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Currently coached by Nikolai Fidirko
Mother is Natalia; younger sister is Polina
Started playing at age 9; introduced to sport by father
Favorite shot is backhand down the line; favorite surface is indoor hardcourt; favorite tournaments are US Open and Stuttgart
Studying for a physical culture degree at university in Minsk
Speaks English, Belarusian, Russian and a little bit of French
Dream is to win Wimbledon one day
Finalist (2): 2018 - Brisbane; 2015 - Seoul.
Belarusian Fed Cup Team, 2012-20.
Career in Review
2019 - Posted third consecutive Top 100 season (finishing No.67); SF at Sydney (l. to Kvitova); QF at Brisbane (l. to Vekic); reached 3r twice (incl. Australian Open) and 2r five times (incl. US Open); fell 1r 13 times (incl. other two majors).
2018 - Enjoyed career-best season, ending year ranked No.30 for first Top 50 finish; finished runner-up at Brisbane (as qualifier, l. to Svitolina); SF at Moscow [River Cup] (l. to Danilovic); QF at Moscow [Kremlin Cup] (l. to Konta); reached 4r at Wimbledon (l. to Ostapenko), 3r three times (incl. Australian Open and US Open) and 2r eight times (incl. Roland Garros); fell 1r five times and in qualifying once.
2017 - Posted first Top 100 finish of career at No.87; season highlights include SF run at 2017 Biel and QF appearance at Moscow; played all three ties during Belarus’ run to its first Fed Cup final – posted 5-1 record, including win over No.13 Stephens in final.
2016 - QF at Tokyo (l. to Osaka); reached 2r four times (incl. Australian Open and Wimbledon); fell 1r eight times (incl. other two majors) and in qualifying 10 times.
2015 - Near-Top 100 season (finishing No.103); runner-up at Seoul (l. to Begu in final); reached 2r twice (incl. Wimbledon); fell 1r four times (incl. US Open) and in qualifying seven times (incl. other two majors); also won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
2014 - Reached 2r twice (incl. US Open); fell 1r once and in qualifying eight times (incl. other three majors); made Top 100 debut on September 8 (after US Open; rose from No.120 to No.97); won four singles titles on ITF Circuit.
2013 - Fell in WTA qualifying three times; won five singles titles and three doubles titles on ITF Circuit.
2012 - Won three singles titles and two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.
2011 - Won one singles title on ITF Circuit.
2010 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.
2009 - Played first event of career at ITF/Minsk 2-BLR.