Coached by Jacub Zahlava and Sebastian Sachs ... Parents are Johannes and Petra (both chemistry professors) ... Started playing tennis at age 4 when introduced by parents ... Baseliner whose favorite shot is forehand; favorite surface is hard ... Speaks German, English and Spanish ... Also interested in athletics and swimming ... Relaxes by playing violin ... Favorite actor is Jennifer Aniston; favorite artists are Sunrise Avenue and Linkin Park ... Best tennis memory is winning junior title at 2012 French Open.
SINGLESWinner (2): 2015 - Québec City; 2014 - Luxembourg.Finalist (2): 2015 - Florianopolis; 2013 - Luxembourg.DOUBLESWinner (1): 2015 - Florianopolis (w/Siegemund).Finalist (2): 2016 - Gstaad (w/Rodina); 2014 - Linz (w/Garcia).ADDITIONALGerman Fed Cup Team, 2013, 2016; German Olympic Team, 2016.
2015 - Third straight near-Top 50 season (finishing No.56); won one WTA title at Québec City (d. Ostapenko in final); runner-up at Florianopolis (l. to Pereira in final); QF three times at 's-Hertogenbosch, Bad Gastein and Tashkent (l. to Jovanovski 26 75 63; held 1mp at 62 54); reached 3r once (Roland Garros) and 2r three times; fell 1r 12 times (incl. other three majors) and in qualifying five times; also won one WTA doubles title.2014 - Another near-Top 50 season (finishing No.55); won first WTA title at Luxembourg (d. Strycova in final); SF at Shenzhen (l. to Li); QF at 's-Hertogenbosch; reached 3r twice and 2r six times (incl. Australian Open); fell 1r 12 times (incl. other three majors) and in qualifying four times.2013 - Near-Top 50 season (finishing No.58); runner-up at Luxembourg (l. to Wozniacki in final); SF at Katowice (l. to Vinci); QF four times at Shenzhen (l. to Peng 26 75 62; held 1mp at 62 54), Nürnberg, Budapest and Bad Gastein; reached 2r five times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros, Wimbledon); fell 1r 13 times (incl. US Open, Memphis - l. to Erakovic 46 76(6) 64; held mp at 6-5 in second set tie-break, and Strasbourg - l. to Hsieh 67(6) 75 61; held 2mp at 5-4 second set) and in qualifying twice; made Top 50 debut on July 15 (rose from No.53 to No.50).2012 - First Top 100 season; played first five WTA main draws, reaching 2r twice but falling 1r three times (incl. Wimbledon); fell in qualifying five times (incl. Roland Garros, US Open); won six singles titles on ITF Circuit; made Top 100 debut on October 29 (rose from No.112 to No.86).2011 - Fell in WTA qualifying three times.2010 - Fell in WTA qualifying once; won one singles title on ITF Circuit.2009 - Played first WTA qualifying at Stuttgart.
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