Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova - Russian tennis player, winner of many international competitions held under the auspices of the WTA and ITF. Repeatedly won the junior Grand Slam tournaments in both singles and doubles. As part of the Russian team reached the Federation Cup final.

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Russian tennis player Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova: biography, sports career, personal life

Pavlyuchenkova Anastasia Sergeevna was born in July 1991 in Samara. In the family of the future tennis player, almost all at one time engaged in various sports. Her grandmother played basketball at a professional level, her mother participated in various swimming competitions, and her father - in rowing. The Pavlyuchenkov family instilled this love of sport into their children.

Nastya first set foot on a tennis court at the age of 6. Her mom became the first trainer, then her older brother Alexander worked with her.

Junior career

The debut of Russian tennis players at international competitions took place in 2004. At the tournament in Poland, she immediately managed to get into the semifinals, forcing many experts to talk about themselves as a very promising athlete.

The first successes came to a young tennis player at the age of 14. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova together with Yulia Solonitskaya won a victory at the ITF tournament, which was held in St. Petersburg.

A year later, the athlete became the best in singles at the competition in Italian Casale-Monferrato. Also in a duet with Evgenia Rodina, Anastasia won the tournament in Podolsk. Thanks to these victories Pavlyuchenkova became the first racket of the world among juniors.

Professional career

In 2007, when it became clear to all that the young Russian woman had a bright future in tennis, her family decided on a very serious step. In order for Anastasia to train more productively, the parents sold the car and moved to a more modest apartment. With the money they earned, they were able to pay for the residence and study of their daughter in France, where the famous mentor Patrick Mutorgla became her coach.

And the results were not long in coming. This year Pavlyuchenkova Anastasia, tennis for which has become almost the meaning of all life, won in the doubles at the ITF tournaments in Le Contamin-Montgouille, Minsk and Poitiers. It is noteworthy that all these competitions were held on hard surfaces, which became the "crown" for the Russian athlete.

This year Anastasia made his debut at the Grand Slam tournaments. On the courts of Wimbyldon she managed to qualify, but stopped at the stage of the first round.

2008 started for Anastasia very well. Within two weeks, she won doubles in three ITF tournaments - in Vsevolozhsk, Moscow and the Belgian Torhout. A month later, she was in a duet with the Romanian tennis player Sorana Kristey for the first time won the competition held under the auspices of the WTA, which took place in the Moroccan Fez.

Another four ITF tournaments Pavlyuchenkova triumphed in singles. In addition to the competition on the carpet in Minsk, it became the best on hard in Moscow, Poitiers and Bratislava.

Relatively well, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova performed this year at Grand Slam tournaments. On the courts in France and the USA she made her way to the second round, and at Wimbaldon - the third.

Gradually acquiring invaluable sports experience in various competitions, Anastasia improved her skills every year. In 2010, she won the singles tournament for the first time in the WTA Monterrey tournament, and then repeated her achievement in Istanbul.

Thanks to the good results, Pavlyuchenkova Anastasia, whose rating in the list of the best tennis players on the planet was at the thirteenth record for her, was invited to the national team to participate in the Federation Cup. Here Russia reached the final, where it lost to the Czech Republic.

In 2013, Pavlyuchenkova began training under the leadership of former legendary tennis player Martina Hingis. In January, Anastasia won the doubles tournament in Brisbane, then won again in Monterrey. In May, the athlete became the best single at the competition in Portuguese Oeiras, and in September, in a duet with the Polish woman Agnieszka Radwanska, celebrated in Seoul.

At the Universiade in Kazan, the tennis player won the gold medal in doubles and the silver medal in the team event. In the Federation Cup, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in the Russian team reached the final again, where she lost to Italy.

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova continues to delight her fans with great games and victories in prestigious tournaments. On a positive note, the year 2017 began for her - she won the doubles competition in Sydney.

Life outside tennis

Despite the tight schedule of training and performances, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova finds time for entertainment. She likes to attend football games, go to the movies. Also, it can often be seen at various fashion shows.