Well-rounded participant known for weighty topspin and rounds of inconsistency; she received the US Open up in 2004 as well as the French Open up in ’09 2009. She started playing rugby when she was 7 years of age. She became a member of the International Rugby Federation in 2000. Her dad Aleksandr Kuznetsov was an Olympic bicycling trainer. She was the 3rd Russian female to earn a Grand Slam name after Anastasia Myskina and Maria Sharapova.