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Maria Kirilenko© WTA
  • Nationality: RUS ()
  • Birthdate: January 25, 1987
  • Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
  • Residence: Moscow, Russia
  • Turned Pro: Pro (October 7, 2001)
  • Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
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  • 2013 Final Ranking: 19
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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. ...

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...

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...

US Open Women's Preview: Serena v Maria Final?
round meeting with seeds Venus Williams or Sara Errani lurking. Sharapova will have an interesting start against fellow Russian Maria Kirilenko, with seed Sabine Lisicki lurking in the third round. If Caroline Wozniacki can hold her current form, a fourth-round meeting with Shara...

Maria Kirilenko Breaks Off Engagement To Hockey Star Alex Ovechkin
high profile sports romance is over. Former Top 10 Maria Kirilenko has announced that her engagement to NHL star Alex Ovechkin is over. "I have decided to terminate the engagement," the 27-year-old Kirilenko said. "There are many reasons, but I do not want to go into details. I...

Djokovic, Murray Cruise; Stosur, Stephens Out Day 1 at Wimbledon
seed Sam Stosur was ousted by Belgian Yanina Wickmayer, and No. 18-seeded American Sloane Stephens was defeated by Russian veteran Maria Kirilenko. "Yeah, pretty annoyed about it, to be honest," Stosur told reporters. "Yeah, I don't have an answer 'cause I do feel I played well; I t...

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....

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. ...

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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