Olga Govortsova
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Olga Govortsova

Olga Govortsova
Olga Govortsova 2, 2015 Wimbledon Qualifying - Diliff.jpg
Wimbledon qualifying, 2015
Country (sports) Belarus
ResidenceMinsk
Born (1988-08-23) 23 August 1988 (age 31)
Pinsk
Height1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Turned pro2002
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$3,122,088
Singles
Career record360-289
Career titles0 WTA, 7 ITF
Highest ranking35 (23 June 2008)
Current ranking341 (28 January 2019)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (2012, 2013, 2014)
French Open3R (2008, 2009)
Wimbledon4R (2015)
US Open3R (2012)
Doubles
Career record152-161
Career titles8 WTA, 1 ITF
Highest ranking24 (29 August 2011)
Current ranking467 (14 January 2019)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (2011)
French Open3R (2010)
Wimbledon3R (2012)
US Open3R (2009)
Team competitions
Fed Cup26-13
Last updated on: 28 January 2019.

Olga Alekseyevna Govortsova (Belarusian: ? (Volha Alyakseyeuna Havartsova); Russian: ? ; born 23 August 1988) is a professional Belarusian tennis player. Her highest WTA singles ranking is world No. 35, which she reached on 23 June 2008.

Govortsova at the 2010 US Open

Career

She reached her first WTA Tour final at the 2008 Cellular South Open in Memphis. She lost in straight sets to Lindsay Davenport.

Olga Govortsova is sponsored by Wilson[1] and Chinese clothing company Peak.[2] She is represented by French-based sports agency Lagardére Unlimited [3]

2009

She began her saison at the Brisbane International, where she defeated eighth seed Francesca Schiavone en route to the quarterfinals. However, she fell against world No. 41, Sara Errani. At the Australian Open she received main-draw entry but lost in straight sets (4-6, 3-6) against 20th seed Amélie Mauresmo in the first round.

She then played in Indian Wells, a Premier-Mandatory event. She defeated British No. 1, Anne Keothavong in the first round before falling to Peng Shuai. In Miami, at the second Premier-Mandatory event, she lost in the first round to Belarusian qualifier Anastasiya Yakimova.

In October, she reached the final of the Kremlin Cup, losing to Francesca Schiavone.

2010

She started the year 2010 with the Brisbane International where she lost in the first round to Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová. At the Medibank International Sydney she lost in the first qualifying round to Chanelle Scheepers.

At the Australian Open she lost in the first round to Angelique Kerber.

At the MPS Group Championships she beat second seed Alona Bondarenko in the first round, in the second round she beat Anna Tatishvili, in the quarterfinals she defeated Varvara Lepchenko, and in the semifinals third seed Dominika Cibulková, to lose her third WTA singles final to Caroline Wozniacki.

2015

At the Internationaux de Strasbourg, Govortsova retired in the first round when she played against Mirjana Lu?i?-Baroni.[4] She failed to qualify for the French Open, losing in three sets to Alexa Glatch.

At Wimbledon, Govortsova advanced to the fourth round of a Grand Slam tournament for the first time, by defeating opponents such as Alizé Cornet (who had beaten Serena Williams the previous year) and Magdaléna Rybáriková in the early rounds. She eventually lost to Madison Keys.[5]

At the Rogers Cup, Govortsova qualified for the main draw, and defeated Irina-Camelia Begu in her opening match before losing to fifth seed Ana Ivanovic in straight sets.[6]

Significant finals

Premier Mandatory/Premier 5 tournaments

Doubles: 2 (1 title, 1 runner-up)

Result Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 2008 Charleston Open Hard Romania Edina Gallovits Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik
Japan Ai Sugiyama
2-6, 2-6
Win 2010 China Open Hard Chinese Taipei Chuang Chia-jung Argentina Gisela Dulko
Italy Flavia Pennetta
7-6(7-2), 1-6, [10-7]

WTA career finals

Singles: 4 (4 runner-ups)

Legend (pre/post 2009)
Grand Slam tournaments (0-0)
WTA Tour Championships (0-0)
Tier I / Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0-0)
Tier II / Premier (0-1)
Tier III, IV & V / International (0-3)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0-1 Mar 2008 U.S. National Indoor, United States Tier III Hard (i) United States Lindsay Davenport 2-6, 1-6
Loss 0-2 Oct 2009 Kremlin Cup, Russia Premier Hard (i) Italy Francesca Schiavone 3-6, 0-6
Loss 0-3 Apr 2010 Amelia Island Championships, United States International Clay Denmark Caroline Wozniacki 2-6, 5-7
Loss 0-4 Sep 2013 Tashkent Open, Uzbekistan International Hard Serbia Bojana Jovanovski 6-4, 5-7, 6-7(3-7)

Doubles: 14 (8 titles, 6 runner-ups)

Legend (pre/post 2009)
Grand Slam tournaments (0-0)
WTA Tour Championships (0-0)
Tier I / Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (1-1)
Tier II / Premier (1-0)
Tier III, IV & V / International (6-5)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0-1 Apr 2008 Family Circle Cup,
United States
Tier I Clay Romania Edina Gallovits Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik
Japan Ai Sugiyama
2-6, 2-6
Win 1-1 May 2008 ?stanbul Cup,
Turkey
Tier III Clay United States Jill Craybas New Zealand Marina Erakovic
Slovenia Polona Hercog
6-1, 6-2
Win 2-1 Sep 2009 Guangzhou Open,
China
International Hard Belarus Tatiana Poutchek Japan Kimiko Date-Krumm
China Sun Tiantian
3-6, 6-2, [10-8]
Win 3-1 Sep 2009 Tashkent Open,
Uzbekistan
International Hard Belarus Tatiana Poutchek Russia Vitalia Diatchenko
Belarus Ekaterina Dzehalevich
6-2, 6-7(1-7), [10-8]
Win 4-1 Oct 2010 China Open,
China
Premier M Hard Chinese Taipei Chuang Chia-jung Argentina Gisela Dulko
Italy Flavia Pennetta
7-6(7-2), 1-6, [10-7]
Win 5-1 Feb 2011 U.S. National Indoor,
United States
International Hard (i) Russia Alla Kudryavtseva Czech Republic Andrea Hlavá?ková
Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká
6-3, 4-6, [10-8]
Win 6-1 Jun 2011 Birmingham Classic,
United Kingdom
International Grass Russia Alla Kudryavtseva Italy Sara Errani
Italy Roberta Vinci
1-6, 6-1, [10-5]
Loss 6-2 Jul 2011 Washington Open,
United States
International Hard Russia Alla Kudryavtseva India Sania Mirza
Kazakhstan Yaroslava Shvedova
3-6, 3-6
Win 7-2 Aug 2011 Connecticut Open,
United States
Premier Hard Chinese Taipei Chuang Chia-jung Italy Sara Errani
Italy Roberta Vinci
7-5, 6-2
Loss 7-3 Feb 2012 U.S. National Indoor,
United States
International Hard (i) Russia Vera Dushevina Czech Republic Andrea Hlavá?ková
Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká
3-6, 4-6
Win 8-3 May 2012 Internationaux de Strasbourg,
France
International Clay Poland Klaudia Jans-Ignacik South Africa Natalie Grandin
Czech Republic Vladimíra Uhlí?ová
6-7(4-7), 6-3, [10-3]
Loss 8-4 Sep 2013 Tashkent Open,
Uzbekistan
International Hard Luxembourg Mandy Minella Hungary Tímea Babos
Kazakhstan Yaroslava Shvedova
3-6, 3-6
Loss 8-5 Apr 2014 Monterrey Open,
Mexico
International Hard Hungary Tímea Babos Croatia Darija Jurak
United States Megan Moulton-Levy
6-7(5-7), 6-3, [9-11]
Loss 8-6 Sep 2016 Guangzhou Open,
China
International Hard Belarus Vera Lapko United States Asia Muhammad
China Peng Shuai
2-6, 6-7(3-7)

ITF Circuit finals

Singles: 15 (8 titles, 7 runner-ups)

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 / $80,000 tournaments
$50,000 / $60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 / $15,000 tournaments
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0-1 Nov 2003 ITF Ramat HaSharon, Israel $10,000 Hard Israel Shahar Pe'er 1-6, 0-6
Loss 0-2 Nov 2003 ITF Haifa, Israel $10,000 Hard Israel Shahar Pe'er 1-6, 7-6(7-4), 3-6
Loss 0-3 Feb 2007 ITF St. Paul, United States $50,000 Hard (i) Sweden Sofia Arvidsson 6-2, 1-6, 4-6
Win 1-3 Mar 2007 ITF Minsk, Belarus $25,000 Carpet (i) Czech Republic Eva Hrdinová 6-7(5), 6-2, 6-3
Win 2-3 Apr 2007 ITF Jackson, United States $25,000 Clay Mexico Melissa Torres Sandoval 6-1, 6-1
Loss 2-4 May 2007 ITF Indian Harbour Beach, United States $50,000 Clay United States Bethanie Mattek-Sands 5-7, 6-1, 1-6
Loss 2-5 May 2011 ITF Nottingham, United Kingdom $75,000 Grass Greece Eleni Daniilidou 6-1, 4-6, 2-6
Win 3-5 Feb 2012 ITF Midland, United States $100,000 Hard (i) Slovakia Magdaléna Rybáriková 6-3, 6-7(6), 7-6(5)
Win 4-5 Feb 2015 ITF Kreuzlingen, Switzerland $50,000 Carpet (i) Slovakia Rebecca ?ramková 6-2, 6-1
Win 5-5 Mar 2015 ITF Seville, Spain $25,000 Clay Belgium Maryna Zanevska 7-5, 6-2
Loss 5-6 Aug 2016 ITF Granby, Canada $50,000 Hard United States Jennifer Brady 5-7, 2-6
Win 6-6 Sep 2016 ITF Zhuhai, China $50,000 Hard Turkey ?pek Soylu 6-1, 6-2
Win 7-6 Apr 2017 ITF Indian Harbour Beach, United States $80,000 Clay United States Amanda Anisimova 6-3, 4-6, 6-3
Win 8-6 Jun 2019 ITF Darmstadt, Germany W25 Clay Denmark Clara Tauson 6-1, 7-6(3)
Loss 8-7 Jul 2019 ITF Stuttgart, Germany W25 Clay Romania Georgia Cr?ciun 2-6, 3-6

Doubles: 7 (3 titles, 4 runner-ups)

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 / $80,000 tournaments
$50,000 / $60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 / $15,000 tournaments
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1-0 Nov 2003 ITF Ramat HaSharon, Israel $10,000 Hard Belarus Victoria Azarenka United Kingdom Natalie Neri
Japan Danielle Steinberg
6-0, 6-3
Loss 1-1 Apr 2004 ITF Bol, Croatia $10,000 Clay Belarus Victoria Azarenka Russia Anna Bastrikova
Russia Alla Kudryavtseva
4-6, 1-6
Loss 1-2 Apr 2005 ITF Minsk, Belarus $10,000 Carpet (i) Ukraine Kateryna Polunina Russia Alexandra Panova
Russia Olga Panova
5-7, 3-6
Loss 1-3 Aug 2016 ITF Granby, Canada $50,000 Hard Israel Julia Glushko United States Jamie Loeb
Belgium An-Sophie Mestach
4-6, 4-6
Loss 1-4 Jan 2019 ITF Plantation, United States W25 Clay United States Jada Robinson Chinese Taipei Hsieh Yu-chieh
Chinese Taipei Lee Pei-chi
1-6, 4-6
Win 2-4 Feb 2019 ITF Midland, United States W100 Hard (i) Russia Valeria Savinykh United States Cori Gauff
United States Ann Li
6-4, 6-0
Win 3-4 Nov 2019 ITF Las Vegas, United States W60 Hard Luxembourg Mandy Minella United States Sophie Chang
United States Alexandra Mueller
6-3, 6-4

Performance timelines

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A P Z# PO G F-S SF-B NMS NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (F-S) silver or (SF-B) bronze Olympic medal; a (NMS) downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.

Singles

Only main-draw results of WTA Tour, Grand Slam tournaments and Olympic Games are included in Win-Loss records.

Tournament 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 SR W-L Win %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A 1R 1R 1R 1R 2R 2R 2R LQ 1R Q1 A LQ Q2 0 / 8 3-8 27%
French Open A A 3R 3R 2R 2R 2R 1R 1R Q1 1R Q1 A A 0 / 8 7-8 47%
Wimbledon A 2R 1R 2R 1R 1R 2R 1R 1R 4R 1R Q1 A A 0 / 10 6-10 38%
US Open A 2R 2R 1R 1R 1R 3R 1R 1R 2R Q1 A LQ Q2 0 / 9 5-9 36%
Win-Loss 0-0 2-2 3-4 3-4 1-4 1-4 5-4 1-4 1-4 4-2 0-3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 / 35 21-35 38%
National representation
Summer Olympics Not Held 1R Not Held A Not Held A Not Held 0 / 1 0-1 0%
WTA Premier Mandatory tournaments
Indian Wells Masters A A 2R 2R 2R 1R 1R 2R Q1 A 1R A A A 0 / 7 3-7 30%
Miami Open A A 1R 1R 1R 1R Q1 2R 2R A 1R A A A 0 / 7 2-7 22%
Madrid Open Not Held Q1 2R 1R A Q1 Q1 1R A A A A 0 / 3 1-3 25%
China Open Not Tier I 1R 2R Q1 1R A Q1 A A A A A 0 / 3 1-3 25%
WTA Premier 5 tournaments
Dubai Championships Not Tier I 1R 3R A Not Premier 5 A NP5 NP5 A 0 / 2 2-2 50%
Qatar Open Not Tier I 2R Not Held NP5 A 1R A NP5 NP5 NP5 0 / 2 1-2 33%
Italian Open A A 2R A 1R LQ 1R LQ A A A 0 / 3 1-3 25%
Canadian Open A A 1R A 1R LQ A LQ A 2R A 0 / 3 1-3 25%
Cincinnati Masters Not Tier I 2R 1R LQ LQ LQ A LQ A 0 / 2 1-2 33%
Pan Pacific Open A A A A 2R A A A Not Premier 5 0 / 1 1-1 50%
Wuhan Open Not Held A LQ A 0 / 0 0-0  - 
Career statistics
Tournaments played 1 12 26 24 27 19 19 14 12 11 165
Titles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Finals 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 4
Overall Win-Loss 0-1 14-12 21-26 26-24 13-27 6-19 12-19 12-14 5-12 7-11 0 / 165 116-165 41.28%
Win % 0% 54% 45% 52% 33% 24% 39% 46% 29% 39% 41.28%
Year-end ranking 334 49 49 52 74 114 57 95 145 69 199 271 427 $2,830,354

Doubles

Tournament 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 SR W-L Win %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A 2R 1R 1R 3R 1R 2R 1R A 1R A 0 / 8 4-8 33%
French Open A A 1R 1R 3R 1R 2R 2R 1R A A 0 / 7 4-7 36%
Wimbledon A A 1R A 2R 2R 3R 1R A A A 0 / 5 4-5 44%
US Open A 1R 1R 3R 2R 1R 1R 1R A 2R A 0 / 8 4-8 33%
Win-Loss 0-0 0-1 1-4 2-3 4-4 3-4 3-4 2-4 0-2 1-1 0-1 0-0 0 / 28 16-28 36%
National representation
Summer Olympics Not Held 2R Not Held A Not Held A Not Held 0 / 1 1-1 50%
WTA Premier Mandatory tournaments
Indian Wells Masters A A A A 1R 1R 1R 1R A A 0 / 4 0-4 0%
Miami Open A A A A 2R 1R 1R 1R A A 0 / 4 1-4 20%
Madrid Open Not Held A 1R 1R A 2R A A 0 / 3 1-3 25%
China Open Not Tier I 1R W 1R 1R 1R 2R A 1 / 5 6-5 55%
WTA Premier 5 tournaments
Dubai Championships Not Tier I A A A Not Premier 5 A 0 / 0 0-0  - 
Qatar Open Not Tier I A Not Held NP5 A 1R A NP5 0 / 1 0-1 0%
Italian Open A A A A 2R 1R 1R 2R A A 0 / 4 2-3 40%
Canadian Open A A A A 1R 2R A 2R A A 0 / 3 2-3 40%
Cincinnati Masters Not Tier I A 1R 1R 1R A A A 0 / 3 0-3 0%
Pan Pacific Open A A A A A A A A NP5 0 / 0 0-0  - 
Wuhan Open Not Held A A 0 / 0 0-0  - 
Career statistics
Tournaments played 1 3 18 15 26 21 18 19 8 2 131
Titles 0 0 1 2 1 3 1 0 0 0 8
Finals 0 0 2 2 1 4 2 1 0 0 12
Overall Win-Loss 0-1 1-3 15-17 13-13 26-25 20-17 16-16 13-19 4-8 1-2 8 / 131 109-121 47.39%
Win % 0% 25% 47% 50% 51% 54% 50% 41% 33% 33% 47.39%
Year-end ranking 467 404 58 72 29 44 61 60 137 364 247 493

Record against select players

Govortsova's match record against players who have been ranked world No. 10 or better is as follows:

References

  1. ^ Olga Govortsova. Wilson Tennis
  2. ^ http://www.peaksporteu.com/olga_govortsova
  3. ^ Lagardére Unlimited press kit p. 13
  4. ^ [1]
  5. ^ "RADWANSKA SETS UP KEYS CLASH". WTA official website. 6 July 2015. Retrieved 2015.
  6. ^ "IVANOVIC ADVANCES IN TORONTO". WTA official website. 12 August 2015. Retrieved 2015.

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