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Coached by Martijn Bok, formerly with Sandra Zaniewska
Mother's name is Sandra Martic; began playing tennis at age 5 when mother introduced her to the sport
All-court player whose favorite shot is serve; favorite surface is hard
Favorite music is pop; favorite singer is Sia; favorite food is Thai and Mexican; favorite city to visit is Paris
In free time likes to watch TV series, documentaries, catch up with friends and explore new places and cities
Favorite thing about being a professional tennis player is "making my dream come true"
Winner (1): 2019 - Istanbul; 2018 - 125/Chicago.
Finalist (3): 2019 - Zhengzhou; 2018 - Bucharest; 2012 - Kuala Lumpur.
Winner: 2016 - 125/Bol.
Finalist (4): 2016 - Monterrey (w/M.Sanchez); 2013 - Marrakech (w/Mladenovic); 2012 - Paris [Indoors], Bad Gastein (both w/Groenefeld).
Croatian Fed Cup Team, 2008-10, 2012, 2014.
Career in Review
2019 - Posted best season finish of career in 2019, at a career-high ranking of No.15 (achieved October 21, 2019); lifted maiden career WTA title at Istanbul (d. Vondrousova in F); advanced to fi rst Grand Slam QF of career at 2019 Roland Garros (l. eventual runner-up Vondrousova); upset No.2 seed and No.2-ranked Ka.Pliskova in 3r to register fourth Top 10 win of career (and best by ranking); also in 2019, enjoyed 4r runs at both Wimbledon (l. Svitolina) and US Open (l. eventual R-Up S.Williams); finished R-Up at Zhengzhou before qualifying for the WTA Elite Trophy Zhuhai for the first time.
2018 - First Top 50 season (finishing No.32); runner-up at Bucharest (l. to Sevastova); QF four times at Budapest (l. to Kuzmova), Indian Wells (l. to Halep), Québec City (l. to Pegula) and Tianjin (l. to Garcia); reached 4r at Australian Open (l. to Mertens), 3r once and 2r seven times (incl. Roland Garros); fell 1r three times (incl. other two majors) and in qualifying once; won one WTA 125K Series singles title.
2017 - Fourth Top 100 season (finishing No.89); reached 4r at Roland Garros and Wimbledon; fell 1r twice (incl. US Open) and in qualifying once; won one singles title on ITF Circuit.
2016 - SF at Rio de Janiero; fell 1r once and in qualifying four times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros and Wimbledon; missed second half of the season due to back injury.
2015 - Fell 1r eight times (incl. Australian Open and Roland Garros) and in qualifying seven times (incl. other two majors); won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
2014 - Reached 2r once; fell 1r seven times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros and Wimbledon) and in qualifying nine times (incl. US Open); retired in Roland Garros 1r w/right hand injury.
2013 - QF at Katowice; reached 3r once (Wimbledon) and 2r three times; fell 1r seven times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros) and in qualifying four times; won one singles title on ITF Circuit.
2012 - Another Top 100 season; runner-up at Kuala Lumpur (ret. vs. Hsieh in final w/heat illness); SF at Copenhagen (l. to Wozniacki); QF twice at Budapest and Linz; reached 4r at Roland Garros (first Grand Slam 4r; l. to Kerber); also 3r once and 2r twice; fell 1r 10 times (incl. other three majors and Bad Gastein - l. to Meusburger 61 46 76(5); held 3mp in third set, 2mp at 5-2 and 1mp at 5-4) and in qualifying twice; missed all events between Wimbledon and US Open w/left foot injury (withdrew from Stanford, Carlsbad and Olympics).
2011 - First Top 50 season; SF twice at Bogotá (withdrew prior to match w/illness) and Copenhagen (l. to Safarova); QF at Guangzhou; reached 3r once and 2r six times (incl. Australian Open, Wimbledon and US Open); fell 1r four times and in qualifying six times (incl. Roland Garros); made Top 50 debut on September 26 (after Guangzhou; rose from No.55 to No.47); won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
2010 - Reached 3r once and 2r three times (incl. Wimbledon); fell 1r 10 times (incl. other three majors and Marbella - l. to Cabeza Candela 16 76(3) 62; held mp at 61 54) and in qualifying five times; won one doubles title on ITF Circuit; withdrew prior to Wimbledon 2r match w/abdominal strain.
2009 - First Top 100 season; QF twice at Budapest and Portoroz; reached 2r twice (incl. Roland Garros, US Open); fell 1r three times and in qualifying five times (incl. Australian Open); made Top 100 debut on September 14 (after US Open; rose from No.137 to No.89); won one singles title and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
2008 - QF at Portoroz; fell in qualifying three times (incl. US Open); won one singles title on ITF Circuit.
2007 - Played first WTA main draw at Miami, falling 1r (as WC).
2006 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.
2005 - Played first event of career at ITF/Dubrovnik 3-CRO.