View Full Version : Which russians have won a junior grand slam??
Sep 6th, 2003, 01:50 PM
I don't think either sveta or Maria S have ever won a singles junior slam. Am I right ?
Sep 6th, 2003, 02:22 PM
Yes, you are right :)
Sveta reached the Finals of the French and also the US in 2001, (losing to Kanepi and Bartoli)
Masha of course reached the final of the Australian and Wimbledon in 2002 (losing to Strycova and Douchevina)
Vera Douchevina on the other hand HAS won a Grand Slam, being Wimbledon in 2002 which I just mentioned ;)
Maria Kirilenko also captured a Grand Slam title, beating Strycova for the US Open crown.
Dinara Safina came close to winning Wimbledon, but lost in the final to Widjaja.
And the list of Russians reaching Quarters, Semis goes on ;) :hearts:
Sep 6th, 2003, 03:01 PM
Lina Krasnoroutskaya won Junior US Open 1999 beating Nadya Petrova
Nadya won 1998 Roland Garros spanking Dokic in final.
it all started from there really
Natasha Zvereva won 4 Juniors RG 86, WIM 86, 87 US 86
1975 Natasha Chmyeva (URS) US OPEN / 1975/76 WIMBLEDON
1961/1962 Galina Baksheeva (URS)
1971 Marina Kroshina (URS) WIMBLEDON
ROLAND GARROS winners
1971 Elena Granatourova (URS)
Sep 6th, 2003, 03:34 PM
Yes! TBE as usually is right.
And Lina was the best junior of 1999.
Sweet little 15!
Sep 7th, 2003, 04:32 AM
I forgot about Lina! :p
Sep 8th, 2003, 02:02 PM
It's interesting, I think, that Sharapova has never won a junior grand slam, but is playing on the normal tour, thinking she will win one.
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