More on Muhammad...
Coached by Tim Blenkiron ... Trains in Las Vegas at the No Quit Academy, als at USTA center in Carson ... Mother's name is Faye; father's name is Ronald Holmes (basketball coach); has two brothers, Shabazz (plays in NBA for Minnesota Timberwolves), and Rashad (plays basketball for the University of Miami) ... Started playing tennis at age 8 ... Favorite surface is hard ... Tennis idol growing up were Williams sisters and Andre Agassi ... Also enjoys shopping, watching other sports especially basketball, taking hikes, spending time with friends, and eating at good restaurants ... Favorite tournament is US Open.
Winner (5): 2020 - Auckland (w/Townsend); 2019 - Monterrey (w/Sanchez); 2018 - Québec City (w/Sanchez); 2016- Guangzhou (w/Peng); 2015 - 's-Hertogenbosch (w/Siegemund).
WTA 125K Series titles - Doubles (1): 2020 - Indian Wells (w/Townsend).
Career in Review
2019 – Finished the season at year-end ranking of No.206; tallied two more ITF Circuit singles titles at ITF Brisbane 25K and ITF Cairns 25K; produced semifinal finish at ITF Darwin 60K (l. Cabrera); notched quarterfinal visit at ITF Playford 2 60K (l. Cabrera); contested qualifying at Australian Open, Wimbledon and US Open; captured three ITF doubles titles and notched her second career WTA doubles crown at Monterrey w/Sanchez.
2018 – Ended the year at No.194; produced best season of career to-date by capturing three ITF singles titles at ITF Templeton 60K, ITF Lexington 60K, and ITF Rancho Santa Fe 25K; was also runner-up at ITF Launceston 25K (l. Taylor); contested US Open main draw as wildcard (l. Sakkari in 1r); won seven ITF doubles titles and hoisted her first career WTA doubles title at Quebec City w/Sanchez.
2017 – Second consecutive Top 200 year-end finish at No.155; went on to reach career-high singles ranking of No.124 on April 24; won third ITF singles title at ITF Burnie 60K; also reached the final as a qualifier at ITF Brisbane 25K (l. Birrell); advanced to two additional semifinals at ITF Penrith 25K (l. Birrell) and ITF Launceston 60K (l. Loeb); contested qualifying at all four Grand Slams for the first time; won one ITF doubles title.
2016 – First Top 200 year-end finish at No.185, dialing up five semifinal appearances at the ITF Circuit level, including a runner-up finish at ITF Bendigo 50K (l. Ozaki); fell in qualifying stages of US Open and Wimbledon; tallied eight ITF doubles titles and advanced to the quarterfinal stage of the US Open w/Townsend.
2015 – Third consecutive Top 300 year-end finish at No.256; put together a strong end to her campaign, registering back-to-back Round of 16 visits at ITF Toowoomba 25K (l. Bai) and ITF Cairns 25K (l. Galfi); went on to reach two semifinals and capture her second career ITF singles title in last three events of the year; second career ITF title came at ITF Canberra 50K; captured five ITF doubles titles and advanced to an additional two finals.
2014 – Finished her campaign at No.291, advancing to Round of 16 stage on six separate occasions at ITF level, also reached semifinal round of ITF Vancouver 2 100K (l. Tsurenko); won three ITF doubles titles and advanced to an additional four finals.
2013 – First Top 300 year-end finish at No.299; captured first career ITF title at ITF Raleigh 25K, and reached back-to-back semifinals at ITF Florence 25K (l. Tatishvili) and ITF Rock Hill 25K; advanced to Round of 16 on two occasions at ITF ITF Las Vegas 50K (l. Hibi), ITF Yakima 50K (l. Gibbs) and ITF Innisbrook 25K (l. Melander); captured two ITF doubles titles and advanced to an additional four finals.
2012 – Ended the season at No.471, registering two quarterfinal visits at ITF Albuquerque 75K (l. Riske) and ITF Sacramento 50K (l. Luzhanska); also produced Round of 16 finish at ITF Vegas 50K event (l. Davis); contested two WTA Tour level events at Texas Tennis Open and Bell Challenge, lost in qualifying at both; won two ITF doubles titles and advanced to another final.
2011 – Fourth consecutive Top 500 year-end finish at No.385; registered two quarterfinal visits at ITF Raleigh 50K (l. Rampre) and ITF Boston 50K (l. Luzhanska); also produced Round of 16 finish as qualifier at ITF Albuquerque 75K event (l. Davis); contested two WTA Tour level events at Citi Open in Washington, DC and New Haven, lost in qualifying at both; won three ITF doubles titles and finished runner-up once.
2010 – Ended the season at No.459; spent the year competing on the ITF Circuit, best results coming with quarterfinals at ITF Lexington 50K (l. Osterloh) and ITF Carson 50K (l. Rampre); also had Round of 16 finish at ITF Clearwater 25K event (l. Lu); won first ITF doubles title at ITF Troy 50K w/Brengle.
2009 – Finished the year at No.376, producing two quarterfinal finishes at ITF Alkmaar, NED 10K (l. Mitu) and ITF Vegas 50K (l. Kulikova), in addition to a Round of 16 performance at ITF Carson 50K (l. Gibbs); contested US Open qualifying.
2008 – First Top 500 year-end finish at No.402; best result of season came with runner-up finish at ITF Vegas 50K even (l. Pin), also produced two Round of 16 finishes at ITF Dothan 75K (l. Mattek-Sands) and ITF Pittsburgh 50K (l. Brengle); made US Open main draw debut as wildcard (l. Rezai).
2007 - Played first Tour main draw at San Diego, falling 1r (as WC, l. to King); fell in Tour qualifying once (US Open); won one singles title on ITF Circuit.
2006 - Played first Tour qualifying at Los Angeles (as WC); also played two ITF Circuit events.