Coached by Elena Likhovtseva ... Mother is Victoria; father is Anatoliy (works for the UN); has younger brother, Sergey (plays ice hockey) ... Began playing at age 5 when introduced to the sport by parents ... Moved to Moscow at age 11 ... Spent two years away from tennis w/right shoulder injury (age 14-16); began playing again at age 17 ... Favorite shot is forehand ... Speaks Russian and English ... Favorite actor is Keanu Reeves; favorite type of music is house/dance ... Enjoys reading and quiet time ... Favorite cities to visit are Moscow and Paris ... Admires Serena Williams for her fast and aggressive game.
SINGLESWinner: 2014 - 125/Taipei.DOUBLESWinner (1): 2011 - Tashkent (w/Daniilidou).Finalist (6): 2015 - Hobart (w/Niculescu), Baku (w/Savchuk); 2010 - Estoril (w/Védy), Copenhagen (w/Poutchek); 2009 - Pattaya City (w/Beygelzimer), Tashkent (w/Dzehalevich).ADDITIONALRussian Fed Cup Team, 2015.
2014 - QF at Moscow; fell in qualifying three times (incl. Wimbledon); won one WTA 125K Series title; made Top 100 debut on November 10 (rose from No.108 to No.77); won three singles titles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.2013 - Won one singles title and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.2012 - Reached 2r once; fell in qualifying once (Wimbledon).2011 - Reached 2r once; fell 1r three times (incl. Wimbledon, US Open) and in qualifying six times (incl. other two majors); won one WTA doubles title; won one singles title and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.2010 - Fell 1r once and in qualifying eight times (incl. Roland Garros, Wimbledon, US Open); won one singles title and four doubles titles on ITF Circuit.2009 - Played first five WTA main draws, reaching 2r twice (incl. Roland Garros) but falling 1r three times; fell in qualifying six times (incl. Wimbledon); won one singles title and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.2008 - Won one singles title and two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.2007 - Played first events of career on ITF Circuit, winning one singles title.