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Dayana Yastremska in brief

16 Nov, 2020
Dayana Yastremska in brief

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Odessa School of Tennis continues to raise new stars. Dayana Yastremska's age is only 20 years now, and she has already made a name for herself as an outstanding tennis player, the future of Ukrainian and world tennis. The athlete keeps on conquering the next peaks of sportsmanship and give her holiday of the game to her fans.

Dayana Yastremska bio

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The girl was born in Odessa on May 15, 2000. She started playing tennis at the age of five. The best coaches helped the girl to achieve significant success as a child: Yastremska won the first title at the age of 7. A little later, Dayana became the champion of Ukraine among children under 12 years. At the same time, she took part for the first time in a major international competition, the Junior Orange Bowl in the United States, where she took second place, second only to the champion.

Dayana Yastremska career statistics

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So far, Dayana Yastremska has not had many achievements, only 3 titles in singles, and 21st place in the world rankings. But the athlete is optimistic about the future, because in 2018 she was the first in the ranking of tennis players under 20 years old.

Junior level

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Dayana took part in the Junior Competitions until 2016, both personally and in a pair with Anastasia Zarytska. This is how the girls won the tournament in Hungary in 2015. The following year, the same pair stopped one step away from winning the junior Australian Open. In singles, the girl won her first title in Budapest in 2015. Moreover, in the final the athlete beat her partner, Anastasia Zarytska. The next step is the junior competition at Wimbledon, where Dayana also stopped one step away from winning, losing in the final.

Professional level

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Dayana's debut among professionals took place in 2016, but not very successfully. In any of the tournaments in which she participated, she did not even manage to try to win. However, the following season in Istanbul she managed to reach the quarterfinals. Yastremskaya won her first title in 2018 in Hong Kong. Her victory took place at the age of 18 years and 4 months, which became a new record for Ukraine. Next was the semifinals of the BGL Luxembourg Open, 58th place in the world rankings and first place among tennis players under 20 years old.

Plans for the future

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Dayana Yastremska during her women's singles final match against Wang Qiang of China at the Hong Kong Open tennis tournament, October 14, 2018. (Photo by Vivek PRAKASH / AFP)(Photo credit should read VIVEK PRAKASH/AFP/Getty Images)

Currently (Nov. 2020), Dayana Jastremska ranks 29th in the world rankings and continues to actively participate in competitions of the highest level. The girl lives and trains in Odessa and has quite ambitious plans for the future. She is not just a talented tennis player; the girl works hard to fulfill her dream and take the highest step in the rankings. Ahead is a tournament in Austria, where Dayana plans to take part not only in singles competitions, but also to try herself in a duet with the third racket of Ukraine, Marta Kostyuk.

This spring, she achieved her best result: 21 places in the international rankings. Unfortunately, the girl failed to keep up, in the summer she was 25, now 29. But by the end of the year there is still a chance to correct the situation and finish 2020 on a positive note.

And the girl loves to sing and has already recorded several songs. This helps Dayana to relax after a tense competition. Quite an interesting hobby for an athlete, because it is not a sport alone.

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