Father is from Haiti, mother is from Japan; older sister is Mari (also plays tennis) ... Aggressive baseliner; favorite shot is forehand ... Tennis idol growing up was Serena Williams ... Favorite city is Tokyo.
SINGLESFinalist (1): 2016 - Tokyo; 2015 - 125/Hua Hin.
2016 - First Top 40 year-end finish (ranked No.40); voted 2016 WTA Newcomer of the Year; R-Up at Tokyo (l. to Wozniacki); advanced to QF four times at Brisbane (l. to Bondarenko), Acapulco (l. to Stephens), Florianopolis (l. to Puig) and Tianjin (l. to Kuznetsova); 3r four times at Australian Open (l. to Azarenka), Miami (l. to Babos), Roland Garros (l. to Halep) and US Open (l. to Keys); 2r two times; 1r three times; fell in WTA qualifying eight times.2015 - Fell 1r twice and in qualifying six times (incl. Wimbledon and US Open).2014 - Played first two WTA main draws, reaching 2r at Stanford (l. to Petkovic) and Osaka (l. to Svitolina); fell in qualifying twice.2013 - Played first WTA qualifying at Quebec City and Tokyo [Pan Pacific].2012 - Played first events of career on ITF Circuit in US.
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