Glushko at the 2019 Wimbledon
|Full name||Julia Glushko|
|Born||1 January 1990|
Donetsk, Ukrainian SSR, USSR
|Height||1.71 m (5 ft 7 1⁄2 in)|
|Prize money||US$ 998,044|
|Career titles||11 ITF|
|Highest ranking||No. 79 (23 June 2014)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||1R (2014)|
|French Open||3R (2014)|
|US Open||3R (2013)|
|Career titles||14 ITF|
|Highest ranking||No. 109 (4 November 2013)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Last updated on: 27 January 2020.|
Julia Glushko Hebrew: יוליה גלושקו; born 1 January 1990) is an Israeli retired professional tennis player. She has won 11 singles and 14 doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit. On 23 June 2014, she reached her best singles ranking of world number 79. On 4 November 2013, she peaked at world 109 in the doubles rankings.
Glushko was born in Donetsk, Ukrainian SSR, USSR, and is of Jewish descent.She started playing tennis at the age of 4. Her parents are tennis instructors. Glushko and her family moved to Israel from Ukraine when she was 9 years old. She lives in Modi'in, Israel.
Glushko won four junior titles. The first three were the 2006 Saadia Rees (Grade 4), the 2007 Argentina Cup (Grade 2), and the 2007 Uruguay Bowl (Grade 2).
In March 2007 she won the Grade-1 Asunción Bowl junior girls tournament in Paraguay. It was the first Grade-1 title of her career.
At the US Open in September 2007, she won her first two junior singles matches. and her first round junior doubles match with Tyra Calderwood.
Glushko made her professional debut in March 2004 at the ITF challenger event in Ramat HaSharon. She beat Diana Voskoboynik (Israel) in the first round of qualifying before losing to Yakaterina Burduli.
Her best result on the professional level has been a semi-final appearance at the ITF event in Antalya in May 2006, where she lost to Çağla Büyükakçay.
In November 2007, she won her first ITF title an event in Mallorca, beating Diana Enache in the final.
In 2008, she won three ITF titles in doubles competitions with different partners. She celebrated her maiden title at Albufeira, Portugal alongside Marina Melnikova in February, beating Martina Babáková and Elena Chalova in the final; followed by the victory at Porto Rafti, Greece, with Dominice Ripoll in March, and a third tournament win in May at Ra'anana, where Glushko teamed up with Manana Shapakidze.
In December 2010, she lost in the finals of the Israeli championships to Shahar Pe'er in three sets.
In January 2011, she played her first Grand Slam qualifying, reaching the second round after losing to Nuria Llagostera Vives.
Glushko beat Shahar Pe'er in the women's final of the 2011 Israel National Championships.
In 2012, Glushko made her Grand Slam main-draw debut at the US Open, after she defeated Zheng Saisai in the qualifying competition. She lost in the first round to Yanina Wickmayer in straight sets.
In May 2013, Glushko played her second Grand Slam, the French Open, after she defeated Anastasia Rodionova from Australia in the qualifying competition. Again, she lost in the first round, this time to María Teresa Torró Flor.
In August 2013, Glushko played in Rogers Cup qualifying and defeated Christina McHale in the first round. In the second round of qualifying she defeated Gabriela Dabrowski in straight sets and entered her first Premier tournament. She played at the US Open and after qualifying to the main draw, beat Nadia Petrova. In the second round she defeated Sachia Vickery, but lost to Daniela Hantuchová in round three.
In September 2013 Glushko won her first WTA main draw match defeating Tetyana Arefyeva. In the second round she lost to Galina Voskoboeva.
In May 2014, she lost in the first round of Nürnberger Versicherungscup to Caroline Garcia 4–6, 7–5, 5–7 after qualifying to the main draw. She played at the French Open and beat Donna Vekić in the first tound 7–5, 2–6, 6–4. In the second round she defeated Kirsten Flipkens 6–4, 3–6, 6–4. However, her run came to an end when she was heavily beaten by Sara Errani, winning only 1 game.
In June 2014, she lost in the first round of Wimbledon to Sabine Lisicki 2–6, 1–6 on the Centre Court
She played her final professional tournament in Israel on September 2019 where she lost in the first round singles and quarterfinals partner with sister Lina Glushko. On 24 December 2019, she called retirement from competitive tennis.
Glushko made her debut with the Israel Fed Cup team on 22 April 2007, in Kamloops, Canada. She lost in straight sets to Marie-Ève Pelletier after Israel had already clinched the match 3–2. In July she played Melanie Klaffner in another dead rubber, with Israel defeating Austria 4–1.
At the 2011 Fed Cup held in Eilat, Glushko won three out of her four singles rubbers – against Anne Kremer of Luxembourg, Magda Linette of Poland and Elitsa Kostova of Bulgaria. She lost to Monica Niculescu of Romania. Glushko also won two out of three doubles matches together with Shahar Pe'er – against Luxembourg and Romania. They lost to Poland.
At the 2012 Fed Cup, she won one out of her three singles rubbers and she won one out of her two doubles games with Shahar Pe'er. She defeated Maria João Koehler and lost to Bibiane Schoofs and Anne Keothavong. In doubles they lost to Maria João Koehler and Michelle Larcher de Brito from Portugal, but defeated Bibiane Schoofs and Michaëlla Krajicek from the Netherlands.
At the 2013 Fed Cup, Glushko won all four of her singles rubbers but won neither of her two doubles games with Pe'er.
Competing at the 2005 Maccabiah Games, Glushko lost to Sharon Fichman of Canada in the semi-finals.
|Loss||0–1||Sep 2015||Dalian Open, China||Hard||6–2, 1–6, 5–7|
|Loss||0–1||Nov 2012||Mumbai Open, India||Hard||0–6, 6–4, [6–10]|
|Loss||0–2||Apr 2017||Zhengzhou Open, China||Hard||5–7, 1–6|
|Win||1–0||Nov 2007||ITF Mallorca, Spain||$10,000||Clay||6–0, 6–0|
|Win||2–0||May 2010||ITF Ra'anana, Israel||$10,000||Hard||6–1, 6–3|
|Win||3–0||Oct 2010||ITF Akko, Israel||$10,000||Hard||6–2, 6–2|
|Win||4–0||Nov 2010||ITF Kalgoorlie, Australia||$25,000||Hard||6–1, 6–2|
|Win||5–0||Nov 2010||ITF Traralgon, Australia||$25,000||Hard||2–6, 7–5, 7–6(7–4)|
|Loss||5–1||Jul 2012||ITF Waterloo, Canada||$50,000||Clay||3–6, 2–6|
|Win||6–1||Jul 2012||ITF Lexington, United States||$50,000||Hard||6–3, 6–0|
|Win||7–1||Mar 2013||ITF Palm Harbor, United States||$25,000||Clay||2–6, 6–0, 6–4|
|Win||8–1||Jul 2013||ITF Waterloo, Canada||$50,000||Clay||6–1, 6–3|
|Win||9–1||Jun 2018||ITF Hua Hin, Thailand||$25,000||Hard||6–2, 6–2|
|Loss||9–2||Jun 2018||ITF Hua Hin, Thailand||$25,000||Hard||4–6, 1–6|
|Win||10–2||Jun 2018||ITF Singapore||$25,000||Hard||1–6, 6–1, 6–4|
|Loss||10–3||Jul 2018||ITF Winnipeg, Canada||$25,000||Hard||6–7(3–7), 6–7(4–7)|
|Win||11–3||Jul 2018||ITF Granby, Canada||$60,000||Hard||6–4, 6–3|
|Loss||11–4||Jun 2019||ITF Akko, Israel||W25||Hard||4–6, 2–6|
|Runner-up||1.||11 November 2007||Mallorca, Spain||Clay||4–6, 4–6|
|Runner-up||2.||24 November 2007||Ramat HaSharon, Israel||Hard||4–6, 1–6|
|Winner||1.||17 February 2008||Albufeira, Portugal||Hard||6–3, 0–6, [11–9]|
|Winner||2.||23 March 2008||Porto Rafti, Greece||Hard||1–6, 7–5, [10–7]|
|Winner||3.||24 May 2008||Ra'anana, Israel||Hard||7–5, 6–7(5–7), [10–6]|
|Runner-up||3.||14 September 2008||Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina||Clay||4–6, 5–7|
|Winner||4.||29 May 2010||Ra'anana, Israel||Hard||3–6, 7–6(8–6), [10–3]|
|Runner-up||4.||26 June 2010||Kristinehamn, Sweden||Clay||2–6, 3–6|
|Winner||5.||18 July 2010||Atlanta, United States||Hard||6–2, 2–6, [10–7]|
|Winner||6.||23 October 2010||Akko, Israel||Hard||6–2, 6–2|
|Runner-up||5.||29 October 2011||Netanya, Israel||Hard||5–7, 3–6|
|Runner-up||6.||29 April 2012||Charlottesville, United States||Clay||2–6, 2–6|
|Runner-up||7.||18 May 2012||Saint-Gaudens, France||Clay||2–6, 0–6|
|Runner-up||8.||29 July 2012||Lexington, United States||Hard||5–7, 7–6(7–4), [4–10]|
|Winner||7.||5 August 2012||Vancouver, Canada||Hard||6–4, 5–7, [10–7]|
|Winner||8.||18 May 2013||Saint-Gaudens, France||Clay||7–5, 7–6(13–11)|
|Runner-up||9.||15 June 2013||Nottingham, England||Grass||2–6, 4–6|
|Runner-up||10.||27 July 2013||Lexington, United States||Hard||6–7(4–7), 3–6|
|Runner-up||11.||4 May 2014||Wiesbaden, Germany||Clay||4–6, 3–6|
|Runner-up||12.||12 April 2015||Medellín, Colombia||Clay||5–7, 6–4, [5–10]|
|Winner||9.||15 May 2015||Saint-Gaudens, France||Clay||1–6, 7–6(7–5), [10–4]|
|Runner-up||13.||7 November 2015||Waco, United States||Hard||4–6, 4–6|
|Winner||10.||15 November 2015||Scottsdale, United States||Hard||4–6, 7–5, [10–6]|
|Winner||11.||8 May 2016||Indian Harbour Beach, United States||Clay||7–5, 6–4|
|Runner-up||14.||6 August 2016||Granby, Canada||Hard||4–6, 4–6|
|Runner-up||15.||1 October 2016||Brisbane, Australia||Hard||7–6(7–4), 2–6, [3–10]|
|Winner||12.||1 April 2017||Mornington, Australia||Clay||6–4, 2–6, [11–9]|
|Runner-up||16.||6 May 2017||Gifu, Japan||Hard||4–6, 2–6|
|Winner||13.||3 June 2017||Grado, Italy||Clay||7–5, 6–2|
|Winner||14.||10 June 2017||Brescia, Italy||Clay||2–6, 7–6(7–4), [10–8]|
|Runner-up||17.||16 June 2017||Barcelona, Spain||Clay||4–6, 3–6|
|Runner-up||18.||14 July 2018||Winnipeg, Canada||Hard||6–7(2–7), 3–6|
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