Elena Rybakina

Elena Rybakina

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Elena Rybakina is a professional tennis player. Elena Rybakina is famous for ranking world No. 12 by the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA). She is the current Kazakhstani female No. 1 player in singles.

Early life

Elena Rybakina was born on June 17, 1999, in Moscow, Russia. She is currently 22 years old. Gemini is her zodiac sign. Elena Andreyevna Rybakina is her real name. Elena is her nickname, and she is a dual nationality Russian and Kazakhstani. Elena’s parents’ names and contact information are unknown. In the same way, no information on her cousins, grandparents, other family members, or relatives is available. However, it is known that she has an older sister named Anna Rybakina. She began participating in sports alongside her older sister at an early age, focusing on gymnastics and ice skating at first. Rybakina began playing tennis when she was six years old.

Likewise, She did not begin individual training until she was a junior, instead of practicing in a group of roughly eight players until she was 15 years old, and then with a group of four players until she was 18 years old. She also only spent around two hours a day playing tennis and three hours a day working out. Her tennis time was limited in part because she went to a standard high school that did not specialize in sports and had to combine tennis with education.

Career

Rybakina was previously ranked No. 3 in the world as a junior.  At the age of 14, she began competing on the ITF Junior Circuit in November 2013. In March of the following year, she won her first championship in the Grade-3 Almetievsk Cup, which was her second career event. In June, she competed in her first Grade-2 event, the Ozerov Cup in Moscow, where she finished second to compatriot Anna Blinkova. Rybakova’s junior tour career came to an end in 2017.

She won her first and only Grade-A championship at the Trofeo Bonfiglio amid the season, defeating Iga Witek in the final. Likewise, she concluded her junior career in the ITF Junior Masters, the junior equivalent of the WTA Finals, in the first round-robin edition. She finished eighth in her round-robin group after winning one match. Moreover, She played on the ITF Women’s Circuit from 2014 to 2018, starting at the age of 15 in December 2014. She reached three ITF finals in singles and two in doubles while still on the junior circuit, winning both of the doubles finals in 2017.

She also debuted on the WTA Tour in October 2017 at the Kremlin Cup, where she qualified for the main draw but lost in the first round against Irina-Camelia Begu. Similarly, her next WTA tournament, the St. Petersburg Trophy, in February 2018, saw her win her maiden WTA Tour match against Timea Bacsinszky. In the year 2019, After mostly competing in ITF events in the first half of 2019, she shifted her focus to the WTA Tour in the second half of the year.

Elena Rybakina

Caption; Elena Rybakina winning first WTA title.
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In addition, in the first few months of the year, she won three ITF titles, including the $60K Launceston International. At the French Open, she made her Grand Slam debut as a qualifier, losing to Katerina Siniaková. In her first WTA event on grass, Rybakina advanced to the semifinals of the Rosmalen Grass Court Championships. Rybakina finished first in the WTA Tour finals and tied for second in match victories during the 2020 season.

Net Worth

She is a well-known tennis player from Russia. Throughout her career, she undoubtedly earns a respectable sum of money. As a result, her net worth is estimated to be over $1 million. And her salary is $13,685 as of 2021.

Personal life

Elena Rybakina is a single, straight woman. She appears to be a single person. As a result, we know very little about her personal life. She has kept her love life private.

Body measurement and Social media

Elena Rybakina is a beauty to behold. Her height of 6 feet 0 inches. And her weight is 65 kg. In addition, other details of her body measurements have not yet been made available. Also, she has brown hair and green eyes. She is active on social media platforms like Instagram. On Instagram, she is active as @lenaeybanika with 76.7K followers.

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