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Daughter to Dev and Susan, sister of Ashwin and Tara ... Started playing tennis at the age of five ... Spent early childhood in Singapore before family emigrated to Perth, Western Australia ... Majored in medicine, health and society at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee ... Nickname at college was "Roo" ... Compiled a career singles record at Vanderbilt of 94-28 ... Highest college singles ranking achieved was No.2 in 2017; highest doubles ranking was No.1 w/Emily Smith ... Vandy accolades include 2017 SEC Player of the Year, 2017 All-American (singles & doubles), No.1 overall seed at NCAA Doubles Tournament, 2015 All-American (doubles), 2015 NCAA Tournament MVP, 2015 SEC Tournament MVP, First Team All-SEC, SEC All-Freshman Team ... Admires Justine Henin and Juan Martin del Potro ... Lists Thierry Henry as her favorite non-tennis athlete.

Career Highlights

Finalist (1): 2019 - Bogotá.

Winner (1): 2019 - Bogotá (w/Hives).

Finalist (1): 2019 - Australian Open (w/Smith).

Career in Review

2019 - Near Top 100 season finish (No.108) having risen as high as No.85 during year; advanced to first WTA singles final at Bogotá (l. Anisimova) and won first doubles title there (w/Hives); reached 2r on three occasions, incl. Australian Open (as qualifier, l. Sakkari); fell 1r five times, incl. Roland Garros, Wimbledon and US Open; made eight qualifying exits; quarterfinalist at WTA 125K Series event at New Haven; won one singles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit; reached first Grand Slam final of any kind at home major, finishing R-Up in Australian Open mixed doubles (w/Smith).

2018 - Fell in qualifying at Hobart on first WTA appearance; won three singles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2017 - Won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.

2016 - Won two doubles titles on ITF CIrcuit.

2015 - Won first singles title on ITF Circuit.

2014 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.

2013 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.

2012 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.

2011 - Played first events of career on ITF Circuit in Australia.