Russia has given the world some of the best athletes of all time, and women's tennis is their specialty.
It seems like a cliché to see Russian tennis players generation after generation taking home the title of each Grand Slam.
So today we have decided to talk about the most famous tennis players in Russia.
Of course, the list is extensive, but we will focus on mentioning the most beloved by the media not only for their sporting merits and also for their unparalleled beauty.
The most famous tennis players in Russia
The former Russian tennis player and model is a global media figure. Many tennis players, after retiring from the sport, disappear from public life, but it has not been the case with Kúrnikova.
On the contrary, from his relationship with Enrique Iglesias to his participation in TV, he is always in the focus of the cameras. She is creditor of two Grand Slam and countless other titles.
Sharápova is a tennis player and sports model. Together, it is a personal brand with worldwide recognition.
He has won four Grand Slam open, 36 individual titles and has occupied the 1 number of the WTA classification for 21 weeks.
Therefore, those who follow this sport know that the figure of Sharápova is synonymous with quality and high performance.
Svetlana has won two Grand Slam tournaments (US Open 2004 and Roland Garros 2009), and was a finalist in these games in the 2006 and 2007 years.
It was his best time.
On the other hand, it has seventeen WTA tournaments in total and an ITF tournament.
Last decade his name sounded everywhere, so in 2007 he was ranked number 2 in the world ranking of tennis players.
Yelena along with the Russian ice hockey player Maksim Afinoguenov, are a media couple, for the quality of athletes that both have in their respective matches.
Yelena has positioned itself in the 3 position of the WTA ranking and was a finalist for the Roland Garros and the US Open in 2004.
He has been on the court since he was 6, in the year 2000 became a professional and in 2010 he reached his best classification, when he reached the 2 number of the WTA world ranking.
He participated in the Beijing Olympics 2008 representing Russia and took the bronze after being defeated by his compatriot, Demieeva.
So far he has been a finalist in two Grand Slam.
Kirilenko has won 6 WTA titles, it became the No. 10 in the world ranking. He has been a finalist twice in Grand Slam doubles and in 2012 he gave the bronze medal in the Olympic Games to his country.
Apart from that, in total 6 has individual titles.
However, we have not heard his name frequently since the year 2013.
While these most famous tennis players in Russia are saying goodbye to the courts, no doubt a new generation in professional tennis is prepared with new promises like Daria Kasatkina.
Russianlover, what is the Russian tennis player who has you in love?