Coached by Shannon Nettle ... Father, Kim, is a mechanic; mother, Nita, is a receptionist; sister's name is Brooke, brother's name is Ben ... Began playing tennis at age 7 ... Favorite movie is Dirty Dancing; favorite TV show is One Tree Hill ... Favorite country to visit is Japan ... Enjoys Aussie Rules Football and is a mad Carlton supporter ... Loves summer, the beach and spending time with family and friends ... Is also a qualified beauty therapist.
DOUBLESWinner (5): 2017 - Kuala Lumpur (w/Barty); 2015 - Madrid (w/Shvedova); 2014 - Strasbourg (w/Barty); 2013 - Pattaya City (w/Date-Krumm), Birmingham (w/Barty).Finalist (10): 2015 - Charleston (w/Jurak), Roland Garros, Cincinnati, US Open (all w/Shvedova); 2014 - Birmingham (w/Barty); 2013 - Australian Open, Wimbledon, US Open (all w/Barty); 2009 - Sydney (w/Dechy); 2008 - Roland Garros (w/Schiavone).MIXED DOUBLESWinner (1): 2011 - Roland Garros (w/Lipsky).ADDITIONALAustralian Fed Cup Team, 2006-08, 2010, 2012-15; Australian Olympic Team, 2008, 2012.
2015 - Reached 3r once (Wimbledon) and 2r eight times (incl. Australian Open); fell 1r seven times (incl. other two majors) and in qualifying twice; won one WTA doubles title; made doubles Top 5 debut on September 14 (after US Open; rose from No.10 to No.5); struggled with injury throughout season, withdrawing from Indian Wells w/illness, from Rome and Strasbourg w/right foot injury and from doubles at WTA Finals w/concussion (suffered in Beijing).2014 - First Top 30 season (finishing No.30); SF at Birmingham (l to Zahlavova Strycova); QF twice at Indian Wells and Tokyo [Pan Pacific]; reached 4r twice (Australian Open and US Open), 3r once and 2r seven times (incl. other two majors); fell 1r three times; having started season at No.142, set career-high No.26 on September 29 (dipped slightly to No.30 by November 3 year-end rankings); won one WTA doubles title.2013 - Reached 2r once; fell 1r seven times (incl. Australian Open and US Open) and in qualifying three times (incl. other two majors); won two WTA doubles titles; also won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.2012 - Third Top 100 season; SF at Dallas (l. to Jankovic); reached 3r once and 2r six times (incl. Australian Open, US Open and Pattaya City - Kirilenko 46 76(6) 63; held mp at 6-5 in second set tie-break); fell 1r six times (incl. other two majors) and in qualifying four times; won one singles title and two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.2011 - Reached 2r three times; fell 1r twice (Roland Garros and US Open) and in qualifying four times (incl. Wimbledon); won seven singles titles and six doubles titles on ITF Circuit.2010 - In first three months of season, reached 3r once (Australian Open) and fell 1r three times, also won one singles title and two doubles titles on ITF Circuit; played only one event rest of season due to right foot injury, falling 1r at Wimbledon (missed all other events, incl. Roland Garros and US Open).2009 - Fell 1r in first three events of season (Sydney, Australian Open, Dubai) then underwent left shoulder surgery on Monday, February 23 (missed all events rest of season to rehabilitate); made doubles Top 10 debut on April 20 (rose from No.11 to No.10).2008 - Near-Top 50 season; QF at Hobart; reached 4r twice (incl. Australian Open), 3r twice (Roland Garros, Wimbledon) and 2r six times (incl. Olympics); fell 1r six times (incl. US Open) and in qualifying twice; made Top 50 debut on June 9 (rose from No.51 to No.41); withdrew from Los Angeles, Montréal and Bali w/shoulder injuries.2007 - First Top 100 season; reached 2r six times (incl. US Open); fell 1r six times (incl. other three majors) and in qualifying twice; made Top 100 debut on August 6 (rose from No.106 to No.100); won four singles titles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.2006 - Reached 2r three times; fell 1r once (Australian Open) and in qualifying five times (incl. other three majors); won two singles titles and three doubles titles on ITF Circuit.2005 - Reached 2r once; fell 1r once (Australian Open) and in qualifying once; won three singles titles and five doubles titles on ITF Circuit.2004 - Fell 1r twice and in qualifying three times; won one singles title and three doubles titles on ITF Circuit.2003 - Played first WTA main draw at Australian Open, falling 1r (as WC); fell in qualifying three times (incl. Wimbledon); won one singles title and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.2002 - Played first events of career on ITF Circuit.
* For purposes of the player profile, individual player stats are cumulative for the calendar year and not calculated using a minimum match requirement.