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Name: Tatiana Golovin                                                           
Nickname(s) Tati                                                               
Born: 25 January 1988 Moscow, Russia (then USSR)                               
Tatiana Golovin (born January 25, 1988) is a French professional tennis player 
of Russian descent. She is best known for winning the 2004 French Open mixed   
doubles event with her countryman Richard Gasquet, and also for reaching the   
singles quarterfinal at the 2006 U.S. Open, losing to the eventual champion     
Maria Sharapova. The 20-year-old's highest singles ranking to date is World     
Number 12.                                                                     
She was born in Moscow, but she moved to Paris with her parents, and earned     
French citizenship. She has two sisters, Olga and Oxana. She also spent six     
years at Nick Bollettieri's tennis camp in Bradenton, Florida, and she speaks   
fluent English. She is currently coached by former World No. 1 Mats Wilander,   
having previously been coached by Brad Gilbert and Dean Goldfine.