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Coached by Andrew Bettles ... Parents are Mykhaylo and Olena; brother is Yulian ... Introduced to tennis at age 5 by family ... Tennis Idol growing up was Andre Agassi ... Favorite shot is serve;... Speaks English, Russian, little bit of French ... Hobbies are learning about business and economics, studies nutrition. Has her own nutrition blog “ES club” ... Favorite food is Mom’s and Grandma’s Ukrainian dishes ... People most admire are Kobe Bryant and Nik Vujicic; Favorite artists are Eminem, AC/DC and Okean Elzy ... Junior highlights include winning Roland Garros girls' title at age 15.
Winner (14): 2020 - Monterrey; 2018 - Brisbane, Dubai, Rome, WTA Finals; 2017 - Taipei City, Dubai, Istanbul, Rome, Toronto; 2016 - Kuala Lumpur; 2015 - Marrakech; 2014 - Baku; 2013 - Baku; 2012 - 125/Pune.
Finalist (3): 2019 - WTA Finals; 2016 - New Haven, Zhuhai.
Winner (2): 2015 - Istanbul (w/Gavrilova); 2014 - Istanbul (w/Doi).
Ukrainian Fed Cup Team, 2012-15, 2017, 2020; Ukrainian Olympic Team, 2016.
Career in Review
2019 - Third consecutive Top 10 season (finishing No.6); runner-up at WTA Finals (l. to Barty); SF five times at Doha (l. to Halep), Dubai (l. to Bencic), Indian Wells (l. to Andreescu), Wimbledon (l. to Halep - was the first Ukrainian woman to reach a Grand Slam SF) and US Open (l. to S.Williams); QF six times at Australian Open (l. to Osaka), San Jose (l. to Sakkari), Toronto (l. to Kenin), Zhengzhou (l. to Mladenovic), Wuhan (l. to Riske) and Beijing (l. to Bertens); reached 3r twice (incl .Roland Garros) and 2r six times; fell 1r twice.
2018 - First Top 5 season (finishing No.4); won four WTA titles at Brisbane (d. Sasnovich in final), Dubai (d. Kasatkina in final), Rome (d. Halep in final) and WTA Finals (d. Stephens in final); SF once at Montréal (l. to Stephens); QF six times at Australian Open (l. to Mertens), Miami (l. to Ostapenko), Stuttgart (l. to Garcia), Birmingham (l. to Buzarnescu), Cincinnati (l. to eventual champion Bertens) and Hong Kong (l. Q.Wang); reached 4r once (US Open), 3r three times (incl. Roland Garros), 2r twice; fell 1r twice (incl. Wimbledon).
2017 - First Top 10 season (finishing No.6); won five WTA titles at Taipei City (d. Peng in final), Dubai (d. Wozniacki in final), Istanbul (d. Mertens in final), Rome (d. Halep in final) and Toronto (d. Wozniacki in final); SF once at Brisbane (l. to Ka.Pliskova); QF twice at Roland Garros (l. to Halep 36 76(6) 60; held 1mp in second set tie-break) and Beijing (l. Garcia 67(5) 75 76(6); held 1mp in third set tie-break); reached 4r three times (incl. Wimbledon and US Open), 3r twice (incl. Australian Open), 2r four times (incl. Wimbledon); fell 1r once; fell in RR stage at WTA Finals (went 1-2); made Top 10 debut on February 27.
2016 - Second Top 20 season (finishing career-high No.14); won one WTA title at Kuala Lumpur (d. Bouchard in final); runner-up twice at New Haven (l. to A.Radwanska) and Zhuhai (l. to Kvitova); SF four times at Dubai (l. to Errani), Tokyo [PPO] (l. to Osaka), Beijing (l. to A.Radwanska) and Moscow (l. to Kuznetsova); QF at Rio Olympics (l. Kvitova); reached 4r twice (incl. Roland Garros), 3r four times(incl. US Open) and 2r five times (incl. Australian Open and Wimbledon); fell 1r five times; set career-high No.14 on March 7 (after Kuala Lumpur).
2015 - First Top 20 season (finishing No.19); won one WTA title at Marrakech (d. Babos in final); SF five times at Brisbane (l. to Sharapova), Bogotá (l. to Pereira), Stanford (l. to Kerber), Cincinnati (l. to S.Williams) and Zhuhai (l. to Ka.Pliskova); QF at Roland Garros (first Grand Slam QF; l. to Ivanovic); reached 4r once, 3r four times (incl. Australian Open and US Open) and 2r eight times (incl. Wimbledon); fell 1r five times; made Top 20 debut on May 11 (after Madrid; rose from No.21 to No.19) and set career-high No.15 on August 10 (after Stanford); also won one WTA doubles title.
2014 - First Top 30 season (finishing No.29); won one WTA title at Baku (d. Jovanovski in final); SF three times at Nürnberg (l. to Ka.Pliskova), Wuhan (l. to Kvitova) and Osaka (l. to Stosur); QF four times at Paris [Indoors] (l. to Errani), 's-Hertogenbosch (l. to Zheng), Istanbul (l. to Konjuh) and Cincinnati (l. to Ivanovic); reached 4r once, 3r twice (incl. Australian Open) and 2r six times (incl. Roland Garros); fell 1r eight times (incl. other two majors); won one WTA doubles title.
2013 - Breakthrough first Top 50 season (finishing No.40); won one WTA title at Baku (d. Peer in final); SF at Bad Gastein (l. to Hlavackova); reached 2r five times (incl. Roland Garros, US Open); fell 1r 11 times (incl. other two majors) and in qualifying three times; fell in RR at Sofia (as alternate - went 0-2 in RR); having started year at No.131 in the world, made Top 100 debut on February 18 (rose from No.102 to No.87) and Top 50 debut on July 29 (after Baku; rose from No.71 to No.49); won two singles titles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
2012 - Played first three WTA main draws, falling 1r at Baku, US Open and Moscow; fell in qualifying twice (Roland Garros, Wimbledon); won one WTA 125K Series singles title; won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.
2011 - Fell in WTA qualifying three times (incl. Roland Garros); won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.
2010 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit in Ukraine.
2009 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit in Ukraine.
2008 - Played first event of career at ITF/Kharkiv 2-UKR.