Elena Bovina Bio

  • Coached by Oliver Gross
  • Best shots are her serve and forehand
  • Father, Oleg Bovin, is a former member of the Russian national water polo team; mother, Margarita, is a homemaker; sister Irina, studied law at American University in Washington, DC, and also plays tennis
  • Likes the powerful and aggressive games of Venus Williams and Jennifer Capriati
  • Favorite cities are Milan and Sydney
  • Lived in Morocco when she was very young and trained at the Bollettieri Academy in Florida from 1997-99
  • Favorite movie is The Fifth Element
  • Likes techno music, dancing, sushi, ice hockey, soccer and ice cream.
Biographical information from WTA. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.

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