Elizaveta Volodko
Elizaveta Volodko
Height: 5-7
Year: Junior
Hometown: Moscow, Russia
High School: Gymnazium 1584


As a sophomore Volodko split her overall singles record going 14-14  primarily from the No. 1 (4-6), No. 2 (3-5) and No. 3 (3-0) positions…went 12-6 in dual match play and 5-1 in conference play…had success with multiple doubles partners throughout the season, partnered Anastasia Goncharova going 6-1 overall. 4-0 in the fall and 2-1 in conference matches…partnered Amit Lev-Ari to go 5-0 overall from the No. 2 position including going 3-0 in conference matches…Big West Second Team Singles and Doubles.

In her freshman season, Volodko was projected to be a Freshman of the Year candidate...After a hot start, Elizaveta suffered an injury in early February that cost her the rest of the season...Prior to the injury, the freshman had a 10-5 singles record while posting a 2-1 record in dual match season and going 8-4 on tour...Her overall doubles record mounted at 8-5 while she excelled most when paired with Paulina Dubavets...Due to the injury, Volodko didn't participate in Big West play.

High School
Elizaveta Volodko attended Gymnazium 1584 in Moscow.

Volodko was ranked No. 11 in Russia among playaers under-18 years of age...Career-best ITF ranking of 213th...Won the 2017 Under-18 Moscow Championship...Two-time champion of the Central Federal District of Russia, winning in 2016 and 2017...Along with her partner Anastasia Potapova, Volodko won the doubles title at the 2014 Jugend Cup in Rennigen, Germany...Was a finalist in singles at the Jugend Cup in 2014...Won four ITF junior singles tournaments and five Russian junior tournaments.

Elizaveta Volodko was born in Moscow, Russia...The daughter of Igor Volodko and Alena Valadzko...Finished at the top of her class at Gymnazium 1584...Won two academic gold medals...One gold medal was for receiving all excellent grades for the last four semesters and final five final examinations en route to her Certificate of Secondary Education...The second gold medal was for the Russian state exams...Also competed in swimming...Favorite sports team is FC Barcelona...Favorite movies include Divergent, Wild Child and Step Up...Favorite authors include Alexander Pushkin and Maxim Gorky...Favorite novels include Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, Delirium and Oblomor...Favorite athletes include Serena Williams and Roger Federer...Speaks fluent English and Russian...Plays the piano...Volodko's first coach ever was Larisa Preobrazhenskaya, Anna Kournikova's coach.