Katie Volynets is an American tennis player, who has achieved a career-high singles ranking of No 112 by the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) on May 9, 2022. She has won two singles titles in May 2021 on the ITF Circuit at the $100,000 event in Bonita Springs.
Katie Volynets was born on December 31, 2001, in Walnut Creek, California. She started playing tennis at an early age and in 2019, she won the USTA Girls 18s National Championships. As a Junior, she also won the Orange Bowl Int’l Tennis Championships and Eddie Herr International Junior Tennis Championships in 2016 and JB1 Indian Wells \ Adidas Easter Bowl in 2018. Among her biggest junior achievements was also the quarter-finals of the Junior US Open.
Katie Volynets made her professional debut at the $25,000 W25 Sumter, SC (USA), but lost in the first round.
In 2018, Katie Volynets, together with her junior success, also reached the semi-finals of $25,000 Norman, OK (USA) and $25,000 Florence, SC (USA).
In 2019, she reached the final of the $25,000 W25 Malibu, CA (USA) and the semi-finals of the $25,000 W25 Tucson, AZ (USA). She received a wild card to play at the US Open but lost in the first round to Bianca Andreescu, who went on to win the tournament.
In 2020, Katie Volynets debuted in the Challender tour at the WTA 125 Oracle Challenger Series but again lost in the first round. During the season she played also at the WTA 125 Prague Open but again did not cross the first round.
In 2021, the American teenager won her first trophy at the $100,000 W100 Bonita Springs, FL (USA). She also participated at the WTA 250 Abierto Akron Zapopan, WTA 250 BNP Paribas Poland Open and the US Open.
In 2022, Katie Volynets won her second ITF title at the $100,000 W100 Palm Harbor, FL (USA). She also reached the semi-finals of the $100,000 W100 Bonita Springs, FL (USA) and the quarter-finals of the $100,000 W100 Charleston, SC (USA). The young player took part at the French Open / Roland Garros and reached the second round.
Katie Volynets is a talented and prospective player. The future is in front of her, so we expect to hear her name more and more accurately in the coming years.