April 11, 2011

Information about Alona Bondarenko

Personal facts

About her

  • Tennis player
  • Born August 13, 1984
  • Kryvyi Rih, USSR (now Ukraine)
  • 1.68 m (5 feet 6 inches)
  • 59 kg (130 pounds)

Family

  • Parent: Natalia and Volodymyr Bondarenko
  • Siblings: two sisters
  • Her older sister Valeria has played on the WTA Tour and her younger sister Kateryna is still playing on the Tour.

Accomplishments

Victories in singles

  • Winner in Hobart, Australia by beating Shahar Pe'er: 2010.
  • Winner in Kharkiv, Ukraine (ITF) by beating Vesna Manasieva: 2007.
  • Winner in Luxembourg by beating Francesca Schiavone: 2006.
  • Winner in Orange, United States (ITF) by beating Yvonne Meusburger: 2006.
  • Winner in Bari, Italy (ITF) by beating Kateryna Bondarenko: 2004.
  • Winner in Zhukovsky, Russia (ITF) by beating Olga Savchuk: 2003.
  • Winner in Fontanafredda, Italy (ITF) by beating Mara Santangelo: 2002.

Victories in doubles

  • Winner with her sister and Ukrainian partner Kateryna Bondarenko in Prague, Czech Republic: 2009.
  • Winner with her sister and Ukrainian partner Kateryna Bondarenko at the Australian Open in Melbourne: 2008.
  • Winner with her sister and Ukrainian partner Kateryna Bondarenko in Paris, France: 2008.
  • Winner with her Belarusian partner Anastasiya Yakimova in Istanbul, Turkey: 2006.
  • Winner with her sister and Ukrainian partner Kateryna Bondarenko in Orange, United States (ITF): 2006.
  • Winner with her Russian partner Galina Fokina in Orbetello, Italy (ITF): 2004.
  • Winner with her Russian partner Galina Fokina in Innsbruck, Austria (ITF): 2004.
  • Winner with her Russian partner Galina Fokina in Batumi, Georgia (ITF): 2004.
  • Winner with her sister and Ukrainian partner Valeria Bondarenko in Warsaw, Poland (ITF): 2003.
  • Winner with her sister and Ukrainian partner Valeria Bondarenko in Zhukovsky, Russia (ITF): 2003.
  • Winner with her sister and Ukrainian partner Valeria Bondarenko in Joué-lès-Tours, France (ITF): 2002.
  • Winner with her sister and Ukrainian partner Valeria Bondarenko in Kedzierzyn-Kozle, Poland (ITF): 1999.

Olympic Games

  • She participated in one Olympic Games in Beijing, China (2008) by representing Ukraine.

Fed Cup

  • She participated six times in Fed Cup (2002, 2005, 2007 to 2010) by representing Ukraine.

Tennis facts

Plays

  • Right-handed
  • Two-handed backhand

World ranking

  • During the interview (September 14, 2010), she was ranked 31st in the world in singles according to the Women's Tennis Association (WTA).
  • Her best WTA world ranking in singles is the 19th place on April 14, 2008.