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Coached by father Alexander Kenin... Born in Moscow, and moved to USA when she was a young child... Resides in Pembroke Pines, Florida, where she was home-schooled

Career Highlights

Winner (4): 2020 - Australian Open; 2019 - Hobart, Mallorca, Guangzhou.
Finalist (1): 2019 - Acapulco.

Winner (2): 2019 - Auckland (w/Bouchard), Beijing (w/Mattek-Sands).

US Fed Cup Team, 2018-19.

Career in Review

2019 - Won three singles titles, a career-best Grand Slam performance, qualification into both WTA Elite Trophy Zhuhai and WTA Finals (as alternate, played one match), and a careerhigh singles ranking of No.12 (up from No.49 last year); finished the year as No.2 American (behind No.9 S.Williams) and tour-leader in hard court wins (38); registered back-to-back SF runs at Cincinnati and Toronto, subsequently leading to Top 20 debut; advanced to R16 for first time at a Slam at Roland Garros (d. S.Williams), becoming first American to defeat Serena at the majors since Stephens at 2013 Australian Open QF.

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.