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Epigone Mar 20th, 2006 01:40 PM

Kateryna Bondarenko Cheering Thread!
Kateryna Bondarenko

Residence        Kiev, Ukraine
Date of Birth        August 8, 1986
Birthplace        Krivyi Rig, Ukraine
Height                5' 9" (1.75m)
Weight                132 lbs. (60kg)
Plays                Right-handed (Two-handed backhand)
Status                Pro (2000)

Career in Review
2004 - As world No.312 LL at Sopot, l. in 1r to No.97 Douchevina, and as No.307 qualifier, l. in 1r to eventual finalist No.80 Razzano; l. in qualifying at three other Tour events; reached final at $25K ITF/Bari-ITL as qualifier (l. to sister Alona).

2005 - Season highlighted by first two Tour QF finishes, at Memphis (as WC, l. to top seed Zvonareva) and Tashkent (l. 62 76(10) to No.5 seed and eventual champion Krajicek); 3r at Los Angeles (qualified; l. to Hantuchova), 2r at Estoril (as LL) and 1r at Amelia Island (as qualifier), Istanbul (as LL) and Wimbledon (qualified; l. to former champion Martinez); fell in qualifying at nine other Tour-level events (incl. US Open); also first Tour doubles SF at Estoril (w/A.Bondarenko).

2006 in detail
FEBRUARY - Qualified for first Tour main draw of season at Pattaya City, falling 1r (l. to eventual runner-up Kostanic); also fell 1r at Bangalore (l. to sister A.Bondarenko); at Dubai, reached 2r in singles (as qualifier, d. Peschke in 1r; l. to No.4 seed and eventual champion Henin-Hardenne 64 75) and SF in doubles (as qualifiers w/A.Bondarenko, upset top seeds Likhovtseva/Zvonareva en route; l. to eventual champions Peschke/Schiavone).

In juniors, won 2004 Wimbledon (eliminated top-seed in SF and No. 3 seed in final) and reached 2004 Roland Garros SF.

Began playing at age 4 ... Parents, Vladimir and Natalia, serves as tennis coaches for her, along with sisters, Alona and Valeria, both who play professionally ... Speaks Ukrainian, Russian, Polish and English ... Enjoys listening to music, dancing and hanging out with friends ... Likes spending time at home in Kiev ... Also likes soccer, drinking pineapple juice and listening to Russian pop music.

Epigone Mar 20th, 2006 01:45 PM

Singles results (to be updated)
2006 NASDAQ-100 OPEN (I)
Miami, FL, USA

d. by [13] Viktoriya Kutuzova (UKR) 2-6 2-6 :sad:


Amelia Island, FL, USA

QUALIFYING (seeded #12)
d. Cory Ann Avants (USA) 6-1 6-0 :D

Epigone Mar 20th, 2006 01:46 PM

Doubles results (to be updated)
2006 NASDAQ-100 OPEN (I)
Miami, FL, USA
(with Alona Bondarenko)

d. [1] Stephanie Foretz/Antonella Serra Zanetti 8-1
d. Jamea Jackson/Shenay Perry (walkover)
d. by Eva Birnerova/Galina Voskoboeva 7-6(11) 3-6 6-2 :sad:

d. by Daniilidou/Medina Garrigues d. Katya and Alona 6-1 7-6(5) :sad:

Shoulderpova Mar 21st, 2006 06:13 AM

Good luck Katya :cool:
Do you think Bondarenkos sisters will be a force in doubles? :p

RR-87 Mar 21st, 2006 01:38 PM

I think Katya and Alona will rock here :rocker:
At least it will be good for them to reach second round :D

Bероника Mar 21st, 2006 02:33 PM

Go Katya!!!! :bounce:

RR-87 Mar 21st, 2006 05:57 PM

Katya lost to compatriot Vika Kutuzova 2-6 2-6 :sad:
Vika :)

Epigone Mar 21st, 2006 08:22 PM

Katya :sobbing:

Match stats vs Kutuzova

Once again, it looks like Katya had a lot of trouble winning points on serve :help:

Epigone Mar 21st, 2006 08:35 PM

Katya and Alona will face the #1 seeded team of Stephanie Foretz/Antonella Serra Zanetti in doubles qualifying

Let's hope that they can build on the title they won in Orange last week :cool:

RR-87 Mar 22nd, 2006 07:04 AM

Good luck to Katya and Alona :)

Epigone Mar 24th, 2006 09:16 PM

Doubles qualifying
Katya and Alona d. Stephanie Foretz/Antonella Serra Zanetti 8-1 and were then given a walkover by Jackson/Perry.

However, Birnerova/Voskoboeva defeated them 7-6(11) 3-6 6-2 in the qualifying final :sobbing:

KimC&MariaSNo1's Mar 26th, 2006 03:09 AM

go katernya too bad shes out at the moment she needs to get better

Epigone Mar 26th, 2006 10:18 PM

Katya and Alona made it into the MD as lucky losers, and took out Dulko/Kirilenko 7-5 6-2 :banana: :worship: :dance: :cool:

DanWoody Mar 27th, 2006 05:07 AM


Originally Posted by Epigone
Katya and Alona made it into the MD as lucky losers, and took out Dulko/Kirilenko 7-5 6-2 :banana: :worship: :dance: :cool:

Congratulations; that's real lucky! :) ;)

Bероника Mar 27th, 2006 03:25 PM

Good result :D Go Bondarenko sisters!!! :bounce:

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