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Marina Melnikova
Marina Melnikova
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Melnikova at the 2015 Wimbledon qualifying
Full nameMarina Anatolyevna Melnikova
Country (sports) Russia
ResidencePerm, Russia
Born (1989-02-05) 5 February 1989 (age 32)
Perm, Soviet Union
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Turned pro2005
CoachOleg Mannapov
Prize moneyUS$ 441,770
Singles
Career record363-345 (51.3%)
Career titles6 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 170 (4 May 2015)
Current rankingNo. 183 (17 May 2021)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ1 (2015, 2020, 2021)
French OpenQ1 (2015, 2020, 2021)
Wimbledon1R (2016)
US OpenQ2 (2021)
Doubles
Career record220-182 (54.7%)
Career titles15 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 80 (20 June 2016)
Current rankingNo. 210 (17 May 2021)
Grand Slam Doubles results
WimbledonQ1 (2016)
Last updated on: 17 May 2021.

Marina Anatolyevna Melnikova (Russian: ?; born 5 February 1989[1]) is a Russian tennis player.

She has won six singles and 15 doubles titles on the ITF Circuit. On 4 May 2015, Melnikova reached her best singles ranking of world No. 170. On 20 June 2016, she peaked at No. 80 in the doubles rankings.

Melnikova made her WTA Tour debut 2008 at Barcelona and also featured 2009 in the Ordina Open, both times in the doubles draw. She was a finalist at the 2014 QNet Open in doubles, alongside Elise Mertens.

Personal life and background

Melnikova is currently coached by Oleg Mannapov. Her father is Anatoliy, mother is Elena, and brother is Sergey. She started playing at age 7 when introduced to the sport by her dad. Her favorite surfaces are hard and clay. After finishing school in 2008, she moved from Russia to Germany, and she speaks Russian, English and German.[2]

WTA career finals

Doubles: 1 (runner-up)

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5
Premier
International (0-1)
Finals by surface
Hard (0-1)
Clay (0-0)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Result    Date    Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss Apr 2016 Katowice Open, Poland Hard (i) Russia Valentyna Ivakhnenko Japan Eri Hozumi
Japan Miyu Kato
6-3, 5-7, [8-10]

WTA 125K series finals

Doubles: 1 (runner-up)

Result    Date    Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss Nov 2015 Taipei Challenger, Taiwan Carpet (i) Belgium Elise Mertens Japan Kanae Hisami
Japan Kotomi Takahata
1-6, 2-6

ITF Circuit finals

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

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (3-2)
Clay (2-6)
Grass (1-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1-0 Sep 2008 ITF Limoges, France 10,000 Hard (i) Russia Valeria Savinykh 1-0 ret.
Loss 1-1 Sep 2011 Saransk Cup, Russia 50,000 Clay Russia Alexandra Panova 0-6, 2-6
Loss 1-2 Feb 2014 ITF São Paulo, Brazil 25,000 Clay Liechtenstein Stephanie Vogt 1-6, 4-6
Loss 1-3 Jun 2014 ITF Kristinehamn, Sweden 25,000 Clay Belgium Ysaline Bonaventure 3-6, 3-6
Win 2-3 Nov 2014 ITF Mumbai, India 25,000 Hard Slovenia Tadeja Majeri? 6-2, 7-6(4)
Win 3-3 Jun 2016 Surbiton Trophy, United Kingdom 50,000 Grass France Stéphanie Foretz 6-3, 7-6(6)
Loss 3-4 Sep 2017 ITF Schoonhoven, Netherlands 15,000 Clay Mexico Ana Sofía Sánchez 3-6, 4-6
Win 4-4 Sep 2017 Royal Cup, Montenegro 25,000 Clay Czech Republic Jesika Male?ková 6-2, 6-0
Win 5-4 Dec 2018 ITF Solapur, India 25,000 Hard China Lu Jiajing 6-1, 6-2
Loss 5-5 Sep 2019 Royal Cup, Montenegro 25,000 Clay Croatia Tena Lukas 4-6, 5-7
Win 6-5 Oct 2019 ITF Hilton Head, United States 25,000 Clay United States Elizabeth Halbauer 6-3, 6-4
Loss 6-6 Nov 2019 ITF Minsk, Belarus 25,000 Hard (i) Russia Anastasia Zakharova 3-6, 4-6
Loss 6-7 Mar 2020 ITF Potchefstroom, South Africa 25,000 Hard United Kingdom Samantha Murray Sharan 6-2, 2-6, 4-6
Loss 6-8 Apr 2021 ITF Oeiras, Portugal 25,000 Clay Spain María Gutiérrez Carrasco 3-6, 2-6

Doubles: 36 (15 titles, 21 runner-ups)

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$50,000/$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (5-7)
Clay (8-11)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (2-3)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0-1 Aug 2007 ITF Savitaipale, Finland 10,000 Clay Netherlands Marcella Koek Italy Nicole Clerico
Belgium Davinia Lobbinger
6-7(4), 5-7
Win 1-1 Nov 2007 ITF Mallorca, Spain 10,000 Clay Poland Sylwia Zagórska Israel Julia Glushko
France Charlène Vanneste
6-4, 6-4
Win 2-1 Feb 2008 ITF Albufeira, Portugal 10,000 Hard Israel Julia Glushko Slovakia Martina Babáková
Russia Elena Chalova
6-3, 0-6, [11-9]
Loss 2-2 Apr 2008 ITF Namangan, Uzbekistan 25,000 Hard Netherlands Chayenne Ewijk Russia Vasilisa Davydova
Russia Maria Zharkova
6-3, 5-7, [6-10]
Loss 2-3 Oct 2008 ITF Porto, Portugal 10,000 Clay Netherlands Michelle Gerards Czech Republic Jana Jandová
Czech Republic Kate?ina Va?ková
3-6, 6-4, [6-10]
Loss 2-4 Nov 2008 ITF Mallorca, Spain 10,000 Clay Netherlands Michelle Gerards Italy Benedetta Davato
Italy Giulia Gasparri
2-6, 4-6
Win 3-4 Nov 2008 ITF Astana, Kazakhstan 25,000 Hard (i) Russia Anastasia Poltoratskaya Russia Marina Shamayko
Georgia (country) Sofia Shapatava
6-1, 6-1
Win 4-4 Jan 2009 ITF Kaarst, Germany 10,000 Carpet (i) Russia Elena Chalova Germany Julia Babilon
Germany Franziska Etzel
6-3, 6-2
Win 5-4 Nov 2009 ITF Le Havre, France 10,000 Clay (i) Romania Mihaela Buz?rnescu France Amandine Hesse
France Alizé Lim
6-2, 7-6(4)
Loss 5-5 Jul 2010 ITF Bree, Belgium 10,000 Clay Netherlands Marcella Koek Belgium Sofie Oyen
Netherlands Demi Schuurs
0-6, 1-6
Win 6-5 Dec 2010 ITF Ain Sukhna, Egypt 10,000 Clay Russia Galina Fokina Italy Indra Bigi
Italy Nicole Clerico
6-3, 2-6, [13-11]
Loss 6-6 Dec 2010 ITF Ain Sukhna, Egypt 10,000 Clay Russia Galina Fokina Ukraine Sofiya Kovalets
South Africa Chanel Simmonds
1-6, 2-6
Win 7-6 Jan 2011 ITF Stuttgart, Germany 10,000 Hard (i) Netherlands Daniëlle Harmsen Slovakia Jana ?epelová
Slovakia Michaela Pochabová
3-6, 6-4, [14-12]
Loss 7-7 Jan 2011 ITF Kaarst, Germany 10,000 Carpet (i) Poland Paula Kania Czech Republic Nikola Fra?ková
Czech Republic Tereza Hladíková
6-3, 6-7(1), [8-10]
Loss 7-8 Jul 2011 Open de Pozoblanco, Spain 50,000 Hard Georgia (country) Sofia Shapatava Russia Nina Bratchikova
France Irena Pavlovic
2-6, 4-6
Win 8-8 Sep 2011 Save Cup, Italy 50,000 Clay Ukraine Valentyna Ivakhnenko Hungary Tímea Babos
Poland Magda Linette
6-4, 7-5
Loss 8-9 Jan 2012 ITF Kaarst, Germany 10,000 Carpet (i) Russia Alexandra Artamonova Russia Margarita Gasparyan
Russia Anna Smolina
7-6(2), 2-6, [8-10]
Loss 8-10 Jul 2012 ITF Imola, Italy 25,000 Carpet Slovenia Tadeja Majeri? Italy Alice Balducci
Italy Federica Di Sarra
w/o
Loss 8-11 Aug 2012 ITF Rebecq, Belgium 25,000 Clay Netherlands Lesley Kerkhove Romania Diana Buzean
Netherlands Daniëlle Harmsen
4-6, 2-6
Loss 8-12 Sep 2012 ITF Sofia, Bulgaria 25,000 Clay Romania Raluca Olaru Poland Katarzyna Piter
Poland Barbara Sobaszkiewicz
5-7, 1-6
Win 9-12 Apr 2013 ITF Heraklion, Greece 10,000 Carpet Serbia Teodora Mir?i? Greece Despina Papamichail
Italy Giulia Sussarello
6-1, 6-4
Loss 9-13 Dec 2013 ITF Mérida, Mexico 25,000 Hard Romania Laura-Ioana Andrei Argentina Vanesa Furlanetto
Argentina Florencia Molinero
6-2, 6-7(8), [7-10]
Loss 9-14 May 2014 Nana Trophy, Tunisia 25,000 Clay Spain Beatriz García Vidagany Venezuela Andrea Gámiz
Russia Valeria Savinykh
4-6, 1-6
Loss 9-15 Aug 2014 ITF Westende, Belgium 25,000 Hard Russia Evgeniya Rodina Belgium Ysaline Bonaventure
Belgium Elise Mertens
2-6, 2-6
Loss 9-16 Aug 2014 ITF Fleurus, Belgium 25,000 Clay Sweden Hilda Melander Netherlands Arantxa Rus
Netherlands Demi Schuurs
4-6, 1-6
Loss 9-17 Nov 2014 QNet Open, India 50,000 Hard Belgium Elise Mertens China Liu Chang
China Lu Jiajing
3-6, 0-6
Win 10-17 Jul 2015 Bursa Cup, Turkey 50,000 Clay Spain Laura Pous Tió Georgia (country) Sofia Shapatava
Ukraine Anastasiya Vasylyeva
6-4, 6-4
Loss 10-18 Sep 2015 Monterrey Internacional,
Mexico
50,000 Hard Luxembourg Mandy Minella Belgium Ysaline Bonaventure
Belgium Elise Mertens
4-6, 6-3, [9-11]
Loss 10-19 Oct 2015 Abierto Tampico, Mexico 50,000 Hard Paraguay Verónica Cepede Royg Argentina María Irigoyen
Czech Republic Barbora Krej?íková
5-7, 2-6
Win 11-19 Dec 2015 Ankara Cup, Turkey 50,000 Hard (i) Spain María José Martínez Sánchez Poland Paula Kania
Netherlands Lesley Kerkhove
6-4, 5-7, [10-8]
Win 12-19 Jun 2019 Montpellier Open, France 25,000 Clay Netherlands Eva Wacanno Uzbekistan Albina Khabibulina
Germany Julia Wachaczyk
4-6, 6-4, [10-3]
Loss 12-20 Aug 2019 ITF Bad Saulgau, Germany 25,000 Clay Russia Ksenia Laskutova Spain Georgina García Pérez
Spain Sara Sorribes Tormo
3-6, 1-6
Win 13-20 Sep 2019 ITF Prague, Czech Republic 25,000 Clay Netherlands Suzan Lamens Poland Katarzyna Piter
Ukraine Anastasiya Shoshyna
6-2, 5-7, [10-8]
Win 14-20 Nov 2019 ITF Saint-Étienne, France 25,000 Hard (i) Romania Laura Ioana Paar Spain Cristina Buc?a
Germany Julia Wachaczyk
6-3, 6-7(7), [11-9]
Loss 14-21 Apr 2021 ITF Oeiras, Portugal 60,000 Clay Switzerland Conny Perrin Belarus Lidziya Marozava
Romania Andreea Mitu
6-3, 4-6, [3-10]
Win 15-21 Apr 2021 ITF Oeiras, Portugal 25,000 Clay Netherlands Suzan Lamens Russia Natela Dzalamidze
Russia Sofya Lansere
6-3, 6-1

References

  1. ^ ? -- 3913. Russian Tennis Tour (in Russian). Retrieved 2012.
  2. ^ "Marina Melnikova Bio".

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