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Trains at the PYC Hindu Gymkhana in Pune where she is coached by Hemant Bendrey ... Fluent in Hindi, Gujarati, and English ... Briefly studied at Brihan Maharashtra College of Commerce in Pune ... Idols growing up were Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams and Sania Mirza ... Favorite surface is grass.
Indian Fed Cup Team, 2013-20.
Career in Review
2019 – Second Top 200 season (finishing No.184); advanced through qualifying to reach 1r at Nottingham (l. Paquet), also made 1r exits at Nanchang and Jurmala; fell during qualifying on nine occasions including at all four Grand Slams; won two singles titles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
2018 – First Top 200 season (finishing No.192); fell 1r at Nanchang and during qualifying at Tianjin; won four doubles title on ITF Circuit.
2017 – Fell during qualifying at Birmingham; won four doubles title on ITF Circuit.
2016 – Fell during qualifying at Stuttgart, Tashkent and Hong Kong; won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
2015 – On the WTA Tour, fell 1r at Nanchang (l. Liu) and during qualifying rounds at Marrakech, Tokyo, Guangzhou and Hong Kong.
2014 – Reached R16 at Nanchang for the first time on the WTA Tour (d. Namigata, l. L.Zhang); contested qualifying round at Tashkent; won one singles title and three doubles titles on ITF Circuit.
2013 – Won three singles titles on ITF Circuit; was R-Up at four tournaments on ITF Circuit.
2012 – Won maiden singles title on ITF Circuit at 10K ITF/New Delhi 3-IND (d. Bhambri in F); won three doubles titles on ITF Circuit.
2011 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.
2010 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.
2009 - Played first events of career on ITF Circuit in India.