Veronika Kudermetova is a Russian professional tennis player. She has a career-high singles ranking of world No 28, achieved on April 26, 2021, and a best doubles ranking of No 22, reached on September 14, 2020.
Kudermetova was born on April 24, 1997, to Eduard Kudermetov, a Russian national ice hockey champion. She started playing tennis at the age of eight. Her younger sister Polina (born in 2003) is also a tennis player.
Veronika Kudermetova won her first WTA Tour singles title at the 2021 Charleston Open, and won her first WTA doubles title at the 2019 Wuhan Open, partnering with Duan Yingying. She made her WTA Tour main-draw debut in singles at the 2018 Porsche Grand Prix, and in doubles at the 2014 Kremlin Cup, partnering with Evgeniya Rodina.
Playing for Russia in Fed Cup, Veronika Kudermetova has a win/loss record of 0–4.
Veronika Kudermetova employs a highly aggressive playing style with an all-court game. Her serve is powerful, being recorded as high as 114 mph (183 km/h), allowing her to serve multiple aces per match; a tendency to take risks on her second serve leads to a relatively high double fault count at times. Her forehand and backhand are both hit flat, with relentless depth and pace.