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Coached by Ralph Kok ... Father, Alex, is a shooting coach ... Began playing tennis at age 6 ... Speaks Russian, English, Spanish ... Favorite shots are backhand, drop shot ... Favorite movies are Seven and Love Actually ... Enjoys rap and pop music ... Admires Steffi Graf.
Winner: 2011 - ITF/Nassau-BAH, ITF/Ningbo-CHN; 2010 - ITF/Monzón-ESP; 2009 - ITF/Cali-COL, ITF/Saint-Gaudens-FRA, ITF/Astana-KAZ; 2008 - ITF/Mont-de-Marsan-FRA, ITF/Phoenix-MUS; 2005 - ITF/Batumi-GEO; 2004 - ITF/St. Petersburg-RUS, ITF/Poitiers-FRA; 2003 - ITF/Vale do Lobo-POR.
Winner (2): 2011 - ITF/Stockholm-SWE (w/Rus); 2010 - ITF/Dothan-USA (w/Jidkova); 2008 - ITF/Patras-GRE (w/Obziler), ITF/Jounieh 2-LIB (w/Ewijk); 2007 - Tashkent (w/Dzehalevich), ITF/Jounieh-LIB (w/Poutchek), ITF/Petange-LUX (w/Suárez Navarro); 2006 - Istanbul (w/A.Bondarenko); ITF/Jounieh-LIB (w/Poutchek); 2005 - ITF/Jounieh-LIB (w/Koryttseva), ITF/Batumi-GEO (w/Ostrovskaya); 2004 - ITF/Minsk-BLR (w/Kustava).
Finalist (1): 2010 - Bogotá (w/Savchuk).
Belarusian Fed Cup Team, 2004-07, 2012.
Career in Review
2001 - Played first event of career in doubles at ITF/Minsk-BLR.
2002 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.
2003 - Won one singles title on ITF Circuit.
2004 - Played first two WTA main draws, falling 1r at Palermo but reaching 2r at Tashkent; fell in qualifying three times (incl. Roland Garros, Wimbledon); won two singles titles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
2005 - Fell 1r eight times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros) and in qualifying seven times (incl. other two majors); won one singles title and two doubles titles on ITF Circuit; made Top 100 debut on October 3 (rose from No.108 to No.95).
2006 - First Top 100 season; QF at Istanbul; reached 2r six times (incl. Roland Garros); fell 1r five times (incl. other three majors) and in qualifying four times; made Top 50 debut on July 31 (rose from No.54 to No.49); won one WTA doubles title; won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
2007 - Reached 3r once (Australian Open) and 2r three times; fell 1r six times (incl. Roland Garros, Wimbledon) and in qualifying once (US Open); won one WTA doubles title; won two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.
2008 - Reached 2r once (Roland Garros); fell 1r twice and in qualifying four times (incl. other three majors); won two singles titles and two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.
2009 - Second Top 100 season; QF at Barcelona; reached 3r once and 2r twice; fell 1r eight times (incl. all four majors - ret. in US Open 1r w/left foot injury) and in qualifying once; won three singles titles on ITF Circuit.
2010 - QF at Portoroz; fell 1r four times (incl. Australian Open, Wimbledon) and in qualifying seven times (incl. other Roland Garros, Wimbledon - l. to Perry 62 46 97; held mp at 6-5 third set); won one singles title and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
2011 - Third Top 100 season; reached 2r six times (incl. Wimbledon, US Open); fell 1r seven times (incl. Roland Garros and Marbella - l. to Zakopalova 16 75 63; held 2mp at 61 54) and in qualifying seven times (incl. Australian Open); won two singles titles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.