facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
Headlines

Bonarenko wins DFS Classic

BIRMINGHAM, England, June 15 (UPI) -- Ukrainian Kateryna Bondarenko beat Yanina Wickmayer of Belgium in three sets to win Sunday's final at the DFS Classic in Birmingham, England.

Bondarenko, Wickmayer in DFS final

BIRMINGHAM, England, June 14 (UPI) -- Ukrainian Kateryna Bondarenko and Belgian Yanina Wickmayer will meet Sunday in the final of the DFC Classic at Birmingham, England.
Upsets rule DFS Classic quarterfinals

Upsets rule DFS Classic quarterfinals

BIRMINGHAM, England, June 13 (UPI) -- Bethanie Mattek and Marina Erakovic were upset winners Friday in quarterfinal play at the $200,000 DFS Classic tennis tournament in England.

Vaidisova, Bondarenko avoid DFS upsets

BIRMINGHAM, England, June 12 (UPI) -- Nicola Vaidisova and Alona Bondarenko both came from behind Thursday in third-round play at the $200,000 DFS Classic tennis tournament in England.
Upset bug bites Bartoli again

Upset bug bites Bartoli again

BIRMINGHAM, England, June 11 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Marion Bartoli was one of four seeded players losing matches Wednesday at the $200,000 DFS Classic tennis tournament in England.
Bammer among DFS Classic upset victims

Bammer among DFS Classic upset victims

BIRMINGHAM, England, June 10 (UPI) -- Fourth-seeded Sybille Bammer was among three seeded players ousted in straight sets Tuesday at the $200,000 DFS Classic tennis tournament in England.
Kuznetsova, rain win at French Open

Kuznetsova, rain win at French Open

PARIS, May 27 (UPI) -- No. 4-seeded Svetlana Kuznetsova posted a win Tuesday in the women's half of the French Open, where rain again forced postponement of dozens of matches.
Top-seeded Ivanovic ousted at Italian Open

Top-seeded Ivanovic ousted at Italian Open

ROME, May 14 (UPI) -- No. 1-seeded Ana Ivanovic lost to a tournament qualifier Wednesday during second-round play at the $1.34 million Italian Open in Rome.
S. Williams runs win streak to 16 matches

S. Williams runs win streak to 16 matches

BERLIN, May 6 (UPI) -- Serena Williams ran her 2008 record to 20-1 with a straight-set victory Tuesday in the second round of the $1.34 million German Open clay court tournament.

Qualifier wins, gets Henin in second round

BERLIN, May 5 (UPI) -- Qualifier Yung-Jan Chan claimed a first-round victory Monday and a shot at the world's No. 1 player in the $1.34 million German Open.

Davenport a second-round winner in Miami

MIAMI, March 29 (UPI) -- Former world No. 1 American Lindsay Davenport was a second-round winner Saturday at the $3.77 million Sony Ericsson Open in Miami.

Henin rallies for Antwerp win

ANTWERP, Belgium, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- World No. 1 Justine Henin took three sets to beat qualifier Tsvetana Pironkova 6-7 (4-7), 6-3, 6-1 at the Diamond Games tennis tournament in Antwerp, Belgium.

Schnyder, Hantuchova win at Antwerp

ANTWERP, Belgium, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Daniela Hantuchova and Patty Schnyder, the third and fourth seeds, won first-round matches Wednesday at the Diamond Games tennis tournament in Antwerp, Belgium.

Szavay second-day loser in Antwerp

ANTWERP, Belgium, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Sixth-seeded Hungarian Agnes Szavay was among the second-day losers Tuesday at the $600,000 Diamond Games tennis tournament.

Mauresmo loses on home turf

PARIS, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Anna Chakvetadze rallied to beat Amelie Mauresmo 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 in Friday's quarterfinals of the Open de Gaz tennis tournament in Paris.
Prev
Page 1 of 3
Photos
Kateryna Bondarenko
Russian Dinara Safina arrives at a press conference after her first round match against Ukranian Kateryna Bondarenko at the French Tennis Open in Paris May 27, 2008. Safina won the match in straight sets 6-1, 6-3. (UPI Photo/ David Silpa)
Wiki

Kateryna Volodymyrivna Bondarenko (Ukrainian: Катерина Володимирівна Бондаренко, born August 8, 1986) is a professional female tennis player from Ukraine and a doubles champion at Australian Open 2008.

The younger sister of professional tennis player Alona Bondarenko, she was born in Kryvyi Rih, Ukraine, then part of the Soviet Union. She was introduced to tennis by her parents at age 4. She plays right-handed and turned pro in 2000. As of December 28, 2009, she is ranked World No. 31 in singles and World No. 41 in doubles by the Women's Tennis Association. Her career-high rankings in singles and doubles are World No. 29 and World No. 9, respectively.

She pulled off the biggest singles win of her career so far at the 2009 Rogers Cup held in Toronto, Canada, by beating Venus Williams, the third seed at that event, in three sets. She has also defeated Ana Ivanović twice in professional matches, as well as in the 2004 Wimbledon Championships girls final; and Elena Dementieva at the 2009 Toray Pan Pacific Open.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Kateryna Bondarenko."
Most Popular
1
Shark attacks surfer at Santa Cruz beach Shark attacks surfer at Santa Cruz beach
2
Kourtney Kardashian shows off baby bump in crochet dress Kourtney Kardashian shows off baby bump in crochet dress
3
Amy Winehouse tribute statue unveiled in London Amy Winehouse tribute statue unveiled in London
4
Ohio school bus driver killed saving girl Ohio school bus driver killed saving girl
5
The FBI announces completion of facial recognition program The FBI announces completion of facial recognition program
x
Feedback