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Nadia Petrova (RUS)

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Nadia Petrova - (RUS) Residence: Krakow, Poland Birthdate: June 8, 1982 Birthplace: Moscow, Russia Height: 5' 10 1/4" (1.78 m) Weight: 143 lbs. (65 kg) Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand) Status: Pro (September 6, 1997) Sanex WTA TOUR singles titles: 0 Sanex WTA TOUR doubles titles: 0 Grand Slam titles: 0 ITF Women's Circuit singles titles: 4 2001 HIGHLIGHTS - SINGLES THIRD ROUND: Indian Wells GRAND SLAM (SINGLES) AND CHASE CHAMPIONSHIPS (S/D) HISTORY 01 00 99 98 97 96 95 AUSTRALIAN 2r 3r 1r -- -- -- -- ROLAND GARROS -- 1r -- -- -- -- -- WIMBLEDON -- 2r 2r -- -- -- UNITED STATES -- 2r -- -- -- -- -- CHASE CHAMPS (S) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- CHASE CHAMPS (D) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- CAREER HIGHLIGHTS - SINGLES WINNER: 1998 - ITF/Makarska-CRO, ITF/Hvar-CRO, ITF/Dubrovnik-CRO; 1997 - ITF/Tbilisi-GEO QUARTERFINALIST (1): 2000 - Miami CAREER HIGHLIGHTS - DOUBLES SEMIFINALIST (1): 2000 - Sopot (w/Maleeva) QUARTERFINALIST (4): 2000 - Strasbourg (w/Stevenson), s'Hertogenbosch (w/Grant); 1999 - Cairo (w/Pisnik), Sopot (w/Molik) QUICK FACTS * Enjoyed most successful Grand Slam event at her third, the 2000 Australian Open, by reaching the third round * Reached first quarterfinal on the Sanex WTA TOUR at 2000 Miami, a Tier I event; ranked No. 75, defeated four higher-ranked players, including her first win over a Top 10 player No. 9 Julie Halard-Decugis and No. 27 Sabine Appelmans; ranking jumped to a then-career high No. 58 * Forced to retire in the third set against Anna Kournikova at 2000 Luxembourg due to a left thigh strain * Cracked the Top 50 in October 2000 at No. 49 * At 1999 Moscow, a Tier I event, was ranked No. 123 and won three qualifying matches to get into the main draw, then ousted world No. 13 and former champion Conchita Martinez in the first round; one year earlier, Martinez had defeated her in the tournament 6-0, 6-0 after Petrova had upset No. 20 Iva Majoli * Continued strong play at the end of 1999 in Leipzig where, as a qualifier ranked No. 113, defeated No. 36 Magui Serna before falling to world No. 8 and eventual champion Nathalie Tauziat in three sets; following tournament, her world ranking cracked the Top 100 for the first time at No. 95 * Reached four consecutive ITF event finals in 1998, winning three straight and losing the fourth in a third-set tie-break in the final; collected a 19-match winning streak * Vaulted 447 spots in the world rankings in 1998, from No. 589 to 142 * Spent part of her youth training in Egypt with Mohammed Seif, where her parents were athletics coaches * Won the 1998 Roland Garros junior title * Favorite surface is clay; best shots are forehand, backhand and overhead * Coached by Tatiania Naumko since August 1999 * Began playing tennis at age 8 PERSONAL Father, Victor Petrov, was a top hammer thrower; mother, Nadejda Ilina, won the bronze medal at the Montreal Olympics in the 400m relay; parents now are athletics coaches...Likes to visit Croatia because it is beautiful and peaceful...Likes the way Marcelo Rios plays, and says he's a nice, funny guy...Enjoys fishing, watching cartoons and reading (favorite book is Gone With the Wind). Sanex WTA TOUR RANKING (SEASON-ENDING, SINGLES) 2000-62; 1999-95; 1998-142; 1997-589 HIGHEST SINGLES RANKING: No. 49 (October 2-15, 2000)

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