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Elina Svitolina

Elina Svitolina is known as a Ukrainian tennis player. She is most famous for being ranked No. 3 in 2017.

Related Biography: Venus Williams

Background and Age

Elina Svitolina was born on September 12, 1994 in Odesa, Ukraine. Her folks, Mikhaylo Svitolin and Olena Svitolina, were of Jewish ancestry. She was raised close by her sibling, Yulian. When she was young, she started to play tennis as her family demanded her to play. Eventually, she later did very well and decided to pursue it as her full time passion.

Career and Net Worth

As a junior, in 2010, she won the Roland Garros Girls Event where she crushed Tunisian Ons Jabeur to snatch the title. A while later, in the same year, her fantastic ability and capacity set her to participate in professional singles final at ITF $25000 competition in the Kharkiv.

She was a finalist at the 2012 Wimbledon Championships. Her gigantic abilities in tennis allowed her to qualify in the 2012 US Open. In the same year, she earned the WTA 125K 2012 Royal Indian Open event held in Pune by crushing Luksika Kumkhum, Rutuja Bhosale, Andreja Klepac, and Kimiko Date-Krumm in the finals.

Following her great performances, she procured a spot in the 2013 Australian Open. Sadly, she couldn't make it past the first round subsequent to losing to Angelique Kerber. In July 2013, she won her first WTA title, Baku Cup, by overcoming Shahar Peer. The age she accomplished this accomplishment made her the first young person to win the competition since February of 2012. In 2014, she participated in the Australian Open. She gave a furious challenge to Grand Slam Champion, Svetlana Kuznetsova, and vanquished her eventually. Later on, she didn't make it past the elimination rounds of Brisbane Cup when she ended up losing to Maria Sharapova in 2015.

2017 proved to be the best year of her whole career as she won two monstrous titles, the Dubai Tennis Championships, and the Italian Open. In August 2019, the huge star Venus Williams was unseeded and competed against No. 5 seed Elina Svitolina. Svitolina ended Williams' 21st U.S. Open run in the second round.

Marriage, Husband and Kids

Elina Svitolina is dating a French tennis player named Gael Monfils. Elina adores her sweetheart and said that she takes in a great deal of advice from him. She once dated Reece Topley. He is a cricketer who plays for England. Their love went on for a couple of years before it ended.


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Last Modified: Sep 7 2020
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