|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.