Lesia Tsurenko

Lesia Tsurenko

Age: 34 May 30 1989

Plays: Right-Handed

Ranking: 32

  • Working with Mykyta Vlasov
  • Father, Viktor, used to work in international relations for a nuclear power plant (now retired); mother, Larisa, is an economist; older sister, Oxana, is lawyer
  • Started playing tennis at age 6 when parents introduced her to the sport
  • Moved to Kyiv at age 17 and studied at Physical Education & Sports in Ukraine for 1.5 years (no longer studying; hopes to return one day)
  • Favorite shot is backhand and admires Martina Hingis for her playing style; also liked watching Yevgeny Kafelnikov
  • Speaks Russian, Ukrainian and English
  • Enjoys watching sports, playing pool and hanging out with friends
  • Favorite city is Kyiv; favorite tournaments are Australian Open, Wimbledon and Madrid

Career Highlights

Winner (4): 2018 – Acapulco; 2017 – Acapulco; 2016 – Guangzhou; 2015 – Istanbul.
Finalist (2): 2023 – Hua Hin; 2019 – Brisbane.