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Coached by husband Sergei Demekhine ... Born in Kazan, Russia, now based in Moscow and trains at CSKA club ... Father, Eduard, was a Russian national ice hockey champion; teenage sister, Polina, is on the junior circuit ... She started playing tennis at the age of eight ... Off the court, has a passion for cooking and her specialty is roasted chicken with potatoes and garlic.

Career Highlights

DOUBLES
Winner (1): 2019 - Wuhan (w/Duan).
Finalist (2): 2019 - Charleston (w/Khromacheva), Lugano (w/Voskoboeva).

ADDITIONAL
WTA 125K Series Titles - Singles (1): 2019 - Guadalajara. Doubles (4): 2018 - Limoges (w/Voskoboeva), Mumbai (w/Dzalamidze); 2017 - Taipei (w/Sabalenka); 2016 - Taipei (w/Dzalamidze). Russian Fed Cup Team, 2014, 2018, 2020.

Career in Review

2019 - First Top 100 season (finishing No.41); SF at ‘s-Hertogenbosch (l. to Riske), Hiroshima (l. to Doi) and Tianjin (l. to Watson); QF at Shenzhen (l. to Zvonareva), Lugano (l. to Hercog), Istanbul (l. to Gasparyan), Nürnberg (l. to Zidansek) and Moscow (l. to Pavlyuchenkova); reached 3r twice (incl. Roland Garros) and 2r four times (incl. Wimbledon); fell 1r six times (incl. other two majors) and in qualifying on five occasions; won one WTA doubles title; won one WTA 125K Series singles title.

2018 - QF at 's-Hertogenbosch (l. to Krunic) and Gstaad (l. to Bouchard); reached 2r twice (incl. as qualifier on WTA main draw debut at Stuttgart); fell 1r once and in qualifying nine times (incl. all four majors); won two WTA 125K Series doubles titles; won one singles title on ITF CIrcuit.

2017 - Fell in qualifying nine times (incl. all four majors); won one WTA 125K Series doubles title; won four doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2016 - Fell in qualifying once; won one WTA 125K Series doubles title; won two singles and six doubles titles on ITF Circuit

2015 - Won two doubles titles on ITF Circuit

2014 - Played first WTA qualifying at Moscow; won one singles and two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2013 - Won two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2012 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.

2011 - Won first events of her career on ITF Circuit.