Right-handed singles and doubles professional tennis player who received the 2012 Olympics bronze medal. She been trained in a three-year system by Honored Expert of sports activities Elena Brioukhovets. In this program, she increased to No. 1 in the group no. 2 in the U-18 group. She received the 2002 U.S. Open up junior competition and certified for the Grand Slam singles quarterfinals in the 2010 Australian Open up and 2012’s Wimbledon. She was created in Moscow to Ukrainian parents, dated Russian pro Igor Andreev and became involved to Russian hockey participant Alexander Ovechkin in Dec 2012, however they known as off the marriage. In 2015 she wedded Alexei Stepanov. She and fellow Russian Maria Sharapova had been once teammates became involved in an extreme on-court rivalry.