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Coached by Erfan Djahangiri, formerly coached by Dmitri Zavialoff ... Mother, Suzanne, is a dentist; father, Igor, is a tennis coach; both parents are Hungarian (dad is from Transylvania); parents divorced; brother, Daniel, is a music teacher; has two sisters, Sophie (musician) and Melinda (mother of two girls) ... Entire family plays tennis ... Has two dogs and two cats ... Baseliner whose favorite shot is serve; favorite surface is Rebound Ace ... Began playing at age 3 when mother introduced her to the sport ... Speaks French, Hungarian, English, German, Italian ... Favorite movies are Ocean's 11 and Ocean's 12; favorite actors are Julia Roberts and George Clooney ... Favorite artists are P!nk, Keane, The Killers ... Other interests include soccer, handball, listening to music ... Favorite cities are Budapest, Catania ... Idolized Monica Seles; person most admired is Roger Federer ... Most memorable tournament was 2006 Zürich.
Winner (4): 2016 - Rabat; 2015 - Acapulco, Monterrey; 2009 - Luxembourg.
Finalist (3): 2015 - Shenzhen, Beijing; 2010 - Bad Gastein.
Winner (5): 2018 - St. Petersburg (w/Zvonareva); 2014 - Luxembourg (w/Barrois); 2010 - Budapest, Prague, Luxembourg (all w/Garbin).
Finalist (5): 2018 - Gstaad (w/Arruabarrena); 2017 - Biel/Bienne (w/ Hingis); 2016 - Olympics (w/Hingis); 2010 - Barcelona, Bad Gastein (both w/Garbin).
Swiss Fed Cup Team, 2004-07, 2009, 2011-18; Swiss Olympic Team, 2008, 2016.
Career in Review
2018 - SF at Tianjin (l. to Ka.Pliskova); fell 1r seven times (incl. US Open); withdrew from Lugano with right hand injury forcing her to miss three moths of the season; won one WTA doubles title; won one singles title on ITF Circuit.
2017 - Ends 2017 season at No.39 – fourth straight Top 50 finish… Had Top 20 finishes in 2015 (No.12) and 2016 (No.15)… 2017 season ended prematurely following Wimbledon due to left thigh injury, followed by a right hand injury and subsequent surgery in September… Highlight of first half of 2017 season came at Roland Garros with second semifinal run in three years (2015 – SF, 2016 – QF)… Defeated No.11 V.Williams in R16 and No.14 Mladenovic in QF in Paris before falling to eventual champion Ostapenko in SF.
2016 - Second straight Top 20 season (finishing No.15); won fourth WTA title at Rabat (d. Erakovic in F); SF twice at Miami (d. Ivanovic, A.Radwanska and Halep before falling to Kuznetsova) and Gstaad (l. to Bertens); QF twice at Rome (l. to Muguruza) and Roland Garros (l. to Bertens); earned a career-high ranking of No.9 after Rome (May 16, 2016); advanced to R16 at Indian Wells (l. to Kasatkina); reached 3r four times (incl. Wimbledon); fell 2r five times (incl. US Open) and 1r five times (incl. Australian Open and Rio Olympics); won silver medal in doubles at Rio Olympics (w/Hingis, l. to Makarova/Vesnina).
2015 - Breakthrough near-Top 10 season (finishing No.12); won two WTA titles at Acapulco and Monterrey (d. Garcia in both finals); runner-up twice at Shenzhen (l. to Halep) and Beijing (l. to Muguruza); SF at Roland Garros (first Grand Slam SF; l. to S.Williams); QF three times at Indian Wells (l. to S.Williams), Marrakech (l. to Schmiedlova) and Wimbledon (l. to Muguruza); reached 3r twice (incl. Australian Open); fell 1r six times (incl. US Open and Toronto - l. to Riske 36 76(4) 76(3); held 2mp at 6-5 second set); having started season at No.47, made Top 20 debut on June 8 (after Roland Garros; rose from No.24 to No.15) and Top 10 debut on October 12 (after Beijing; rose from No.17 to No.10); withdrew from Miami w/left ankle injury.
2014 - First Top 50 season (finishing No.48); SF at Guangzhou (l. to Cornet); QF twice at Oeiras (l. to Begu) and Wuhan (l. to Wozniacki); reached 2r three times (Roland Garros, Wimbledon and US Open); fell 1r four times and in qualifying twice; having started season at No.237, finished No.48 on November 3 year-end rankings; won one WTA doubles title; won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.
2013 - Another injury-marred season (finishing No.285); fell 1r once and in qualifying twice (Roland Garros, Wimbledon); won one singles title and four doubles titles on ITF Circuit.
2012 - Another injury-marred season (finishing No.185); reached 2r twice; fell 1r four times (incl. US Open); won three singles titles and two doubles titles on ITF Circuit; withdrew from Australian Open w/left foot injury and from Roland Garros and Olympics w/abdominal injury.
2011 - Injury-marred season (finished No.242); best results in first three months were three 2r finishes; fell 1r three times (incl. Australian Open) and in qualifying once; did not play from April on, withdrawing from Barcelona w/ankle injury and from Madrid, Rome, Strasbourg and Roland Garros w/left foot and ankle injury; had surgery on left foot in May then withdrew from all other events rest of season (incl. Wimbledon and US Open).
2010 - Third straight near-Top 50 season (finishing No.51); runner-up at Bad Gastein (l. to Goerges in final); QF twice at Barcelona and Tokyo [Pan Pacific]; reached 4r once and 2r seven times (incl. Roland Garros); fell 1r 10 times (incl. other three majors) and in qualifying once; won three WTA doubles titles; won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
2009 - Another near-Top 50 season (finishing No.54); won first WTA title at Luxembourg (d. Lisicki in final); SF twice at Prague (l. to Schiavone) and Istanbul (l. to Dushevina); QF at Budapest; reached 2r four times (incl. Roland Garros, Wimbledon and US Open); fell 1r three times and in qualifying once; won three doubles titles on ITF Circuit; withdrew from Australian Open w/knee injury.
2008 - Near-Top 50 season (finishing No.53); SF twice at Antwerp (l. to Henin) and Strasbourg (l. to Medina Garrigues); reached 3r once (US Open) and 2r five times (incl. other three majors); fell 1r eight times (incl. Olympics) and in qualifying five times; made Top 50 debut on October 6 (rose from No.51 to No.49).
2007 - Reached 2r twice (incl. Roland Garros); made Top 100 debut afterwards on June 11 (rose from No.125 to No.89); fell 1r four times (incl. Wimbledon, US Open) and in qualifying seven times (incl. Australian Open); won one singles title and two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.
2006 - Reached QF at Zürich (l. to Sharapova); reached 2r once; fell 1r once and in qualifying once; won two singles titles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
2005 - Fell in WTA qualifying twice (incl. Australian Open); won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
2004 - Played first two WTA main draws, falling 1r at Strasbourg and Zürich; won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.
2003 - Played first WTA qualifying at Zürich; won one singles title on ITF Circuit.