[citation needed]. Und wenn nicht Volleyball, dann Handball oder Tennis." 1. His game is very close to what I want to play like, just a bit more FH oriented for me. The pair won their first tie against Germany's Andrea Petkovic and Alexander Zverev 2–1 (Mladenovic lost her singles match against Petkovic), and their second tie against Great Britain's Daniel Evans and Heather Watson 3–0. Mladenovic employs an all-court playing style, using variety along with her baseline play to win points. As you can see she has found decent success in singles, but has been a huge hit in doubles, winning multiple Grand Slams in both women’s doubles and mixed doubles. Kristina Mladenovic im Gespräch mit tennis MAGAZIN über ihre zwei Mentalitäten und ihren Freund Dominic Thiem. She is particularly dangerous with her forehand when she draws a short reply from her opponent; she doesn’t usually have trouble finishing points with the stroke. Although Gasquet won his singles match and Mladenovic lost hers, the French duo won the decisive mixed-doubles match, meaning that France were the 2017 Hopman Cup champions. [56], Mladenovic reached the second round of the Wimbledon singles, but lost to Petra Kvitová. At the Topshelf Open, Mladenovic lost to eventual finalist and good friend Belinda Bencic, despite having match point opportunities. Kristina Mladenovic war der Sport von Anfang an in die Wiege gelegt worden - sozusagen vorherbestimmt. Against German wildcard Laura Siegemund (who was playing in her hometown), Mladenovic led 4–1 in the final set tiebreak but ended losing the match 1–6, 6–2, 6–7. This caused Mladenovic to lose all twelve of her remaining singles matches of 2018 after winning her first-round singles match at the Citi Open (she won only two sets in those 12 singles matches) at various hard-court tournaments (including the US Open) in North America, Asia and Europe. [4] She dated Austrian tennis player Dominic Thiem from the middle of 2017 until the couple split up in November 2019. It was the first Grand Slam women's doubles crown for Garcia and Mladenovic, and they became the first all-French pair to win the French Open women's doubles title since Gail Chanfreau and Françoise Dürr in 1971.[24]. 54, compared to No. In doubles, Mladenovic partnered with Garcia again, and the team was seeded No. Joined: 14 Jun 2010, 22:07 Posts: 4136 Location: Göteborg, Sweden Has thanked: 646 times Been thanked: 459 times Blade: Sword Final Strike FH: DHS H3-50 BH: Barna SuperGlanti 1.6 8 seed Ashleigh Barty. 1 doubles players, WTA rankings incepted on September 4, 1984, (year first held/year last held – number of weeks (w)), current No. She possesses a powerful serve, and her height of 1.84 m (6 ft 1⁄2 in) means that she is able to nail first serves accurately with a lot of aces. 1, Ashleigh Barty, in three sets. She began playing tennis in the Junior leagues in 2006, and was crowned the European Under 14 Singles Champion one year later. [27] Though she did end up losing to Lesia Tsurenko in the final, her success in February allowed Mladenovic to reach a career-high WTA singles ranking of No. google_ad_width = 728; Mladenovic Luka Rank ITTF: 615 Jha Kanak Rank ITTF: 302. However, she and Nestor rebounded at the mixed doubles at Wimbledon, capturing her first Grand Slam title. Her father Dragan, played handball and even won gold while participating in the Olympics. [citation needed] In April, Mladenovic played for France in the Fed Cup semifinals. Her Fed Cup win-loss record is 11–8 in singles and 13–2 in doubles. She dated Austrian tennis player Dominic Thiem from the middle of 2017 until the couple split up in November 2019. In doubles, Mladenovic (partnered with Garcia) reached the final, where the French team was defeated by Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Šafářová. [citation needed], Her form declined in the second half of the season. [34], At the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix, Mladenovic defeated top-seed Angelique Kerber in the second round and three-time champion Maria Sharapova (who was playing her first WTA tournament after serving a 15-month suspension for failing a drug test) in the semifinals to reach her third WTA Tour singles final of the year. [35], Mladenovic, seeded No. [23], At the Open GDF Suez, a Premier tournament, Mladenovic made the semifinals, including defeating Petra Kvitová. 31 two weeks earlier. google_ad_height = 90; 2) also lost in the first round of the mixed-doubles event. She advanced to both the girls' singles and doubles finals at the 2009 Wimbledon Championships, losing to Noppawan Lertcheewakarn in the singles. [17], At the start of the year Mladenovic linked up with Biljana Veselinovic but they split just before Wimbledon and since then she had been coached by Thierry Ascione. [25], At Dubai, at the first Premier-5 event of the season, Mladenovic defeated Kateřina Siniaková in the first round before defeating world No. In addition, Mladenovic competed in doubles with Daria Gavrilova; this was the first time Mladenovic played with someone other than Garcia in over a year. [14], Mladenovic played for France at the 2011 Hopman Cup, partnering with Nicolas Mahut. google_ad_width = 728; Kristina has a brother named Luca who plays soccer. Also Ademir Balaban from Luxembourg is playing with frictionless ANTI Spin rubber BEAST on DESTROYER blade with TENACIOUS VIOLENCE on forehand. Mladenovic beat Francesca Schiavone and Laura Robson while losing to Bethanie Mattek-Sands in the singles matches. Kristina is 1.84 m tall (6’00”) and plays tennis with her right hand. Mladenovic had success in singles at the Hong Kong Open. Her forehand is the stronger wing, and is hit both flatly and with topspin. In the final, she lost to third seeded Simona Halep in three sets. Mladenovic began the year losing in the second round of the Australian Open to Bethanie Mattek-Sands. She made semifinals at Indian Wells breaking into the Top 20 for the first time in career. [12][13], At the Internationaux de Strasbourg, Mladenovic won her first match on the WTA Tour, coming back from 2–5 in the final set to win the tiebreak against Stefanie Vögele. Besonders gegenüber ihren Eltern zeigt sich Mladenovic dankbar: "Das Schönste war, dass unsere Eltern uns nie gezwungen haben, auch Sportler zu werden. Then, Mladenovic and Garcia defeated Barty and Stosur in the decisive doubles rubber, 6–4, 6–3.[59]. She uses her volleys, along with her backhand slice and drop shots, to create a lot of variety in her game. In Beijing, Mladenovic defeated Jelena Jankovic in the first round, before facing eighth seed Madison Keys. [11] In July, she qualified for the ECM Prague Open but lost in the first round to Zarina Diyas of Kazakhstan. [citation needed], At the French Open, Mladenovic won her first round match against the 2010 French Open singles champion Francesca Schiavone, and defeated her former doubles partner Tímea Babos in the second. Did you know? Kristina Mladenovic is a professional French tennis player who has carried the hopes of her country at Roland Garros for the last few years. 1 Frenchwoman once again (passing Caroline Garcia). (adsbygoogle=window.adsbygoogle||[]).push({}); Your email address will not be published. 14, reached her first career Premier Mandatory singles final at the Madrid Open by defeating her doubles partner Svetlana Kuznetsova in the semifinals. The two are very outspoken about their relationship on social media, and have won a huge number of fans with their likable camaraderie. Kristina Mladenovic’s Personal Life, Tennis Career, and Record. Wenn wir im Urlaub sind, spielen wir zum Beispiel Beachvolleyball. Ihr Vater war Handball-Tormann, spielte in der ersten französischen Division und für die jugoslawische Nationalmannschaft. At Baku, she lost in quarterfinals, losing to Francesca Schiavone in a rematch of the İstanbul Cup quarterfinals. She then competed in 's-Hertogenbosch qualifying, managing to win a round but ultimately falling to CoCo Vandeweghe, who would go on to qualify and win the entire tournament. Mladenovic has represented France at the Fed Cup since 2012. 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After receiving a first-round bye, Mladenovic showed signs of her top form and confidence which enabled her to reach four WTA singles finals in the first half of 2017 by defeating former top-5 player and 2016 WTA Finals champion Dominika Cibulková in the second round, ending her 15-match losing streak in singles. [33], At the Miami Open, Mladenovic lost her opening singles match to the Romanian qualifier Patricia Maria Țig. 18, and she became the No. 42 in singles, and tied No. After the Citi Open, Mladenovic lost in the final round of qualifying to Yanina Wickmayer in Montréal, and also the first round of qualifying in Cincinnati. [57] At the US Open she won her first round match against three-time Grand Slam champion and 14th seed Angelique Kerber. At the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy, Mladenovic won her first round match against Elise Mertens before upsetting reigning Australian Open finalist Venus Williams to reach the quarterfinals. I have to say, good tactics from Luka vs defence (expecially good strategic FH), but i really didn't expect Gionis to be so unprepared ... OOAK Table Tennis Forum A truly International Table Tennis Community for both Defensive and Offensive styles! [citation needed], (W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (NH) not held. [4] Her biggest junior achievement was at the 2009 French Open girls' singles, where she beat Daria Gavrilova of Russia in two sets in the final. ", Samstag In Indian Wells, Mladenovic defeated Samantha Stosur in the second round before losing in the third round to Wang Qiang, who improved their head-to-head to 3–0. [9] Her highest junior ranking was No. 10) on 23 October 2017, at the start of the WTA Finals. This time, Hlaváčková and Peng won the match, and Mladenovic missed the opportunity to become doubles world No. She next competed at the Citi Open, where she stunned top seeded Lucie Šafářová, before defeating qualifier Taylor Townsend. 2 and 2011 champion) in the first round, her first top-5 win. 4, Simona Halep, in straight sets, setting up an encounter with Lauren Davis, which she won in straight sets as well,[31] reaching her first career WTA Premier Mandatory singles quarterfinals. Furthermore, 6’2” Luka Mladenovic was born on June 19, 1996, in France; like his sister, Luka holds French and Serbian citizenship. Nguyen Duc Tuan/Doan Ba Tuan Anh vs Eric Glod/Luka M. | 2019 World Championships Highlights (Pre), 2016 World Championships Highlights: MLADENOVIC Luka v JHA Kanak, Belgium Open 2015 Highlights: MLADENOVIC Luka vs MERCKX Jasper (Qual. [19] At the Bell Classic in Québec, Mladenovic reached her first WTA semifinal. Mladenovic is capable of playing from anywhere on the court, and uses her movement to aggressively take the ball on. 10 (23 October 2017), High Rank for Doubles: No. She turned pro in 2009 and went on to win one singles and 17 doubles titles on the WTA Tour, as well as four singles and seven doubles titles on the ITF Women’s Circuit. Join Facebook to connect with Luka Mladenovic and others you may know. Mladenovic was the women's doubles runner-up in four other Grand Slam tournaments – the 2014 Wimbledon Championships, the 2016 US Open, the 2018 US Open, and the 2019 Australian Open. Her family moved to France in 1992 when her father was signed by Dunkerque HGL. Mladenovic registered her first top-10 singles win of 2018 in Cincinnati when she defeated Julia Görges, after Görges retired in the first round because of a calf injury. She also uses the technique of the drop shot and lob as surprise tactics, doing her best to keep her opponents on their toes all the time. In 2007, she became the European Under-14 singles champion. 3, Karolína Plíšková, 6–2, 6–4 in the second round. She continued her strong performance with a three-set win over Alison Riske in the second round. Kristina Mladenovic war der Sport von Anfang an in die Wiege gelegt worden - sozusagen vorherbestimmt. 2020 ITTF World Tour Hungarian Open. Für die Plattform "Sport 360°" gewährte die zweifache Grand-Slam-Siegerin im Mixed Einblicke, wie sie durch ihren familiären Background geprägt wurde und wie sie davon auch bis heute noch profitiert: "Ich stamme aus einer sehr athletischen Familie, in der jeder aktiver Sportler war oder ist. [49] She played her first grass-court tournament of the year in Birmingham, where she lost in the singles second round to the unseeded Magdaléna Rybáriková. In anderen Familien zwingen die Eltern ihre Kinder, auch ihre Sportarten auszuüben, um ihre Karriere noch ein zweites Mal zu durchleben. She, along with Daniel Nestor, reached the final of the mixed-doubles event. During the 2016 Fed Cup final between France and the Czech Republic, Mladenovic lost the first rubber narrowly against Karolína Plíšková 3–6, 6–4, 14–16, a match that lasted 3 hours 48 minutes. Subscribe to receive the latest news from the International Tennis Federation via our weekly newsletter. Nguyen Duc Tuan/Doan Ba Tuan Anh vs Eric Glod/Luka M. | 2019 World Championships Highlights (Pre) 22.04.2019. Cookie settings. Mladenovic won the doubles event partnering Caroline Garcia, beating Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina in the final. She has won four Grand Slams already – two in women’s doubles and two in mixed doubles – and is poised to add to that collection in the years to come. I gotta stay strong though haha. [40] Mladenovic turned things around when she won the Australian Open women's doubles with Tímea Babos, thus winning her second career Grand Slam women's doubles title. Mladenovic started 2014 off strong, capturing her second mixed-doubles title at the Australian Open partnering again with Nestor. 2 in doubles (with Garcia). Required fields are marked *. Dominic would reach the final in that tournament but lost out to eventual champion Rafael Nadal. Auch sie war Mitglied der jugoslawischen Nationalauswahl in ihrem Sport. The unseeded Mladenovic was defeated in the singles third round of Wimbledon by the No. Her good performance at the BNP Paribas Open enabled Mladenovic to attain a career-high singles ranking of No. All became French citizens. Ich habe auch Volleyball gespielt, als ich noch jünger war", erzählte die 22-Jährige. Don't know, but wouldn't it be a better option to go for this style when you're getting too old to move. Kristina Mladenovic was born in Saint-Pol-sur-Mer, in the Nord department of France. Der jüngste Spross der sportbegeisterten Familie versucht sein Glück im Fußball und schlägt sich dabei bislang durchaus beachtlich. 6, Eugenie Bouchard. [53] She then lost her next match to Carla Suárez Navarro. In the women's doubles event, Mladenovic partnered Caroline Garcia, with whom she had won the French Open in June. 8 seed Daria Gavrilova to reach her second singles final of the year. Mladenovic became the first Frenchwoman to win a WTA Premier singles title since Marion Bartoli in June 2011. Then, in the deciding doubles rubber, Mladenovic and Garcia defeated Halep and Niculescu. View unanswered posts | View active topics, Board index » Table Tennis - Other topics » Table Tennis Videos » Pimples / Antispin Videos, , Users browsing this forum: Google Adsense [Bot] and 21 guests, Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group,