Place of Birth: Kharkov, Ukraine
Current Residence: Kharkov, Ukraine
Language(s): English, Russian
International Debut: 2005, Czech International
Professional Since: In 2004, I started representing my club Kharkov in the national league.
National Team Member: 2006
Q & A
Any previous Olympics Games competed in and results?
"London 2012, 2nd place in the group, W-1, L-1"
When and where you began playing, and why this sport?
"When I was 7 years old, in school, my coach came to the class and talked about starting a badminton session at the school."
Your equipment sponsor and current racket model?
"Yonex, Arc saber 11"
Memorable sporting achievements?
"2007 Slovak International Champion - it is my first title. I also have good wins in 2009 Russian White Nights and won the title. And one of the best moment was at my two home tournaments (2009 and 2011) when there was a great crowd and I felt great playing in front of them."
Sporting awards / Honours (so far)?
"Best Player of University, Best Player of "Spartak" Union 2011"
"To be the best player in the world."
In The News
22 October, 2014
Yonex French Open 2014 – Day 1: Opportunity for Youngsters to Shine