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Coached by Alex Kuznetsov
Mother is Olga, who was born and raised in Moscow; sister is Maria Anisimova-Egee and lives in New York. Speaks English and Russian
Born in New Jersey but moved to Miami at age 3. Started playing tennis after going to her sister’s practices every day and eventually developed a passion for the sport
Tennis idols growing up were Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova
Off the court enjoys music, running, writing, jet skiing and going to the beach. Has one dog named Miley
Winner (1): 2019 - Bogotá
Finalist (1): 2018 - Hiroshima
Career in Review
2019 - Highlight of 2019 season was winning maiden title at Bogotá (d. Sharma in F); at 17y 222d was the youngest American to win a title since S.Williams at 1999 Indian Wells (17y 169d). Finished the 2019 ranked No.24 – the youngest of three teenagers in the Top 50 (also Andreescu and Yastremska). Other standout performances included SF run at Roland Garros – first player (man or woman) born in 2000s to advance to this stage of a major – QF showings at Mallorca and San Jose, and R16 appearance at Australian Open – at 17 years and five months, was the youngest player to reach R16 at a Slam since Paszek at 2007 US Open (16 yrs 277 days). Scored maiden win over a Top 5 player during 2019 Roland Garros, upsetting No.3 and defending champion Halep in QF.
2018 - First Top 100 season (ending year ranked No.95) and finished runner-up at Hiroshima (l. to Hsieh in final), at age 16, defeated two-time Wimbledon Champion Kvitova and ending her 14-match win streak to reach 4r at Indian Wells (l. Ka.Pliskova), also reached 3r once and 2r twice; fell 1r at US Open and in qualifying twice; withdrew prior to 2r match at Miami vs. Muguruza with what turned out to be a right foot fracture, spending six weeks in a protective boot, eventually returning at San Jose.
2017 - Fell 1r at Miami and Roland Garros and in qualifying at US Open; won one title on ITF Circuit; won US Open Girls’ singles title (d. Gauff in F).
2016 - Fell in qualifying at US Open.