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Coached by Gerard Solves
Currently based mainly in France, at the ETC Academy in Cannes, where she trains alongside several touring pros, including Daniil Medvedev
Introduced to tennis by her mother Natalia Kazakova, who was her coach until the age of 14
Studied at the meteor sports center in Zhukovsky, before moving to Germany to train with Nina Bratchikova
Favorite hobby is drawing, and her favorite artist is Vincent Van Gogh - particularly 'self-portrait with a severed ear'
She owns two dogs - a Yorkshire Terrier and a Parson Russell - named Tutsi and Enya, and a parrot called Boy
Also likes to listen to alternative rock music, particularly the band Skillet
Career in Review
2021 - Second Top 100 season (No.79), in a season highlighted by making her WTA semifinal debut at Chicago 250 with a career-best 14 main draw match wins; competed in main draw at 21 tournaments (tied for 7th most on Tour)
2020 - First Top 100 season (No.93); competed in the main draw at four Tour events; made Grand Slam main draw debut at 2020 Roland Garros (lost in opening round).
2019 - Reached 2r twice; fell 1r on WTA main draw debut at Lausanne (l. to Han) and in qualifying once (US Open); won five singles titles on ITF Circuit.
2018 - Won one singles title on ITF Circuit.
2017 - Won one singles title on ITF Circuit.
2016 - Played first events of her career on ITF Circuit in Egypt.