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Currently without a coach ... Father is Yuriy, mother is Oksana (both in business); has one younger brother and one younger sister ... Family moved to Berlin in 2006 (coach was based in Moscow) ... Baseliner whose favorite surfaces are clay and hard ... Tennis idols growing up were Anastasia Myskina and Steffi Graf ... Best memory was winning 2009 Australian Open junior title ... Enjoys hanging out with friends and going shopping ... Goal is to reach Top 10 ... Represented Kazakhstan from 2011 to 2013 (now representing Russia again).
Winner (1): 2011 - Tashkent.
Finalist (1): 2011 - Baku.
Finalist (1): 2010 - Pattaya City (w/Chakvetadze).
Career in Review
2014 - QF at Tashkent (l. to Tsurenko); fell 1r three times (incl. Roland Garros and US Open) and in qualifying twice (incl. Wimbledon).
2013 - QF at Brisbane; reached 2r twice (incl. Australian Open - l. to Watson 46 76(7) 62; held 3mp at 6-3 in second set tie-break); fell 1r three times and in qualifying twice (incl. US Open); won two singles titles on ITF Circuit; missed four months from mid-March to mid-July w/right adductor injury.
2012 - SF at Bad Gastein (l. to Cornet); QF at Luxembourg; reached 3r three times and 2r three times; fell 1r 14 times (incl. all four majors); struggled throughout season with illness (retired in Brisbane 1r, withdrew from Acapulco, retired in Copenhagen 1r, withdrew from Fès, retired in Baku 1r) and right thigh injury (withdrew from Dallas, retired in US Open 1r and withdrew from Tashkent and Seoul).
2011 - First Top 50 season; won first WTA title at Tashkent (d. Birnerova in final); made Top 50 debut afterwards on September 19 (rose from No.52 to No.37); runner-up at Baku (l. to Zvonareva in final); SF at Bad Gastein (l. to Mayr-Achleitner); QF twice at Memphis and Monterrey; reached 4r once (Wimbledon) and 2r four times; fell 1r eight times (incl. other three majors) and in qualifying twice.
2010 - First Top 100 season; SF at Portoroz (ret. vs. Larsson w/right wrist injury); QF at Guangzhou; reached 2r twice; fell 1r five times (incl. Roland Garros, US Open) and in qualifying five times (incl. other two majors); made Top 100 debut on July 19 (rose from No.103 to No.99); won one singles title and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
2009 - Played first five WTA main draws, reaching 2r three times and falling 1r twice; fell in qualifying once; won three singles titles on ITF Circuit.
2008 - Fell in WTA qualifying twice; won two singles titles and two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.
2007 - Played first WTA qualifying at Berlin and Moscow (both as WC); won one singles title on ITF Circuit.
2006 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.
2005 - Played first events of career on ITF Circuit in Russia.