Olga Govortsova is a Belarusian professional tennis player, who has achieved her career-high singles ranking of world No 35 on June 23, 2008. She reached her first WTA Tour final at the 2008 Cellular South Open in Memphis but lost in straight sets. Olga Govortsova has won 9 ITF singles titles. Her biggest Grand Slam result is the fourth round of Wimbledon in 2015. On doubles, she had 8 WTA and 3 ITF trophies, having the career-high ranking of world No 24.
Olga Govortsova was born on August 23, 1988, in Pinsk, Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic, Soviet Union.
Olga Govortsova made her professional debut already in 2002. She played the first event of her career on the ITF Circuit in Belarus. In 2003, she won one doubles title on ITF Circuit, while in 2004 played her first WTA qualifying at WTA 250 Tashkent Open. In 2006, Olga Govortsova played her first WTA main draw at WTA 250 Tashkent Open but lost in the first round.
In 2007, Olga Govortsova won her first ITF singles trophies – at $25,000 Minsk and $25,000 W25 Jackson, MS. She was also a runner-up at the $50,000 St. Paul, MN and $50,000 W80 Indian Harbour Beach, FL. In the WTA tour, she reached the second round of WTA 250 Viking Classic Birmingham, Wimbledon, and the US Open, as well as the quarter-finals of WTA 1000 Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati and WTA 500 Bank of the West Classic in Stanford. at the end of the year, Olga Govortsova made a fantastic performance at WTA 250 Tashkent Open and reached the semi-finals. Thus, her WTA singles ranking rocked to No 48.
Olga Govortsova continues with her great play during the next year. In February 2008, she reached her first WTA final – at WTA 250 Memphis Open. In April, reached the third round of WTA 500 Bausch & Lomb Championships and the second round of WTA 1000 Volvo Car Open. A month later, she reached the third round of the French Open / Roland Garros, which brought her to a career-high ranking of No 35. However, by the end of the year, her performance was not so remarkable with the biggest achievement being the second round of the US Open. She ended the year at No 47.
In 2009, Olga Govortsova started the season by reaching the quarter-finals of the WTA 250 Brisbane International. AT the Australian Open she was eliminated already in the first round, but at the WTA 1000 BNP Paribas Open Indian Wells, she reached the second round. In May, she again performed well at the French Open / Roland Garros, reaching the third round. By the end of the year, Olga Govortsova recorded three quarter-finals of WTA 250 Libema Open, WTA 250 Palermo Ladies Open, and WTA 250 TEB BNP Paribas Istanbul Cup. She also reached the semi-finals of the WTA 250 Tashkent Open, but the biggest achievement was her second runner-up at WTA 500 VTB Kremlin Cup. Olga Govortsova ended the year at No 50.
In 2010, she recorded her third WTA final, at WTA 250 MPS Group Championships in Ponte Vedra Beach (Florida), but again lost (to Caroline Wozniacki in straight sets). During the year, Olga Govortsova reached the third round of WTA 1000 Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, the second rounds of WTA 1000 BNP Paribas Open Indian Wells, WTA 1000 Mutua Madrid Open, the French Open / Roland Garros, and WTA 1000 Toray Pan Pacific Open. During the year, her ranking was mostly within the Top 50, but at the end she slid to No 75.
Olga Govortsova continues playing in the ITF and WTA tour during the next years. She reached the quarter-finals of the WTA 250 Abierto GNP Seguros in 2011, WTA 250 Barcelona Ladies Open in 2012, and WTA 250 Taipei OEC Open in 2012. She also won the ITF trophy of $100,000 W100 Midland in 2012.
In 2013, Olga Govortsova reached her fourth WTA final – at WTA 250 Tashkent Open. She lost again to Bojana Jovanovski Petrovic and was just a step from the big title. During the year, she reached the quarter-finals of the WTA 500 Bank of the West Classic in Stanford.
In 2015, Olga Govortsova won two more ITF trophies – at $50,000 Kreuzlingen (Switzerland) and $25,000 W25 Seville (Spain). Her biggest achievement during the year was the fourth round of Wimbledon. This, helped her to return back into WTA Top 100.
Olga Govortsova continued playing in both WTA and the ITF tour. She won the titles at $60,000 Zhuhai (China) in 2016, 80,000 Indian Harbour Beach (USA) in 2017, $25,000 W25 Darmstadt (Germany) in 2019, $100,000 W100 Nicholasville (USA) in 2020. Also was the runner-up at the $60,000 Granby (Canada) in 2016 and $25,000 W25 Stuttgart-Vaihingen (Germany) in 2019.
In 2021, Olga Govortsova reached her fifth WTA finals – at WTA 125 Nordea Open. And she lost again, just a step from the trophy, this time from Nuria Parrizas Diaz in straight sets.
Olga Govortsova is definitely one of the most interesting tennis players. She is part from the WTA and the ITF tour for almost 20 years. She is also attractive and one of the hottest tennis babes.