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Trains at at ProWorld Academy in Delray Beach, Florida; mother’s name is Lena
Born in Moscow, moved to New York as a baby before family settled in Florida. Now resides in Pembroke Pines, Florida, where she was home-schooled
Good friends with CiCi Bellis and Katie Swan
Likes rap music, especially Drake
Treat food is Froyo - cookies and cream with Hershey’s on top
Winner (5): 2020 - Lyon, Australian Open; 2019 - Hobart, Mallorca, Guangzhou.
Finalist (2): 2020 - Roland Garros; 2019 - Acapulco.
Winner (2): 2019 - Auckland (w/Bouchard), Beijing (w/Mattek-Sands).
US Fed Cup Team, 2018-20.
Career in Review
2020 - First Top 10 season (finishing No.4); won two WTA titles at Australian Open (d. Muguruza in final) and Lyon (d. Friedsam in final); runner-up once at Roland Garros (l. to Swiatek); reached 4r once (US Open) and 2r five times; fell 1r once; made Top 10 debut on February 3 (after Australian Open rose from No.15 to No.7).
2019 - Earned first Top 20 ranking (finished at No.14, No.2 American) in breakout year after winning three singles titles at Hobart (d. Schmiedlova in F), Mallorca (d. Bencic in F) and Guangzhou (d. Stosur in F); delivered career-best Grand Slam performance reaching 4r at Roland Garros shocking No.10 S.Williams in 3r (l. Barty); registered back-to-back SF runs at Toronto (l. Andreescu) and Cincinnati (l. Keys); in both runs, became the first player to defeat the reigning No.1s (Barty and Osaka respectively) since 2001; qualified for both WTA Elite Trophy Zhuhai (went 1-1 in group stage) and WTA Finals Shenzhen (as alternate, played one match); won two doubles titles at Auckland (w/Bouchard) and Beijing (w/Mattek-Sands); won 2019 WTA Most Improved Player of the Year award.
2018 - Enjoyed career-best season, ending year ranked No.52 for first Top 100 finish; SF at Mallorca (l. to Maria) and Québec City (l. to Pegula); QF at Auckland (l. to Wozniacki); reached 3r three times (incl. US Open) and 2r three times (incl. Wimbledon); fell 1r five times and in qualifying on six occasions; played in the United States' Fed Cup final defeat to Czech Republic; won one singles title on ITF CIrcuit.
2017 - Reached 3r at US Open (l. Sharapova) and 2r once; fell 1r once and in qualifying six times (incl. Roland Garros and Wimbledon); won one singles and two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.
2016 - Fell 1r at US Open and in qualifying three times; won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.
2015 - Fell 1r in first WTA main draw at US Open as WC.
2014 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit in US.
2013 - Played first events of career on ITF Circuit in US.