Mirra Andreeva

Published 01/20/2024, 7:28 AM EST

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Mirra Aleksandrovna Andreeva is a Russian pro tennis player. Andreeva’s career-high singles ranking by the WTA is No. 46, which she reached on November 6, 2023. Andreeva first rose to prominence in 2023 when she made inroads at the Madrid Open. She would go on to perform above everyone’s expectations and carrying on the consistency, she continues to perform similarly. 

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Mirra Andreeva: Age 

Mirra Andreeva was born on April 29, 2007, which makes her sixteen years old. Andreeva made her WTA Tour main-draw debut at the 2022 Jasmin Open after obtaining a wildcard into the singles event. She did, however, lose in the first round to sixth seed Anastasia Potapova in a three-set match that lasted 2 hours and 35 minutes.

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She continued her stint in the sport and now plays among the stars of the WTA. Andreeva defeated Ons Jabeur in a dominant display and has gone further into the Australian Open 2024.

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Mirra Andreeva: ranking

Mirra Andreeva made her professional debut ranked 1272 on April 4, 2022. It didn’t take her long to rise to the top 250, which she attained by the end of 2022. The top 100 wasn’t far away for a player like her, as she managed to enter the top 50 by October 2023. Currently, Andreeva sits at 47. Andreeva attained her first top 10 victory in round 2 of the Australian Open 2024, which will help her collect ranking points that will launch her even higher. 

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Mirra Andreeva: Australian Open 2024

The 16-year-old Russian player is wreaking havoc at the first slam of 2024. She attained entry into the main draw and beat her first opponent, Bernarda Pera, in straight sets. The final score of their bout was 7-5, 6-2. Her win set her up for a difficult match-up as she faced Ons Jabeur in round 2 of the tournament. However, it also turned out to be not too difficult for her.

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She dispatched the Tunisian player with ease as the scoreboard read 6-0, 6-2 as the final score. The Russian teen then faced Diane Perry, who shook her slightly. Andreeva was breadsticks in the first set but recovered quickly and went on to win the bout. The final scoreline was 1-6,6-1,7-6.

Mirra Andreeva: Parents

Raisa Andreeva is Mirra Andreeva’s mother and the person who introduced her to tennis. Andreeva recently revealed in an interview that her mother, Raisa Andreeva, fell in love with tennis after seeing Marat Safin at the 2005 Australian Open.

After seeing Safin’s match, her mother decided she wanted her daughters to play tennis. When Mirra Andreeva and her older sister Erika Andreeva demonstrated talent in the game, her parents relocated from Siberia to Russia. There is no information available about Mirra Andreeva’s father at the moment.

Mirra Andreeva: Height

The 16-year-old Mirra Andreeva is currently 5 ft 7in (1.71 m), which puts her higher than average for women around the world, which is 5 ft 4in.

Mirra Andreeva: Country

Mirra Andreeva is from Russia. The teenage tennis sensation was born in Krasnoyarsk with her elder sister, Erika Andreeva. When the two sisters showed promise in the sport, their parents moved to Moscow to help them with their careers. Since the start of 2022, both sisters have lived in Cannes, France, and trained at the Elite Tennis Center, the former academy of Daniil Medvedev

Mirra Andreeva: Instagram

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Andreeva has an active Instagram account and uploads updates for her fans frequently. She currently has 149k followers with 291 in the following category and a total of 77 posts. 

Mirra Andreeva vs Diane Perry

Andreeva faced 21-year-old French tennis star Diane Perry in the third round of the Australian Open 2024. She proved to be the first challenge for the teen in the Aussie slam. Andreeva was breadsticked in the first set, which shocked the audience. However, the Russian player managed to come back with a similar response and won the second set 6-1. 

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Both players had eyes for the win as they fought hard in the third set. However, Mirra Andreeva kept hopes alive for Russian WTA fans as she shut down the French player in a tie-break.

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Ripunjay Gaba

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