23 Facts About Lesia Tsurenko

1. Lesia Tsurenko is guaranteed to hit a new career high ranking on Monday; her previous best was No 29, set in July 2017, but the 29-year-old will rise to at least World No 26 after her run in New York.

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2. Lesia Tsurenko is aiming to be the first Ukrainian to reach a Grand Slam semifinal in history.

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3. Lesia Tsurenko reached a career-high ranking of world number 29 after Wimbledon.

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4. In 2013, Lesia Tsurenko reached the semifinals of the WTA Premier Brisbane International tournament, after entering the draw as a lucky loser replacing Maria Sharapova ; she defeated Jarmila Gajdosova and Daniela Hantuchova before losing in three sets to Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.

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5. Lesia Tsurenko has won three singles titles on the WTA tour, as well as six singles and eight doubles titles on the ITF circuit in her career.

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6. Lesia Tsurenko has won six singles and eight doubles titles on the ITF tour in her career.

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7. Lesia Tsurenko has distinctive features of blonde hair and green eyes.

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8. Lesia Tsurenko was born to Ukrainian parents Viktor and Larysa Tsurenko.

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9. Lesia Tsurenko reached the third round at the Wimbledon tournament in the same year.

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10. In 2016, Lesia Tsurenko reached her first fourth-round grand slam round at the US Open.

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11. Lesia Tsurenko got to the third round of the BNP Paribas Open the same year.

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12. Lesia Tsurenko reached the 102nd position at the world ranking of 2012.

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13. Lesia Tsurenko competed on the Ukrainian Federation Cup team from 2011 to 2013.

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14. Lesia Tsurenko moved to Kiev where she started her professional tennis career in 2007.

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15. Lesia Tsurenko started playing tennis when she was six years old; she was introduced to the game by her parents Viktor Tsurenko and his wife Larysa Tsurenko.

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16. Lesia Tsurenko is currently No 36 in the Women's Tennis Singles World ranking and No 336 at the doubles as of 2018.

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17. Lesia Tsurenko has split her last six matches on hard court.

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18. Lesia Tsurenko has a chance to win three straight matches in a single tournament for the first time since the US Open.

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19. Lesia Tsurenko is coming off a straight sets win over Kimberly Birrell that took 19 games to decide.

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20. Lesia Tsurenko won her WTA third singles title in Acapulco, defeating Kristina Mladenovic in final.

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21. Lesia Tsurenko continued her good run of form on the North American hard courts, as she reached the third round at the BNP Paribas Open as a qualifier; she defeated Ayumi Morita and Yaroslava Shvedova before falling to Petra Kvitova.

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22. In 2013, Lesia Tsurenko reached the semifinals of the WTA Premier Brisbane International tournament, after entering the draw as a lucky loser replacing Maria Sharapova; she defeated Jarmila Gajdosova and Daniela Hantuchova before losing in three sets to Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.

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23. Lesia Tsurenko has won four singles titles on the WTA Tour, as well as six singles and eight doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit.

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