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Started playing at Melanie Molitor's (mother of Martina Hingis) tennis school at age 3 until age 19 (started daily training with her from age 6 for eight years)...Father, Ivan, serves as her primary tennis coach, and Martin Hromkovic as her fitness coach...Mother is Dana; younger brother is Brian who also plays and coaches tennis; father emigrated to Switzerland from then-Czechoslovakia in 1968...Also visit the Nick Bollettieri and Evert Tennis Academy as a Junior...Enjoys watching movies, reading, playing with dogs, baking, painting, and seeing friends.
Winner (4): 2019 - Dubai, Moscow; 2015 - Eastbourne, Toronto.
Finalist (6): 2019 - Mallorca; 2018 - Luxembourg; 2016 - St. Petersburg; 2015 - 's-Hertogenbosch, Tokyo [Pan Pacific]; 2014 - Tianjin.
Winner (2): 2015 - Prague (w/Siniakova), Washington DC (w/Mladenovic).
WTA 125K Series Titles - Singles (2): 2017 - Hua Hin, Taipei.
Swiss Fed Cup Team, 2012, 2014-20.
Career in Review
2019 - First Top 10 season (finishing No.8); won two WTA titles at Dubai (d. Kvitova in F) and Moscow (d. Pavlyuchenkova in F); runner-up at Mallorca (l. to Kenin); SF five times at Hobart (l. to Schmiedlova), Indian Wells (l. to Kerber), Madrid (l. to Halep), US Open (l. to Andreescu) and WTA Finals (l. to Svitolina); QF once at Charleston (l. to Martic); reached 3r five times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros and Wimbledon) and 2r five times; fell 1r three times and in qualifying once.
2018 - Fourth Top 50 season (finishing No.37); runner-up at Luxembourg (l. to Goerges); QF at Washington DC (l. to Petkovic) and New Haven (l. to Petkovic); reached 4r at Wimbledon (l. to Kerber), 2r four times (incl. Australian Open and Roland Garros); fell 1r six times (incl. US Open) and in qualifying once; won one singles title on ITF Circuit.
2017 - QF at Linz (l. to Buzarnescu); reached 2r once; fell 1r six times; underwent left wrist surgery in spring, missing five months of play – ranking slipped outside Top 300; closed out 2017 season by winning 28 of 31 matches – won two WTA 125K Series titles and won two singles titles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
2016 - Third consecutive Top 50 season (finishing No.42); runner-up at St. Petersburg (l. to Vinci); SF at Sydney (l. to Puig) and 's-Hertogenbosch (l. to Mladenovic); reached 4r once (Australian Open), 3r twice (incl. US Open) and 2r seven times (incl. Wimbledon); fell 1r seven times.
2015 - First Top 20 season (finishing No.14); won two WTA titles at Eastbourne (d. A.Radwanska in final) and Toronto (won when Halep ret. w/heat illness in final); runner-up twice at 's-Hertogenbosch (l. to Giorgi in final) and Tokyo [Pan Pacific] (l. to A.Radwanska in final); reached 4r three times (incl. Wimbledon), 3r twice (incl. US Open) and 2r eight times (incl. Roland Garros); fell 1r six times (incl. Australian Open and Prague - l. to Konjuh 75 67(6) 76(3); held 3mp at 6-5 third set) and in qualifying once; made Top 20 debut on August 10 (rose from No.22 to No.20) and set career-high No.12 on August 17 (after Toronto; rose from No.20 to No.12); also won two WTA doubles titles.
2014 - Near-Top 30 season (finishing No.33); runner-up at Tianjin (l. to Riske in final); SF at Charleston (l. to Cepelova); QF at US Open (first Grand Slam QF; l. to Peng); reached 3r once (Wimbledon) and 2r four times (incl. Australian Open); fell 1r nine times (incl. Roland Garros) and in qualifying twice; having started season at No.184, made Top 100 debut on April 7 (after Charleston; rose from No.140 to No.91) and Top 50 debut on September 8 (after US Open; rose from No.58 to No.33).
2013 - Reached 2r twice; fell 1r once and in qualifying once; won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
2012 - Played first WTA main draw at Luxembourg, falling 1r (as WC); fell in qualifying twice; won two singles titles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
2011 - Played first events of career on ITF Circuit; played first WTA qualifying at Luxembourg.