28 Facts About Yaroslava Shvedova

1. Yaroslava Shvedova is one of four players to record a golden set in the professional era, the others being Bill Scanlon, Tine Scheuer-Larsen and Julian Reister.

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2. Yaroslava Shvedova changed her nationality from Russian to Kazakhstani in 2008 as part of the country's attempts to boost its sporting profile.

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3. Yaroslava Shvedova was born to Russian father Vyacheslav and Bashkir mother Nurzia, who used to be a professional runner.

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4. Yaroslava Shvedova missed the Wimbledon Championships due to undergoing ankle surgery.

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5. Yaroslava Shvedova was supposed to start her season at the Shenzhen Open, but she withdrew.

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6. Yaroslava Shvedova started her clay court season at the Volvo Car Open.

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7. Yaroslava Shvedova qualified for the Dubai Tennis Championships beating 5th seed Zarina Diyas, Wang Yafan, and 4th seed Denisa Allertova.

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8. Yaroslava Shvedova started the year by playing qualifying at the Shenzhen Open.

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9. Yaroslava Shvedova ended the year ranked 82 in singles and No 6 in doubles.

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10. Yaroslava Shvedova began her 2015 year by playing qualifying at the Brisbane International.

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11. Yaroslava Shvedova began her clay court season at the Family Circle Cup.

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12. Yaroslava Shvedova ended the year ranked 81 in singles and 59 in doubles.

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13. Yaroslava Shvedova started her clay court season at the Family Circle Cup.

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14. Yaroslava Shvedova ended the year ranked 29 in singles and 26 in doubles.

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15. At the China Open, Yaroslava Shvedova faced 12th seed Dominika Cibulkova in the 1st round.

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16. Yaroslava Shvedova started her clay court season by playing qualifying at the Family Circle Cup.

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17. Yaroslava Shvedova started the year playing qualifying at the Australian Open.

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18. Yaroslava Shvedova ended the year ranked No 206, her lowest year-end singles ranking since 2005.

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19. Yaroslava Shvedova lost in the 1st round to 14th seed Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.

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20. Yaroslava Shvedova missed the 2011 Australian Open due to the same right knee injury.

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21. Yaroslava Shvedova began her season representing Kazakhstan at the 2011 Hopman Cup.

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22. Yaroslava Shvedova defeated 8th seed Agnieszka Radwanska, avenging her loss to her in Miami, en route to the quarters.

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23. Yaroslava Shvedova enjoyed arguably her best career result at the 2010 French Open.

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24. Yaroslava Shvedova experienced a good run at the Sony Ericsson Open in Miami.

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25. At the US Open, Yaroslava Shvedova pulled off the biggest win of her career by beating then No 5 Jelena Jankovic in three sets, in a match where she saved two match points.

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26. In 2009, Yaroslava Shvedova qualified for the main draw of Roland Garros, defeating Americans Shenay Perry in the first qualifying round and Angela Haynes, in the second qualifying round.

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27. Yaroslava Shvedova has made three Grand Slam singles quarterfinals, at the 2010 and the 2012 French Open and most recently at the 2016 Wimbledon Championships.

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28. Yaroslava Shvedova has won one singles title and thirteen doubles titles on the WTA Tour, as well as five singles and four doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit.

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