A magnificent tennis player who has four career wins over no. 1 reigning players, Svetlana Kuznetsova is presently in the 26th position of the WTA Champions Race.
Kuznetsova was born on the 27th of June, 1985 at St. Petersberg, Russia and presently residing at Monte Carlo, Monaco. Kuznetsova is a terrific tennis player who stands 5 feet 8 ½ inches tall and weighs 130 pounds.
As of today, her career highlights 9 titles for singles, 320 matches won and amassed prize money for singles amounting to $598,250.00 and a total of $8,965,949.00 career prize! Svetlana’s four career wins over no.1 reigning players include the 2004 Doha where she defeated Henin during the semi-finals and again beat her in 2007 Qatar German Open in Berlin during the semi-finals. Svetlana is the only player who beats Henin twice while she was reining no.1.
Among her other achievements include the 2002 Tour Newcomer of the Year. In her junior years, attaining the top 2001 US Open Doubles and awarded as the 2001 ITF Girls Singles World Champion. For doubles, she ranks 73. She had 450 career matches which includes 131 losses.
She turned pro in the year 2000 at the age of 15. Svetlana plays with a heavy forehand with a solid backhand. Her basic style is power baseliner that constitutes outstandingly powerful and accurate forehand. Moreover, her strong topspin on forehand and backhand added to that is her solid serve plus her great speed.
Svetlana’s best singles grand slams are her victories in 2004 US Open, and the 2009 French Open and garnering the runner-up position in 2006 French Open and 2007 US Open losing both finals to Justine Henin.
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