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Currently without a full-time coach... Parents are Sergey and Tatiana; brother is Alexsandr (Daria's fitness trainer) ... Introduced to tennis by brother at age 6 ... Speaks Russian and English ... Baseliner whose favorite surface is clay; favorite shot is forehand ... Loves soccer (favorite team is FC Barcelona) ... Best tennis memory is winning Roland Garros juniors and 2015 US Open run.
Winner (2): 2018 - Moscow; 2017 - Charleston
Finalist (3): 2018 - Dubai, Indian Wells; 2017 - Moscow.
Winner (1): 2015 - Moscow (w/Vesnina).
Finalist (2): 2017 - Tokyo (Pan Pacific) (w/Gavrilova); 2016 - Moscow (w/Gavrilova).
Russian Fed Cup Team, 2016-17, 2019; Russian Olympic Team, 2016.
Career in Review
2019 - Fifth Top 100 season (finishing No.69); QF twice at St. Petersburg (l. to Zvonareva) and Beijing (l. to Wozniacki); reached 3r twice and 2r seven times (incl. Roland Garros); fell 1r 10 times (incl. other three majors).
2018 - First Top 10 season (finishing No.10); won one WTA title at Moscow (d. Jabeur in final); runner-up at Dubai (l. to Svitolina) and Indian Wells (l. to Osaka); SF at St. Petersburg (l. to Mladenovic); QF five times at Charleston (l. to Goerges), Madrid (l. to Kvitova), Roland Garros (l. to Stephens), Eastbourne (l. to Kerber) and Wimbledon (l. Kerber); reached 3r twice and 2r six times (incl. other two majors); fell 1r seven times; fell in RR at WTA Elite Trophy (1-1 record); having started season at No.24, made Top 20 debut on February 26 (after Dubai; rose from No.24 to No.20) and set career-high No.10 on October 22 (after Moscow).
2017 - Enjoyed career-best season in 2017, ending year ranked No.24 for third successive Top 100 finish; won career first WTA singles title at 2017 Charleston (d. Ostapenko in final) in first all-teenage final on tour since 2009 Linz (Wickmayer d. Kvitova); reached second tour-level final at 2017 Moscow (l. Goerges in final); enjoyed best Grand Slam run so far by reaching 4r at US Open (l. Kanepi); QF three times at Sydney (d. No.1 Kerber in 2r, l. Konta), Doha (l. Puig) and Beijing (l. Halep); reached 3r twice (incl. Roland Garros), 2r nine times (incl. Wimbledon); fell 1r on five occasions (incl. Australian Open).
2016 - First Top 50 season (finishing No.27); SF at St. Petersburg (l. to Bencic); QF at Indina Wells, Charleston, Montréal, Olympics and Moscow; reached 3r five times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros and Wimbledon) and 2r four times; fell 1r six times (incl. US Open) and qualifying once; made Top 50 debut on February 15 (rose from No.63 to No.45).
2015 - First Top 100 season (finishing No.72); SF at Moscow (l. to Pavlyuchenkova); QF at Bad Gastein; reached 3r once (US Open); fell 1r twice and in qualifying once; made Top 100 debut on September 21 (rose from No.109 to No.93); also won five singles titles on ITF Circuit.
2014 - Played first WTA main draw at Moscow, falling 1r (as WC); won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.
2013 - Played first WTA qualifying at Moscow; also played on ITF Circuit.