Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova Bio

  • Coached by father, Sergey
  • Mother is Marina; brother is Aleksandr
  • Grandmother played basketball for USSR; grandfather was high-level basketball referee; father was Olympic-level canoeist; mother was a swimmer
  • Baseliner whose favorite surface is clay; favorite shot is forehand down the line
  • Introduced to tennis at age 6 by family
  • Speaks Russian, English, French
  • Likes comedy movies; favorite actors are Johnny Depp, Ben Stiller
  • Favorite music is R&B, hip-hop
  • Favorite book is Eat, Pray, Love
  • Favorite foods are Japanese and Russian
  • Enjoys karaoke, shopping, dancing, seeing friends, music, sleeping
  • Best memories are winning 2006 Australian Open juniors, first WTA title in Monterrey and WorldTeamTennis.
Biographical information from WTA. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.

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