The WTA star, Kristina ‘Kiki’ Mladenovic turned a tennis professional in the year 2009. She was born in France, but her roots trace out to Serbia.
The all-court tennis player, Kristina Mladenovic was ranked World Number one in doubles after her French Open 2019 victory. She also cracked the top-10 in the WTA singles rankings in 2017.
In 2015, Kristina Mladenovic reached her first-ever singles quarterfinal of a Grand Slam at the US Open and broke into the top 30 rankings. Over there she defeated Svetlana Kuznetsova, Bojana Jovanovski, lucky loser Daria Kasatkina and Ekaterina Makarova.
She continued to be a doubles champion at French Open 2016 and she partnered with Caroline Garcia. They became the first all-French pair to win the French Open women’s doubles title since Gail Chanfreau and Francoise Durr in 1971.
The following year, Mladenovic made her debut into the top ten WTA rankings and she made it to the quarter-finals at French Open 2017. Also, she won her first WTA singles title came at St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy in 2017.
In 2019, Kiki and Timea Babos pulled off the French Open title and Mladenovic simultaneously turned World Number one in doubles.
Later in the year 2019, she was exceptionally triumphant on doubles tour. Along with Babos, she claimed the WTA Finals title in Shenzhen, China.
In Australia, she supported Team France to lifted the Fed Cup 2019 title. Kiki defeated World Number one Ashleigh Barty on her home soil in the singles tier.
She played doubles with compatriot Caroline Garia. With the pair being victorious it gave France the Fed Cup 2019 title win.
Mladenovic is a highly accomplished doubles player. She has 24 doubles titles on the WTA Tour and one singles title.
In all, she has won five Grand Slam women’s doubles (3 French Opens and 2 Australian Opens) and two mixed doubles titles (Australian Open and Wimbledon). She is also a women’s doubles finalist at both Wimbledon and US Open.
In singles, she reached the French Open and US Open quarter-finals.
Mladenovic and ATP star Dominic Thiem revealed they were in a relationship, back in 2017. However, they split in 2019.
Mladenovic suffered a dip in form in singles tennis in 2020, failing to reach the further rounds in most tournaments. She slipped to no. 50 in the rankings.
On the doubles court, however, she continued her stunning form. Along with Timea Babos, she won the Australian Open as well as the French Open in Paris. She is ranked no. 3 in doubles.
Her career prize-money amounts to $10,991,003. Her estimated net worth is around $7 million.
Kiki uses Wilson racquets. Her outfit is sponsored by Adidas.
Mladenovic participated in the virtual Roland Garros event in June 2020, the proceeds of which were distributed in the fight against COVID-19.
Twitter – @KikiMladenovic
Instagram – Kristina Mladenovic
Wilson and Nike
US $7 million