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Ekaterina Makarova Biography

Ekaterina Valeryevna Makarova is a professional tennis player from Russia. She won her career first title over Kateryna Avdiyenko in 2003. At Târgu Mureş, Romania, she claimed her second $10,000 title without dropping a set, defeating Simona Matei in the finals. In 2009, she reached her first WTA final in the 2009 Grand Prix SAR La Princesse Lalla Meryem with a win over Alisa Kleybanova. She also reached the final of the 2009 Estoril Open defeating Maria Kirilenko and Anna-Lena Grönefeld en route but losing to Yanina Wickmayer. At the 2010 AEGON International Makarova made a surprising run to the final without dropping a set, after entering as a qualifier. She triumphed over Victoria Azarenka in the final to earn her first WTA tour title. Makarova caused an upset in the first round of the Australian Open when she defeated number 19 seed Ana Ivanović. Makarova started her year at the 2012 Australian Open. In the Round of 16, she defeated 13-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams convincingly to advance to her first Grand Slam Quarterfinal of her career.

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2017 French Open: Top 5 upsets from the Women's Singles tournament so far
2017 French Open: Top 5 upsets from the Women's Singles tournament so far
The list of high-profile exits also includes the defending Champion.
2017 French Open: Kerber stunned by Makarova in the first round
2017 French Open: Kerber stunned by Makarova in the first round
The World No.1 suffered a second successive first round defeat at the French Open.
Sania Mirza wins year-opening title in Brisbane, loses World No. 1 ranking
Sania Mirza wins year-opening title in Brisbane, loses World No. 1 ranking
Her partner Bethanie Mattek-Sands has taken over that ranking instead.
Sensational Dominika Cibulkova upsets Angelique Kerber to win WTA Finals title
Sensational Dominika Cibulkova upsets Angelique Kerber to win WTA Finals title
This was the diminutive Slovak's fourth title win of her most consistent season.
Cibulkova crowned champion, Vesnina-Makarova win WTA Finals doubles title
Cibulkova crowned champion, Vesnina-Makarova win WTA Finals doubles title
Sania-Martina crash out of WTA Finals semis
Sania-Martina crash out of WTA Finals semis
WTA Finals: Martina Hingis and Sania Mirza’s title defence ends in the semi-finals
WTA Finals: Martina Hingis and Sania Mirza’s title defence ends in the semi-finals
The duo had won 3 Grand Slams and 11 doubles title before splitting earlier this year.
WTA Finals Day 6 round-up: Agnieszka Radwanska clinches the last semi-final berth, Team Santina wins
WTA Finals Day 6 round-up: Agnieszka Radwanska clinches the last semi-final berth, Team Santina wins
Last year's semi-finalist Muguruza ended her WTA Finals campaign with a consolation win over Kuznetsova.
WTA Finals 2016: Doubles teams who have qualified
WTA Finals 2016: Doubles teams who have qualified
Here's your handy guide to identifying all the players who have qualified in the doubles.
No.1 Kerber sets up Kvitova showdown at Wuhan Open
No.1 Kerber sets up Kvitova showdown at Wuhan Open
Rio Olympics 2016, Tennis: Five women’s doubles teams who can win medals
Rio Olympics 2016, Tennis: Five women’s doubles teams who can win medals
An in-depth analysis of the women's doubles tennis event at the Rio Olympics.
Wimbledon 2016: Five biggest upsets from Week 1
Wimbledon 2016: Five biggest upsets from Week 1
A lot of big names fell in Week 1 at Wimbledon, and we look at the five biggest upsets.
Wimbledon 2016 Round-up: Serena Williams notches up her 300th Slam win
Wimbledon 2016 Round-up: Serena Williams notches up her 300th Slam win
It was the first time since 2004 that matches were played on the Middle Sunday at the Wimbledon Championships.
Italian Open 2016: Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis reign supreme at Rome
Italian Open 2016: Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis reign supreme at Rome
This is Hingis and Mirza's fifth title of the season and their first claycourt crown of 2016.
Live tennis scores Sania Mirza Martina Hingis Italian Open 2016 Final, Mirza-Hingis beat Makarova, Vesnina for title
Live tennis scores Sania Mirza Martina Hingis Italian Open 2016 Final, Mirza-Hingis beat Makarova, Vesnina for title
The pair will want to add to their list of titles with a win at the Internazional BNL d'Italia 2016.
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