0 WTA, 1 ITF
| 19 March 1979 (age 36)
Zaporizhia, Ukraine (1979-03-19) |
Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Olena Antypina Wikipedia
Olena Schmelzer (née Antypina; born 19 March 1979, in Zaporizhia) is a retired professional tennis player from Ukraine. Her highest singles ranking is World No. 180, which she reached in November 2005. She played on the ITF tour from 2000 through to 2006.
In her career, Antypina won 14 titles, of which 1 was in singles and 13 in doubles. She tried qualifying for Grand Slam tournaments on multiple occasions, but was unsuccessful with each one. She qualified for one WTA Tour event in 2005, where she lost in round one of the Tier 4 tournament in Tashkent to compatriot Kateryna Bondarenko. Her biggest ITF title came when she won the doubles of the $75,000 tournament at Washington DC in 2005, partnering Tatiana Poutchek of Belarus.