Elena Rybakina is not off to a good start this season. Her best result was a quarterfinal in Abu Dhabi, where she lost to Aryna Sabalenka in three sets. But now she has once again made her mark on Roland Garros. Rybakina defeated the legendary Serena Williams in two sets and thus earned €189,000 in prize money.
In this article, we will tell you how else Elena Rybakina makes money.
|Net Worth||2 000 000$|
|Born||17 June 1999
|Height||1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Plays||Right-handed (two-handed backhand)|
Elena Rybakina Career
Elena Rybakina was born on June 17, 1999 in Moscow, where she still lives. The athlete has dual citizenship of the Russian Federation and Kazakhstan, but in the international arena she defends the colors of the southern republic.
Rybakina hit the court for the first time at the age of five on the initiative of her father, an enthusiastic sports fan. She quickly made up her mind on what she was going to do and decided to dedicate herself to tennis.
The adult professional path of the tennis player began in 2015 when she was still in school. The first performances came in the ITF series, where the Russian was able to prove herself quite well.
The noticeable progress of Rybakina began in 2019. The Russian won three ITF titles at the beginning of the year and began to perform well at WTA tournaments.
Our singles champion, Elena Rybakina 🏆
Congratulations on your first WTA title 👏👏👏 pic.twitter.com/00De5ATqs0
— BRD Bucharest Open (@BRDOpen) July 21, 2019
Rybakina won her first WTA trophy the same year at a competition in Bucharest, giving her opponent, Patricia Maria Tig, just 2 games in the final match. Closer to the end of the 2019 season, Elena once again reached the finals of the WTA competition in Nanchang but lost there to Swedish tennis player Rebecca Peterson, -2/6,0/6.
The year 2020 saw a breakthrough in Rybakina’s career. In just the first two months the Russian played in four WTA finals in Shenzhen, Hobart, Saint Petersburg and Dubai.
— wta (@WTA) January 18, 2020
In the tournament in Hobart, Rybakina won her second career trophy as she defeated Zhang Shuai 7/6,6/3. In the other finals, Elena lost to her opponents Ekaterina Alexandrova, Kiki Bertens and Simona Halep. Then the coronavirus epidemic began, and Rybakina was able to show herself in the fall when she reached the finals in Strasbourg, where she lost in three sets to Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina.
Elena Rybakina Endorsements
Elena Rybakina has a partnership with the famous sportswear manufacturer Adidas and tennis equipment manufacturer Yonex.Until 2020, her tennis apparel sponsor was Nike
Elena Rybakina Net Worth
In 2021 Rybakina earned $218,779 in prize money for 17 matches in various tournaments. During his professional career, Elena earned $1,685,756 in prize money according to the official WTA website. We estimated Elena Rybakina net worth at $2 000 000.