Father is Melik (runs small business); mother is Ludmila (hairdresser); sister is Ekaterina (student and volleyball player) ... Introduced to tennis at age 5 by father ... Born and raised in Moscow; currently lives and trains in Moscow ... Favorite surface is hard; favorite shots are serve, forehand and backhand ... Best tennis memory is playing at Kremlin Cup in Moscow ... Tennis idols growing up were Maria Sharapova and Roger Federer; watched Wimbledon for the first time at 10 years old and remembers Sharapova winning the title ... Speaks Russian and English ... Enjoys dancing at clubs, reading and spending time with family ... Favorite tournament is Australian Open ... Long-term goal is to win Wimbledon.
SINGLESWinner (1): 2015 - Baku.DOUBLESWinner (2): 2015 - Baku, Tashkent (both w/Panova).Finalist (1): 2014 - Tashkent (w/Panova).ADDITIONALRussian Fed Cup Team, 2013, 2016.
2015 - First Top 100 season (finishing No.62); won one WTA title at Baku (d. Tig in final); QF twice at Linz and Moscow; reached 2r once; fell 1r three times (incl. Roland Garros, Wimbledon and Istanbul - l. to Pironkova 06 76(4) 76(3); held 2mp at 6-5 third set) and in qualifying three times (incl. US Open); made Top 100 debut on August 3 (after Baku; rose from No.112 to No.71); won two WTA doubles titles; also won three singles titles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.2014 - Fell 1r once and in qualifying three times (incl. US Open); won one singles title and two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.2013 - Fell in WTA qualifying once (Moscow); won one singles title and two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.2012 - Played first WTA main draw at Moscow, falling 1r (as WC); fell in qualifying once; won four singles titles and three doubles titles on ITF Circuit.2011 - Fell in WTA qualifying once (Moscow).2010 - Played first WTA qualifying at Moscow.
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