Alina Jidkova Bio


  • Currently without a coach
  • Favorite surface is hard court
  • Father, Vladimir, is an engineer; mother, Lina, is a school teacher; brother, Dmitriy, owns a construction business
  • Has collection of teddy bears
  • Nickname is Alinka
  • Besides playing tennis also co-owner with partner Sascha Ghods in the e-commerce business BeMyPearl.com
  • Hobbies include music, going out, reading
  • Other sports interests include ice skating, gymnastics
  • Favorites include book Memoirs of a Geisha, movie Far and Away, Italian foods and her mom's borscht (Russian soup)
  • Favorite cities are Rome (for its culture, food and beauty), Moscow (because it is the soul of Russia), Vienna (for its music)
  • Most memorable tennis experiences were playing Davenport for first time at Australian Open and beating Serena Williams at 2004 Linz
  • Most memorable non-tennis experience was her first trip outside of Russia at the age of 12 when she went to Italy.
Biographical information from WTA. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.


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