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Personal

Coached by Petra de Jong ... Father, Roy, is a project manager in IT; mother, Rosamund, is a freight forwarder; has two sisters (Deirdre, Fiona); everyone in family plays tennis ... Has two cats, Tosca and Jennifer ... Baseliner whose favorite shot is forehand; favorite surface is hard ... Introduced to tennis at age 4 by parents ... Speaks English, Afrikaans ... Favorite actors are George Clooney, Julia Roberts; favorite movie is Shawshank Redemption ... Favorite artists are Maroon 5, James Blunt ... Also enjoys field hockey, swimming, reading and watching movies ... Favorite place to visit is London ... Most memorable moment was playing Fed Cup for South Africa in her hometown ... Admires Nelson Mandela ... Favorite event is Québec City.

Career Highlights

DOUBLES
Winner (1): 2011 - Seoul (w/Uhlirova).
Finalist (11): 2012 - Strasbourg (w/Uhlirova); 2011 - Barcelona, Strasbourg, Budapest, Cincinnati (all w/Uhlirova); 2010 - Auckland (w/Granville), Seoul (w/Uhlirova); 2007 - Bali (w/Craybas); 2006 - Bali (w/Musgrave), Bangkok (w/Diaz-Oliva); 2005 - Seoul (w/Craybas).

Career in Review

2013 - Fell in WTA qualifying five times.

2012 - Fell in WTA qualifying six times.

2011 - Fell 1r once and in qualifying six times; won first WTA doubles title at Seoul (w/Uhlirova); won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2010 - Fell 1r once and in qualifying seven times.

2009 - Fell in WTA qualifying 14 times (incl. Wimbledon); won two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2008 - Fell in WTA qualifying nine times (incl. US Open); won one singles title and four doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2007 - Fell in WTA qualifying 12 times (incl. all four majors); won three doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2006 - Fell 1r four times and in qualifying eight times (incl. all four majors); won four doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2005 - Reached 2r once; fell 1r once and in qualifying nine times (incl. all four majors); won one singles title and two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2004 - Fell 1r twice and in qualifying 10 times (incl. all four majors); won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2003 - Fell in WTA qualifying 12 times (incl. all four majors); won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2002 - Fell in WTA qualifying six times; won one singles title and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2001 - Played first three WTA main draws, falling 1r at Basel, Hawaii and Quebec City (all as qualifier); fell in qualifying three times.

2000 - Won five doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

1999 - Won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

1998 - Played on ITF Circuit.

1997 - Played on ITF Circuit.

1996 - Played first event of career at ITF/Cape Town-RSA.