Elena Rybakina is a Kazakhstani professional tennis player. She is the reigning champion at Wimbledon and the first Kazakhstani player to win a title at a major.
She is also the first to be ranked in the world’s top 15, with a career-high ranking of No. 12 by the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA), and the current Kazakhstani No. 1 player in women’s singles.
Rybakina has reached eight other finals on the WTA Tour, including three at the WTA 500 level, winning two titles.
Rybakina had a career-high combined junior ranking of No. 3, only beginning to have significant results relatively late in her junior career at the age of 17.
Elena Rybakina Parents: Who are Elena Rybakina Parents?
Elena Rybakina was born on 17 June 1999 in Moscow. She started playing sports with her older sister from a very young age, originally focusing on gymnastics and ice skating.
Upon being told that she was too tall to become a professional in either of those sports, her father suggested she switch to tennis instead because of his interest in the sport. Rybakina began playing tennis at the age of six.
There isn’t much information available about Rybakina’s parents. The athlete grew up with her playing partner, Anna Rybakina, her elder sister. Her family is from Russia.