Currently without a coach ... Father is Phil (quantity surveyor, originally from Ireland); mother is Jill (part-time nursery school teacher); sister is Holly (solicitor); brother is James (doctor); has two dogs, Bertie and Geroge (Cavalier King Charles Spaniels) ... Baseliner; favorite surface is hard ... Began playing tennis at age 6, following brother and sister into the sport ... Is pursuing a Business Studies degree with the Open University ... Enjoys shopping, music, crosswords, all sports; favorite soccer team is Hull City ... Favorite TV shows are Gavin & Stacey, Mistresses ... Favorite bands are Coldplay, Snow Patrol, U2, The Killers, Bon Jovi, The Parlotones ... Favorite actor is Hugh Grant ... Favorite book is A Thousand Splendid Sons by Khaled Hosseini ... Favorite food is sushi ... Favorite cities to visit are London, Vancouver ... Favorite tournament is Portoroz ... Idols growing up were Steffi Graf and Monica Seles; also had a dog called Safin (named after Marat) ... Self-described as ambitious, hard-working, stubborn and having a very British sense of humor.
- British Junior National Champion in 2003 (singles and doubles).
SINGLESWinner: 2009 - ITF/Sutton-GBR, ITF/Jersey-GBR; 2006 - ITF/Nottingham 2-GBR; 2005 - ITF/Hull-GBR.DOUBLESWinner: 2006 - ITF/Madrid 2-ESP (w/Cirstea), ITF/Jersey 2-GBR (w/Ruutel).ADDITIONALBritish Fed Cup Team, 2005, 2008.
2000 - Played first event of career at ITF/Hull-GBR.2001 - Did not play.2002 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.2003 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.2004 - Played first WTA main draw at Wimbledon, falling 1r (as WC).2005 - Fell 1r once (Wimbledon) and in qualifying three times; won one singles title on ITF Circuit.2006 - Fell 1r three times (incl. Wimbledon) and in qualifying once (US Open); won one singles title and two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.2007 - QF at Tashkent; reached 2r twice (incl. Wimbledon); fell in qualifying eight times (incl. other three majors).2008 - Reached 2r twice; fell 1r six times (incl. Wimbledon) and in qualifying 10 times (incl. other three majors).2009 - First Top 100 season; reached 2r once; fell 1r eight times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros, Wimbledon) and in qualifying three times (incl. US Open); made Top 100 debut on September 28 (rose from No.103 to No.98); won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.2010 - Reached 2r twice (incl. Australian Open); fell 1r six times (incl. Roland Garros, Wimbledon) and in qualifying seven times (incl. US Open).
JANUARY - Fell in Auckland and Australian Open qualifying.FEBRUARY - Fell in Memphis qualifying.MARCH - Played on ITF Circuit.APRIL - Played on ITF Circuit.MAY - Played on ITF Circuit.JUNE - Fell in Eastbourne qualifying.
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