Kristina “Kiki” Mladenovic is a French tennis player who was born on May 14, 1993 in Saint-Pol-sur-Mer, France. Mladenovic currently lives in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and stands at 6 feet and ½ inches. Mladenovic’s father is Dragan Mladenovic, a former handball player who played for Yugoslavia. Her mom, Dzenita, is also an athlete who played volleyball.
Mladenovic started playing when she was 8 years old, and is currently without a coach. She is known to favor grass courts over other courts, and aside from tennis, she also likes to play beach volleyball and volleyball.
It was in 2007 that Mladenovic played in her first event at the ITF Circuit in France. The following year, she participated in her first WTA qualifying event at Paris. However, it was only until 2012 that Mladenovic was able to reach her first Top 100 season. She finished at No. 76 that year, and was able to win two WTA doubles titles as well as one WTA 125K series title in singles.
In 2017, Mladenovic was able to reach the Top 10 and won her first WTA title. While she started strong in singles tournaments at the beginning of 2018, she lost straight sets in the first round as the season drew to a close. She became world number one in the doubles division when she and her partner, Timea Babos, were able to reach the final of the 2019 French Open.
Mladenovic’s career so far has been mixed with highs and lows. She has a career record of 294 matches won and 260 matches lost. She has won 1 WTA title, 1 WTA 125K series title, and 4 ITF titles. While she does not have any Grand Slam titles in singles, she does have some titles in doubles and mixed doubles. She has 2 Grand Slam titles in doubles: 2016 French Open, and 2018 Australian Open, and 2 Mixed Double Grand Slam titles: 2013 Wimbledon, and 2014 Australian Open.
Player Statistics:• 294–260 (53.1%) career record – singles• 1 Women’s Tennis Association career titles – singles• 1 Women’s Tennis Association 125K career titles - singles• 4 International Tennis Federation career titles – singles• 304–146 (67.6%) career record - doubles• 21 Women’s Tennis Association career titles - doubles• 1 Women’s Tennis Association 125K career titles - doubles• 7 International Tennis Federation career titles – doubles