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Maria Kirilenko© WTA
  • Nationality: RUS ()
  • Birthdate: January 25, 1987
  • Age: 30 years old
  • Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
  • Residence: Moscow, Russia
  • Turned Pro: Pro (October 7, 2001)
  • Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
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Latest News, articles and information:

  • ATP/WTA Previews: Nadal, Serena Rock China Open Field
  • either Stosur or Schiavone, (12) Makarova vs. Muguruza, (14) Pennetta vs. McHale, and (4) Sharapova vs. Kanepi...Wildcards went to Maria Kirilenko, Schiavone, and China's Xu Shilin, Zhang Kailin, and Zhu Lin...Pulling from the event were Victoria Azarenka (foot), Dominika Cibulkova, Li...
  • 2014-09-27
  • Goffin, Ivanovic, Niculescu, Pliskova Win ATP/WTA Titles
  • improved to 1-3 in WTA finals this year. It was the third three-set win of the week for the Czech, including a semifinal against Maria Kirilenko where she was two points from defeat. It was the first career final for Lepchenko. Unseeded Niculescu Stuns Cornet for Guangzhou Crown ...
  • 2014-09-21
  • ATP/WTA Previews: Kerber Leads Killer Field in Tokyo
  • (4) Rybarikova opens against the former Slam champ Schiavone...Wildcards went to Koreans Jang Su-jeong and Han Na-lae, and Russian Maria Kirilenko...Radwanska beat Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in last year's final...Returning former champs in the field are Radwanska (2013) and Kirilenko (2...
  • 2014-09-14
  • Upsets Monday at US Open; Serena, Federer Up Tuesday
  • Top 10-seeded winners were No. 4 Aggie Radwankska over Sharon Fichman 6-1, 6-0; No. 5 Maria Sharapova 6-4, 6-0 over fellow Russian Maria Kirilenko, and No. 9 Jelena Jankovic defeating Bojana Jovanovski 6-2, 6-3. The remaining seeds into the second round were No. 13 Sara Errani, No. ...
  • 2014-08-25
  • Former Champions Djokovic, Murray, Venus And Sharapova In US Open Action Monday
  • who has never played in a main draw hardcourt match! 2006 champ Sharapova will be under the lights against fellow Russian Maria Kirilenko who's been hampered by a knee and a recent breakup. "She hasn't played in a while," Sharapova said of Kirilenko. "That's what I know. Bu...
  • 2014-08-25
  • US Open Monday Schedule
  • (USA)[19] Stan Wawrinka (SUI)[3] vs. Jiri Vesely (CZE) Arthur Ashe Stadium 7:00pm Start Time Maria Sharapova (RUS)[5] vs. Maria Kirilenko (RUS) Novak Djokovic (SRB)[1] vs. Diego Schwartzman (ARG) Louis Armstrong Stadium 11:00am Start Time Sharon Fichman (CAN) vs. Agnies...
  • 2014-08-23
  • Kvitova Shocks Azarenka for WTA Madrid Crown
  • the highest-ranking Belarusian in WTA history, surpassing Natasha Zvereva who reached No. 5.Azarenka won the doubles title with Maria Kirilenko, their second after Cincinnati last year....
  • 2011-05-08
  • Maria Sharapova Interview - Australian Open, Jan 17
  • happen again. I certainly felt that in the first game.Q. When did you actually forget about it? When did you start playing and getting the Kirilenko match out of your head?MARIA SHARAPOVA: Probably like, I don't know, in the middle of the first set. Everything I was just not jumping up. ...
  • 2011-01-17
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  • Golovin, Hantuchova, Kirilenko Heat-Up SI Swimsuit Issue
  • Australian Open Previews: Henin Unseeded, Sharapova v Kirilenko
  • Maria Kirilenko Hits a Moonball Winner vs. Kuznetsova [Video]
  • Barthel, Kirilenko Win WTA Titles
  • Maria Kirilenko Breaks Off Engagement To Hockey Star Alex Ovechkin
  • Maria Kirilenko And Alex Ovechkin Are Engaged!

  • Recent fan comments for Maria Kirilenko:


    Hi,Maria Your backahand is perfect

    Posted on October 1, 2008 at 09:15 ET

    Håkan, Oslo

    Hello Maria.
    I wish you a very nice tennisyear in 2008, and thanks for nice play so far. You are the most beautyful girl o the tour, Maria;)
    Gently regards from a fan i Oslo. Håkan

    Posted on May 9, 2008 at 00:15 ET


    your so great and beautiful...

    Posted on April 3, 2008 at 22:29 ET


    congratulation for your tennis and for your beauty!

    Posted on April 4, 2008 at 11:38 ET


    hi maria
    You are Great, i see u always when you're playing,
    u are the BEST,
    Almost forgot to say, you are the most beautiful person

    Posted on January 4, 2008 at 07:31 ET

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