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Coached by father, Peter ... Mother is Larisa; sister is Jane ... Has lived in US since 2001 (switched nationality to US on September 17, 2007 and became a US citizen on September 24, 2011) ... Speaks English and Russian ... Enjoys the outdoors, books, karaoke, movies, picnics, watching figure skating and soccer.

Career Highlights

SINGLES
Finalist (1): 2014 - Seoul.

ADDITIONAL
US Fed Cup Team, 2013; US Olympic Team, 2012.

Career in Review

2017 - Sixth consecutive Top 100 season (finishing No.62); SF once at Rabat (l. to Schiavone); reached 3r once and 2r 12 times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros and Wimbledon); fell 1r seven times (incl. US Open) and in qualifying four times.

2016 - Another Top 100 season (finishing No.87); QF three times at Brisbane (l. to Suárez Navarro), Nürnberg (l. to Duque-Mariño) and Tokyo [Japan Open] (l. to S.Zhang); reached 3r three times (incl. Australian Open and US Open) and 2r three times (incl. Wimbledon); fell 1r seven times (incl. Roland Garros) and in qualifying six times.

2015 - Another Top 50 season (finishing No.46); SF twice at Brisbane (l. to Ivanovic) and Stanford (l. to Ka.Pliskova); reached 4r once (US Open), 3r three times (incl. Australian Open) and 2r four times; fell 1r 12 times (incl. other two majors) and in qualifying once.

2014 - Second-best season to date (finishing No.36); runner-up at Seoul (l. to Ka.Pliskova in final); SF at Stanford (l. to Kerber 46 76(4) 62; held 1mp at 64 54); QF twice at Tianjin and Luxembourg; reached 4r once, 3r three times (incl. US Open) and 2r seven times (incl. other three majors); fell 1r four times and in qualifying three times.

2013 - Near-Top 50 season (finishing No.53); QF twice at Brussels and Stanford; reached 3r four times (incl. Roland Garros) and 2r six times (incl. Australian Open); fell 1r 13 times (incl. other two majors).

2012 - Breakthrough first Top 30 season, and near-Top 20 season (finishing No.21); SF at Seoul (l. to Kanepi); QF three times at Memphis, Madrid and Carlsbad; reached 4r once (Roland Garros), 3r four times (incl. Wimbledon, US Open) and 2r four times (incl. Olympics and Beijing - l. to Ivanovic 46 75 61; held 2mp at 64 53); fell 1r seven times and in qualifying five times (incl. Australian Open); having never been higher than No.74 in the world going into 2012, made Top 50 debut on July 9 (after Wimbledon; rose from No.53 to No.44) and Top 20 debut on September 24 (after Seoul; rose from No.21 to No.20) and set career-high No.19 on October 1.

2011 - Reached 2r six times (incl. Roland Garros and Québec City - l. to Paszek 67(2) 63 76(4); held 2mp at 6-5 third set); fell 1r six times (incl. other three majors) and in qualifying six times.

2010 - Another Top 100 season; QF at Ponte Vedra Beach; reached 2r twice (Roland Garros, Wimbledon); fell 1r seven times (incl. Australian Open) and in qualifying five times (incl. US Open); won three singles titles on ITF Circuit.

2009 - Reached 3r once and 2r three times; fell 1r eight times (incl. Roland Garros, US Open) and in qualifying seven times (incl. other two majors).

2008 - Reached 2r once; fell 1r twice and in qualifying seven times (incl. Roland Garros, Wimbledon, US Open); won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

2007 - Reached 2r twice; fell 1r eight times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros, Wimbledon) and in qualifying five times (incl. US Open); won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

2006 - First Top 100 season; reached 2r twice (incl. US Open); fell 1r four times and in qualifying six times (incl. Australian Open); made Top 100 debut on September 11 (after US Open; rose from No.118 to No.95); won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.

2005 - Reached 3r once; fell in qualifying seven times (incl. US Open); won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.

2004 - Fell in WTA qualifying four times; won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2003 - Fell in WTA qualifying once; also played on ITF Circuit.

2002 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.

2001 - Played first WTA main draw at Tashkent, falling 1r.

2000 - Made first appearance in WTA qualifying at Tashkent (as WC).