Svetlana Kuznetsova is a retired professional tennis player from Russia. She has four Grand Slam titles, two in women’s singles and two in women’s doubles. She also has a career-high singles ranking of World Number 2, reached in September 2007.

Player Profile

Svetlana Aleksandrovna Kuznetsova was born on June 27, 1985, in Leningrad, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union. She currently resides in Moscow, Russia. She is 174 cm tall and she is right-handed with a two-handed backhand.

Height / weight 1.74 m / 73 kg
Born 27 Jun 1985
Nationality Russian Federation Russian Federation
Playing Style Right Handed
Nickname Kuzzi

Kuznetsova belongs to a prestigious athletic family and started playing tennis when she was 7 years old.

She has been coached by Gustavo Marcaccio, Artem Derepasko, and Guillermo Canas. In her career, she has earned a total of US$25,816,890 in prize money. This places her 10th in all-time rankings.


She began playing professionally in 2000 and her first career event was in the ITF circuit. She has come a long way since then and was once ranked world number 2 in 2007 due to her exceptional performance.

She won two Grand Slam singles tournaments—the US Open in 2004 and the French Open in 2009. In the Grand Slam doubles arena, she won the Australian Open in 2005 and 2012 and reached the finals in all other events.

Kuznetsova represented Russia in the 2004 Olympic Games and was able to reach the singles quarterfinal. In 2016, she reached the semifinal in the singles Tour Finals. For the doubles division of the Tour Finals, she was able to reach the semifinals consecutively in 2003 and 2004.

She also took part in the doubles division of the 2008 and 2016 Olympic Games and was able to reach the quarterfinals in both events.

She last played a match in 2021.

Career Record


  • Career Record: 670–348 (65.8%)
  • Career Titles: 18

  • Highest Singles Ranking: 2 (September 10, 2007)

Grand Slam Singles Performances

  • Australian Open - QF (2005, 2009, 2013)
  • French Open - W (2009)
  • Wimbledon - QF (2003, 2005, 2007, 2017)
  • US Open - W (2004)

Other Tournaments

  • Tour Finals - SF (2016)
  • Olympic Games - QF (2004)


  • Career Record: 259–135 (65.7%)
  • Career Titles: 16

  • Highest Doubles Ranking: 3 (June 7, 2004)

Grand Slam Doubles Performances

  • Australian Open - W (2005, 2012)
  • French Open - F (2004)
  • Wimbledon - F (2005)
  • US Open - F (2003, 2004)

Other Doubles Tournaments

  • Tour Finals - SF (2003, 2004)
  • Olympic Games - QF (2008, 2016)

Mixed Doubles

  • Career Record: 4–4 (50.0%)

Best Grand Slam Mixed Doubles Performances

  • Australian Open - 1R (2003, 2014)
  • French Open - 2R (2003)
  • Wimbledon - QF (2003)

People Ask

What is Svetlana Kuznetsova’s highest ranking?

She reached a career-high singles ranking of Number 2 in September 2007.

How much prize money has Svetlana Kuznetsova won?

She has earned a total of US$25,816,890 prize money which puts her 10th in all-time rankings.

How many Grand Slams does Svetlana Kuznetsova have?

She has a total of 4. She won two Grand Slam singles titles and two doubles titles.

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