Hamburg: Pera sweeps past Kontaveit to 2nd straight title2022 Hamburg
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Coached by Velimir Zovko
Born and lives in Zadar, Croatia and trains in Zagreb
Parents are Valter and Lidija, siblings are Ana and Andrea
Started playing tennis aged five; favorite surface to play on is clay
Hobbies include reading, cycling, spending time with family and friends
Winner (2): 2022 - Budapest, Hamburg.
Winner (1): 2022 - Melbourne 250 #2 (w/Siniakova).
Career in Review
2021 - Finished the year ranked No.93 for fourth-straight Top 100 finish; made a career-high 21 main draw appearances; in doubles, broke into Top 50 for the first time at the end of 2021, thanks in part to SF run at Roland Garros w/Linette
2020 - Recorded her best year-end ranking, finishing at No.61; in 10 main draw appearances, ever advanced beyond 2r; posted new career-high ranking of No.59 on March 2, 2020, after advancing to the main draw as a qualifier in Doha (WTA 1000; won opening main draw match over Garcia).
2019 - Second-consecutive Top 100 season and best year-end finish of career at No.65; Made back-to-back SFs at Lausanne (l. eventual champion Ferro) and Jurmala (l. Kawa) to reach career-high ranking of No.63; Also made SF at Prague (l. Muchova) defeating No.16 Q.Wang in QF; Produced QF visit at the Bronx (l. Siniakova); More than doubled her career WTA main draw win total in 2019, coming into the year at 13-14 and ending 2019 29-31 at WTA level.
2018 - First Top 100 season (finishing No.68); SF at Guangzhou (l. to Putintseva); QF at Charleston (l. to Keys); reached 3r twice (incl. Australian Open) and 2r three times (incl. Roland Garros and US Open); fell 1r six times (incl. Wimbledon) and in qualifying 10 times.
2017 - Fell 1r on WTA main draw debut at Guangzhou and in qualifying four times; won two singles titles and two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.
2016 - Won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
2015 - Fell in WTA qualifying twice (incl. US Open); won one singles title and two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.
2014 - Played first WTA qualifying at US Open; won two singles titles and two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.
2013 - Won three singles titles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
2012 - Continued to play 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 Croatia.