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Currently without a coach... Mother is Dzenita (was a pro volleyball player); father is Dragan (was a pro handball player); brother is Luka (soccer player) ... Started playing at age 8 when introduced to sport by parents ... Favorite surface is grass ... Speaks French, English, Serbian, Italian, Spanish and a bit of Russian ... Also enjoys volleyball and beach volleyball.
Winner: (1): 2017 - St. Petersburg; 2012 - 125/Taipei.
Finalist (7): 2018 - St. Petersburg; 2017 - Acapulco, Suttgart, Madrid; 2016 - 's-Hertogenbosch, Hong Kong; 2015 - Strasbourg.
Winner (23): 2020 - Australian Open (w/Babos); 2019 - Istanbul, Roland Garros, WTA Finals (all w/Babos); 2018 - Australian Open, Birmingham, WTA Finals (all w/Babos); 2016 - Charleston, Stuttgart, Madrid, Roland Garros (all w/Garcia); 2015 - Dubai, Marrakech, Rome (all w/Babos), Washington DC (w/Bencic); 2014 - Acapulco (w/Voskoboeva); 2013 - Memphis (w/Voskoboeva), Charleston (w/Safarova), Oeiras (w/H.Chan), Palermo (w/Piter), Osaka (w/Pennetta); 2012 - Montréal (w/Jans-Ignacik), Québec City (w/Maria), 125/Taipei (w/H.Chan).
Finalist (14): 2019 - Australian Open (w/Babos); 2018 - Madrid, US Open (both w/Babos); 2016 - Sydney, Dubai, US Open, Beijing (all w/Garcia); 2014 - Brisbane (w/Voskoboeva), Paris [Indoors], Wimbledon, Cincinnati (all w/Babos), 's-Hertogenbosch (w/Krajicek); 2013 - Marrakech (w/Martic); 2011 - Copenhagen (w/Piter).
Winner (2): 2014 - Australian Open (w/Nestor); 2013 - Wimbledon (w/Nestor).
Finalist (2): 2015 - Australian Open (w/Nestor); 2013 - Roland Garros (w/Nestor).
French Fed Cup Team, 2012-18; French Olympic Team, 2012, 2016.
Career in Review
2019 - Ended 2019 season strong with SF appearances in Moscow (l. eventual champion Bencic) and Zhengzhou (l. Martic) and QF in Linz (l. Alexandrova); notched five Top 10 wins in 2019 with two wins vs. reigning World No.1 (d. Osaka in Dubai; Barty in Fed Cup Final); win over World No.1 Barty helped France take
home their first Fed Cup title since 2003; other 2019 highlights include QF at Monterrey, Istanbul, Rome, Nottingham and Washington DC; 2019 was another strong doubles year with titles at Istanbul and Roland Garros (both w/Babos) boosting her to World No.1 for the first time in career; also w/Babos, defended title at year-end WTA Finals and finished R-Up at Australian Open to end the year at No.2.
2018 - Third Top 50 season (finishing No.44); runner-up at St. Petersburg (l. Kvitova); QF twice at Acapulco (l. to Tsurenko) and Linz (l. to Petkovic); reached 3r four times (incl. Wimbledon) and 2r six times (incl. US Open); fell 1r 14 times (incl. other two majors); won three WTA doubles titles.
2017 - Breakthrough near-Top 10 season (finishing No.11); won first WTA title at St. Petersburg (d. Putintseva in final); runner-up three times at Acapulco (l. to Tsurenko in final), Stuttart (l. to Siegemund in final) and Madrid (l. to Halep in final); SF once at Indian Wells (l. to Vesnina); QF three times at Roland Garros (l. to Bacsinszky), 's-Hertogenbosch (l. to Tsurenko) and Birmingham (l. to Kvitova); reached 3r twice, 2r four times (incl. Wimbledon) and 1r 12 times (incl. Australian Open, US Open and Wuhan); having started season at No.42, made Top 20 debut on March 20 (after Indian Wells; rose from No.26 to No.18) and Top 10 debut on October 23 (after Moscow rose from No.13 to No.10), dipping to No.11 by November 9 year-end rankings.
2016 - Second Top 50 season (finishing No.41); runner-up twice at 's-Hertogenbosch (l. Vandeweghe in final) and Hong Kong (l. to Wozniacki in final); SF once at Starsbourg (l. to Lucic-Baroni); QF twice at Eastbourne (l. Puig) and Washington DC (l. Wickmayer); reached 3r twice (Australian Open and Roland Garros), 2r 11 times (incl. US Open and Olympics) and 1r 11 times (incl. Wimbledon).
2015 - Breakthrough first Top 30 season (finishing No.29); runner-up at Strasbourg (l. to Stosur); SF twice at Marrakech (l. to Babos) and Birmingham (l. to Ka.Pliskova); QF four times at Monterrey (l. to Ivanovic), 's-Hertogenbosch (l. to Bencic 76(4) 67(4) 75; held 3mp at 5-3 third set), US Open (first Grand Slam QF; l. to Vinci) and Tianjin (l. to Jovanovski); reached 3r four times (incl. Roland Garros and Wimbledon) and 2r six times (incl. Australian Open); fell 1r eight times and in qualifying twice; also won four WTA doubles titles; made doubles Top 10 debut on April 6 (after Miami; rose from No.14 to No.10) and doubles Top 5 debut on May 18 (after Rome; rose from No.9 to No.5).
2014 - Another Top 100 season (finishing No.81); SF at Istanbul (l. to Wozniacki); QF twice at Baku (l. to Schiavone) and Washington DC (l. to Nara); reached 3r once (Roland Garros) and 2r six times (incl. Hobart - l. to Stosur 64 26 76(7); held 2mp at 6-4 and 6-5 in third set tie-break); fell 1r 13 times (incl. other three majors) and in qualifying seven times; also won second Grand Slam mixed doubles title at Australian Open (w/Nestor).
2013 - Another Top 100 season (finishing No.56); SF twice at Paris [Indoors] (l. to Barthel) and Florianopolis (l. to Niculescu); QF three times at Memphis (l. to Lisicki), Marrakech (l. to Scheepers) and Québec City (l. to Bouchard); reached 3r once and 2r seven times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros, US Open); fell 1r 12 times (incl. Wimbledon); made Top 50 debut on March 18 (after Indian Wells; rose from No.51 to No.48); won five WTA doubles titles; won first Grand Slam mixed doubles title at Wimbledon (w/Nestor).
2012 - First Top 100 season (finishing No.76); SF at Québec City (l. to Hradecka); made Top 100 debut afterwards on September 17 (rose from No.123 to No.95); reached 3r once (US Open); fell 1r three times (incl. Roland Garros, Wimbledon) and in qualifying nine times (incl. Australian Open); won two WTA doubles titles; won one WTA 125K Series singles title and one WTA 125K Series doubles title.
2011 - Fell 1r once (Roland Garros) and in qualifying eight times (incl. Australian Open, US Open); won four singles titles and six doubles titles on ITF Circuit.
2010 - Reached 2r once; fell 1r once (Roland Garros) and in qualifying three times (incl. Australian Open).
2009 - Played first four WTA main draws, falling 1r at all four (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros, US Open); fell in qualifying once; won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
2008 - Played first WTA qualifying at Paris [Indoors] (as WC).
2007 - Played first event of career at ITF/Clermond-Ferrand-FRA.