FED CUP, PLAY-OFF ROUND, Bratislava, Slovakia, Slovakia - Netherlands, clay, indoors: DAY 1, Rebecca SRAMKOVA (SVK) - Kiki Bertens 1-6, 3-6 (Slovakia lost the tie 1-3); Stuttgart, Germany, Germany - Ukraine, clay, indoor: 1R, Elina SVITOLINA (UKR) - Julia Georges 6-4 1-6 4-6, 2R: Angelique Kerber 6-4 6-2 (Ukraine lost the tie 2-3); Moscow, Russia, Russia - Belgium, DAY 2, Daria KASATKINA (RUS) - Maryna ZANEVSKA (BEL) ?-? (Russia  - Belgium 1-2, in progress); Stuttgart, Germany, WTA Premier, Porsche Tennis Grand Prix, 710 900 USD, clay, indoor: 1R, Daria KASATKINA (RUS) - Elena VESNINA (RUS) ?-?; Istanbul, Turkey, WTA International, TEB BNP PARIBAS ISTANBUL CUP, 226 750 USD, clay, outdoor: 1R, Elina SVITOLINA (UKR) - qualifier ?-?; 1R, Kateryna KOZLOVA (UKR) - Elise MERTENS (BEL) ?-?; Anning, China, ATP challenger, 2017 KUNMING CHALLENGER, 150 000 USD + H, clay, outdoor: 1R, Andrej MARTIN (SVK) - Alexander KUDRYAVTSEV (RUS) ?-?, Doubles, 1R, MARTIN/Aleksandr NEDOVYESOV (KAZ) - Aliaksandr BURY (BLR)/Denis MOLCHANOV (UKR) ?-?; 1QR, Hans PODLIPNIK-CASTILLO (CHI) - Mao-Xin GONG (CHN) 6-4 6-2, 2QR: Juan Pablo PAZ (ARG) 5-7 3-6, Doubles, 1R, PODLIPNIK/Andrei VASILEVSKI (BLR) - Mao-Xin GONG/Ze ZHANG(CHN) ?-?; Tallahassee, Florida, USA, ATP challenger, TALLAHASSEE TENNIS CHALLENGER, 75 000 USD, green clay, outdoor: 1QR, Filipp KEKERCHENI (UKR) - Wil SPENCER (USA) 6-3 1-6 6-2, 2QR, Blaz ROLA (SLO) ?-?; Francavilla al Mare, Italy, ATP challenger, INTERNAZIONALI DI TENNIS D’ABRUZZO, clay, outdoor: 1R, Vaclav SAFRANEK (CZE) - qualifier ?-?; Tunis, Tunisia, ITF Womens Circuit, Nana Trophy, 60 000 USD, clay, outdoor: 1QR, Vivien JUHASZOVA (SVK) - Claudia COPPOLA (ITA) 6-3 3-0 retired, 2QR: Catherine CHANTRAINE (BEL) ?-?; Cairo, Egypt, Al-Solaimaneyah F15 Women's Future, 15 000 USD, clay, outdoor: 1R, Tereza MIHALIKOVA (SVK) - ?-?; Karshi, Uzbekistan, ITF Womens Circuit, Karshi ITF Pro Circuit Combined, 25 000 USD, hard, outdoor: 1QR, Sadafmoh TOLIBOVA (BLR) - BYE, Q Final: Varvara KUZNETSOVA (RUS) 6-4 6-2, 1R Main Draw: Olga DOROSHINA (RUS) ?-?; Karshi, Uzbekistan, ITF Futures, Karshi ITF Pro Circuit Combined, 25 000 USD, hard, outdoor: 1R, Vadym URSU (UKR) - Vladimir IVANOV (EST) ?-?; Shymkent, Kazakhstan, ITF Futures, Shymkent Open, 15 000 USD, clay, outdoor: 1QR, Artem DUBRIVNYY (RUS) - BYE, 2QR: Nikita VALENTSEV (RUS) 6-1 6-0, QFinal: Dimitriy VORONIN (RUS) ?-?; 1QR, Alexander OVCHAROV (RUS) - BYE, 2QR: Evgeny DANILOV (KAZ) 6-2 6-1, QFinal: Dmytro BADANOV (UKR) ?-?.

FED CUP, PLAY-OFF ROUND, Bratislava, Slovakia, Slovakia - Netherlands, clay, indoors: DAY 1, Rebecca SRAMKOVA (SVK) - Kiki Bertens 1-6, 3-6 (Slovakia lost the tie 1-3); Stuttgart, Germany, Germany - Ukraine, clay, indoor: 1R, Elina SVITOLINA (UKR) - Julia Georges 6-4 1-6 4-6, 2R: Angelique Kerber 6-4 6-2 (Ukraine lost the tie 2-3); Moscow, Russia, Russia - Belgium, DAY 2, Daria KASATKINA (RUS) - Maryna ZANEVSKA (BEL) ?-? (Russia  - Belgium 1-2, in progress); Stuttgart, Germany, WTA Premier, Porsche Tennis Grand Prix, 710 900 USD, clay, indoor: 1R, Daria KASATKINA (RUS) - Elena VESNINA (RUS) ?-?; Istanbul, Turkey, WTA International, TEB BNP PARIBAS ISTANBUL CUP, 226 750 USD, clay, outdoor: 1R, Elina SVITOLINA (UKR) - qualifier ?-?; 1R, Kateryna KOZLOVA (UKR) - Elise MERTENS (BEL) ?-?; Anning, China, ATP challenger, 2017 KUNMING CHALLENGER, 150 000 USD + H, clay, outdoor: 1R, Andrej MARTIN (SVK) - Alexander KUDRYAVTSEV (RUS) ?-?, Doubles, 1R, MARTIN/Aleksandr NEDOVYESOV (KAZ) - Aliaksandr BURY (BLR)/Denis MOLCHANOV (UKR) ?-?; 1QR, Hans PODLIPNIK-CASTILLO (CHI) - Mao-Xin GONG (CHN) 6-4 6-2, 2QR: Juan Pablo PAZ (ARG) 5-7 3-6, Doubles, 1R, PODLIPNIK/Andrei VASILEVSKI (BLR) - Mao-Xin GONG/Ze ZHANG(CHN) ?-?; Tallahassee, Florida, USA, ATP challenger, TALLAHASSEE TENNIS CHALLENGER, 75 000 USD, green clay, outdoor: 1QR, Filipp KEKERCHENI (UKR) - Wil SPENCER (USA) 6-3 1-6 6-2, 2QR, Blaz ROLA (SLO) ?-?; Francavilla al Mare, Italy, ATP challenger, INTERNAZIONALI DI TENNIS D’ABRUZZO, clay, outdoor: 1R, Vaclav SAFRANEK (CZE) - qualifier ?-?; Tunis, Tunisia, ITF Womens Circuit, Nana Trophy, 60 000 USD, clay, outdoor: 1QR, Vivien JUHASZOVA (SVK) - Claudia COPPOLA (ITA) 6-3 3-0 retired, 2QR: Catherine CHANTRAINE (BEL) ?-?; Cairo, Egypt, Al-Solaimaneyah F15 Women's Future, 15 000 USD, clay, outdoor: 1R, Tereza MIHALIKOVA (SVK) - ?-?; Karshi, Uzbekistan, ITF Womens Circuit, Karshi ITF Pro Circuit Combined, 25 000 USD, hard, outdoor: 1QR, Sadafmoh TOLIBOVA (BLR) - BYE, Q Final: Varvara KUZNETSOVA (RUS) 6-4 6-2, 1R Main Draw: Olga DOROSHINA (RUS) ?-?; Karshi, Uzbekistan, ITF Futures, Karshi ITF Pro Circuit Combined, 25 000 USD, hard, outdoor: 1R, Vadym URSU (UKR) - Vladimir IVANOV (EST) ?-?; Shymkent, Kazakhstan, ITF Futures, Shymkent Open, 15 000 USD, clay, outdoor: 1QR, Artem DUBRIVNYY (RUS) - BYE, 2QR: Nikita VALENTSEV (RUS) 6-1 6-0, QFinal: Dimitriy VORONIN (RUS) ?-?; 1QR, Alexander OVCHAROV (RUS) - BYE, 2QR: Evgeny DANILOV (KAZ) 6-2 6-1, QFinal: Dmytro BADANOV (UKR) ?-?.

Lucie Safarova

Age: 30 years (04.02.1987)

Birthplace: Brno, Czech Republic 
Residence: Monte Carlo, Monaco 
Height: 177 cm
Weight: 62 kg
Plays: left-handed (double handed backhand)
Turned Pro: 2002
Coach: Frantisek Cermak
Racquet brand: Wilson
Clothing brand: Nike
Tennis Goal:

WTA Ranking
28 0
Season High : 28
Career High : 5

- doubles winner (partnering Bethanie Mattek – Sands from USA), WTA Premier Mandatory – Miami Open presented by Itau, Miami, USA, 6 844 139 USD, hard, outdoor (March)

- doubles runner-up (partnering Bethanie Mattek – Sands from USA), WTA Premier – Volvo Car Open, Charleston, USA, 753 000 USD, clay, outdoor (April)

- doubles semifinalist (partnering Sabine Lisicki from Germany), WTA Premier – PORSCHE Tennis Grand Prix, Stuttgart, Germany, 759 000 USD, clay, indoor (April)

- singles winner, WTA International - J&T Banka PRAGUE OPEN, Prague, Czech Republic, 500 000 USD, clay, outdoor (April)

- singles third round, Grandslam – Roland Garros, Paris, France, 16 474 735 USD, clay, outdoor (May)

- singles fourth round, Grandslam – Wimbledon, London, Great Britain, 19 174 575 USD, grass, outdoor (June)

- bronze medallist (partnering Barbora Strycova from Czech Republic), Summer Olympic Games, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, hard, outdoor (August)

- doubles winner (partnering Bethanie Mattek – Sands from USA), Grandslam – US Open, New York, USA, 22 102 700 USD, hard, outdoor (September)

- doubles winner (partnering Bethanie Mattek – Sands from USA), WTA Premier 5 – 2016 Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open, Wuhan, China, 2 589 000 USD, hard, outdoor (September)

- doubles winner (partnering Bethanie Mattek – Sands from USA), WTA Premier Mandatory – CHINA OPEN, Beijing, China, 6 289 521 USD, hard, outdoor (October)

- doubles runner-up (partnering Bethanie Mattek – Sands from USA), WTA Finals - BNP PARIBAS WTA FINALS SINGAPORE presented by SCglobal, Singapore, Singapore, 7 000 000 USD, hard, indoor (October)

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Ivan Kopcani, www.empire-tennis-academy.com
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