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Nadia Petrova

Nadia PetrovaAKA Nadezhda Victorovna Petrova

Born: 8-Jun-1982
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Tennis

Nationality: Russia
Executive summary: Hard-hitting Russian seed

As a teen, Petrova spent considerable time in Egypt, where her parents were coaches. Turned professional on 6 September 1999, and reached the fourth round at Wimbledon in 2001. She was selected for the Russian Olympic team for Athens in 2004, losing to Jennifer Capriati at semifinals.

Father: Victor Petrov (hammer thrower)
Mother: Nadejda Ilina (bronze medalist in 1968 sprint relay)

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