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Coached by Stefano Vukov
Trained at Spartak Club in Moscow as a junior; previous coaches included Andrei Cheshnokov (Elena Vesnina’s former coach) and Evgenia Kulikovskaya
Nominated for 2019 WTA Newcomer of the Year Award
Started playing tennis aged five and favorite surface is hard
Winner (2): 2020 - Hobart; 2019 - Bucharest.
Finalist (5): 2020 - Shenzhen, St. Petersburg, Dubai, Strasbourg; 2019 - Nanchang.
Career in Review
2019 - Enjoyed career-best season, ending year ranked No.36 for first Top 100 finish; won maiden WTA title at Bucharest (d. Tig in final); runner-up at Nanchang (l. to Peterson); SF at 's-Hertogenbosch (l. to Bertens) and Luxembourg (l. to Goerges); QF at Istanbul (l. to Strycova), Wuhan (l. to Sabalenka) and Linz (l. to Ostapenko); reached 2r once; fell 1r three times (incl. Roland Garros and US Open) and in qualifying four times (incl. other two majors); won three singles titles and one doubles title on ITF CIrcuit.
2018 - Made QF at St. Petersburg (l. Goerges); fell 2r once and in qualifying five times (incl. US Open); won one singles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit
2017 - Fell 1r at Moscow on WTA debut (main draw or qualifying); won two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.
2016 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.
2015 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.
2014 - Played first event of career on ITF Circuit in Turkey.