Coached by Phillip Lang ... Parents are tennis coaches and own two clubs; father runs club in Hamburg (where Carina trains year-round) while mother travels with Carina; has one older sister who also plays tennis ... Aggressive player; favorite shot is serve ... Best tennis memory is winning four tournaments in a few months in 2014 and rising from No.180 to Top 100 ... Tennis idol was Maria Sharapova (modeled game after her) ... Favorite tournament is Australian Open.
2015 - First Top 100 season (finishing No.65); QF twice at Kuala Lumpur and Nürnberg; reached 3r twice (incl. Australian Open) and 2r four times (incl. Roland Garros); fell 1r 10 times (incl. other two majors) and in qualifying seven times; won three singles titles on ITF Circuit; made Top 50 debut on July 13 (after Wimbledon; rose from No.53 to No.50).2014 - Fell 1r once (Australian Open) and in qualifying six times (incl. other three majors); made Top 100 debut on October 20 (rose from No.120 to No.100); won four singles titles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.2013 - Fell 1r twice (incl. Wimbledon) and in qualifying five times (incl. Roland Garros and US Open); won one singles title on ITF Circuit.2012 - Played first WTA main draw at Bastad, falling 1r (as qualifier); fell in qualifying once; won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.2011 - Fell in WTA qualifying twice; won one singles title on ITF Circuit.2010 - Played first WTA qualifying at Stuttgart.2009 - Played first events of career on ITF Circuit in Germany.
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