Residence Moscow, Russia
Date of birth January 25, 1987 (1987-01-25) (age 22)
Place of birth Moscow, Soviet Union now Russia
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 57.6 kg (127 lb; 9.07 st)
Turned pro 2001
Kirilenko was seeded 27th at the 2009 Australian Open. She lost in the first round to unseeded Sara Errani of Italy 6-0 6-4 in the tournament's first upset.
In 2006, Kirilenko was selected to be the face of Adidas by Stella McCartney tennis range, designed by noted British fashion designer Stella McCartney and has played exclusively in the gear since the 2006 Australian Open.
Like her good friend Maria Sharapova, she likes connecting athletics and fashion, and when she spoke to Teen Vogue in August 2006, she said of being dressed by McCartney for a banquet, "I felt so glamorous!" She appeared in the 2009 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition alongside Daniela Hantuchova and Tatiana Golovin in a pictoral entitled Volley of the Dolls.