Tatiana Perebiynis
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Tatiana Perebiynis
Tatiana Perebiynis
Tatiana Perebiynis - Stockholm 2008.jpg
Country (sports) Ukraine
Born (1982-12-15) 15 December 1982 (age 39)
Kharkiv, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Turned pro1996
PlaysRight-handed (double-handed backhand)
Prize money$1,148,734
Career record247-190
Career titles0 WTA, 4 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 55 (21 April 2008)
Grand Slam singles results
Australian Open2R (2005, 2008)
French Open3R (2004)
Wimbledon3R (2004)
US Open3R (2008)
Career record154-141
Career titles6 WTA, 4 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 35 (21 April 2008)
Grand Slam doubles results
Australian Open3R (2008)
French Open3R (2007)
WimbledonSF (2006)
US Open2R (2001, 2003, 2007)
Grand Slam mixed doubles results
WimbledonF (2005)

Tatiana Yurevna Perebiynis (Ukrainian: ? ?; born 15 December 1982) is a former professional tennis player from Ukraine.

She reached the Wimbledon junior girls' singles final in 2000, and won the Wimbledon juniors doubles final that same year.

In 2008, she reached her career-high ranking of world No. 55.


Tatiana Perebiynis was coached by her husband, Dimitriy "Dima" Zadorozhniy. They married on 15 October 2005 in Kharkiv. Her father, Yuriy Perebiynis, is retired and her mother, Alla Lihova, is an economist at a bank.

Tennis career

She lists winning the Wimbledon junior doubles in 2000 and reaching the final in singles that same year as memorable experiences.

Although Perebiynis has not won a WTA Tour singles title but she has a runner-up in single when she lost to Australian Alicia Molik in Stockholm in 2004. She did, however, win six WTA tournaments in doubles. Her most notable doubles titles are her two victories at the J&S Cup in Warsaw, partnering with Barbora Strýcová (2005) and Vera Dushevina (2007).

Her best performance at a Grand Slam tournament came at Wimbledon in 2005, when she partnered with Australia's Paul Hanley in mixed doubles. The pair reached the final, losing in straight sets to Mahesh Bhupathi and Mary Pierce.

The following year, she partnered with fellow Ukrainian Yuliana Fedak for the qualifying event of women's doubles at Wimbledon. The pair qualified for the event, then reached the semi-finals where they lost to Paola Suárez and Virginia Ruano Pascual.

While Perebiynis was a talented junior and a respected doubles player, she has had less success in singles on the main tour. Though she swiftly climbed up the ranks early in her career, reaching the third round at both Roland Garros and Wimbledon in 2004, her tennis career faltered when she was diagnosed with a viral infection in mid-2005. She was forced out of competition for over six months and, as a result, her ranking dropped to outside of the top 200. In October 2007, Perebiynis re-entered the top 100 after qualifying for the Kremlin Cup, jumping over 30 places to 97 in the rankings.

Tatiana Perebiynis in Antwerpen 2008

Grand Slam finals

Mixed doubles: 1 (0-1)

Result Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 2005 Wimbledon Grass Australia Paul Hanley France Mary Pierce
India Mahesh Bhupathi
4-6, 2-6

WTA career finals

Singles: 1 (0-1)

Legend (before 2009)
WTA Championships (0/0)
Tier I (0/0)
Tier II (0/0)
Tier III (0/0)
Tier IV & V (0/1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 8 August 2004 Stockholm, Sweden Hard Australia Alicia Molik 1-6, 1-6

Doubles: 11 (6-5)

Legend (before 2009)
WTA Championships (0)
Tier I (0)
Tier II (2/1)
Tier III (3/1)
Tier IV & V (1/3)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partnering Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 17 June 2001 Tashkent, Uzbekistan Hard Belarus Tatiana Poutchek Hungary Petra Mandula
Austria Patricia Wartusch
1-6, 4-6
Winner 1. 16 June 2002 Tashkent, Uzbekistan Hard Belarus Tatiana Poutchek Germany Mia Buric
Russia Galina Fokina
7-5, 6-2
Runner-up 2. 23 February 2003 Bogotá, Colombia Clay Slovenia Tina Kri?an Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik
Sweden Åsa Svensson
2-6, 1-6
Runner-up 3. 14 April 2003 Budapest, Hungary Clay Spain Conchita Martínez Granados Hungary Petra Mandula
Ukraine Elena Tatarkova
3-6, 1-6
Winner 2. 28 July 2003 Sopot, Poland Clay Croatia Silvija Talaja Estonia Maret Ani
Czech Republic Libu?e Prová
6-4, 6-2
Runner-up 4. 4 August 2003 Helsinki, Finland Clay Croatia Silvija Talaja Russia Evgenia Kulikovskaya
Ukraine Elena Tatarkova
2-6, 4-6
Winner 3. 21 February 2005 Acapulco, Mexico Clay Russia Alina Jidkova Spain Rosa María Andrés Rodríguez
Spain Conchita Martínez Granados
7-5, 6-3
Winner 4. 1 May 2005 Warsaw, Poland Clay Czech Republic Barbora Strýcová Poland Klaudia Jans
Poland Alicja Rosolska
6-1, 6-4
Winner 5. 30 April 2007 Warsaw, Poland Clay Russia Vera Dushevina Russia Elena Likhovtseva
Russia Elena Vesnina
7-5, 3-6, [10-2]
Runner-up 5. 11 January 2008 Sydney, Australia Hard Belarus Tatiana Poutchek China Yan Zi
China Zheng Jie
4-6, 6-7(5)
Winner 6. 24 May 2008 Strasbourg, France Clay China Yan Zi Chinese Taipei Chan Yung-jan
Chinese Taipei Chuang Chia-jung
6-4, 6-7(3), [10-6]

ITF finals

Singles: 9 (4-5)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Category Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 1998 Ashkelon, Israel Hard $10K Netherlands Kim Kilsdonk 1-6, 6-3, 3-6
Runner-up 2. 1999 Istanbul, Turkey Hard $10K Belarus Nadejda Ostrovskaya 2-6, 2-6
Runner-up 3. 1999 Ashkelon, Israel Hard $25K Denmark Eva Dyrberg 4-6, 4-6
Winner 1. 1999 Kharkiv, Ukraine Clay $25K Ukraine Anna Zaporozhanova 6-3, 6-3
Winner 2. 2000 Istanbul, Turkey Hard $50K Switzerland Miroslava Vavrinec 6-4, 6-3
Runner-up 4. 2001 Mount Gambier, Australia Hard $25K Australia Cindy Watson 3-6, 4-6
Winner 3. 2003 Saint-Gaudens, France Clay $75K Czech Republic Renata Vorá?ová 6-4, 6-1
Runner-up 5. 2006 Hammond, United States Hard $50K United States Ansley Cargill 4-6, 4-6
Winner 4. 2007 Saint-Gaudens, France Clay $50K Czech Republic Petra Cetkovská 5-7, 7-5, 7-5

Doubles: 7 (4-3)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Category Partnering Opponent Score
Winner 1. 1999 Istanbul, Turkey Hard (i) $10K Uzbekistan Iroda Tulyaganova Belarus Nadejda Ostrovskaya
Switzerland Alienor Tricerri
6-3, 6-4
Winner 2. 1999 Kharkiv, Ukraine Clay $25K Belarus Nadejda Ostrovskaya Russia Ekaterina Sysoeva
Slovakia Zuzana Váleková
5-7, 6-3, 6-3
Winner 3. 2000 Batumi, Georgia Clay $75K Belarus Tatiana Poutchek Argentina Mariana Díaz Oliva
Denmark Eva Dyrberg
1-4, 4-2, 4-1, 4-2
Runner-up 1. 2002 Albuquerque, United States Hard $75K Australia Christina Wheeler Italy Francesca Lubiani
Venezuela Milagros Sequera
6-1, 5-7, 5-7
Winner 4. 2003 Saint-Gaudens, France Clay $75K Russia Evgenia Koulikovskaya Belarus Tatiana Poutchek
Australia Anastasia Rodionova
7-6(8), 6-3
Runner-up 2. 2006 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States Hard $75K Brazil Maria Fernanda Alves Australia Casey Dellacqua
Australia Nicole Pratt
Runner-up 3. 2006 Civitavecchia, Italy Clay $25K Czech Republic Barbora Strýcová Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká
Germany Martina Müller
7-6(9), 3-6, 5-7

Singles performance timeline

(W) winner; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (DNQ) did not qualify; (A) absent; (NH) not held; (SR) strike rate (events won / competed); (W-L) win-loss record.
Tournament 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 Career W-L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A Q1 Q3 Q1 1R 2R A Q2 2R 2-3
French Open A A Q1 Q1 1R 3R 1R A Q2 1R 2-4
Wimbledon A A Q2 1R 2R 3R 1R Q2 2R 2R 5-6
US Open A A 1R Q2 2R 1R A Q1 1R 3R 3-5
Grand Slam Win-loss 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-1 2-3 4-4 1-3 0-0 1-2 4-4 12-18
Olympic Games
Summer Olympics NH A Not Held 2R Not Held - 1-1
WTA Tier I tournaments
Doha1 Not Tier I A 0-0
Indian Wells A A A Q1 Q1 1R 1R Q1 A 1R 0-3
Miami A A 2R 2R 1R 2R 2R A A 2R 5-6
Charleston A A A A A 1R 2R A A 3R 2-3
Berlin A A A A A 1R A A A A 0-1
Rome A A A A A 1R 1R A A A 0-2
Montréal/Toronto A A A A A A A A A A 0-0
Tokyo A A A A A A A A A A 0-0
Moscow Q1 Q1 A A 1R Q1 A A 2R A 1-2
Former WTA Tier I tournaments
Zurich1 A A A Q1 Q2 A A A A NT1 0-0
San Diego1 Not Tier I A A A A NT1 0-0
Year-end ranking 276 188 148 114 80 90 214 158 97 N/A

1Doha became a Tier I event in 2008. San Diego and Zurich are no longer Tier I events.

Top 10 wins

# Player Rank Event Surface Rd Score TPR
1. Russia Vera Zvonareva No. 10 US Open, New York, United States Hard 2R 6-3, 6-3 No. 76

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