Elena Vesnina’s Olympic medals and jewelry were stolen from her house when Vesnina was out for dinner with her husband. The robbery happened in broad daylight, according to reports.
Vesnina won the silver medal in mixed doubles at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics with Aslan Karatsev. She also won the gold at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in doubles with Ekaterina Makarova. She also won four doubles grand slam titles in her career – three in doubles and one in mixed doubles. Her singles ranking peaked at world number 13 in 2017.
She married businessman Pavel Tabuntsov in 2015. The couple has a child, Elizabeth, who was born in 2018.