Yaroslava Shvedova is best known for her success in doubles format of tennis. Although she is good in singles and won one major title in WTA singles yet her outstanding performance in doubles earned her lot of titles including 2 grand slams. 2011 was the best year for Russian-born Kazakhstani tennis player when she reached at her career best ranking of World No.4 in doubles. She achieved that ranking because she won two grand slams in 2010 i.e. Wimbledon and US Open with her partner Vania King.
Yaroslava Vyacheslavovna Shvedova was born on 12 September 1987 in Moscow. Her father is Russian and her mother is of Bashkir descent. She started to play tennis when she was only 8 year old under the guidance of her father. Her father Vyacheslav is also her present coach. She was raised and played all her tennis in Russia. In 2008, she changed her nationality from Russian to Kazakhstani as result of Kazakhstan’s attempt to boast the sporting profile of country. She was persuaded and offered many benefits and as result she decided to become a Kazakhstani as it was also good for her own career.
Yaroslava came into lime light first time in 2007, when she reached the final of the Sony Ericsson International after she defeated the hot favorite Sania Mirza. She won the tournament final by beating top-seeded Mara Santangelo. Shvedova also performed well in singles and reached the career best ranking of World No.25 in 2012. In 2010 and 2012 French Open she performed outstandingly and reached in the quarterfinals. Currently she is one of the most talented female tennis players in world.
Yaroslava Shvedova Profile
- Complete Name: Yaroslava Vyacheslavovna Shvedova
- Date of Birth: 12 September 1987
- Place of Birth: Moscow
- Height: 5.11 feet
- Professional Career Started: 2002
- Playing Style: Right Handed
- Known For: Doubles
- Grand Slam Doubles: Wimbledon 2010, US Open 2010 winner
- Grand Slam Singles: French Open 2010, 2012, Quarter finales
- Country: Kazakhistan
Yaroslava Shvedova Wallpapers
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