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YULIA PUTINTSEVA

Kazakhstan

Road to Singapore

49th

SINGLES

D.O.B.
Jan 7
1995
Height
5' 4"
1.63 m
Weight
130 lbs.
59 kg
Plays
Right-handed
two-handed backhand
Status
Pro
Personal
Coached by Roman Kislyanskiy ... Father's name is Anton; mother's name is Anna; younger brother's name is Ilya (plays ice hockey) ... Introduced to sport by father; liked it and was soon practicing at Spartak Club in Moscow ... Moved to Paris to attend Mouratoglou Academy after winning a big Under 14s event; has trained there ever since ... Baseliner whose favorite shot is forehand; favorite surface is clay ... Australian Open and US Open are favorite tournaments ... Tennis idols were Martina Hingis and Justine Henin - still watches videos of Henin on YouTube ... Also enjoys dancing, music, singing, Sudoku, playing cards and chess ... Person she would most like to meet is Eminem ... Changed representation from Russia to Kazakhstan in May 2012.
Career Highlights
SINGLES
Finalist (1): 2017 - St. Petersburg.

ADDITIONAL
Kazakhstani Fed Cup Team, 2014-16.
Career Review
2015 - First Top 100 season (finishing No.74); SF at Bastad (l. to Larsson); QF at Nrnberg; reached 2r five times (incl. Roland Garros and Wimbledon); fell 1r 10 times (incl. other two majors) and in qualifying nine times.

2014 - QF twice at Bastad and Osaka; reached 2r once; fell 1r three times (incl. Australian Open) and in qualifying 11 times (incl. other two majors).

2013 - Reached 2r five times (incl. Australian Open and Roland Garros); fell 1r seven times (incl. Wimbledon) and in qualifying five times; made Top 100 debut on February 4 (rose from No.101 to No.99); withdrew from US Open w/back injury.

2012 - Played first two WTA main draws, reaching 2r at Copenhagen (as WC) but falling 1r at Palermo; fell in qualifying three times (incl. Roland Garros and US Open); won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.

2011 - Fell in Luxembourg qualifying; won three singles titles on ITF Circuit.

2010 - Played first WTA main draw at Luxembourg, falling 1r (as WC).

2009 - Made first appearance in Luxembourg qualifying (as WC).
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