Aliaksandra Sasnovich: The Tennis Star from Belarus


Aliaksandra Sasnovich was born on March 22 1994, in the Belarus capital city of Minsk. She is now a professional tennis player for Belarus. Until now, she has 11 singles and 7 doubles titles to her credit on the ITF Circuit. 

She has also reached a Grand-Slam semifinal in the doubles event along with Viktoria Kuzmovais at the 2019 US Open. She has also played for Belarus at the Federation Cup and has a win-loss record of 23–14.


Age 28
Height 1.74 mts
Nationality Belarus
Turned professional 2009
Career titles (ITF Circuit) 11
Highest ranking (Singles)  No. 30
Current ranking (Singles) No. 71
Social media profile Instagram @aliaksandrasasnovich 

Twitter @_Sasnovich

Personal Information and Relationships

  • Aliaksandra Aliaksandraŭna Sasnovich was born on March 22 1994, in Minsk, Belarus to Alexander and Natalia.
  • She also has a younger sister named Polina.
  • It is no wonder that Sasnovich gravitated towards sports from a young age as her mother was a basketball player while her father played hockey and tennis for about 20 years on the senior circuit.
  • In fact, it was her father who first introduced her to the sport at the young age of 9.
  • She is currently coached by Dzmitry Klimenko.


  • Sasnovich made her ITF Women’s Circuit debut at the $50K Minsk qualifying in November 2009.
  • In 2011, she won her first ITF singles title at the $10K event in Cagliari.
  • In 2012, she won her first ITF doubles title at a $10K event in Tallinn. 
  • In  2013, she won the $100K, Poitiers, by defeating Sofia Arvidsson in the final. 
  • Soon after that, she won the $50K Nantes by defeating Magda Linette in the final.
  • In the same year, she made her WTA Tour debut in doubles at the Brussels Open.
  • In 2014, she made her WTA Tour debut in singles at the US Open.
  • In 2015, she reached her first WTA singles final at the Korea Open but unfortunately lost to Irina-Camelia Begu.
  • In 2016, at the Premier-level Pan Pacific Open, she reached her first quarterfinal where she lost to Naomi Osaka.
  • In 2017, she reached the quarterfinal of the Premier-level Kremlin Cup, but then, unfortunately, lost to Daria Kasatkina.
  • 2018 was a good year for Sasnovich where she reached the final of the Brisbane International but sadly lost to Elina Svitolina. She also reached the third round at the Australian Open where she was defeated by Caroline Garcia. She reached the third round once again at the Indian Wells Open where she lost to Caroline Wozniacki. She also reached the second round of the Miami Open, the Madrid Open and the French Open.
  • Shen then had her best Grand Slam run at Wimbledon where she reached the fourth round by defeating Petra Kvitová, Taylor Townsend and Daria Gavrilova en route but then lost to Jeļena Ostapenko.
  • In 2019, she reached her first Grand Slam semifinal at the US Open in doubles by partnering with Viktória Kužmová. However, they lost to Victoria Azarenka and Ashleigh Barty.
  • In 2020, at the US Open, she defeated Markéta Vondroušová and reached the third round where she lost to Yulia Putintseva.
  • In 2021, she reached the third round at Wimbledon for the second time in her career, after Serena Williams retired in the first round and by defeating Nao Hibino in the second round. 
  • In 2022, she reached the final of the Melbourne Summer Set 2 where she, unfortunately, lost to Amanda Anisimova. En route, she defeated Clara Tauson and Ann Li.

Prize Money Earnings

She has earned a total of around 4,263,868 US$ from her participation in different championships. In fact, for the year 2022 so far, she has earned around US$ 300,465. 

Endorsements and Sponsors

  • All of Sasnovich’s clothing and footwear on the court are sponsored by Adidas.
  • Her tennis racquets are sponsored by Head and she uses the Head Extreme Graphene 360+ racquet.

Net Worth

Sasnovich’s total net worth as of today is 3.5 million US$. While there is absolutely no confirmation on this figure, it is likely to be true due to the large amounts of cash she collects as prize money and also from her endorsements.


  • Her favorite shot is the backhand.
  • Her favorite surface to play on is an indoor hardcourt.
  • Her favorite tournaments are the US Open and the Stuttgart tournament.
  • She is currently studying for a physical culture degree at a university in Minsk.
  • She speaks English, Belarusian, Russian and a little bit of French.
  • Her dream is to win Wimbledon one day.