Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova is a Russian tennis player. She won two junior Grand Slam titles and became the junior World No 1 in January 2006 at the age of 14. She continued her success after turning professional, reaching a career-high singles ranking of world No 13 on July 4, 2011.
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova was born on July 3, 1991, in Samara, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union. She started playing tennis at age six, with her parents helping her. Alexander often travels with her and provides hints for her playing.
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova has also been continuously ranked inside the top 50 since November 3, 2008, when she entered the top-50 rankings for the first time in her career, a span of over 12 years. Between the 2008 French Open and the 2020 Australian Open, she participated in a total of 48 consecutive Grand Slam tournaments, which is tied with Ana Ivanovic for the eighth-longest streak of consecutive Grand Slam tournament appearances in history. She trained at the Mouratoglou Academy from 2006 to 2009.
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova has won twelve singles and five doubles titles on the WTA Tour, as well as five singles and eight doubles titles on the ITF Women’s Circuit. Her biggest singles titles to date have come at two Premier-level tournaments, the 2014 Open GDF Suez and the 2014 Kremlin Cup. She is a six-time Grand Slam quarterfinalist, having reached that stage at all four Grand Slams (at the 2011 French Open, the 2011 US Open, the 2016 Wimbledon Championships, and 2017, 2019, and 2020 Australian Opens).
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova has enjoyed significant success in doubles as well, achieving a career-high ranking of No 21 on September 16, 2013, reaching the quarterfinals at all four Grand Slams (at the Australian Open in 2013, the French Open in 2013, Wimbledon in 2014, and the US Open in 2015 and 2018) as well as winning one Premier Mandatory title at the 2013 Madrid Open with Lucie Safarova.