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Yaroslava Shvedova Biography & Latest News

Yaroslava Shvedova Biography

Yaroslava Vyacheslavovna Shvedova is a Kazakhstani[ professional tennis player who is one of only two players to record a Golden Set in the professional era, the other being Bill Scanlon. A highly accomplished player, she has won one WTA singles title, three ITF Women's Circuit singles titles and six doubles titles, including the 2010 Wimbledon and US Open women's doubles titles. Two Grand Slam singles quarterfinals, at the 2010 and the 2012 French Open are a couple more notches in her belt. On 15 June 2012, Shvedova and her partner Sania Mirza made a shocking first-round exit from the AEGON Classic. She also received a wild card into the main draw at the 2012 Wimbledon Championships. She defeated Chanelle Scheepers and Kiki Bertens to reach the third round where she faced Sara Errani and won the second "Golden Set", thus making history.

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Rome Masters: Martina Hingis beats Sania Mirza in Women's doubles semis, Bopanna goes down as well in Men's doubles
Rome Masters: Martina Hingis beats Sania Mirza in Women's doubles semis, Bopanna goes down as well in Men's doubles
Earlier, Rohan Bopanna too had bowed out of the Rome Masters.
Italian Open: Sania Mirza and Yaroslava Shvedova enter semi-finals
Italian Open: Sania Mirza and Yaroslava Shvedova enter semi-finals
Rohan Bopanna is still alive in the Rome Masters draw.
Sania Mirza and Barbora Strycova part ways ahead of the clay season
Sania Mirza and Barbora Strycova part ways ahead of the clay season
Mirza and Strycova made two finals this year.
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.
Sania Mirza and Barbora Strycova through to semi-finals at WTA Wuhan Open
Sania Mirza and Barbora Strycova through to semi-finals at WTA Wuhan Open
Mirza and Barbora Strycova will play the semi-finals of the event tonight.
No.1 Kerber sets up Kvitova showdown at Wuhan Open
No.1 Kerber sets up Kvitova showdown at Wuhan Open
2016 US Open: Yaroslava Shvedova says Team 'Santina' lacked bonding at Wimbledon
2016 US Open: Yaroslava Shvedova says Team 'Santina' lacked bonding at Wimbledon
Shvedova was one-half of the team that beat Santina in the quarter-finals at Wimbledon.
Double Wimbledon glory for Serena Williams as she and Venus capture doubles title
Double Wimbledon glory for Serena Williams as she and Venus capture doubles title
This is the 14th Grand Slam title for the Williams sisters as a team.
Wimbledon 2016: Indian challenge ends as Leander Paes and Martina Hingis knocked out
Wimbledon 2016: Indian challenge ends as Leander Paes and Martina Hingis knocked out
Earlier, the women's defending champions Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis lost in the quarter-finals.
Wimbledon 2016: Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis crash out in quarter-finals
Wimbledon 2016: Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis crash out in quarter-finals
With this loss, Sania Mirza's 2016 Wimbledon campaign comes to an end.
Paes-Hingis enter French Open's third round
Paes-Hingis enter French Open's third round
Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships: Ivanovic beats Halep; Petkovic defeats Jankovic
Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships: Ivanovic beats Halep; Petkovic defeats Jankovic
Germany's Andrea Petkovic defeated World No. 19 Jelena Jankovic of Serbia in straight sets 6-3, 6-2.
2016 Australian Open: Ana Ivanovic moves into the third round
2016 Australian Open: Ana Ivanovic moves into the third round
The 25-year-old will next face the winner of the second round match between No.15 seed Madison Keys and Yaroslava Shvedova.
Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis win 29th straight match to make it to Sydney International final
Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis win 29th straight match to make it to Sydney International final
The Indo-Swiss pair now have the 2nd highest winning streak of all-time, behind the Czech pair of Jana Novotna and Helena Sukova.
Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis en route to another hat-trick of WTA titles
Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis en route to another hat-trick of WTA titles
Having already established a fearsome reputation in the Doubles circuit, Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis will look to win the China Open and complete a treble of WTA titles.
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