Elena Eliseenko
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Elena Eliseenko
Elena Eliseenko
Country (sports) Soviet Union
Born (1959-05-05) 5 May 1959 (age 61)
Prize money$20,696
Singles
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open3R (1984)
Wimbledon1R (1984, 1985)
Doubles
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open2R (1985)
Wimbledon2R (1984)

Elena Eliseenko (born 5 May 1959) is a Russian former professional tennis player.[1] She was a singles and doubles gold medalist at the Friendship Games, an event held for countries boycotting the 1984 Olympics.[2]

Eliseenko represented the Soviet Union in a total of 14 Federation Cup ties, between 1978 and 1985. She featured in three quarter-finals, including a tie against Great Britain in 1981 where she took Sue Barker to three sets.[3] During her Federation Cup career she won two of her six singles rubbers and lost only once in eight doubles rubbers.[4]

While competing on the professional tour she appeared in the main draws of both the French Open and Wimbledon. Her best performance was a run to the third round at the 1984 French Open, as a qualifier.[5]

WTA Tour finals

Doubles (0-1)

Result    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss April, 1984 Taranto, Italy $50,000 Clay Soviet Union Natasha Reva Austria Petra Huber
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Sabrina Gole?
3-6, 3-6

See also

References

  1. ^ Amdur, Neil; Mifflin, Lawrie (14 July 1982). "SCOUTING; Soviet Returning To Tennis in U.S." The New York Times.
  2. ^ "Soviet duo prove they are the best". Santa Cruz Sentinel. 27 August 1984.
  3. ^ "Barker, Wade, a tough hurdle". The Age. 13 November 1981.
  4. ^ "Key Statistics". fedcup.com.
  5. ^ "Scoreboard". Eau Claire Leader. 2 June 1984.

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