Coached by Ian Barstow and Phil Dent ... Parents, Istvan and Agnes, run their own business in Budapest; brother Peter works for Morgan Stanley in Hungary (went to Manhattan College on athletic scholarship); has two cats (Funny, Bence) ... Introduced to tennis at age 10 by father; likes all surfaces ... Favorite movie is Shawshank Redemption; favorite book is Pride and Prejudice; likes rock music, Hungarian food (especially her mom's), reading and the beach ... Favorite country to visit is Australia (people are friendly, honest and love sports) ... Admires mother for working hard and never giving up and father for seeing cup always half full.
SINGLESWinner (1): 2009 - Qu‚bec City.Finalist (1): 2005 - Canberra.DOUBLESFinalist (1): 2010 - Brisbane (w/Parra Santonja).ADDITIONALHungarian Fed Cup Team, 2003-04, 2006; Hungarian Olympic Team, 2004.
2013 - QF at Florianopolis; reached 2r once; fell 1r seven times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros) and in qualifying three times; won one doubles title on ITF Circuit; withdrew from Budapest and Bad Gastein w/appendicitis then did not play rest of season.2012 - Fifth Top 100 season; reached 3r once and 2r seven times (incl. Roland Garros, Wimbledon); fell 1r eight times (incl. US Open) and in qualifying five times (incl. Australian Open).2011 - Reached 3r once (Wimbledon) and 2r once; fell 1r four times and in qualifying twice (incl. US Open); won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.2010 - QF at Brisbane; reached 2r once (Miami - l. to Kirilenko 46 62 76(4); held 2mp in third set, 1mp at 5-2 and 1mp at 5-3); fell 1r 14 times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros, Wimbledon and Kuala Lumpur - l. to Yan 36 75 76(5); held 3mp at 5-4 third set); withdrew from US Open w/left elbow injury.2009 - First Top 50 season; won first WTA title at Qu‚bec City (d. Safarova in final); SF at FŠs (ret. vs. Medina Garrigues w/GI illness); QF four times at Hobart (l. to Rybarikova 60 16 76(7); held mp at 6-5 in third set tie-break), Charleston, Birmingham and Osaka; reached 3r twice (incl. Roland Garros), 2r seven times (incl. Australian Open, US Open); fell 1r five times (incl. Wimbledon) and in qualifying twice; fell in RR stage at Bali (went 0-2 in RR); made Top 50 debut on August 24 (rose from No.52 to No.50) and reached career-high No.37 on September 21 (after Qu‚bec City; rose from No.52 to No.37).2008 - QF at Qu‚bec City; reached 3r twice and 2r four times; fell 1r four times and in qualifying 10 times (incl. all four majors); won one singles title and three doubles titles on ITF Circuit.2007 - QF at Bangalore; reached 2r once; fell 1r seven times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros, Wimbledon) and in qualifying 11 times (incl. US Open); won three singles titles and three doubles titles on ITF Circuit.2006 - Another Top 100 season; SF at Bangalore (l. to Kostanic Tosic); QF four times at Canberra, Pattaya City, Rabat and Bali; reached 2r three times (incl. Roland Garros, Wimbledon); fell 1r 10 times (incl. other two majors) and in qualifying five times.2005 - Another Top 100 season; runner-up at Canberra (l. in final round of qualifying to Ivanovic; as LL, l. to qualifier Ivanovic in final - believed to be a WTA first); QF at Kolkata; reached 2r three times; fell 1r seven times (incl. Wimbledon) and in qualifying eight times (incl. US Open).2004 - Reached 2r twice (incl. Australian Open); fell 1r 14 times (incl. other three majors and Olympics) and in qualifying once; won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.2003 - First Top 100 season; played first three WTA main draws, reaching QF at Helsinki and 3r at US Open but falling 1r at Australian Open; fell in qualifying four times (incl. Roland Garros); won four singles titles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit; made Top 100 debut on August 11 (rose from No.107 to No.95).2002 - Fell in WTA qualifying twice (incl. US Open); won five singles titles on ITF Circuit.2001 - Won three singles titles and two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.2000 - Played first WTA qualifying at Budapest (as WC).
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