (1 title, 1 runners-up)[edit]

Legend

Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)

WTA Tour Championships (0–0)

Tier I / Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)

Tier II / Premier (0–0)

Tier III, IV & V / International (1–1)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score

Runner-up 1. September 19, 2010 Guangzhou International Women's Open, Guangzhou, China Hard Jarmila Groth 1–6, 4–6

Winner 1. September 25, 2010 Tashkent Open, Tashkent, Uzbekistan Hard Elena Vesnina 6–4, 6–4

Doubles: 20 (9 titles, 11 runners-up)[edit]

Legend (pre/post 2009)

Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)

WTA Tour Championships (0–0)

Tier I / Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–1)

Tier II / Premier (3–3)

Tier III, IV & V / International (5–7)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score

Runner-up 1. February 18, 2007 Bangalore Open, Bangalore, India Hard Hsieh Su-wei Chan Yung-jan Chuang Chia-jung 7–6(7–4), 2–6, [9–11]

Winner 1. September 23, 2007 Sunfeast Open, Kolkata, India Hard Vania King Alberta Brianti Mariya Koryttseva 6–1, 6–4

Runner-up 2. July 13, 2008 Internazionali Femminili di Palermo, Palermo, Italy Clay Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova Sara Errani Nuria Llagostera Vives 6–2, 6–7(1–7), [4–10]

Runner-up 3. October 11, 2009 China Open, Beijing, China Hard Ekaterina Makarova Hsieh Su-wei Peng Shuai 3–6, 1–6

Runner-up 4. May 22, 2010 Internationaux de Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France Clay Anastasia Rodionova Alizé Cornet Vania King 6–3, 4–6, [7–10]

Winner 2. June 20, 2010 UNICEF Open, 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands Grass Anastasia Rodionova Vania King Yaroslava Shvedova 3–6, 6–3, [10–8]

Winner 3. February 19, 2011 Cellular South Cup, Memphis, United States Hard (i) Olga Govortsova Andrea Hlaváčková Lucie Hradecká 6–3, 4–6, [10–8]

Winner 4. June 12, 2011 Aegon Classic, Birmingham, Great Britain Grass Olga Govortsova Sara Errani Roberta Vinci 1–6, 6–1, [10–5]

Runner-up 5. July 31, 2011 Citi Open, Washington, D.C., United States Hard Olga Govortsova Sania Mirza Yaroslava Shvedova 3–6, 3–6

Winner 5. September 15, 2013 Challenge Bell, Quebec City, Canada Carpet (i) Anastasia Rodionova Andrea Hlaváčková Lucie Hradecká 6–4, 6–3

Runner-up 6. October 20, 2013 Kremlin Cup, Moscow, Russia Hard (i) Anastasia Rodionova Svetlana Kuznetsova Samantha Stosur 1–6, 6–1, [8–10]

Winner 6. January 4, 2014 Brisbane International, Brisbane, Australia Hard Anastasia Rodionova Kristina Mladenovic Galina Voskoboeva 6–3, 6–1

Runner-up 7. February 2, 2014 PTT Pattaya Open, Pattaya, Thailand Hard Anastasia Rodionova Peng Shuai Zhang Shuai 6–3, 6–7(5–7), [6–10]

Winner 7. February 22, 2014 Dubai Tennis Championships, Dubai, United Arab Emirates Hard Anastasia Rodionova Raquel Kops-Jones Abigail Spears 6–2, 5–7, [10–8]

Winner 8. October 12, 2014 Tianjin Open, Tianjin, China Hard Anastasia Rodionova Sorana Cîrstea Andreja Klepač 6–7(6–8), 6–2, [10–8]

Runner-up 8. June 19, 2016 Aegon Classic Birmingham, Birmingham, Great Britain Grass Vania King Karolína Plíšková Barbora Strýcová 3–6, 6–7(1–7)

Runner-up 9. September 18, 2016 Coupe Banque Nationale, Quebec City, Canada Carpet (i) Alexandra Panova Andrea Hlaváčková Lucie Hradecká 6–7(2–7), 6–7(2–7)

Runner-up 10. July 29, 2017 Jiangxi Open, Nanchang, China Hard Arina Rodionova Jiang Xinyu Tang Qianhui 3–6, 2–6

Runner-up 11. February 4, 2018 St. Petersburg Ladies' Trophy, St. Petersburg, Russia Hard (i) Katarina Srebotnik Timea Bacsinszky Vera Zvonareva 6–2, 1–6, [3–10]

Winner 9. April 8, 2018 Charleston Open, Charleston, United States Clay (green) Katarina Srebotnik Andreja Klepač María José Martínez Sánchez 6–3, 6–3

Grand Slam timeline[edit] Singles[edit]

Key

W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A P Z# PO G F-S SF-B NMS NH

(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (F-S) silver or (SF-B) bronze Olympic medal; a (NMS) downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament; (NH) not held. To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended. Current through 2015 US Open

Tournament 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 SR W–L

Australian Open A Q1 2R 1R 1R 2R 1R 1R Q1 2R 1R Q1 0 / 8 3–8

French Open A Q1 3R 1R 2R 1R 1R Q1 Q3 Q1 Q1 A 0 / 5 3–5

Wimbledon A Q1 1R 4R 1R 2R 1R Q1 Q2 1R Q1 Q1 0 / 6 4–6

US Open A Q1 1R 1R 1R 1R 3R 1R Q1 2R Q3 Q1 0 / 7 3–7

Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 3–4 3–4 1–4 2–4 2–4 0–2 0–0 2–3 0–1 0–0 0 / 26 13–26

WTA Premier Mandatory Tournaments

Indian Wells A A A 2R 1R A 2R LQ A LQ 1R

0 / 4 2–4

Miami A A A A 2R 2R 1R Q1 A Q1 Q1

0 / 3 2–3

Madrid Not Held A A LQ LQ A Q1 Q1

0 / 0 0–0

Beijing Tier II 1R 1R LQ A A LQ

0 / 2 0–2

WTA Premier 5 Tournaments

Dubai Tier II A A A Not Premier 5 Q1

0 / 0 0–0

Doha Tier II A Not Held NP5 Q1 A 1R A

0 / 2 0–2

Rome A A A A A 1R Q1 Q1 A A Q1

0 / 1 0–1

Montréal / Toronto A A A 2R 2R Q1 Q1 Q2 A A LQ

0 / 2 2–2

Cincinnati Tier III LQ 1R Q1 A A A A

0 / 1 0–1

Tokyo A A A A LQ A A A A NP5

0 / 0 0–0

Career Statistics 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 No.

Tournaments played 1 4 14 18 21 22 24 6 6 15 6

137

Titles 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

1

Finals Reached 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0

2

Win–Loss 0–1 4–4 7–14 12–18 12–21 18–21 14–23 2–7 5–6 8–15 2–4

84–134

Year-End Ranking 216 138 90 71 90 61 104 208 176 98

Doubles[edit]

Key

W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A P Z# PO G F-S SF-B NMS NH

(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (F-S) silver or (SF-B) bronze Olympic medal; a (NMS) downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament; (NH) not held. To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended. Only Main Draw results in WTA Tour, Grand Slam Tournaments and Olympic Games are included in Win–Loss records. This table is current through the 2018 Volvo Car Open

Tournament 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 SR W–L

Grand Slam tournaments

Australian Open 2R 2R 2R 2R 3R QF 1R 1R 3R QF A 2R 0 / 11 15–11

French Open 2R 1R 1R 3R 2R 1R 3R 1R 2R 1R 2R

0 / 11 8–11

Wimbledon 1R 3R 3R 3R 2R 1R 1R QF 3R 2R 1R

0 / 11 13–11

US Open 1R 1R 3R 2R 3R 1R 2R 3R QF 3R 2R

0 / 11 16–11

Win–Loss 2–4 3–4 5–4 6–4 6–4 3–4 3–4 5–4 8–4 6–4 2–3 1–1 0 / 44 51–44

National representation

Summer Olympics NH A Not Held A Not Held A NH 0 / 2 0–0

Year-End championships

Tour Championships A A A A A A A SF A A A

0 / 1 1–1

WTA Premier Mandatory tournaments

Indian Wells 2R 1R 3R A 1R 1R A 1R 2R QF A 1R 0 / 9 6–9

Miami A 1R 1R 2R 1R 1R A QF 2R QF A QF 0 / 9 8–9

Madrid Not Held 2R 1R 1R 1R A 1R 2R SF 1R

0 / 8 5–8

Beijing Tier II F 1R 1R A 1R SF 2R A 1R

0 / 7 8–7

WTA Premier 5 tournaments

Dubai Tier II A QF A Not Premier 5 SF NP5 A NP5 0 / 2 5–2

Doha T II A Not Held NP5 2R A QF NP5 A NP5 2R 0 / 3 4–3

Rome A 2R A 1R 1R 1R SF 1R SF A A

0 / 7 7–7

Montréal / Toronto A 2R QF 1R 1R 1R 2R 1R A 1R A

0 / 8 4–8

Cincinnati Tier III 1R 2R 2R 1R 2R SF A A 2R

0 / 7 7–7

Tokyo A A A A A A SF NP5 0 / 1 2–1

Wuhan Not Held QF 2R A A

0 / 2 3–2

Career statistics

Tournaments played 13 21 22 23 24 19 19 23 14 14 13 9 214

Titles 1 0 0 1 2 0 1 3 0 0 0 1 9

Finals 2 1 1 2 3 0 2 4 0 1 1 2 19

Overall Win–Loss 15–12 17–21 18–22 23–22 23–22 9–19 24–18 37–20 23–16 24–14 10–13 11–8 382–361

Year-End Ranking 56 49 33 41 39 73 31 18 29 25 71

No. 15

References[edit]

^ a b Alla Kudryavtseva Tennis Profile News Pictures – Yahoo! Eurosport UK

External links[edit]

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Women's Tennis Association: Top Russian female doubles tennis players as of 19 March 2018

1. Elena Vesnina (3 ) 2. Ekaterina Makarova (3 ) 3. Alla Kudryavtseva (52 ) 4. Veronika Kudermetova (59 1) 5. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (69 1)

6. Svetlana Kuznetsova (70 13) 7. Irina Khromacheva (75 1) 8. Daria Kasatkina (76 4) 9. Natela Dzalamidze (77 ) 10. Anastasiya

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