World ranking: 22
2nd round (2001 & 2002)
2002: 2nd round
2001: 2nd round
A fourth-round appearance at this year's Australian Open propelled Bovina into the world's top 20 for the first time in her career.
In a consistent, if unspectacular, season thus far, the Russian also reached the same stage in Indian Wells, before falling to Lindsay Davenport.
At 6ft 2ins, Bovina is a daunting opponent and her height gives her added power on her serve.
A former pupil of the Bollettieri Academy in Florida, Bovina rose to prominence in 2001 when she reached the first final of her career at Estoril.
In 2002, she picked up titles in Warsaw and Quebec, as well as causing a surprise in the US Open when she reached the quarter-finals, upsetting Jelena Dokic before again losing to Davenport.
At Wimbledon, she has yet to make it past the second round in two appearances, so will be hoping to do better this time around.