Husband and coach is Charles Edouard Maria (married April 8, 2013 - formerly Tatjana Malek); had daughter, Charlotte, on December 20, 2013 ... Father is Heinrich (deceased); mother is Margit; brothers are Daniel and Matthias (both studying sports management) ... Began playing at age 4 when introduced to tennis by parents ... Speaks German and English ... Favorite foods are Mexican and Italian ... Other sports interest is handball.
DOUBLESWinner (2): 2016 - Bogotá (w/Arruabarrena); 2012 - Québec City (w/Mladenovic).Finalist (4): 2016 - Rabat (w/Olaru); 2015 - Bastad (w/Savchuk); 2014 - Osaka (w/Arruabarrena); 2009 - Bad Gastein (w/Petkovic).ADDITIONALGerman Fed Cup Team, 2006-11.
2017 - Cracked the Top 50 for the first time in 2017, finishing as Germany’s No.3 behind Goerges and Kerber, of seven women in the year-end Top 100 (also Barthel, Witthoeft, Siegemund and Petkovic); one of the biggest rankings movers on tour in 2017, jumping 69 spots from No.115 in 2016 to career-high No.46; reached first career WTA semifinal at Québec City (l. eventual champion Van Uytvanck); also made three quarterfinal appearances at international events; reached 2r at three of four majors for first time in career – Roland Garros, Wimbledon and US Open.2015 - Third Top 100 season of career (finishing No.68 - finished 2007 at No.88 and 2009 at No.68); reached 3r twice (incl. Wimbledon) and 2r six times; fell 1r eight times (incl. other three majors and Birmingham - l. to Garcia 62 26 76(6); held 2mp at 6-5 third set) and in qualifying four times; also won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.2014 - QF at Québec City; fell 1r twice and in qualifying once (US Open); won three singles titles and five doubles titles on ITF Circuit.2013 - Reached 2r once; fell 1r three times and in qualifying four times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros, Wimbledon); won one doubles title on ITF Circuit; did not play after Wimbledon (due to pregnancy).2012 - Reached 2r twice (incl. US Open); fell 1r once and in qualifying eight times (incl. Roland Garros, Wimbledon); won one WTA doubles title; won two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.2011 - Fell 1r twice and in qualifying 10 times (incl. all four majors); won one singles title and three doubles titles on ITF Circuit.2010 - QF twice at Pattaya City and Marbella; reached 2r four times (incl. Bastad - l. to Dulko 62 16 76(1); held 4mp in third set - 3mp at 5-3, 1mp at 5-4); fell 1r 10 times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros, Wimbledon and Bad Gastein - l. to Koryttseva 67(2) 76(3) 62; held 8mp in second set - 4mp at 5-2, 4mp at 5-4); fell in qualifying four times (incl. US Open); won two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.2009 - Another Top 100 season; QF at Barcelona; reached 2r four times (incl. Australian Open and Wimbledon); fell 1r four times (incl. US Open) and in qualifying four times (incl. Roland Garros); won three singles titles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.2008 - Reached 2r once; fell 1r six times (incl. Australian Open) and in qualifying twice; won one singles title on ITF Circuit; did not play between March and September (withdrew from Charleston w/illness).2007 - First Top 100 season; reached 2r four times; fell 1r seven times (incl. Wimbledon and US Open) and in qualifying seven times (incl. Australian Open); won one singles title on ITF Circuit; made Top 100 debut on May 14 (after Berlin; rose from No.108 to No.92).2006 - Played first two WTA main draws, falling 1r at Luxembourg (as qualifier) and Stuttgart (as WC); won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.2005 - Fell in WTA qualifying four times.2004 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.2003 - Won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.2002 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.2001 - Played first two events of career on ITF Circuit.
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