Valeria Savinykh
Country (sports) Russia
ResidenceVienna, Austria
Born (1991-02-20) 20 February 1991 (age 30)
Sverdlovsk, RSFSR, Soviet Union (now Yekaterinburg, Russia)
Height1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
CoachTomasz Iwanski
Prize moneyUS$ 665,214
Singles
Career record382–282 (57.5%)
Career titles8 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 99 (9 April 2012)
Current rankingNo. 182 (19 July 2021)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (2013)
French OpenQ1 (2011, 2012, 2013, 2020, 2021)
WimbledonQ3 (2012)
US OpenQ3 (2012)
Doubles
Career record256–177 (59.1%)
Career titles1 WTA 125K, 22 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 98 (20 November 2017)
Current rankingNo. 162 (19 July 2021)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Wimbledon2R (2012)
Last updated on: 19 July 2021.

Valeria Dmitrievna Savinykh (Russian: Валерия Дмитриевна Савиных; born 20 February 1991) is a Russian tennis player.

In April 2012, she achieved her career-high singles ranking of world No. 99. On 20 November 2017, she peaked at No. 98 in the WTA doubles rankings. Savinykh has won eight singles titles and 22 doubles titles on the ITF Circuit.

Career

Her father, Dmitry, introduced her to tennis at age five, and her mother, Elena, often travels with her. Valeria trains at SotoTennis Academy in Spain.

Since November 2012, Savinykh is coached by Polish Tomasz Iwański.[1]

Grand Slam singles performance timeline

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# P# DNQ A Z# PO G F-S SF-B NMS P NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (P#) preliminary round; (DNQ) did not qualify; (A) absent; (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (F-S) silver or (SF-B) bronze Olympic/Paralympic medal; a (NMS) downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament; (P) postponed; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.
Tournament 2010 2011 2012 2013 ... 2019 2020 2021 2022 W–L
Australian Open A A 1R 3R A Q2 1R 2–3
French Open A Q1 Q1 Q1 A Q1 Q1 0–0
Wimbledon A Q2 Q3 A Q1 NH Q1 0–0
US Open Q2 Q2 Q3 A Q2 A Q1 0–0
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–1 2–1 0–0 0–0 0–1 2–3

WTA career finals

Doubles: 2 (runner-ups)

Legend
Grand Slam
WTA 1000
WTA 500
International / WTA 250
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Mar 2013 Brasil Cup International Hard United Kingdom Anne Keothavong Spain Anabel Medina Garrigues
Kazakhstan Yaroslava Shvedova
0–6, 4–6
Loss 0–2 Sep 2019 Japan Open International Hard United States Christina McHale Japan Misaki Doi
Japan Nao Hibino
6–3, 4–6, [4–10]

WTA 125K series finals

Doubles: 1 (1 title)

Result W–L    Date    Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Nov 2017 Open de Limoges, France Hard (i) Belgium Maryna Zanevska France Chloé Paquet
France Pauline Parmentier
6–0, 6–2

ITF Circuit finals

Singles: 20 (8 titles, 12 runner–ups)

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$50,000/$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Jul 2008 ITF Rabat, Morocco 10,000 Clay Switzerland Lisa Sabino 1–6, 4–6
Loss 0–2 Sep 2008 ITF Limoges, France 10,000 Hard (i) Russia Marina Melnikova 1–0 ret.
Loss 0–3 Jun 2010 ITF Båstad, Sweden 25,000 Clay Sweden Sofia Arvidsson 3–6, 1–6
Loss 0–4 Nov 2010 Open Nantes Atlantique, France 50,000 Hard (i) Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká 3–6, 1–6
Win 1–4 Apr 2011 Soweto Open Johannesburg, South Africa 100,000 Hard Czech Republic Petra Cetkovská 6–1, 6–3
Loss 1–5 Dec 2011 Ankara Cup, Turkey 50,000 Hard (i) France Kristina Mladenovic 5–7, 7–5, 1–6
Loss 1–6 May 2014 Nana Trophy Tunis, Tunisia 25,000 Clay Tunisia Ons Jabeur 3–6, 6–7(4)
Loss 1–7 Jun 2016 ITF Puszczykowo, Poland 10,000 Hard Czech Republic Marie Bouzková 2–6, 0–6
Loss 1–8 Jul 2016 ITF Astana, Kazakhstan 10,000 Hard Belarus Vera Lapko 6–7(3), 6–3, 4–6
Win 2–8 Oct 2016 ITF Heraklion, Greece 10,000 Hard United Kingdom Gabriella Taylor 6–2, 4–1 ret.
Loss 2–9 May 2017 ITF Santarém, Portugal 15,000 Hard Spain Cristina Bucșa 4–6, 4–6
Win 3–9 Jun 2017 ITF Montemor-o-Novo, Portugal 15,000 Hard Germany Sarah-Rebecca Sekulic 6–2, 6–0
Win 4–9 Aug 2017 Mençuna Cup Artvin, Turkey 60,000 Hard Turkey Ayla Aksu 3–6, 7–6(10), 7–6(5)
Loss 4–10 Nov 2018 GB Pro-Series Shrewsbury, UK 25,000 Hard (i) United Kingdom Maia Lumsden 1–6, 6–4, 3–6
Win 5–10 Dec 2018 ITF Pune, India 25,000 Hard China Lu Jiajing 3–6, 6–2, 7–6(7)
Win 6–10 May 2019 ITF Namangan, Uzbekistan 25,000 Hard Hong Kong Eudice Chong 6–0, 4–6, 7–5
Loss 6–11 May 2019 ITF Singapore, Singapore 25,000 Hard Papua New Guinea Abigail Tere-Apisah 3–6, 2–6
Win 7–11 Aug 2019 ITF Taipei, Taiwan 25,000 Hard Japan Risa Ushijima 7–5, 6–2
Win 8–11 Apr 2021 ITF Calvi, France 25,000+H Hard Switzerland Susan Bandecchi 6–1, 6–4
Loss 8–12 Jul 2021 ITF Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan 60,000 Hard Georgia (country) Mariam Bolkvadze 6–4, 3–6, 2–6

Doubles: 43 (22 titles, 21 runner–ups)

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000/$80,000 tournaments
$50,000/$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Aug 2007 ITF Gardone Val Trompia, Italy 10,000 Clay Italy Anastasia Grymalska Italy Alice Balducci
France Kildine Chevalier
6–3, 6–7(5), 3–6
Win 1–1 Jul 2008 ITF Prokuplje, Serbia 10,000 Clay Serbia Ljubica Avramović Serbia Zorica Petrov
Slovenia Anja Prislan
w/o
Loss 1–2 Jul 2008 ITF Rabat, Morocco 10,000 Clay Ukraine Yuliana Umanets Switzerland Lisa Sabino
Italy Benedetta Davato
2–6, 1–6
Win 2–2 Oct 2008 ITF Lagos, Nigeria 25,000 Hard Russia Elena Chalova India Rushmi Chakravarthi
India Isha Lakhani
6–7(6), 6–3, [10–7]
Loss 2–3 Dec 2008 ITF Dubai Challenge, UAE 75,000 Hard Russia Elena Chalova Slovenia Maša Zec Peškirič
France Irena Pavlovic
6–7(6), 6–3, [3–10]
Loss 2–4 Apr 2009 Yugra Cup, Russia 50,000 Carpet (i) Georgia (country) Oksana Kalashnikova Belarus Ksenia Milevskaya
Ukraine Lesia Tsurenko
2–6, 3–6
Win 3–4 May 2009 ITF Ain Sukhna, Egypt 10,000 Clay Sweden Anna Brazhnikova Russia Galina Fokina
Russia Anna Morgina
3–6, 6–3, [10–6]
Loss 3–5 Aug 2009 ITF Moscow, Russia 25,000 Clay Russia Marina Shamayko Russia Ekaterina Lopes
Australia Arina Rodionova
3–6, 3–6
Loss 3–6 Oct 2009 ITF Granada, Spain 25,000 Hard Argentina Betina Jozami Russia Nina Bratchikova
Australia Arina Rodionova
1–6, 6–3, [5–10]
Win 4–6 Feb 2010 ITF Sutton, Great Britain 25,000 Hard (i) Greece Eirini Georgatou United Kingdom Naomi Cavaday
United Kingdom Anna Smith
7–5, 2–6, [10–8]
Loss 4–7 May 2010 ITF Brescia, Italy 25,000 Clay France Iryna Brémond United Kingdom Naomi Cavaday
Russia Anastasia Pivovarova
3–6, 7–6(5), [8–10]
Win 5–7 Jul 2010 ITF Zwevegem, Belgium 25,000 Clay Netherlands Richèl Hogenkamp Russia Irina Khromacheva
Ukraine Maryna Zanevska
6–3, 3–6, [10–7]
Loss 5–8 Oct 2010 ITF Glasgow, Great Britain 25,000 Hard (i) Greece Eirini Georgatou Denmark Karen Barbat
Italy Julia Mayr
w/o
Loss 5–9 Nov 2010 ITF Bratislava, Slovakia 25,000 Hard (i) France Claire Feuerstein France Irena Pavlovic
Finland Emma Laine
4–6, 4–6
Win 6–9 Jan 2011 ITF Andrézieux-Bouthéon, France 25,000 Hard (i) Croatia Darija Jurak Netherlands Kiki Bertens
Netherlands Richèl Hogenkamp
6–3, 7–6(0)
Win 7–9 Apr 2011 ITF Monzón, Spain 50,000 Hard Russia Elena Bovina Georgia (country) Margalita Chakhnashvili
Croatia Ivana Lisjak
6–1, 2–6, [10–4]
Win 8–9 Oct 2011 Classic of Troy, U.S. 50,000 Hard Russia Elena Bovina United States Varvara Lepchenko
United States Mashona Washington
7–6(6), 6–3
Win 9–9 May 2014 ITF Tunis, Tunisia 25,000 Clay Venezuela Andrea Gámiz Russia Marina Melnikova
Spain Beatriz García Vidagany
6–4, 6–1
Win 10–9 Jun 2014 ITF La Marsa, Tunisia 25,000 Clay Venezuela Andrea Gámiz Switzerland Xenia Knoll
Turkey Pemra Özgen
1–6, 7–6(6), [11–9]
Loss 10–10 Oct 2014 Abierto Tampico, Mexico 50,000 Hard Ukraine Kateryna Bondarenko Croatia Petra Martić
United States Maria Sanchez
6–3, 3–6, [2–10]
Loss 10–11 Dec 2014 ITF Mérida, Mexico 25,000 Hard Venezuela Andrea Gámiz Germany Tatjana Maria
Mexico Renata Zarazúa
4–6, 1–6
Win 11–11 Feb 2016 ITF Palma Nova, Spain 10,000 Clay Ukraine Alyona Sotnikova United Kingdom Amanda Carreras
Italy Alice Savoretti
2–6, 6–4, [10–6]
Loss 11–12 Apr 2016 ITF Heraklion, Greece 10,000 Hard Ukraine Alyona Sotnikova United Kingdom Freya Christie
South Africa Chanel Simmonds
4–6, 0–6
Win 12–12 Apr 2016 ITF Heraklion, Greece 10,000 Hard Ukraine Alyona Sotnikova Russia Kseniia Bekker
Russia Alina Silich
4–6, 6–4, [10–7]
Win 13–12 Jun 2016 ITF Puszczykowo, Poland 10,000 Hard Poland Weronika Foryś Poland Olga Brózda
Poland Katarzyna Kawa
7–6(4), 6–4
Win 14–12 Jul 2016 Bella Cup Toruń, Poland 25,000 Clay Romania Irina Bara Uzbekistan Akgul Amanmuradova
Russia Valentyna Ivakhnenko
6–3, 4–6, [10–7]
Loss 14–13 Sep 2016 ITF Almaty, Kazakhstan 25,000 Clay Russia Polina Monova Russia Valentyna Ivakhnenko
Russia Anastasiya Komardina
5–7, 4–6
Loss 14–14 Dec 2016 ITF Dubai, UAE 100,000 Hard Chinese Taipei Hsieh Su-wei Luxembourg Mandy Minella
Serbia Nina Stojanović
3–6, 6–3, [4–10]
Loss 14–15 Mar 2017 ITF Shenzhen Open, China 60,000 Hard Japan Eri Hozumi Ukraine Lyudmyla Kichenok
Ukraine Nadiia Kichenok
4–6, 4–6
Win 15–15 Apr 2017 ITF Nanning, China 25,000 Hard China Lu Jingjing China Gai Ao
China Guo Hanyu
6–4, 6–4
Win 16–15 May 2017 ITF Santarém, Portugal 15,000 Hard Ukraine Valeriya Strakhova Spain Cristina Bucșa
Russia Ksenia Kuznetsova
6–3, 6–2
Win 17–15 Jul 2017 ITF Winnipeg, Canada 25,000 Hard Japan Hiroko Kuwata Australia Kimberly Birrell
United States Caroline Dolehide
6–4, 7–6(4)
Win 18–15 Jul 2017 ITF Gatineau, Canada 25,000 Hard Japan Hiroko Kuwata Australia Kimberly Birrell
United Kingdom Emily Webley-Smith
4–6, 6–3, [10–5]
Loss 18–16 Aug 2017 Kentucky Championships, U.S. 60,000 Hard Japan Hiroko Kuwata Australia Priscilla Hon
Belarus Vera Lapko
3–6, 4–6
Loss 18–17 Feb 2018 ITF Launceston, Australia 25,000 Hard United Kingdom Laura Robson Australia Jessica Moore
Australia Ellen Perez
6–7(5), 4–6
Win 19–17 Sep 2018 ITF Óbidos, Portugal 25,000 Carpet Poland Katarzyna Piter Georgia (country) Mariam Bolkvadze
Portugal Ines Murta
6–3, 6–2
Win 20–17 Nov 2018 ITF Wirral, UK 25,000 Hard (i) United Kingdom Freya Christie United Kingdom Sarah Beth Grey
United Kingdom Olivia Nicholls
6–4, 7–5
Loss 20–18 Dec 2018 ITF Pune, India 25,000 Hard Canada Sharon Fichman Indonesia Beatrice Gumulya
Montenegro Ana Veselinović
6–7(4), 6–1, [9–11]
Win 21–18 Feb 2019 Classic Midland, U.S. 100,000 Hard (i) Belarus Olga Govortsova United States Coco Gauff
United States Ann Li
6–4, 6–0
Loss 21–19 Feb 2019 Pro-Series Shrewsbury, UK 60,000 Hard (i) United Kingdom Freya Christie Australia Arina Rodionova
Belgium Yanina Wickmayer
2–6, 5–7
Loss 21–20 Mar 2019 ITF Kazan, Russia 25,000 Hard (i) United Kingdom Freya Christie Russia Olga Doroshina
Russia Polina Monova
4–6, 7–6(4), [9–11]
Loss 21–21 Feb 2020 ITF Midland, U.S. 100,000 Hard (i) Belgium Yanina Wickmayer United States Maria Sanchez
United States Caroline Dolehide
3–6, 4–6
Win 22–21 Jul 2021 ITF Palma del Río, Spain 25,000 Hard Japan Eri Hozumi Japan Himari Sato
Switzerland Lulu Sun
7–6(6), 6–3
Loss 22–22 Aug 2021 ITF Landisville, United States 100,000 Hard United Kingdom Samantha Murray Sharan United States Hanna Chang
United States Alexa Glatch
6–7(3), 6–3, [9–11]

Notes

References

  1. ^ Vladas Lasitskas (17 January 2013). "Валерия Савиных: "Спасибо Кафельникову за поздравления!"" [Valeria Saninykh: "Thanks Kafelnikov for his greetings!"] (in Russian). Sport-Express. Retrieved 23 July 2016.