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Currently coached by Sam Sumyk
Both parents played professional sports: mother, Brankica (track hurdler) and father, Igor (soccer goalkeeper)
Favorite surface is hard
Speaks Croatian, English and Italian
Self-described as strong-willed, determined and extremely competitive

Career Highlights

SINGLES
Winner (2): 2017 - Nottingham; 2014 - Kuala Lumpur.
Finalist (6): 2019 - St. Petersburg, Nottingham; 2018 - Washington DC; 2015 - Tashkent; 2013 - Birmingham; 2012 - Tashkent.

ADDITIONAL
Croatian Fed Cup Team, 2012-15, 2017, 2019.

Career in Review

2019 - Reached two finals last season, finishing R-Up at St. Petersburg in first Premier-level final (l. Bertens) and Nottingham (l. Garcia). Posted best win-by-ranking with defeat of No.2 Kvitova during St. Petersburg; only lost to World No.1 Osaka in Stuttgart courtesy of third-set tie-break. Posted best Grand Slam result in 2019, reaching QF at US Open, and also reached R16 at Roland Garros for the first time. Closed out 2019 by qualifying for WTA Elite Trophy Zhuhai, bowing out in Round Robin stage (went 0-2).

2018 – Posted first Top 50 season (finishing at No.34); runner-up at Washington DC (l. to Kuznetsova 46 76(7) 62; held 4mp); SF twice at Nottingham (l. to Konta) and Tokyo (l. to Ka.Pliskova); QF three times at Hobart (l. to Watson), Istanbul (l. to Begu) and Luxembourg (l. to Goerges); reached 4r at Wimbledon (l. to Goerges), 3r twice and 2r eight times (incl. Australian pen and Roland Garros); fell 1r seven times (incl. US Open) and in qualifying once.

2017 - Third Top 100 season (finishing No.56); won one WTA title at Nottingham (d. Konta in final); reached 3r at US Open and 2r nine times (incl. Australian Open and Wimbledon); fell 1r 11 times (incl. Roland Garros) and in qualifying once.

2016 - Near-Top 100 season (finishing No.101); reached 2r four times; fell 1r 12 times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros and Wimbledon) and in qualifying eight times (incl. US Open); won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

2015 - Near-Top 100 season (finishing No.105); runner-up at Tashkent (l. to Hibino in final); QF at Baku; reached 3r once (Roland Garros) and 2r twice; fell 1r five times (incl. Australian Open) and in qualifying 10 times (incl. other two majors).

2014 - Second straight Top 100 season; won one WTA title at Kuala Lumpur (d. Cibulkova in final); reached 3r once and 2r five times (incl. Wimbledon); fell 1r 13 times (incl. other three majors) and in qualifying five times.

2013 - First Top 100 season; runner-up at Birmingham (l. to Hantuchova in final); QF at Baku; reached 2r five times (incl. Australian Open, US Open); fell 1r five times (incl. other two majors) and in qualifying twice; won one singles title on ITF Circuit; made Top 100 debut on January 28 (after Australian Open; rose from No.111 to No.93).

2012 - Reached final in first WTA main draw at Tashkent (l. to Begu); youngest player to reach a WTA final in six years (at age 16 - youngest since Paszek won Portoroz title in September 2006 at age 15); fell in qualifying twice (incl. US Open); won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.

2011 - Won one singles title and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2010 - Played first events of career on ITF Circuit in Croatia.