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Personal

Coached by Ernest Zurabyan
Mother is Aida Aubelova; sister is Alisa
Started playing tennis at age 6; tennis idols growing up were Martina Hingis, Justine Henin and Serena Williams.
Mainly based in Guangzhou, China; lived in Czech Republic from age 5 to 12
Studying psychology at university via correspondence
Hobbies include listening to music, playing chess, watching films, shopping and swimming

Career Highlights

SINGLES
Winner (1): 2017 - Tokyo [Japan Open].
Finalist (1): 2014 - Osaka.

ADDITIONAL
Kazakh Fed Cup Team, 2009-11, 2015-16, 2018-20.

Career in Review

2019 - Third consecutive Top 100 season (finishing No.78); QF at Washington DC (l. to Giorgi); reached 2r five times (Incl. Roland Garros); fell 1r seven times (Incl. other three majors) and in qualifying four times; won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

2018 - Second consecutive Top 100 season (finishing No,91); QF three times at Shenzhen (l. to Sharapova), Strasbourg (l. to Pavlyuchenkova) and Hiroshima (l. to Zhang); reached 4r once, 2r four times (incl. Roland Garros); fell 1r 11 times (incl. Australian Open and US Open) and in qualifying twice.

2017 - Made a successful return from wrist surgery in 2016, winning the Tokyo International (d. Kato in F) along with a pair of ITF titles, propelling her to a year-end ranking of No.66. Giving her three Top 100 finishes in her last four seasons.

2016 - Reached 3r once and 2r six times (incl. Roland Garros); fell 1r five times (incl. Australian Open and Wimbledon) and in qualifying once; missed second half of the season after undergoing wrist surgery in July.

2015 - Near-Top 50 season (finishing No.52); QF twice at Shenzhen and Hobart; reached 4r once (Wimbledon), 3r four times (incl. Australian Open) and 2r seven times (incl. Roland Garros and Nottingham - l. to Vickery 46 76(5) 61; held 6mp in second set - 3mp at 5-4, 3mp at 6-5); fell 1r 13 times (incl. US Open); set career-high No.31 on January 12 (after Shenzhen).

2014 - First Top 50 season (finishing No.34); runner-up at Osaka (l. to Stosur in final); QF twice at Kuala Lumpur and Strasbourg; reached 4r once (Wimbledon), 3r twice (Australian Open and US Open) and 2r five times; fell 1r three times (incl. Roland Garros) and in qualifying five times; having started season No.163, made Top 100 debut on March 31 (rose from No.105 to No.91) and Top 50 debut on August 18 (rose from No.52 to No.46).

2013 - Reached 2r once; fell in qualifying eight times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros, US Open); won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

2012 - Fell 1r twice and in qualifying once; won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

2011 - Reached 2r once; fell 1r three times and in qualifying seven times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros, US Open).

2010 - QF at Moscow; fell 1r three times and in qualifying four times (incl. Roland Garros).

2009 - QF at Prague; fell in qualifying twice (incl. US Open); won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

2008 - Played first WTA qualifying at Prague; won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

2007 - Played first event of career at ITF/Bratislava 2-SVK.