Father, John, works in finance; mother is Margarita; older sister is Lauren (graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill, plays tennis) ... Lived in Hong Kong from age 3 to 8 (father transferred with job); began playing tennis at Hong Kong apartment complex's courts ... Also did competitive swimming growing up ... Speaks English, Spanish and basic Mandarin ... Aggressive baseliner; favorite shot is forehand; considers movement a strength ... Favorite surface is hardcourts; favorite event is US Open ... Idols growing up were the Williams sisters ... Favorite actors are the cast of Friends.
SINGLESWinner (1): 2016 - Tokyo (International).Finalist (1): 2014 - Acapulco.DOUBLESWinner (2): 2016 - Hobart (w/Han), Tianjin (w/Peng).ADDITIONALAmerican Fed Cup Team, 2010-12, 2014-15; American Olympic Team, 2012.
2016 - Third non-consecutive Top 50 season (finishing ranked No.45); won career-best 26 main draw matches and first singles title at Tokyo Int’l; SF at Acapulco (l. to Cibulkova); reached 3r three times at Indian Wells (l. to Stosur), Madrid (l. to Begu) and Rome (l. to S.Williams); 2r eleven times (incl. Miami, Wimbledon and US Open); fell 1r seven times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros and Beijing).2015 - Fifth straight Top 100 season (finishing No.64); SF at Tokyo [Japan Open] (l. to Linette); QF twice at Rome and Washington DC; reached 3r once and 2r eight times (incl. Australian Open and Wimbledon); fell 1r nine times (incl. US Open and Roland Garros - l. to Dominguez Lino 36 76(4) 64; held 2mp at 5-4 second set) and in qualifying three times; struggled w/right shoulder injury during season (withdrew from Acapulco, Monterrey and Bad Gastein).2014 - Near-Top 50 season (finishing No.54); runner-up at Acapulco (l. to Cibulkova in final); SF twice at Strasbourg (l. to Soler-Espinosa 57 76(7) 63; held mp at 6-5 in second set tie-break) and Seoul (l. to Lepchenko); reached 3r once and 2r eight times (incl. Australian Open and US Open); fell 1r nine times (incl. other two majors) and in qualifying twice.2013 - Another Top 100 season (finishing No.68); SF at Québec City (l. to Erakovic); reached 3r twice (incl. US Open) and 2r six times (incl. Wimbledon); fell 1r nine times (incl. other two majors) and in qualifying five times.2012 - Best season to date (finishing No.33); QF twice at Doha and Carlsbad; reached 4r once (Indian Wells - l. to Kerber 63 36 76(4); held 3mp at 6-5 third set), 3r four times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros and Wimbledon) and 2r seven times; fell 1r seven times (incl. Olympics and US Open); set career-high No.24 on August 20; struggled with illness during second half of season (retired in Cincinnati 1r and withdrew from Stanford, New Haven, Québec City and Tokyo [Pan Pacific]).2011 - First Top 50 season (finishing No.42); QF twice at Charleston and New Haven; reached 3r four times (incl. US Open) and 2r six times (incl. Wimbledon); fell 1r six times (incl. other two majors) and in qualifying four times; made Top 100 debut on March 21 (after Indian Wells; rose from No.112 to No.98) and Top 50 debut on September 12 (after US Open; rose from No.55 to No.45).2010 - SF at Québec City (l. to Paszek); reached 3r twice and 2r once; fell 1r five times (incl. Roland Garros, US Open) and in qualifying twice; won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.2009 - Played first two WTA main draws, falling 1r at Australian Open (as WC) and reaching 2r at US Open (as WC, l. to Sharapova); fell in qualifying twice.2008 - Played first WTA qualifying at New Haven and US Open (both as WC); won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.2007 - Played first events of career on ITF Circuit, winning one doubles title.
* For purposes of the player profile, individual player stats are cumulative for the calendar year and not calculated using a minimum match requirement.