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ARYNA
SABALENKA

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#34
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AGE:
48
BIRTH:
01 Jan 1970
NATION:
Belarus
POINTS:
1405

 

Born in Minsk, Aryna Sabalenka started playing aged 6. She made debut on ITF Circuit in 2012 at $25k event in Minsk.

 

She continued to play on ITF circuit in 2013 ans 2014, and in 2015 she won three singles titles and one doubles title on that circuit.

 

In 2016 she rose nearly 400 places in the rankings, ending year at No.155. She won two $50k ITF event in Tianjin and Toyota and made her WTA qualifying debut in Rabat.

 

Sabalenka posted her first Top 100 season finish in 2017, ending year at No.78. Her season highlight was reaching the first tour-level final at Tianjin (l. Sharapova). She also made a semifinal run at International-level Tashkent (l. Babos). 2017 marked and her Grand Slam main draw debut at Wimbledon, falling in the second-round (as qualifier, l. Witthoeft), and WTA main draw debut in Dubai (as qualifier, l. Ka.Bondarenko).

 

She was also member of the Belarus Fed Cup Team that advanced to competition final in 2017, going 1-1 in singles and 0-1 in doubles as her side lost to USA. During that final in Minsk, she scored her first Top 20 win of career with defeat of No.13 Stephens. She rounded out the season by lifting WTA 125k Series title in Mumbai (d. Jakupovic).

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