Varvara Petrovna Lepchenko is an Uzbek-American professional tennis player. As of March 4, 2013, her profile was ranked No. 26 in the world, and No. 4 in the United States. Lepchenko has won eleven ITF singles titles during her career. n 2006, she reached the second round of the US Open, and later that year she reached her career high of no. 84 on October 2, 2006. he has won eleven ITF titles in her career, all in the United States. Her most recent title came in 2011, in Kansas City, MO. In 2011, Lepchenko recorded the biggest win of her career by defeating 18th seed Flavia Pennetta in the first round of the French Open. Varvara began 2013 by playing the Brisbane International where she lost in the opening round to Serena Williams, who went on to win the tournament without dropping a set. In the 2013 Australian Open Vavara defeated Slovenian Polona Hercog in the first round and lost to Elena Vesnina from Russia in the second. However she reached the semifinal of the women's doubles competition with Chinese partner Saisai Zheng.