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LESIA TSURENKO

Date of birth May 30th, 1989
Place of birth Vladimirec, Ukraine

Lesia Tsurenkowas born in Volodymyrets, Ukraine on May 30th 1989. She started playing tennis at the age of 6 when she was introduced to the sport by her parents. Viktor, her father, used to work in international relations for a nuclear power plant and her mother Lisa is an economist. At the age of 17 Lesia moved to Kiev, where she currently lives, and studied at Physical Education & Sports for almost two years before fully committing to her tennis career and turning pro in 2007. Lesia speaks Russian, Ukrainian and English and when she isn’t on the court she enjoys watching sports, playing pool and hanging out with friends.

Lesia says her best tennis memories are in 2013. When, after reaching the semifinals of the WTA Premier Brisbane International, she qualified for a the Australian Open and managed to make it to the third round. Her favorite tournaments are Australian Open, Wimbledon and Madrid.

Achievements

  • Singles Best Ranking #26 (10/09/2018)
  • Doubles Best Ranking #115 (28/05/2018)
  • Reached QF at the US Open 2018
  • Winner WTA Acapulco 2017 and 2018
  • Winner WTA Guangzhou 2016
  • Reached SF in s’Hertogenbosch and Hobart in 2017
  • First WTA title Istanbul 2015
  • Reached SF in New Haven in 2015
  • Reached QS in Indian Wells and Toronto in 2015