Coached by Denis Volodko ... Parents are Vladimir and Natalia ... Was introduced to tennis at age 4 by parents; has two sisters, Valeria and Alona (both play tennis, Alona also plays on WTA) ... Married Denis Volodko in September 2011; gave birth to daughter, Karin, in 2013 ... Has one cat (Pers) and one dog (Princess) ... Speaks Ukrainian, Russian and English ... Enjoys Russian pop music, playing chess, reading books ... Enjoys visiting friends in Cherkasy, Ukraine.
- Was first Ukrainian woman to reach a Grand Slam QF (2009 US Open).- Junior highlights include winning 2004 Wimbledon (d. Ivanovic in final).
SINGLESWinner (1): 2008 - Birmingham.DOUBLESWinner (3): 2009 - Prague (w/A.Bondarenko); 2008 - Australian Open, Paris [Indoors] (both w/A.Bondarenko).Finalist (4): 2016 - New Haven (w/Chuang); 2011 - Hobart (w/Dekmeijere); 2009 - Hobart, Budapest (both w/A.Bondarenko).ADDITIONALUkrainian Fed Cup Team, 2005-12, 2016; Ukrainian Olympic Team, 2008, 2012.
2015 - Fifth Top 100 season (finishing No.88); QF twice at Istanbul and Tokyo [Japan Open]; reached 2r four times (incl. US Open); fell 1r eight times and in qualifying eight times (incl. other three majors).2014 - Returned to action in April; fell 1r twice and in qualifying four times (incl. Roland Garros); won one singles title and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.2013 - Did not play.2012 - Reached 3r once and 2r five times (incl. Wimbledon); fell 1r six times (incl. other three majors and Olympics) and in qualifying five times; did not play after US Open.2011 - Fourth Top 100 finish in last five years; SF at Bad Gastein (l. to Martínez Sánchez); QF four times at Auckland, Budapest, Baku and Dallas; reached 3r once (Wimbledon) and 2r once (US Open); fell 1r three times (incl. other two majors) and in qualifying 10 times; retired in Linz 1r w/neck injury.2010 - Reached 2r in first three events of year (incl. Australian Open); retired in Dubai 2r w/knee injury then missed three months (withdrew from Indian Wells, Miami, Ponte Vedra Beach, Charleston, Madrid); returned in May and made 2r five times (incl. Roland Garros, US Open - l. to Cibulkova 62 57 76(7); held 5mp in third set - 3mp at 5-3, 2mp in tie-break) but fell 1r seven times (incl. Wimbledon); won one singles title on ITF Circuit.2009 - Second Top 50 season; QF twice at Prague and US Open (first Grand Slam QF; l. to Wickmayer); reached 3r five times (incl. Australian Open and Roland Garros) and 2r seven times (incl. Wimbledon); fell 1r six times; also won one WTA doubles title.2008 - Another Top 100 season; won one WTA title at Birmingham (d. Wickmayer in final); QF at Paris [Indoors]; reached 2r eight times (incl. Wimbledon); fell 1r 10 times (incl. other three majors and Olympics) and in qualifying twice; won first two WTA doubles titles (incl. Australian Open w/A.Bondarenko; second pair of sisters to win a Grand Slam doubles title - also Williams sisters); made doubles Top 10 debut on September 29 (rose from No.11 to No.10).2007 - First Top 50 season; QF twice at Doha and Stuttgart; reached 3r twice and 2r five times (incl. Roland Garros and US Open); fell 1r nine times (incl. Wimbledon) and in qualifying four times (incl. Australian Open); made Top 50 debut on May 21 (rose from No.57 to No.46).2006 - QF at Tashkent; reached 2r three times (incl. Wimbledon); fell 1r six times and in qualifying 13 times (incl. Australian Open and US Open); made Top 100 debut on August 7 (after San Diego; rose from No.107 to No.94); won one singles title and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.2005 - QF twice at Memphis and Tashkent; reached 3r once and 2r once; fell 1r three times (incl. Wimbledon) and in qualifying nine times (incl. US Open).2004 - Fell 1r twice and in qualifying three times.2003 - Played first two WTA main draws, falling 1r at Bogotá but reaching 2r at Pattaya City.2002 - Played first WTA qualifying at Shanghai; won one singles title and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.2001 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.2000 - Played first event of career on ITF Circuit in Ukraine.
* For purposes of the player profile, individual player stats are cumulative for the calendar year and not calculated using a minimum match requirement.