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Coached by Petr Kralert; also works with father, Evgeny ... Mother is Julia, also has sister, Anna and brother Jury ... Began playing at age 6 ... Favorite shot is forehand; favorite surface is hard ... Speaks Russian, English and Czech ... Likes to cook, especially making cakes ... Admires Serena Williams... Short-term goal is to make Top 100.
Winner: 2020 - Shenzhen; 2018 - 125/Limoges; 2016 - 125/Limoges.
Finalist (1): 2018 - Linz.
Winner (1): 2019 - Budapest (w/Zvonareva).
Career in Review
2019 - Posted 30 tour-level match wins during 2019 season, in which she reached SF at Budapest, Seoul and Linz and made QF at St.Petersburg, ‘s-Hertogenbosch, Eastbourne and Moscow. Made Top 50 debut after QF run at ‘s-Hertogenbosch (June 17, 2019). Other highlights in 2019 included upset of No.5 Halep en route to R16 at Beijing – the first win of her career over a Top 5 player – and 3r showing at Roland Garros.
2018 - Second Top 100 season (finishing No.93); runner-up at Linz (l. to Giorgi); QF at Seoul (l. to S.Hsieh); reached 2r three times (incl. Australian Open); fell 1r eight times (incl. other three majors) and in qualifying four times; won one WTA 125K Series singles title.
2017 - Broke into the Top 100 on March 20, finishing the year at No.73. Played in all four Grand Slam main draws for the first time in her career, reaching 2r at Roland Garros and US Open. Achieved the best win of her career in Paris, defeating No.38 Siniakova in 1r. Also won a pair of ITF finals, giving her seven such titles throughout her career.
2016 - Reached 2r three times (incl. at Wimbledon and on WTA main draw debut at Katowice); fell in qualifying five times; won one WTA 125K Series singles title.
2015 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.
2014 - Played first WTA qualifying at Bad Gastein; won one singles title on ITF Circuit.
2013 - Won three singles titles on ITF Circuit.
2012 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.
2011 - Played first events on ITF Circuit.