Olga Govortsova Bio


  • Coached by brother, Ilya Govortsov
  • Mother is Tatiana; father is Alexei; brothers are Ilya, Alexander
  • Has two chihuahuas (Lucky, Chip)
  • Baseliner whose favorite shot is backhand; favorite surface is clay
  • Started playing at age 6 when mother and brother introduced her to the sport
  • Speaks Belarusian, Russian, English
  • Likes rap, rock, pop and Russian music
  • Other interests include hockey, shopping
  • Favorite places to visit are Hawaii, Belarus; favorite tournament is Dubai
  • Tennis players admired growing up were Lindsay Davenport, Jennifer Capriati
  • Goal is to reach Top 10.
Biographical information from WTA. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.


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