Anna Kalinskaya is a professional tennis player who was born and raised in Moscow, Russia. Kalinskaya had reached World Number 69 as of February 2021 and ranked down to World Number 92 as of December 2021. Kalinskaya had won 2 double titles in WTA Tour and 9 doubles titles in ITF Circuit.

Early Childhood and Personal Life

Kalinskaya is the daughter of former badminton players and coaches, while her brother is a soccer player in Russia. She took interest in playing tennis when she was 5 years old after she was watching her cousin playing tennis. She also loves to spend time reading about tennis and experimenting with her shot selection.

Height / weight 1.75 m /
Born 2 Dec 1998
Nationality Russian Federation Russian Federation

As a tennis player, she grew up idolizing Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer. Apart from tennis. she loves playing basketball and watching documentary films and romantic movies.

Early Junior Career

Kalinskaya joined the French Open for the junior singles event, where she defeated CiCi Bellis in the semi-finals but was beaten up by Paula Badosa in the next round. She also joined the US Open with partner Anastasia Potapova, but they have lost in the final round.

Professional Tennis Career

In 2015, Kalinskaya debuted as a professional tennis player and reached the finals of the Antalya Open as an unranked qualifier. This led her to land on the WTA rankings at 1201. She also appeared at the Kremlin Cup as a wildcard but she was defeated by Daria Kasatkina in the second qualifying round.

In 2016, she overcame 4 consecutive finals that made her reach the Top 200 for the first time. She also made it through the main draw at the Kremlin Cup, however, she was defeated by Kristina Mladenovic.

Her first Grand Slam event was at the Australian Open, where she was defeated in the first qualifying round. She by Stefanie Vogele. She also joined the St. Petersburg Trophy but was beaten by Daria Gavrilova during the first round. Perhaps her breakthrough was during the Malaysian Open, where she won against Caroline Garcia. She also reached the second round of the Istanbul Cup.

Tournament Results:

  • 1R at 2018, 2020-21 French Open
  • 3R at 2019 US Open
  • 2R at 2021 Wimbledon Open
  • 3R at 2021 Australian Open

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