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Marion Bartoli up to 7th in women's tennis rankings

Marion Bartoli up to 7th in women's tennis rankings

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., July 8 (UPI) -- Marion Bartoli matches her previous career high by moving to No. 7 in the women's tennis rankings after winning the Wimbledon title.
Azarenka injured, Sharapova loses at Wimbledon

Azarenka injured, Sharapova loses at Wimbledon

LONDON, June 26 (UPI) -- No. 2-ranked Victoria Azarenka withdrew before her second-round match and third-seeded Maria Sharapova was beaten at Wimbledon Wednesday.
Serena Williams rolls through Wimbledon first round

Serena Williams rolls through Wimbledon first round

LONDON, June 25 (UPI) -- No. 1 ranked Serena Williams was in control throughout her first-round match at Wimbledon Tuesday, dropping just four games in advancing.
Vesnina, Halep rise in WTA rankings

Vesnina, Halep rise in WTA rankings

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., June 24 (UPI) -- Elena Vesnina and Simona Halep both won their second WTA titles and moved up in the women's world tennis rankings -- Vesnina to No. 22 and Halep to No. 32.
Three Top 10 players could await Serena Williams at Wimbledon

Three Top 10 players could await Serena Williams at Wimbledon

LONDON, June 21 (UPI) -- Serena Williams' path to another Wimbledon title potentially has three Top 10 opponents along the way.
Wozniacki heads into Eastbourne semifinals

Wozniacki heads into Eastbourne semifinals

EASTBOURNE, England, June 20 (UPI) -- Fifth-seeded Caroline Wozniacki rallied for a three-set win but No. 2-seeded Li Na was ousted Thursday at the Aegon International tennis tournament in England.

Li Na advances in walkover, Caroline Wozniacki logs Eastbourne win

EASTBOURNE, England, June 19 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Li Na advanced in a walkover and No. 5 Caroline Wozniacki also gained the quarterfinals with a win Wednesday at the Aegon International.
Serena Williams seeded first for Wimbledon

Serena Williams seeded first for Wimbledon

LONDON, June 19 (UPI) -- World No. 1 Serena Williams, who started a tear that has ruled women's tennis at Wimbledon since last year, is the No. 1 women's seed for the 2013 tournament.

Maria Kirilenko wins but Ana Ivanovic tumbles early in Eastbourne

EASTBOURNE, England, June 17 (UPI) -- Sixth-seeded Maria Kirilenko moved on with victory but No. 7 Ana Ivanovic suffered a first-round upset Monday at the grass-court Aegon International.
Hantuchova, Halep advance in women's tennis rankings

Hantuchova, Halep advance in women's tennis rankings

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., June 17 (UPI) -- Daniela Hantuchova and Simona Halep used WTA wins to make strong moves in the world women's rankings before the Wimbledon draw is made this week.
Serena Williams builds huge lead at No. 1 in world rankings

Serena Williams builds huge lead at No. 1 in world rankings

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., June 10 (UPI) -- World No. 1 Serena Williams has put greater distance between herself and other competitors in the women's tennis rankings.
Sharapova, Azarenka make French Open semifinals

Sharapova, Azarenka make French Open semifinals

PARIS, June 5 (UPI) -- Defending champion Maria Sharapova and third-seeded Victoria Azarenka earned places in the French Open semifinals with wins Wednesday.
Serena Williams, Errani advance to French Open semifinals

Serena Williams, Errani advance to French Open semifinals

PARIS, June 4 (UPI) -- No. 1-ranked Serena Williams battled for a three-set win Tuesday in advancing to the semifinals of the French Open where she'll play Sara Errani.
Maria Sharapova claims spot in French Open quarterfinals

Maria Sharapova claims spot in French Open quarterfinals

PARIS, June 3 (UPI) -- Defending champion and No. 2-ranked Maria Sharapova gained a quarterfinal berth at the French Open with a straight-set win Monday.
Sharapova, Azarenka advance to French Open fourth round

Sharapova, Azarenka advance to French Open fourth round

PARIS, June 1 (UPI) -- Maria Sharapova and Victoria Azarenka, despite slips in their games, won matches Saturday that put them in the fourth round of the French Open.
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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)
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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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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Maria Kirilenko."
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