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Kateryna Bondarenko

Kateryna Bondarenko
Personal information
NameKateryna Bondarenko
Катерина Бондаренко
CountryUkraine
ResidenceKiev, Ukraine
Height1.75 m
Turned pro2000
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Career prize money$1,511,174
Singles
Career record214 156
Career titles1 WTA, 3 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 29 (12 October 2009)
Current rankingNo. 69 (29 August 2011)
Grand Slam results
Australian Open3R (2009)
French Open3R (2009)
Wimbledon3R (2011)
US OpenQF (2009)
Doubles
Career record130 107
Career titles3 WTA, 2 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 9 (20 October 2008)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenW (2008)
French OpenSF (2008)
Wimbledon2R (2007)
US Open3R (2008)

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Kateryna Volodymyrivna Bondarenko ( , born 8 August 1986) is a professional female tennis player from Ukraine and a doubles champion at Australian Open 2008.

The younger sister of professional tennis players Valeria and Alona Bondarenko, she was born in Kryvyi Rih, Ukraine, then part of the Soviet Union. She was introduced to tennis by her parents at age 4. She plays right-handed and turned pro in 2000. As of 10 January 2011 she is ranked World No. 89 in singles and World No. 104 in doubles by the Women's Tennis Association. Her career-high rankings in singles and doubles are World No. 29 and World No. 9, respectively.

She pulled off the biggest singles win of her career so far at the 2009 Rogers Cup held in Toronto, Canada, by beating Venus Williams, the third seed at that event, in three sets. She has also defeated Ana Ivanović twice in professional matches, as well as in the 2004 Wimbledon Championships girls final; and Elena Dementieva at the 2009 Toray Pan Pacific Open.

Bondarenko is coached by her father, Volodymyr and mother, Natalia.


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