Coached by Vittorio Magnelli at Tennis Club Parioli in Rome ... Has represented Hungary since January 1, 2008; previously represented Germany (has dual nationality) ... Greatest adventure was meeting other athletes at Olympics in Beijing in 2008 ... Interested in fashion, home design, arts and other sports ... Likes to spend time reading, watching movies, eating in good restaurants, going to events (concerts, musicals, sporting events) ... Favorite food is Italian and enjoys wine ... Also likes listening to music; idol is Madonna ... Favorite places to visit are Australia, Italy, US West Coast ... Speaks fluent English, German and Hungarian.
SINGLESWinner (2): 2011 - Auckland; 2007 - Estoril.ADDITIONALHungarian Fed Cup Team, 2008-09; Hungarian Olympic Team, 2008.
1994 - Played first event of career on ITF Circuit in Slovakia.1995 - Played first WTA qualifying at Filderstadt (as WC).1996 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.1997 - Won one singles title on ITF Circuit.1998 - Won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.1999 - Fell in WTA qualifying once; won one singles title on ITF Circuit.2000 - Played first four WTA main draws, falling 1r at all four (incl. Wimbledon, US Open); fell in qualifying 11 times (incl. Roland Garros); won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.2001 - QF at Basel; reached 2r twice (incl. Australian Open); fell 1r six times (incl. Roland Garros, US Open) and in qualifying 10 times (incl. Wimbledon).2002 - First Top 100 season; reached 2r seven times (incl. Australian Open, Wimbledon); fell 1r five times (incl. Roland Garros, US Open) and in qualifying 12 times; made Top 100 debut on March 4 (rose from No.101 to No.100).2003 - Fell 1r twice (incl. Australian Open) and in qualifying seven times (incl. other three majors); at end of year, took indefinite break from professional tennis.2004 - Returned to action in March; played rest of year on ITF Circuit (won one singles title).2005 - Fell in WTA qualifying once; won two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.2006 - Reached 2r once; fell in qualifying once (US Open); won one singles title on ITF Circuit; got injury (thrombosis) in May and stopped playing in September.2007 - Won first WTA title at Estoril (d. Azarenka in final); reached 2r once; fell 1r six times (incl. Wimbledon, US Open) and in qualifying 10 times (incl. other two majors).2008 - SF twice at Fès (l. to Medina Garrigues) and Budapest (l. to Cornet); reached 2r once; fell 1r twice and in qualifying 11 times (incl. all four majors).2009 - Reached 2r once; fell 1r three times and in qualifying nine times (incl. Roland Garros, Wimbledon).2010 - Second Top 100 season; SF at Warsaw (l. to Zheng); reached 3r once (Wimbledon) and 2r twice; fell 1r seven times (incl. US Open) and in qualifying five times.2011 - Third Top 100 season; won second WTA title at Auckland (d. Wickmayer in final); QF four times at Acapulco, Monterrey, Fès and Rome; reached 2r three times; fell 1r eight times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros, US Open) and in qualifying three times; made Top 50 debut on April 4 (rose from No.51 to No.50) and set career-high No.40 on May 16; withdrew from Wimbledon w/right knee injury.2012 - SF at Monterrey (l. to Cadantu); reached 3r once (Australian Open) and 2r twice (incl. US Open); fell 1r 11 times (incl. other two majors) and in qualifying six times; retired in Indian Wells 1r and withdrew from Charleston w/neck injury.
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