Kirilenko, Hantuchova reach second round

MIAMI, March 26 (UPI) -- Maria Kirilenko and Daniela Hantuchova were among those advancing past the first round Wednesday at the Sony Ericsson Open.

Top-seeded Radwanska upset in first round

MONTERREY, Mexico, March 2 (UPI) -- Na Li upset top-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska Monday in the opening round of the women's Monterrey Open tennis.

Hantuchova, Mauresmo lose in Zurich Open

ZURICH, Switzerland, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Slovak Daniela Hantuchova and Frenchwoman Amelie Mauresmo were both first-round losers Monday at the $600,000 Zurich Open in Switzerland.

Kirilenko wins Korea Open

SEOUL, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Maria Kirilenko rallied past Samatha Stosur in three sets Sunday to win the women's Korea Open in Seoul.

Kirilenko, Stosur make Korea Open final

SEOUL, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- No. 1 seed Maria Kirilenko will face unseeded Samantha Stosur for the Korea Open women's championship Sundy in Seou.
Craybas continues Korea Open success

Craybas continues Korea Open success

SEOUL, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Jill Craybas continued her solid Korean Open play Friday with a straight-set upset of second-seeded Shahar Peer in the tournament quarterfinals in Seoul.

Kirilenko back in Korea Open quarterfinals

SEOUL, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Maria Kirilenko rolled into the quarterfinals of the $145,000 Korea Open tennis tournament in Seoul with a straight-set victory Thursday.

Kirilenko wins in rout in South Korea

SEOUL, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Maria Kirilenko broke her opponent's serve each time Tuesday in a first-round win at the $145,000 Korea Open tennis tournament in Seoul.

Parmentier an easy winner in Seoul

SEOUL, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Fifth-seeded Pauline Parmentier posted a first-round rout Monday at the $145,000 Korea Open hard-court tennis tournament in Seoul.
Petrova, Kirilenko reach semis in Ohio

Petrova, Kirilenko reach semis in Ohio

MASON, Ohio, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- Russian Nadia Petrova scored a one-hour, straight-set victory Friday to reach the semifinals of the Western and Southern Financial Group Women's Open in Ohio.

Errani claims second title in two weeks

PORTORIZ, Slovenia, July 27 (UPI) -- Italian Sara Errani won her second WTA title in two weeks Sunday, downing Anabel Medina Garrigues in the championship match of the Banka Koper Slovenia Open.

Kirilenko ousted from Slovenia Open

PORTOROZ, Slovenia, July 25 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Maria Kirilenko lost her quarterfinal match in straight sets Friday to No. 8 seed Sara Errani at the Banka Koper Open in Portoroz, Slovenia.

Kirilenko advances at Slovenia Open

PORTOROZ, Slovenia, July 24 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Maria Kirilenko cruised to a straight sets victory against Italy's Roberta Vinci in the second round of the Banka Koper Slovenia Open in Portoroz.

Kirilenko, Srebotnik win; Erakovic upset

PORTOROZ, Slovenia, July 22 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Maria Kirilenko and second-seeded Katarina Srebotnik were winners, but sixth- seeded Marina Erakovic lost Tuesday at the Slovenia Open.
Chakvetadze squeaks by at Ordina Open

Chakvetadze squeaks by at Ordina Open

'S-HERTOGENBOSCH, Netherlands, June 17 (UPI) -- Defending champion Anna Chakvetadze notched a second-round victory Tuesday at the Ordina Open tennis tournament in the Netherlands.
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Maria Kirilenko
Slovakia's Daniela Hantuchova returns the ball against her opponent Russia's Maria Kirilenko on the third day of the Dubai Duty Free Women's Tennis Open on February 21, 2007. Hantuchova won the match (2-6) (6-4) (7-5). (UPI Photo/Norbert Schiller)

Maria Yuryevna Kirilenko (Russian: Мари́я Ю́рьевна Кириле́нко) (born 25 January 1987) is a Russian professional tennis player. Kirilenko won her first WTA Tour title in 2005, defeating Anna-Lena Grönefeld in the China Open. Kirilenko reached 18, her career-high singles ranking, on the WTA tour in July 2008. She won the junior event at the 2002 Canadian Open, as well as the 2002 US Open junior tournament. She has reached one Grand Slam quarterfinal at the 2010 Australian Open. As of 29 August 2011, Kirilenko is ranked World No. 29.

Born in the Soviet Union of paternal Ukrainian heritage, Kirilenko is a good friend to fellow WTA players Maria Sharapova, Daniela Hantuchová, Victoria Azarenka, Ana Ivanović, Agnieszka Radwańska, Nadia Petrova and Marta Domachowska.

She has been in a relationship with fellow Russian player, Igor Andreev for several years.

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