Elizaveta Kulichkova

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Elizaveta Kulichkova
Елизавета Куличкова
Elizaveta Kulichkova, 2015 Wimbledon Qualifying - Diliff.jpg
Full name Elizaveta Dmitrievna Kulichkova
Country (sports)  Russia
Born (1996-04-12) 12 April 1996 (age 23)
Novosibirsk, Russia
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Prize money $ 341,758
Singles
Career record 114–59
Career titles 0 WTA, 6 ITF
Highest ranking 87 (22 February 2016)
Current ranking 87 (22 February 2016)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 3R (2016)
French Open Q2 (2015)
Wimbledon 2R (2015)
US Open 1R (2015)
Doubles
Career record 12–16
Career titles 0
Highest ranking 321 (19 October 2015)
Current ranking 351 (8 February 2016)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Wimbledon 1R (2015)
Last updated on: 8 February 2016.

Elizaveta Dmitrievna Kulichkova (Russian: Елизавета Дмитриевна Куличкова; born 12 April 1996[1]) is a Russian tennis player.

Kulichkova has won six singles titles on the ITF tour in her career. On 28 September 2015, she reached her best singles ranking of world number 94. On 19 October 2015, she peaked at world number 321 in the doubles rankings.

Kulichkova was ranked the number three junior tennis player in the world in May 2012,[2] and in January 2014, won the girls' singles and doubles events at the Australian Open.

Career

Kulichkova made her WTA tour main draw debut at the 2014 İstanbul Cup as a qualifier. Having defeated Nadiia Kichenok and Melinda Czink in the preliminary rounds, she lost to Shahar Pe'er in round one. Further first round exits followed in Hong Kong and Seoul before once again coming through qualifying in Tianjin, where she defeated Sílvia Soler Espinosa, before losing to Peng Shuai in the second round.

Kulichkova made her major debut at the 2015 Wimbledon Championships by defeating (3–6, 7–68–6, 10–8) Yanina Wickmayer before losing (4–6, 6–73–7) to further quarterfinalist Madison Keys in the second round. Then, she reached semifinals in Bursa, and in Baku she was close to defeat, in the first round, seed no.1 Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, but she lost the final tie-breaker (6–3, 2–6, 6–74–7).

For the first time Kulichkova was nominated for the Team Russia at the 2016 Fed Cup against Belarus in the World Group play-offs, where she should have played the last dead rubber with Elena Vesnina, but she was replaced by Daria Kasatkina.

ITF finals (6–3)

Singles (6–2)

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (5–2)
Clay (1–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 23 April 2012 Antalya, Turkey Hard Slovenia Dalila Jakupović 7–5, 6–2
Runner-up 1. 22 April 2013 Istanbul, Turkey Hard Croatia Donna Vekić 4–6, 6–7(4–7)
Winner 2. 8 July 2013 Istanbul, Turkey Hard Ukraine Kateryna Kozlova 6–3, 4–6, 6–0
Winner 3. 30 December 2013 Hong Kong Hard Kazakhstan Zarina Diyas 6–2, 6–2
Runner-up 2. 27 January 2014 Burnie, Australia Hard Japan Misa Eguchi 6–4, 2–6, 3–6
Winner 4. 16 June 2014 Lenzerheide, Switzerland Clay United States Louisa Chirico 7–5, 6–2
Winner 5. 13 October 2014 Bangkok, Thailand Hard Netherlands Lesley Kerkhove 6–1, 6–0
Winner 6. 23 March 2015 Quanzhou, China Hard Latvia Jeļena Ostapenko 6–1, 5–7, 7–5

Doubles (0–1)

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (0–0)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 18 November 2013 Bucha, Ukraine Carpet (i) Ukraine Anhelina Kalinina Georgia (country) Sofia Shapatava
Ukraine Anastasiya Vasylyeva
6–7(4–7), 2–6

Junior Grand Slam finals

Girls' Singles

Outcome Year Championship Surface Opponent Score
Winner 2014 Australian Open Hard Croatia Jana Fett 6–2, 6–1

Girls' Doubles

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 2014 Australian Open Hard Ukraine Anhelina Kalinina United Kingdom Katie Boulter
Serbia Ivana Jorović
6–4, 6–2

References

  1. Куличкова Елизавета Дмитриевна — РНИ 12887. Russian Tennis Tour (in Russian). Retrieved 22 January 2012. <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Elizaveta Kulichkova at the International Tennis Federation Junior Profile

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