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Currently coached by Jay Devashetty...Lives in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey and trains in Flushing Meadows, New York...Parents are Fay and Don, brother is Jay...Hobbies include playing instruments and reading...Idolizes Andre Agassi and Kim Clijsters...Favorite shot is her forehand and favorite surface to play on is grass...Member of the WTA Player's Council...Graduated from Stanford University, majoring in Science, Technology and Society…High School was The Professional Children’s School...Played collegiately for Stanford alongside fellow American Nicole Gibbs…Was an All-American in singles from 2010-11...Accolades included: ITA National Rookie of the Year, Pac-10 Freshman of the Year, All-Pac-10 First Team honoree...Earned final National singles ranking of No. 22…Ranked second on the team in wins, posting a 36-4 overall record...Was 18-1 in duals, alternating between the Nos. 3 and 4 spots of the lineup and losing her only match when she was forced to retire due to injury...Compiled a 24-match winning streak from Jan. 16-May 1...Produced an 18-3 mark in tournament matches...Recorded a 13-4 edge against nationally-ranked opponents...Was 2-1 in three-set matches...Did not lose back-to-back matches all season...Opened the year by capturing the singles crown at the ITA Northwest Regional Championships...Pac-10 Championships singles champion
Career in Review
2019 – Made Top 100 debut ending year at No.91; earned first Grand Slam main draw win by advancing to R16 at US Open (l. Mertens); reached QF at San Jose (l. Vekic) and Seoul (l. Alexandrova); advanced to 2r at Bogota (l. Osorio Serrano) and Bronx (l. Muchova); reached first main draw at Wimbledon falling in 1r (as qualifier, l. Davis); fell in qualifying five times (incl. Australian Open and Roland Garros).
2018 – Fell 1r five times (incl. Australian Open); lost in qualifying on seven occasions (incl. Roland Garros, Wimbledon and US Open); in doubles, reached SF at Washington DC (w/Davis).
2017 – Ended year inside Top 200 for first time in career at No.106; earned first WTA main draw match win of career at Monterrey falling in 2r (as qualifier, l. Pavlyuchenkova); reached first WTA QF at Nottingham (l. Rybarikova); fell in 2r at Seoul (l. Cepede Royg) and 1r at Stanford (l. Cepede Royg) and Tianjin (l. Voegele); lost in qualifying six times (incl. Roland Garros, Wimbledon and US Open); won two titles on ITF circuit.
2016 – Fell in qualifying three times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros and US Open).
2015 – Won two titles on ITF circuit.
2014 – Fell 1r at Stanford (l. Vandeweghe).
2013 – Fell in qualifying at Stanford in only matches of year.
2012 – Fell in qualifying at Stanford; played on ITF circuit in USA and Canada.
2011 – Fell in qualifying at Stanford in only match of the year; won Pac-12 Women’s Tennis Championship.
2010 – Fell in qualifying at Stanford; played ITF circuit in USA and Canada.
2009 – Fell in qualifying twice (incl. US Open); won one title on ITF circuit.
2008 – Fell in 1r at US Open (as qualifier, l. Safina); won two ITF titles including at first tournament of career.