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Three youngsters from Russia in the semifinals of “RG”: who are they? “Helmet” in Paris has not been taken by ours since 2014

Date: April 24, 2024 Time: 09:52:06

Three youngsters from Russia in the semifinals of “RG”: who are they? “Helmet” in Paris has not been taken by ours since 2014

Sofia Kolodkina June 8, 2023, 10:55 PM MSK Audio version: Your browser does not support the audio element.

Alina Korneeva, Alisa Oktyabreva and Anastasia Gurieva! Here is the winner of AO-2023, and a very young “miracle”.

In the first semifinal, the third seed and winner of the AO-2023 Alina Korneeva will face the qualifier Alisa Oktyabreva, the second match 1/2 will be played by Anastasia Guryeva and the sixth in the world the Peruvian Luxiana Pérez-Alarcón. Will there be another Russian final?

“Student” of Spartacus and “miracle” of 14 years

We saw something similar in Melbourne at the beginning of the year: Alina Korneeva played the title against Mirra Andreeva in three hours. After a friendly battle, they both sobbed, hugging the net.

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In a long interview with “Championship”, 15-year-old Alina told how she managed to cope with pain during the final and hinted at the “Grand Slam”, to collect four TBSH in a row. “I plan to not only serve and score, I want to move very well, be a stable player. I admire Serena Williams more, although I will not say that there are idols among women. Of course, I’m going for the title. There was not a single tournament where I came just to participate, ”Korneeva said in January.

Alina Korneva

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The Muscovite and already the 331st racket in the world has repeatedly confessed her sympathy for Elena Rybakina. According to her, she sees a lot in common in the way of playing with the representative of Kazakhstan: energy supply and attack. In addition, both of them began their careers at the Moscow “Spartak” school.

For Korneeva, the 1/4 victory over Mayu Crossley was already the 19th of the season: in addition to the AO, she won the South African Pretoria – the W60 category tournament, having scored four tennis players from the top 400 along the way and defeated the Hungarian Timya Babos in the final – 6: 3 7: 6 (3). Then the Russian woman became the fifth youngest tennis player to win the ITF tournament at this level after Mirjana Lucic, Sara Beylek, Mirra Andreeva and Marta Kostyuk.

In the RG semifinals, she will meet another Russian woman, 14-year-old Alisa Oktyabreva, who knocked the second-ranked racket in the world, 16-year-old American Clairvi Nguna, out of the tournament. Roland Garros is my dream, I feel at home here,” Alice said in an interview with the Más YouTube channel. There she confessed her love for the land.

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Oktyabreva collaborates with Wilson and is a member of The Agency, and already considers the courts in Prague, where she is based at the Sparta sports complex, to be her family. She there she took the first titles of the ITF J2 series in pairs and the same number of singles in Basel and Prague. At 14 years old, she also played opening matches at the W60 level in Trnava, Slovenia, where you can meet the top 100 players or main draw entrants on TBS.

“This experience was special for me. I played against tennis players who have established themselves in the top 100 and compete in Grand Slam tournaments. I will strive to reach this level in the near future. It was nice to share the court with a player like Xinyu Wang. I am very grateful to my team for this opportunity.”

Yeltsin Prize Scholar

Racket No. 615 in the world, 18-year-old Anastasia Gurieva, a student of the No. 1 sports school in the Samara region, reached the second semifinal. Galina Abramova Goldenberg led her to her first victories, whom she finished training this year. This is the third year of Nastya in the junior TSH: in 2021 he stopped at the first round of the “RG”, finished in AO-2023 there, already in the USO of the same year he advanced to 1/16 and set a record . here- she reached the semifinals, where she will play the Peruvian Luxiana Pérez-Alarcón. Behind five ITF category titles, including the Egyptian Sharm el-Sheikh.

Of the achievements of the team of the tennis player, the victory is in the Russian national team at the European Winter Championship among girls under 14 years of age. Competitions were held in the Czech Rakovnik. The Russians consistently defeated the national teams of Belarus, Switzerland, and in the final – the hosts of the competition.

Nastya, like Andrei Rublev at the time, is a fellow at the Boris Yeltsin Presidential Center. By tradition, talented young athletes were received by the wife of the first president of Russia, Naina Iosifovna Yeltsina, and the president of the FTR Shamil Tarpishchev, as well as Elena Dementieva and Anastasia Myskina, were awarded.

Already on June 9 it will become clear whether the first Russian final in the history of Roland Garros will take place and whether the new generation will repeat the success of Daria Kasatkina in 2014.

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