Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova may have just had her major professional breakthrough on the first day of February 2014. For young talented tennis phenoms such as Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova it usually takes one big upset win for them to start believing that they can be a star tennis player and she may have achieved it with her win against Maria Sharapova at the 2014 Paris Open.
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova entered the Paris Open tournament as an unseeded player but she has played like a champion as she has defeated the number 7 ranked player, Carla Suarez Navarro, the number 4 ranked player, Angela Kerber, and in the semifinals, the number 1 ranked player, Maria Sharapova. It is the win against the number 1 player in the tournament that has made tennis insiders take the most notice because Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova defeated a woman who is known as one of the most intense and competitive individuals on the women's professional tennis circuit.
This win will attract new sponsors to Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and makes her part of the group of young players who several prominent tennis commentators consider to be the next wave of tennis talent that is maturing to the point that they may soon be making their way to the finals of Grand Slam Tournaments.
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova has sent a message through her performance at the Paris Open that she is a player of whom her opponents should be wary because she has both power and endurance. In each of her matches in this tournament she has played the maximum three sets and emerged as a winner in each and as such has demonstrated the stamina and focus that only the top players can demonstrate.
There is a new group of women tennis players emerging in women's professional tennis and Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova is one of the leaders. Get to know the name Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova because she is now a potential tennis star thanks to her performance at the 2014 Paris Open.