Who is Aryna Sabalenka?
Aryna Siarhiejeuna Sabalenka is a Belarusian Professional tennis player. She is best known for her fierce attitude and aggressive baseline play. Her play is built around a powerful serve backed up by her ability to score points through groundstroke winners. Aryna Sabalenka is one of the very few players who are very successful at a very young age in both the singles as well as double formats of the game. She has also been honored by being provided a rank in top 10′ of both the format by the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA). She is nicknamed The Tiger.
|Full Name||Aryna Siarhiejeuna Sabalenka|
|Date Of Birth||5th May 1998|
|Birth Place||Minsk, Belarus|
|Eye Color||Light Brown|
|Net Worth||$3 Million|
Where was Aryna Sabalenka born and raise?
Aryna Sabalenka was born on the 5th of May, 1998 in Minsk, Belarus. Her father’s name was Sergey and her mother’s name is not known. Her father was a hockey player who sadly died in 2019. She started playing tennis at the very young age of six. She was in the car with her father when they drove by the tennis courts. The courts piqued her interest and decided to give tennis a try. Her tennis inspirations were Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova when she was a kid. She grew up with a younger sister whose name is not disclosed.
Nationality and Physical features
Aryna Sabalenka is of Belarusian national and she is of Belarusian descent. She follows Christianity.
She has an athletic build and is really tall. She has a height of 6 feet or 1.83 m and weighs 80 kg or 176.5 lbs. Her body measurements are not known. Similarly, her shoe size and dress size are under review. She has a toned physique, charming smile, gleaming face, and long, straight hair. She also has a “Tiger” tattooed under her left arm.
The color of her hair is light brown and has a stunning set of beautiful green eyes. She often tends to dye her hair blonde.
Aryna Sabalenka’s zodiac sign is Taurus.
Aryna Sabalenka studied at the Belarusian State University which is located in her hometown of Minsk. There she took a sports-related program. We don’t know where she attended her high school. We will update this section as soon as we find more information about her academic qualifications.
Aryna Sabalenka has dated only a few men so far. She dated Matvei Bozhko . Though it is not clear as to when she dated him. There was also a rumor that she was in a relationship with Dmitry Tursunov.
She announced her engagement on a Belarusian talk show but didn’t reveal her fiancé’s name. She, however, said that her fiancé is not from Belarus.
How did Aryna start her career?
She began her tennis career on the ITF (International Tennis Federation) Women’s Circuit in 2012 at the young age of 14, even though she didn’t play on the ITF Junior Circuit. She won her first two titles in October of 2015 in Antalya, Turkey.
In late 2016, she got into the Top 150′ in the single ranking. In 2017, she lost a game to her idol, Maria Sharapova, in 2 closely-contested sets. She was ranked 76th due to her performance and finished the year with another title at the Mumbai Open and ended the year with rank 73rd.
Similarly, Aryna Sabalenka won over 8 players who were ranked in the Top 10′ in the year 2018. This feat helped her reach number 11 in the WTA singles ranking for her incredible performances the whole year in 2018. She was also declared the ‘WTA Newcomer of the Year’.
In the year 2019, she got to win over a player who was ranked World No. 1 came in the semifinals of the Wuhan Open after defeating Ashleigh Barty. She defeated Alison Riske and won the title.
|Career Records||241-125 (65.8%)||80–62 (56.3%)|
|Highest Ranking||No. 7 (18 January 2021)||No. 1 (22 February 2021)|
|Current Ranking||No. 7 (5 April 2021)||No. 4 (5 April 2021)|
Awards and Achievements
Aryna Sabalenka has achieved a lot in her career so far. She has won a total of 13 WTA titles in both singles as well as doubles format. Also, in 2018, she got top 8 victories out of 10 matches. In WTA career-high rankings, she was ranked No 7 in singles and No 2 in doubles.
Aryna Sabalenka is quite active on her social media with 182K followers on Instagram (@sabalenka_aryna), 17.7K followers on Twitter (@SabalenkaA), and 4,066 followers on Facebook (Aryna Sabalenka).
The 22 years old professional tennis player has been continuously working in the sports industry. Aryna Sabalenka has earned a huge amount of money by winning and getting prize money. Aside from her sports career, she has been earning money from brand endorsements. She has been endorsed by brands like Nike, Wilson Sporting Goods. She is estimated to have a net worth of $3 Million.