Alla Kudryavtseva Bio

  • Coached by Levar Harper
  • Mother, Galina, was a chemistry teacher; father, Alexander, was a world champion in Greek Roman wrestling in 1981; younger brother, Platon, is in school
  • Started playing tennis at age 7; took it seriously from the start
  • Favorite shot is forehand; favorite surface is hard
  • Enjoys reading; likes Russian author Boris Akurin, also classics by Dostoevsky and Solzhenitsyn
  • Favorite food is sushi
  • Speaks Russian and English
  • Studying at University of Physical Culture in Moscow
  • Admires Elena Dementieva
  • Goal is to be a memorable top player.
Biographical information from WTA. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.

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