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Tatiana Panova (RUS)

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Tatiana Panova - (RUS) Residence: Moscow, Russia Birthdate: August 13, 1976 Birthplace: Moscow, Russia Height: 5' 3/4" (1.54 m) Weight: 115 lbs. (52 kg) Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand) Status: Pro (January 1994) Sanex WTA TOUR singles titles: 0 Sanex WTA TOUR doubles titles: 0 Grand Slam titles: 0 ITF Women's Circuit singles titles: 6 GRAND SLAM (SINGLES) AND CHASE CHAMPIONSHIPS (S/D) HISTORY 01 00 99 98 97 96 95 94 93 AUSTRALIAN 1r 1r 2r 2r -- -- -- -- -- ROLAND GARROS -- 1r 1r 2r 1r -- -- -- -- WIMBLEDON -- 1r 3r 2r 1r -- -- -- -- UNITED STATES -- 2r 1r 1r 1r -- -- -- -- CHASE CHAMPS (S) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- CHASE CHAMPS (D) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- CAREER HIGHLIGHTS - SINGLES WINNER: 1997 - ITF/Samara-RUS; 1994 - ITF/Mission-USA, ITF/Felixstowe-GBR, ITF/Rheda-Wiedenbruck-GER, ITF/Istanbul III-TUR; 1992 - ITF/Siauliat-LIT FINALIST (1): Pattaya SEMIFINALIST (1): Kuala Lumpur QUARTERFINALIST (2): Oklahoma City, Moscow ADDITIONAL: Russian Fed Cup Team 1997-99. QUICK FACTS * At 2000 Oklahoma City, upset seventh seed Sylvia Plischke to reach first quarterfinal on the Sanex WTA TOUR; as a qualifier in 2000 Eastbourne, defeated Plischke again * Ousted fifth seed, 15th-ranked Barbara Schett in the first round of 2000 Hamburg when Schett retired; defeated No. 16 Schett again in the first round later in the year in San Diego, after winning three qualifying-round matches to reach the main draw * Won three qualifying-round matches to gain entry into the Tier I event in Zurich in 2000 and then won first round match * Retired during a match at Linz in October 2000 with mid-back pain * At 2000 Moscow, in her hometown, ousted 17th-ranked Julie Halard-Decugis in the first round and No. 39 Paola Suarez in the second to reach first quarterfinal at a Tier I event * Reached first semifinal on the Sanex WTA TOUR at 2000 Kuala Lumpur and a week later was a finalist in Pattaya to end the season with a then-career high ranking of No. 34 * Turned in career best Grand Slam performance at 1999 Wimbledon, upsetting 16th seed Natasha Zvereva to reach the third round * Continued her 1998 Fed Cup success in 1999 with a career-best win over 11th-ranked Nathalie Tauziat to help Russia defeat France 3-2 to advance to the semifinals, where she clinched Russia's win over the Slovak Republic to advance to the final; in 1998, clinched Russia's win over Australia in the first round, coming back from down 0-5 and saving two set points in the first set to defeat Rachel McQuillan 7-6, 6-3; in the next round, won both her matches, including a win over Anke Huber, to lead Russia over Germany to qualify for 1999 World Group I * Won a set from world No. 5 and four-time champion Monica Seles at 1999 Canadian Open * As a qualifier into 1999 Zurich, ranked No. 57, upset countrywoman Elena Likhovtseva, world-ranked 16th, in the first round before falling to world No. 1 Martina Hingis 7-6, 6-2 * Continued successful autumn in 1999 at the Tier I event in Moscow, defeating countrywoman Elena Dementieva in the first round before falling to top 10 player and eventual champion Nathalie Tauziat in three sets; two weeks later in Leipzig, as a qualifier, defeated 35th-ranked Henrieta Nagyova in the first round before falling to 15th-ranked Conchita Martinez in three sets * Defeated world No. 17 Lisa Raymond in the first round of the 1998 French Open * At 1998 Wimbledon, was the only player to win a set off eventual champion Jana Novotna before losing in the second round * Has two wins over 18th-ranked players: at 1997 Miami, as a qualifier ranked No. 154, upset Brenda Schultz-McCarthy to reach the third round; and at 1995 Berlin and ranked No. 154, won two matches in qualifying then defeated Lori McNeil in the first round * As a qualifier ranked No. 203, upset No. 19 Amanda Coetzer in first round at 1996 Moscow * In junior competition, won the 1994 Italian Open; reached the semifinals in singles and doubles at the 1993 Orange Bowl; reached the quarterfinals at the 1992 U.S. Open and Orange Bowl; won the Eddie Herr tournament in 1993-94 * Coached by David Anikine PERSONAL Father's name is Ura; mother, Ludmila, is an economist; younger brother, Ruslan, is a businessman and played tennis...Favorite movie is Legends of the Fall; favorite singers are Madonna and Roxette...Enjoys reading...Likes to visit Florida...Enjoys dancing and going to clubs...Finished high school in 1993...Admires Amanda Coetzer. Sanex WTA TOUR RANKING (SEASON-ENDING, SINGLES) 2000-34; 1999-40; 1998-78; 1997-97; 1996-151; 1995-190; 1994-141; 1993-814 HIGHEST SINGLES RANKING: No. 34 (November 20-26, 2000)

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