Famous female tennis player: Nadia Petrova

Famous female tennis player: Nadia Petrova

Famous female tennis player Nadia Petrova is a Russian professional tennis player who is currently ranked at number 28 in WTA Singles rankings and has achieved the highest ranking of third in 2006. She is World No. 9 in doubles. Overall, she has won twenty seven titles in her career out of which nine are in singles and eighteen are in doubles. But, her grand slam records are not that impressive as she has only managed to reach to the semi-finals of French Open twice and to the quarter-finals of other three Grand Sams.

Russian tennis player, Nadia Petrova is considered to be a hard baseline player who plays very good forehand as well as back hand shots which are her strength. She plays single handed forehand shost but plays the back-hand with the use of two hands which is considered to be one of the best in the WTA tennis. Even though, her service is not considerably fast but she challenges with very good returns. She can play the ball across the court with the ease. She doesn’t approach the net frequently except to play returns of the drop shots played by an opponent. With time, Petrova has improved in her service and has made it effective. She will surely look forward to match her skills to get to the top ranks again.

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