Vera Zvonareva from Russia is one of the well-known tennis pro who indulged in tennis at the very young age of 6 as introduced by her mother Natalie. Vera is a baseliner who can perform and play the sport in all surfaces. To improve her stamina and speed, she is going through off-court trainings like swimming and running.
She plays right-handed, two-handed backhand and turned pro in September 2000, and is currently at the top currently ranked at No. 2 in the world. She reached the No. 2 rank in October 25, 2010, which is her career high for singles. Also in rank No. 9 that she made her career high for doubles in August 8, 2005. She is currently ranked at No. 86 as of April 1, 2019.
As of 2010, she has already made impressive records in the Grand Slam tournaments. For 2010 alone, she has reached 2 Grand Slam finals matches. She also was in the final round of the Championships in 2008, and has a bronze medal in the 2008 Olympic Games.
She had a 20 to 3 career run in 2009 where she finished the season at world rank number 9. Her breakthrough season came in 2010 when she was ranked number 2 in the world and she won the WTA Pattaya City Title. Zvonareva won two WTA titles at Doha and reached the fourth round at Roland Garros to finish the 2011 season at top 7.
She was sidelined with illness and injury in the2012 season, which was marked with her lowest world ranking at 98 in 11 years. Zvonareva was unable to compete in 2013 as she underwent surgery for her right shoulder injury. She returned in 2015 and was able to reach the quarterfinals at Pattaya City and Shenzhen.
Zvonareva won one ITF singles title in 2017. In 2018, she won two WTA doubles titles and reached the quarterfinal at Moscow.
Since turning pro, Zvonareva has a career record of 510 victories and 253 losses. She also won 12 WTA and 3 ITF career titles in singles. In doubles, she has a career record of 187 victories and 123 losses. She won two Grand Slam tournaments—the Australian Open and the US Open.
Player Statistics:• 510–253 (66.8%) career record – singles• 12 Women’s Tennis Association career titles - singles• 3 International Tennis Federation career titles – singles• 187–123 (60.3%) career record - doubles• 9 Women’s Tennis Association career titles - doubles• 1 International Tennis Federation career titles – doubles