Dob: Mar. 21, 1995
Time to recognize this up and coming player? Unranked in 2011, Mayya reached her current high ranking of 448, after two stellar tournaments in August.
First, she reached the final of the 25K Moscow as a wild card, upsetting the 2 & 3 seeds before falling to a resurgent Yulia Kalabina, who was entered as a qualifier, 63 36 46.
She followed that up with a quarterfinal appearance at the 50KH Kazan, where she was entered as a qualifier. She upset Arina Rodionova, before falling to Tara Moore, 57 26.
Now entered in the Tashkent Open qualies as a wild card, she upset Ekaterina Yashina, 76(4) 64! She now faces #8 Ekaterina Bychova in the second round.