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Coached by Kevin O'Neill; lives and trains in Southern California ... Parents are Luis and Catharine (both teachers); has four older brothers: Daniel, Kevin, Andrew and Ian ... Started playing at age 10 while in Guadalajara on one year visit with family ... Speaks English and Spanish ... Graduated from USC with degree in Real Estate; played college tennis for USC (was No.1 in the nation in singles in NCAAs) ... Favorite shot is volley; favorite surface is hard; favorite tournament is US Open ... Also enjoys listening to music, the beach, seeing friends and playing basketball (played both tennis and basketball in high school) ... Favorite movie is The Notebook ... Favorite athlete is Michael Jordan.
Winner (3): 2019 - Monterrey (w/Muhammad); 2018 - Québec City (w/Muhammad); 2014 - Auckland (w/Fichman).
Finalist (2): 2019 - Washington DC (w/Stollar); 2016 - Monterrey (w/Martic).
Career in Review
2013 - Reached 3r once and 2r once; fell 1r four times (incl. US Open) and in qualifying eight times (incl. other three majors).
2012 - Played first WTA main draw at Québec City, falling 1r (l. to Hradecka); fell in qualifying three times (incl. US Open); won two singles titles and three doubles titles on ITF Circuit.
2011 - Played first WTA qualifying at Indian Wells and Stanford; won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
2010 - Won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
2009 - Won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
2008 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.
2007 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.
2006 - Played first event of career at ITF/Redding-USA.