Elina Svitolina Bio

  • Coached by Sebastien Mattieu
  • Father's name is Mykhaylo, mother's name is Olena; brother is Yulian
  • Began playing at age 5 when introduced to the sport by family
  • Favorite shot is serve; favorite surfaces are hard and clay
  • Speaks English and Russian
  • Hobbies are driving, wakeboarding and reading
  • Favorite food is Chinese
  • People most admired are the Klitschko brothers and Nik Vujicic; favorite artist is Eminem
  • Junior highlights include winning Roland Garros girls' title at age 15.
Biographical information from WTA. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.

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