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Aug 15 2022
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Aug 27 2007
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Father, Imran, is a builder; mother, Naseema, works in printing business; sister is Anam ... Started playing tennis at age 6 ... Married to Shoaib Malik; welcomed son Izhaan to the world on October 30, 2018. Took a break from the professional Tour after the 2017 season. Kicked off 2020 comeback by lifting her 42nd doubles crown at Hobart with partner Kichenok . Likes movie Ocean's 11... Also likes playing cricket and swimming ... Most admires Gandhi; player most admired is Steffi Graf. In 2005, became the first Indian woman to win a singles WTA Tour title, picking up the crown at her hometown event in Hyderabad; also first Indian woman to lift a Grand Slam doubles title (2015 Wimbledon) and first Indian woman to rise to No.1 in either singles or doubles (did so on April 13, 2015).

Career Highlights

Winner (1): 2005 - Hyderabad.
Finalist (3): 2009 - Pattaya City; 2007 - Stanford; 2005 - Forest Hills.

Winner (43): 2021 - Ostrava (w/S.Zhang); 2020 - Hobart (w/ Kichenok); 2017 - Brisbane (w/Mattek-Sands); 2016 - Brisbane, Sydney, Australian Open, St. Petersburg, Rome (all w/Hingis), Cincinnati, Tokyo (both w/Strycova), New Haven (w/Niculescu); 2015 - Sydney (w/Mattek-Sands), Indian Wells, Miami, Charleston, Wimbledon, US Open, Guangzhou, Wuhan, Beijing, WTA Finals (all w/Hingis); 2014 - Oeiras, Tokyo [Pan Pacific], WTA Finals (all w/Black); 2013 - Brisbane, Dubai (both w/Mattek-Sands), New Haven (w/J.Zheng), Tokyo [Pan Pacific], Beijing (both w/Black); 2012 - Pattaya City (w/An.Rodionova), Brussels (w/Mattek-Sands); 2011 - Indian Wells, Charleston (both w/Vesnina), College Park (w/Shvedova); 2010 - Guangzhou (w/Gallovits-Hall); 2009 - Ponte Vedra Beach (w/Chuang); 2007 - Fès (w/King), Cincinnati (w/Mattek-Sands), Stanford (w/Peer), New Haven (w/Santangelo); 2006 - Bangalore, Kolkata (both w/Huber); 2004 - Hyderabad (w/Huber).
Finalist (22): 2022 - Charleston (w/Hradecka); 2021 - Cleveland (w/McHale); 2017 - Sydney, Miami (both w/Strycova); 2016 - Stuttgart, Madrid (both w/Hingis), Wuhan (w/Strycova); 2015 - Doha (w/Hsieh), Rome (w/Hingis); 2014 - Indian Wells, Stuttgart, Montréal, Beijing (all w/Black); 2013 - Stuttgart (w/Mattek-Sands); 2012 - Dubai, Indian Wells (both w/Vesnina), Beijing (w/Llagostera Vives); 2011 - Roland Garros (w/Vesnina); 2007 - Istanbul (w/Y.Chan); 2006 - Amelia Island (w/Huber), Istanbul (w/Molik), Cincinnati (w/Domachowska).

Winner (3): 2014 - US Open (w/Soares); 2012 - Roland Garros (w/Bhupathi); 2009 - Australian Open (w/Bhupathi).
Finalist (3): 2017 - Australian Open (w/Dodig); 2014 - Australian Open (w/Tecau); 2008 - Australian Open (w/Bhupathi).

Indian Fed Cup Team, 2003-04, 2006, 2008, 2010-12, 2014-15; Indian Olympic Team, 2008, 2012.

Career in Review

2017 - Posted eighth Top 20 season in doubles; won one WTA doubles title at Brisbane; R-Up at Sydney and Miami; reached SF 9 times (incl. US Open).

2016 - Posted second No.1 season in doubles; kicked off season by recording 19 consecutive wins with Hingis, adding to the streak they'd begun the year prior to total a record 41-match win-streak, the third best run in the history of women's doubles; went on to win eight WTA doubles titles (Brisbane, Sydney, Australian Open, St. Petersburg, Rome, Cincinnati, New Haven, Tokyo) and made R-Up at Stuttgart, Madrid and Wuhan.

2015 - First No.1 season in doubles; went 55-7 in 16 events with Hingis, winning nine WTA doubles titles (Indian Wells, Miami, Charleston, Wimbledon, US Open, Guangzhou, Wuhan, Beijing and WTA Finals); was first Indian to win a Grand Slam women's doubles title (Wimbledon and US Open); also first Indian woman to rise to No.1, singles or doubles (did it on April 13 after Charleston); went 10-5 in five events with other partners (winning one WTA doubles title at Sydney w/Mattek-Sands).

2014 - Another Top 10 doubles season (finishing No.6); won three WTA doubles titles (incl. WTA Finals w/Black).

2013 - First season played exclusively in doubles, and first Top 10 doubles season (finishing No.9); won five WTA doubles titles.

2012 - Played singles first six months, best results being one QF at Pattaya City and one 2r; fell 1r three times (incl. Australian Open) and in qualifying four times; last singles event was Eastbourne in June (falling in qualifying - has not played singles since); won two WTA doubles titles.

2011 - Sixth Top 100 finish in last seven years; QF at Charleston; reached 2r five times (incl. Roland Garros); fell 1r nine times (incl. other three majors) and in qualifying five times; won three WTA doubles titles; made doubles Top 10 debut on September 12 (after US Open; rose from No.11 to No.10); withdrew from Kuala Lumpur w/right knee injury and from Guangzhou, Tokyo [Pan Pacific] and Osaka w/left knee injury.

2010 - QF at Guangzhou; reached 2r three times (incl. US Open); fell 1r six times (incl. Australian Open and Wimbledon) and in qualifying four times; won one WTA doubles title; won one singles title on ITF Circuit; missed four months from February to June w/right wrist injury (incl. withdrawing from Roland Garros).

2009 - Another Top 100 season; runner-up at Pattaya City (l. to Zvonareva in final); SF twice at Birmingham (l. to Rybarikova) and Osaka (l. to Schiavone); reached 2r six times (incl. Australian Open, Wimbledon and US Open); fell 1r five times (incl. Roland Garros and Miami - l. to Johansson 16 76(2) 76(8); held mp at 7-6 in third set tie-break); fell in qualifying three times; won one WTA doubles title; won first Grand Slam title in mixed doubles at Australian Open (w/Bhupathi); won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

2008 - Another Top 100 season; QF at Hobart; reached 4r once, 3r once (Australian Open) and 2r six times (incl. Wimbledon - l. to Martínez Sánchez 60 46 97; had 4mp - 1mp at 5-4 and 3mp at 6-5); fell 1r three times (incl. Olympics); had two right wrist injury lay-offs, first in spring (withdrew from Miami and Amelia Island, underwent surgery on April 10, then withdrew from Rome, Strasbourg and Roland Garros) and second in summer/fall (retired in Olympics 1r then withdrew from all post-Olympics events, incl. US Open); first Indian woman ever to surpass $1 million in career prize money.

2007 - Season of two halves sandwiched around two-month lay-off in spring; went 10-4 to start, best results being SFs at Hobart (l. to Chakvetadze) and Pattaya City (l. to Dulko) and QF at Bangalore; withdrew before Doha 2r w/right knee injury; underwent right knee surgery on March 2 and withdrew from Indian Wells, Miami, Amelia Island and Berlin (missing 10 weeks in total); went 20-15 rest of season, best results being runner-up finish at Stanford (l. to Chakvetadze in final), SF at Cincinnati (l. to Chakvetadze) and QF twice at San Diego and Tokyo [Japan Open]; set new career-high No.27 on August 27; withdrew from Kolkata and Seoul w/right wrist injury and Linz and Québec City w/abdominal strain; won four WTA doubles titles.

2006 - Another Top 100 season; SF at Kolkata (l. to Hingis); QF four times at Cincinnati, Forest Hills, Seoul and Tashkent; reached 3r three times and 2r five times (incl. Australian Open and US Open); fell 1r 11 times (incl. other two majors); won two WTA doubles titles.

2005 - First Top 100 season (finishing No.31); won one WTA title at Hyderabad (d. A.Bondarenko in final); runner-up at Forest Hills (l. to Safarova in final); SF at Tokyo [Japan Open] (l. to Golovin); QF twice at Dubai and Cincinnati; reached 4r once (US Open), 3r twice (incl. Australian Open) and 2r five times (incl. Wimbledon); fell 1r four times (incl. Roland Garros) and in qualifying three times; made Top 100 debut on February 14 (after Hyderabad; rose from No.134 to No.99) and Top 50 debut on August 8 (after San Diego; rose from No.59 to No.48); first Indian woman to win a WTA title (at Hyderabad), first Indian woman to reach a Grand Slam 3r (at Australian Open) then raised the bar (4r at US Open), and first Indian woman to crack Top 50.

2004 - Fell 1r twice; won first WTA doubles title at Hyderabad (w/Huber; first Indian ever to win a WTA title of any kind); won six singles titles and two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2003 - Played first WTA main draw at Hyderabad, falling 1r (as WC); fell in qualifying once; won three singles titles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2002 - Won three singles titles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2001 - Played first events of career on ITF Circuit in India.

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Aug 27, 2007
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Apr 13, 2015