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Polina Kudermetova Sister Veronika Kudermetova and Family Life

Polina and Veronika share love for the game of Tennis and have made careers in it
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Polina Kudermetova sister Veronika Kudermetova is a tennis player from Russia. Polina father Eduard Kudermetov is a former ice hockey player.

Polina is a tennis player like her sibling. She started her professional career in 2019 and qualified for her first grand slam, i.e., the 2023 Australian Open.

The 19-year-old player won the ITF W25 Jerusalem 2022 Tournament by beating fellow Russian Ekaterina Reyngold. She also won the W25 Istanbul and W25 Raanana that same year. From each tournament win, she too $25,000 as prize money. 

Polina had her best singles rank on November 28, 2022, when she became World No. 180. Polina's first-round match against Olivia Gadecki in the Australian Open will be a proud moment for her and her sibling Veronika.

Polina Kudermetova Sibling Veronika

Polina Kudermetova and her sibling Veronika Kudermetova are from Kazan Russia. 

Polina has shared many adorable moments with Veronika on her Instagram.

On June 30, 2017, Polina shared a photo of her with Veronika outside the Wellton Park residential complex in Russia. She made a caption stating that she was already missing her Veronika. The eldest Kudermetova child was overseas preparing for Wimbledon doubles at that time.

Polina and Veronika don't see each other often due to their tournaments taking them to international destinations
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Veronika shared a photo of them on her Instagram on June 5, 2019, celebrating Polina's 16th birthday in Moscow. There were hanging out together in matching blue dresses. Many people in the comment section were also wishing Polina a happy birthday. 

Veronika celebrated Polina' 16th birthday at Moscow in June 2019
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The duo also practices tennis together occasionally. On April 19, 2019, Veronika shared a photo of them in their sports gear at the Alexander Ostrovsky Academy. She also made a caption thanking the Academy for giving them such a wonderful opportunity.

Veronika and Polina train together whenever they get an opportunity
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Veronika Early Career

Veronika Kudermetova is a Russian tennis player who ranks No. 9 worldwide in singles. 

Not only in singles, but Veronika has achieved the No. 2 rank in doubles. 

Veronika showed great potential in her early days by winning the doubles event of 2013 Kazan Summer Cup
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Veronika started her professional career in 2013, six years earlier than Polina. By partnering with Evgeniya Sergeyevna Rodina, Veronika successfully won the Kazan Summer Cup

In 2014, Veronika joined the 500 rank list after showcasing strong performances in the ITF Antalya Tournament. 

In 2015, Kudermetova didn't progress and struggled; however, she bounced back in 2016 with 2 ITF Circuit wins. 

Veronika Major Career Wins

Veronika has won six major titles in her career. She has had more success in doubles than in singles.  

The 25-year-old started her Grand Slam career by debuting in the Australian Open Qualifiers in 2017, and Polina is following suit in 2023. 

The 25-year-old player has played 11 tournaments and won 1 WTP Tour in singles through the 2021 Charleston Open. Her first doubles victory was at the 2019 Wuhan Open and then bagged another at Dubai Championships in 2022. 

Veronika won the 2022 Dubai Championships with Elise Mertens and has showed greater success in doubles career
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Veronika won the 2021 Istanbul with partner Elise Mertens in 2022. She again joined hands with Mertens to win the WTA Finals in Fort Worth. However, she has yet to win a Grand Slam. 

Veronika Kudermetova Parents

Veronika Kudermetova was born to Eduard Kudermetov and mother in April 1997.

Veronika's dad and mom have supported her Tennis career and wish her to achieve more success
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Eduard is a former Ice hockey player for Metallurg Magnitogorsk. He started his hockey career in 1990 and retired in 2008. As a former sportsperson, the elder Kudermetova passed his athletic genes to his daughters, renowned tennis players today. 

Eduard was born in March 1972 and is of Tatar origin. His heritage influenced Veronika to speak Tatar in her childhood before switching to Russian.

Veronika's parents have supported her career since day 1. In an interview with Sports Daily, it was revealed by Veronika's husband Sergey Demekhin that her parents had come to ask him to train Veronika. He also stated that being the child of a famous athlete like her dad widened the public's expectations. 

Veronika and her father have shared a great bond even if Veronika stays overseas often . She even celebrated Father's day by posting an adorable childhood IG photo of her in the arms of Eduard. 

Eduard has been coaching Polina as of 2023. He is proud of the youngest child and has even stated that Polina could become the Serna Williams of the household.

Veronika Kudermetova Family Life

Veronika married Sergey Demekhin in 2017. Sergey has been her Tennis coach since 2012.

Veronika had a wedding with her Tennis coach Sergey in 2017
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Sergey and Veronika have a big age difference of 13 years. Per Sport Express, Veronika fell in love with him when she was 16. She also stated that Sergey had gone to tell her mom after their romance started, which shocked her. However, her dad took it easy. 

On September 16, 20222, Veronika shared a day in her life with hubby Sergey on Instagram as they prepared for the Japan Open. She shared a training session with him and showcased her travel to a Japanese restaurant and eating delicious Sushi.

Sergey and Veronika have the opportunity to travel together to many places due to their complimentary Tennis professions
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During a practice session with Sergey, Veronika posted a short video about their workout on the court. She even captioned the video as Family Time. One user remarked that she had spectacular legs because of such a great workout routine. 

Veronika also visited Tasmania, Australia, with Sergey on February 1, 2020. Sergey had shared the photographs on his Instagram. They ventured from the lonely deserts to the populated urban areas. Sergey also clicked a cute picture of a Koala- a native animal of Australia.