|Full name||Anna Nikolayevna Kalinskaya|
|Born||2 December 1998|
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Career record||182–103 (63.9%)|
|Career titles||7 ITF|
|Highest ranking||No. 96 (21 October 2019)|
|Current ranking||No. 107 (5 April 2021)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||1R (2018, 2019, 2020)|
|French Open||1R (2020)|
|US Open||2R (2019, 2020)|
|Career record||95–49 (66.0%)|
|Career titles||1 WTA, 9 ITF|
|Highest ranking||No. 72 (30 September 2019)|
|Current ranking||No. 105 (12 October 2020)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Australian Open||3R (2021)|
|French Open||1R (2018, 2020)|
|US Open||3R (2019)|
|Last updated on: 5 April 2021.|
She has won one doubles title on the WTA Tour as well as seven singles and nine doubles titles on the ITF Circuit. She reached a career-high singles ranking of No. 96 on 21 October 2019. On 30 September 2019, she peaked at No. 72 in the doubles rankings.
Kalinskaya has won one doubles title on the WTA Tour as well as seven singles and nine doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit. On 21 October 2019, she reached her best singles ranking of world No. 96, and on 30 September, her best doubles ranking of No. 72.
2015: Junior Grand Slam final, professional debut
In just her third professional tournament, Kalinskaya reached the final of an 10k event in Antalya as an unranked qualifier. The run made it possible for her to debut on the WTA rankings as the world No. 1201.
At the French Open, Kalinskaya reached the final of the girls' singles event, stunning CiCi Bellis in the semifinals en route to her runner-up finish. In the final, she was defeated in straight sets by Paula Badosa. She made another final, this time during the girls' doubles event at the US Open alongside Anastasia Potapova. They lost the final in straight sets.
Kalinskaya made her second professional final at the ITF 10k event in El Kantaoui but gave a walkover in the final. Nonetheless, this result pushed her into the Top 600 for the first time in her career.
Her debut year ended with a 14-6 win-loss record with two 10k runner-up finishes. In addition, she won her first ITF title in doubles on her professional debut at the 25k event in Sunrise with Katerina Stewart.
2016: Junior Grand Slam doubles title, success on the ITF Women's Circuit
Four consecutive finals came for Kalinskaya from March to June, winning one 10k title and one 25k title respectively. Her first top-200 win came over Aryna Sabalenka in Minsk. Another 25k title in Aschaffenburg soon allowed Kalinskaya to crack the top 300.
It was an impressive year for the Russian, who reached a total of eight finals and entering the top 200 for the first time in her career. Putting together a win-loss record of 41-10, she also made her WTA Tour main-draw debut at the Kremlin Cup, losing to Kristina Mladenovic in straight sets. This started a new phase of her career, which is the gradual transition onto the main tour.
2017: Transition to the WTA Tour
Kalinskaya started to play more WTA tournaments in 2017, playing her first Grand Slam event as a professional player at the Australian Open. However, she was defeated by top seed Stefanie Vögele in the first round of qualifying. Handed a wildcard into the main draw of the St. Petersburg Trophy, Kalinskaya was ousted by Daria Gavrilova in the first round.
Her first big win came at the Malaysian Open, where she got through the qualifying rounds and stunned Caroline Garcia for her first top-20 win. Several early exits at 60k events soon followed, but she then reached the second round of the İstanbul Cup as a lucky loser.
Kalinskaya was close to another big win, but fell to Anett Kontaveit in a tight three-setter in the second round of the Ladies Championship Gstaad. Her first ITF title came at the 25k level in October, ending the year with a 34-26 win-loss record with three top-100 wins.
2018: Pursuit for success at the majors
Three consecutive 60k semifinals in March allowed Kalinskaya to jump almost 20 spots in the rankings. She lost in the final round of qualifying at both the French Open and Wimbledon. Kalinskaya lost various first round matches on the WTA level, including the Moscow River Cup.
In a year of breakthroughs, she made the main draw of the US Open for the first time in her career as well. In the first round, she was defeated by world No.9, Julia Görges, in three sets. Making another appearance at the Kremlin Cup as a wildcard, Kalinskaya was ousted by Kristina Mladenovic in a repeat of their 2016 encounter on the exact same stage.
2019: First WTA semifinal, first top-10 win
Kalinskaya started the year with a triumph at the 25k event City of Playford Tennis International, defeating Elena Rybakina in the final. She then successfully qualified for the main draw at the Australian Open once again, but was defeated by world No. 11, Aryna Sabalenka, in the first round.
There were success in doubles for the Russian as she partnered Viktória Kužmová to reach the final of the St. Petersburg Trophy, a Premier event, and lifted their first WTA title together at the Prague Open. It was the first WTA title of any kind for Kalinskaya.
Kalinskaya won the biggest title of her career at the Open Saint-Gaudens, a 60k event. She defeated Ana Bogdan in the final. For the first time in her career, Kalinskaya managed to qualify for the main draw at Wimbledon but lost to Magda Linette in the first round.
The Russian had an impressive North American hard-court swing, reaching the semifinals of a WTA event for the first time in her career. At the Citi Open, she survived the qualifying rounds before producing a huge comeback against reigning Olympics champion Monica Puig and stunning Kristina Mladenovic for her first win over the Frenchwoman in three attempts. She was ultimately defeated by eventual champion Jessica Pegula in the semifinals. In addition, Kalinskaya reached the same stage for doubles alongside Miyu Kato as well. At the US Open, Kalinskaya prevailed in the qualifying rounds once again. In the first round, she stunned world No. 10, Sloane Stephens, on her Arthur Ashe Stadium debut, winning in straight sets. However, she was unable to back up her win as she was defeated by wildcard Kristie Ahn in her next match.
Another WTA quarterfinal soon followed at the Tashkent Open, where she beat Tatjana Maria en route. However, her quarterfinal match was a match to forget as she was beaten by Katarina Zavatska after winning only two games. She ended the year with a second-round appearance at the Kremlin Cup, ensuring that she made her top-100 debut after the tournament.
Only main-draw results in WTA Tour, Grand Slam tournaments, Fed Cup/Billie Jean King Cup and Olympic Games are included in win–loss records.
Current after the 2021 Copa Colsanitas.
|Grand Slam tournaments|
|Australian Open||A||Q1||1R||1R||1R||Q2||0 / 3||0–3||0%|
|French Open||A||Q1||Q3||Q1||1R||0 / 1||0–1||0%|
|Wimbledon||A||Q1||Q3||1R||NH||0 / 1||0–1||0%|
|US Open||A||Q1||1R||2R||2R||0 / 3||2–3||40%|
|Win–Loss||0–0||0–0||0–2||1–3||1–3||0–0||0 / 8||2–8||20%|
|Qatar / Dubai Open[n 1]||A||A||A||A||A||A||0 / 0||0–0||–|
|Indian Wells Open||A||A||A||A||NH||0 / 0||0–0||–|
|Miami Open||A||A||A||A||NH||3R||0 / 1||2–1||67%|
|Madrid Open||A||A||A||A||NH||0 / 0||0–0||–|
|Italian Open||A||A||A||A||Q2||0 / 0||0–0||–|
|Canadian Open||A||A||A||A||NH||0 / 0||0–0||–|
|Cincinnati Open||A||A||A||A||1R||0 / 1||0–1||0%|
|Wuhan Open||A||A||A||A||NH||0 / 0||0–0||–|
|China Open||A||A||A||A||NH||0 / 0||0–0||–|
|Tournaments||1||6||8||7||6||5||Career total: 33|
|Titles||0||0||0||0||0||0||Career total: 0|
|Finals||0||0||0||0||0||0||Career total: 0|
|Overall Win–Loss||0–1||3–6||0–9||7–7||1–6||4–5||0 / 33||15–34||31%|
|Year-end ranking[n 2]||199||146||169||100||114||$1,006,937|
- The first Premier 5 event of the year has switched back and forth between the Dubai Tennis Championships and the Qatar Open since 2009. Dubai was classified as a Premier 5 event from 2009–2011 before being succeeded by Qatar for the 2012–2014 period. In 2015, Dubai regained its Premier 5 status while Qatar was demoted to Premier status. The two tournaments have since alternated status every year.
- 2015: WTA ranking–681.
WTA career finals
Doubles: 3 (1 title, 2 runner-ups)
|Loss||0–1||Feb 2019||St. Petersburg Trophy, Russia||Premier||Hard (i)||Viktória Kužmová|| Ekaterina Makarova
|Win||1–1||May 2019||Prague Open, Czech Republic||International||Clay||Viktória Kužmová|| Nicole Melichar
|4–6, 7–5, [10–7]|
|Loss||1–2||Feb 2021||Yarra Valley Classic, Australia||WTA 500||Hard||Viktória Kužmová|| Shuko Aoyama
ITF Circuit finals
Singles: 15 (7 titles, 8 runner–ups)
|Loss||0–1||Apr 2015||ITF Antalya, Turkey||10,000||Hard||Lu Jiajing||2–6, 0–6|
|Loss||0–2||Nov 2015||ITF Port El Kantaoui, Tunisia||10,000||Hard||Ema Burgić Bucko||w/o|
|Loss||0–3||Apr 2016||ITF Manama, Bahrain||10,000||Hard||Tereza Mihalíková||5–7, 1–6|
|Win||1–3||Apr 2016||ITF Shymkent, Kazakhstan||10,000||Clay||Ilona Kremen||6–4, 6–2|
|Win||2–3||Jun 2016||ITF Minsk, Belarus||25,000||Clay||Vera Lapko||6–4, 6–3|
|Loss||2–4||Jun 2016||ITF Minsk, Belarus||25,000||Clay||Valentini Grammatikopoulou||3–6, 1–4 ret.|
|Win||3–4||Jul 2016||ITF Aschaffenburg, Germany||25,000||Clay||Dalila Jakupovic||6–3, 2–6, 6–2|
|Loss||3–5||Aug 2016||ITF Plzeň, Czech Republic||25,000||Clay||Natalia Vikhlyantseva||1–6, 3–6|
|Win||4–5||Aug 2016||ITF Kharkiv, Ukraine||25,000||Clay||Valentini Grammatikopoulou||6–4, 1–6, 6–1|
|Loss||4–6||Nov 2016||ITF Minsk, Belarus||25,000||Hard (i)||Anastasia Frolova||w/o|
|Loss||4–7||Sep 2017||Batumi Open, Georgia||25,000||Hard||Nigina Abduraimova||6–3, 4–6, 3–6|
|Win||5–7||Oct 2017||ITF Obidos, Portugal||25,000||Carpet||Magdalena Fręch||6–3, 6–3|
|Loss||5–8||Mar 2018||Pingshan Open, China||60,000||Hard||Viktória Kužmová||5–7, 3–6|
|Win||6–8||Jan 2019||Playford International, Australia||25,000||Hard||Elena Rybakina||6–4, 6–4|
|Win||7–8||May 2019||Open Saint-Gaudens, France||60,000||Clay||Ana Bogdan||6–3, 6–4|
Doubles: 10 (9 titles, 1 runner–up)
|Win||1–0||Jan 2015||ITF Sunrise, United States||25,000||Clay||Katerina Stewart|| Paula Cristina Gonçalves
Beatriz Haddad Maia
|7–6(6), 5–7, [10–6]|
|Win||2–0||Apr 2016||ITF Manama, Bahrain||10,000||Hard||Tereza Mihalíková|| Katharina Hering
|Win||3–0||May 2016||Trnava Open, Slovakia||100,000||Clay||Tereza Mihalíková|| Evgeniya Rodina
|Win||4–0||Jun 2016||ITF Minsk, Belarus||25,000||Clay||Valentini Grammatikopoulou|| Ulrikke Eikeri
|4–6, 6–1, [10–2]|
|Win||5–0||Jul 2016||ITF Darmstadt, Germany||25,000||Clay||Valentini Grammatikopoulou|| Anita Husaric
|Win||6–0||Nov 2016||ITF Minsk, Belarus||25,000||Hard (i)||Nika Shytkouskaya|| Ilona Kremen
|Win||7–0||Aug 2017||ITF Bad Saulgau, Germany||25,000||Clay||İpek Soylu|| Nicoleta Dascălu
|Win||8–0||Mar 2018||Pingshan Open, China||60,000||Hard||Viktória Kužmová|| Danka Kovinić
|6–4, 1–6, [10–7]|
|Win||9–0||Mar 2018||Open Croissy-Beaubourg,
|60,000||Hard (i)||Viktória Kužmová|| Petra Krejsová
|Loss||9–1||May 2019||Open Saint-Gaudens,
|60,000||Clay||Sofya Lansere|| Martina Di Giuseppe
Junior Grand Slam finals
Girls' singles: 1 (runner–up)
|Loss||2015||French Open||Clay||Paula Badosa Gibert||3–6, 3–6|
Girls' doubles: 2 (1 title, 1 runner–up)
|Loss||2015||US Open||Hard||Anastasia Potapova|| Viktória Kužmová
|Win||2016||Australian Open||Hard||Tereza Mihalíková|| Dayana Yastremska
Fed Cup participation
|2018 Fed Cup||World Group II||10 February 2018||Bratislava, Slovakia||Slovakia||Hard (i)||Magdaléna Rybáriková||L||7–5, 3–6, 4–6|
|2017 Fed Cup||World Group II||12 February 2017||Moscow, Russia||Chinese Taipei||Hard (i)||Anna Blinkova||Chan Chin-wei
|2020 Fed Cup||Qualifying Round||8 February 2020||Cluj-Napoca, Romania||Romania||Hard (i)||Anna Blinkova||Jaqueline Cristian
|1.||Sloane Stephens||No. 10||US Open||Hard||1R||6–3, 6–4||No. 127|
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