Ekaterina Makarova

Ekaterina Valeryevna Makarova (Russian: Екатерина Валерьевна Макарова, born on 7 June 1988) is a professional tennis player from Russia. She achieved her career high ranking of number 29 on June 6, 2011. She began playing tennis when she was six years old and joined the senior women's circuit at the age of fifteen. In her first professional tournament in Elektrostal, Russia as a wildcard, she reached the quarter-finals losing to Olga Savchuk 6–3, 3–6, 0–6. At the Zhukovsky, Russia, she lost in the first round after qualifying. This was her last tournament of 2003. She then played in Cairo, Egypt, reaching the second round as a qualifying. At Antalya, Turkey a she won her career first title over Kateryna Avdiyenko 6–3, 6–3. Appearing at Felixstowe, Great Britain she lost in the first round. At Târgu Mureş, Romania, she claimed her second $10,000 title without dropping a set, defeating Simona Matei in the finals. In Moscow, she lost in the first round to Tatsiana Uvarova 4–6, 6–4, 6–7. At Balashikha, she lost to Elena Vesnina 3–6, 5–7,in the second round after qualifying. In Moscow as a wildcard in the qualifier, she earned her first top 100 victory over Tatiana Perebiynis 2–6, 6–4,...
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