Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova is a young and talented Russian professional tennis player who is popularly known to the world as the winner of three junior Grand Slam titles and titles as number 1 in world junior players in 2006 and the world number 13 on 4th of July 2011. She is one of that handful of players who have been on the top 50 list consistently. In the Tokyo Olympics, she will be competing for mixed doubles titles alongside his mate Andrey Rublev against Australian pair Ashleigh Barty and John Peers.
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova was born on July 3, 1991, in Samara, Russian SFSR in the Soviet Union. The parents of Anastasia are Sergey Pavlyuchenko, father, rower by profession, and her mother, Marina Pavlyuchenkova who is a swimmer. She is known to have a brother named Alexander, a professional tennis player for a span of time. Her grandmother was a professional basketball player and her grandfather was a sports umpire for USSR. It is in the veins of the Pavlyuchenkova family to excel in the sporting fields.
She attended a local high school after which she completed her graduation from a nearby college. She has never mentioned the field of her education but as an athlete, she is expected to have majored in the field of sports. For her early tennis career, she trained herself at the Mouratoglou Academy.
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova Career
Anastasia started her career by first playing in the Australian Open junior where she was the winner of the title. She then played for another junior Grand Slam which was at the French Open where she lost to Agnieszka Radwanska after which she won the US Open Junior. As she was successful in her junior sessions, it led her to the WTA and ITF Tournaments. In May 2006, she won her first ITF event which was conducted in Italy and after five months, she received a wild card entry to WTA Tour and made her appearance at the Kremlin Cup but she lost her first-round to Nicole Vaidisova.
In 2007, she barely lost any match till the qualifying which made her enter the Australian Open but she lost to Julia Vakulenko in the final qualifying round. She then received a wild card to the Wimbledon and appeared there where she had to compete against Daniela Hantuchova. In 2008, she was the youngest player to enter Wimbledon in women’s draw and won her first-round against Alize Cornet. She gained a direct entry to the US Open where she won against Vania King but lost against Patty Schnyder in the second round. She was ranked in the top 50 for the first time in her career at number 45.
Rise to Stardom
In 2009, she began the season at the Aukland Open where she lost to Arvane Rezai, and then went to play the Australian Open where she lost to Tathiana Garbin. She then went to play at the Indian Wells Open where she reached the semi-finals and made her top 30 debuts. Anastasia was number 21 in 2010 and was seeded fifth during the 2011 season in Brisbane. She was seeded 18 in the Australian Opens and later played the Fed Cup. She ended the 2011 season ranking at world number 16, her first-ever rank in the top 20. Anastasia was considered an inconsistent player in 2012 but her form improved gradually and earned two WTA Titles in 2013.
She received two premiere titles in 2014 and started her 2015 season by losing 3 matches in the Australian Open. Anastasia reached the Wimbledon quarter-final and finally had a steady ranking in 2016after which she received three WTA titles in 2017. She made it to the fifth Grand Slam Quarterfinals and Two premiere finals in 2019 with entering into the sixth Grand slam quarter-finals in 2020. Anastasia entered into BNP Paribas Open but unfortunately, her run was brief as she finished her campaign in the round of 32. She got defeated by young Canadian tennis sensation Leylah Fernandez after a tight match.
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova Biography
|Real Name||Anastasia Sergeyevna Pavlyuchenkova|
|Birth Date||July 3, 1991|
|Age (as of 2021)||30 Years|
|Birth Place||Samara, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union|
|Height||in feet inches – 5’ 10” – in Centimeters – 178 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 73 kg – in Pounds – 161 lbs|
|Chest Bra Size||40B|
|Waist Size||27 Inches|
|Biceps Hips Size||35 Inches|
|Shoe Size||9 (U.S.)|
|Brother||Alexander Pavlioutchenkov, Aleksandr Pavlyuchenkov|
|Is she Lesbian?||No|
|Who is her Boyfriend?||–|
Though Anastasia is a young woman in her late twenties, she is much interested in getting trophies for her home country i.e. Mother Russia. She is still career-focused even after being so successful and professional, she aims to be the best and wants to find a better version of herself in her game which would be possible if she spends most of her time with herself and her game.
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova Net Worth
As a successful and experienced tennis player, who earns an estimated net worth of $20 million. She is considered as one of the highest-paid tennis players who is also one of the best players and is still trying to give her best and improve. She earns from endorsements as well. Her sponsors include brands such as Adidas, Lacoste, Wilson, Babolat, and others.
- She began playing tennis at the age of 6.
- Alexander, her brother is often seen instructing her with gameplays and hints to get better.
- Anastasia’s clothing sponsor is Lactose and the racquet sponsor is Wilson.
- She won a gold medal at the 2013 Women’s Tennis doubles at Kazan.
- Anastasia has been a player in team competitions like the Fed Cup and Hopman Cup.
- She is currently on the world rank of 101 as of May 24, 2021.