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Svetlana Kuznetsova Biography

Svetlana Aleksandrovna Kuznetsova is a Russian professional tennis player who currently ranks No. 55 in the WTA singles and No. 42 in the doubles ranking. She represents her country Russia and has appeared in various national and international tournaments. Kuznetsova has competed in four Grand Slam singles finals, winning two, and has also appeared in seven doubles finals, winning twice. As a doubles player, she has reached the finals of each grand slam at least once, winning the Australian Grand slam twice. She made her professional debut in the 2000 junior tournament. Her first professional appearence was in 2001, when she competed in Madrid Open and a year later won her first WTA title at the Nordea Nordic Light Open in Helsinki. Though Hher first Grand Slam experience was in 2002 when she participated in the Australian Open, her first Grand Slam title came at the 2004 US Open, making her the third Russian woman to win a Grand Slam title. Her second grand slam title was at the 2009 French Open where she defeated Dinara Safina in the finals. She was also the finalist in the 2006 French Open and the 2007 US Open singles tournament. As a result of her consistently impressive performace her WTA ranking rose to a career high of number 2 and held that position for 24 whole weeks in 2007 and 2008. Kuznetsova had previously teamed up with Arantxa Sánchez Vicario to win five WTA doubles titles. Following some not so successful partnerships, she finally paired with Likhovtseva and climbed to Number 3 position in doubles in 2004. Besides earning a total of 13 WTA and 1 ITF singles titles and 15 WTA doubles titles to date, Kuznetsova has also won a staggering amount of US$16,524,126 in prize money.

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Wimbledon 2017: The Top 5 WTA performers so far
Wimbledon 2017: The Top 5 WTA performers so far
Here are the Top 5 WTA performers from Wimbledon so far
Miami Open 2017 WTA Draw analysis: Tough road for Angelique Kerber, Karolina Pliskova has it easier
Miami Open 2017 WTA Draw analysis: Tough road for Angelique Kerber, Karolina Pliskova has it easier
The Miami Open main draw kicks off on Tuesday.
Indian Wells women's draw analysis: Can Angelique Kerber celebrate her return to No. 1 by winning the title?
Indian Wells women's draw analysis: Can Angelique Kerber celebrate her return to No. 1 by winning the title?
Angelique Kerber returns to World No. 1 ahead of Indian Wells after Serena Williams withdrew from the tournament.
Australian Open 2017: Venus Williams rolls into fourth round, Svetlana Kuznetsova wins an epic
Australian Open 2017: Venus Williams rolls into fourth round, Svetlana Kuznetsova wins an epic
Former grand slam champs record contrasting wins to move into the fourth round.
WTA Season 2016 : The narrative remains the same but someone different speaks this time!
WTA Season 2016 : The narrative remains the same but someone different speaks this time!
Here's a look at the year in women's tennis so far as the WTA season closes.
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 Day 4 round-up: Svetlana Kuznetsova enters semi-finals, Agnieszka Radwanska wins too
WTA Finals Day 4 round-up: Svetlana Kuznetsova enters semi-finals, Agnieszka Radwanska wins too
Kuznetsova was the last player to qualify for this season-ending event.
WTA Finals 2016: Svetlana Kuznetsova cuts own hair on court, beats Agnieszka Radwanska VIDEO
WTA Finals 2016: Svetlana Kuznetsova cuts own hair on court, beats Agnieszka Radwanska VIDEO
The Russian beat Radwanska from match point down.
WTA Finals Day 2 round-up: Svetlana Kuznetsova, Karolina Pliskova save match points to grab wins
WTA Finals Day 2 round-up: Svetlana Kuznetsova, Karolina Pliskova save match points to grab wins
Both players pulled back at the brink for their respective wins.
5 matches to look forward to at the WTA Finals Singapore 2016
5 matches to look forward to at the WTA Finals Singapore 2016
The year-ending WTA tournament is currently underway, and here are some battles you should not miss.
WTA Tour Finals 2016: Singapore turns into a galaxy of stars as tennis' best aim to end the year on a high
WTA Tour Finals 2016: Singapore turns into a galaxy of stars as tennis' best aim to end the year on a high
The world's 8 best tennis players have descended in Singapore for the Tour Finals, with each hoping to claim the prestigious trophy.
5 things to know about the WTA Year-end championships
5 things to know about the WTA Year-end championships
Only eight players make it to this prestigious tournament and the winner caps off the year as the undisputed champion.
Svetlana Kuznetsova wins the Kremlin Cup, qualifies for WTA Finals
Svetlana Kuznetsova wins the Kremlin Cup, qualifies for WTA Finals
The Russian's win at the Kremlin Cup gave her the spot over Johanna Konta.
WTA Finals Draw: Can Agnieszka Radwanska successfully defend her title?
WTA Finals Draw: Can Agnieszka Radwanska successfully defend her title?
A look ahead to the year-ending finale in womens' tennis.
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