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D.O.B.
May 10
1993
Height
5' 10"
1.79 m
Weight
150 lbs.
68 kg
Plays
Right-handed
two-handed backhand
Status
Pro
2011
Personal
Coached by Thomas Drouet ... Father's name is Csaba; mother's name is Zsuzsanna; sister is Susie; also has a cat ... Started playing at age 8 ... Aggressive style of play; favorite surface is hard ... Favorite actor is Johnny Depp ... Favorite things about being a tennis player are seeing different places and cultures ... Best memory is reaching first Wimbledon doubles final... Tennis idol is Elena Dementieva ... Goal is to win a Grand Slam.
Career Highlights
SINGLES
Winner (3): 2018 - Taipei City; 2017 - Budapest; 2015 - 125/Taipei; 2012 - Monterrey.
Finalist (5): 2018 - Monterrey; 2017 - Qu‚bec City, Tashkent; 2016 - Florianopolis; 2015 - Marrakech.

DOUBLES
Winner (17): 2018 - Australian Open (w/Mladenovic); 2017 - Sydney (w/Pavlyuchenkova), Rabat, Qu‚bec City, Tashkent, Moscow, WTA Finals (all w/Hlavackova); 2015 - Dubai, Marrakech, Rome (all w/Mladenovic); 2014 - Sydney (w/Safarova), Kuala Lumpur (w/H.Chan); 2013 - Bogot , Marrakech (both w/Minella), Monterrey (w/Date-Krumm), Tashkent (w/Shvedova), 125/Suzhou (w/Krajicek); 2012 - Birmingham (w/Hsieh).
Finalist (11): 2018 - Madrid (w/Mladenovic); 2017 - Madrid, Beijing (both w/Hlavackova); 2016 - Miami, Wimbledon (both w/Shvedova), Florianopolis (w/Luca Jani); 2014 - Paris [Indoors], Wimbledon, Cincinnati (all w/Mladenovic), Monterrey (w/Govortsova); 2013 - Hobart (w/Minella).

MIXED DOUBLES
Finalist (2): 2018 - Australian Open (w/Bopanna); 2015 - Wimbledon (w/Peya).

ADDITIONAL
Hungarian Fed Cup Team, 2011-15, 2017; Hungarian Olympic Team, 2012, 2016
Career Review
2017 - Sixth straight Top 100 season in 2017, finishing at No.57 in singles and rising to a career-high of No.7 in doubles? Reached a career-high three singles finals in 2017, capturing the second WTA singles title of her career on home soil in Budapest (d. Safarova in F)? Also in 2017 was R-Up at Qu‚bec City (l. Van Uytvanck) and Tashkent (l. Bondarenko)? Produced an impressive season on the doubles court, claiming a career-high six titles, including hoisting the trophy at the WTA Finals in Singapore (w/Sestini Hlavackova).

2016 - First Top 30 season (finishing No.26); runner-up at Florianopolis (l. Begu); SF at Shenzhen and Rabat; QF at St Petersburg, Katowice, Cincinnati and Moscow; R16 at Miami and 3r at Doha, Rome and US Open; made 2r seven times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros and Wimbledon) and fell 1r on eight occasions. Qualified for 2016 WTA Elite Trophy Zhuhai, going 0-2 in round robin stage.

2015 - Fourth straight Top 100 season (finishing No.85); runner-up at Marrakech (l. to Svitolina in final); QF at Tianjin; reached 2r six times (incl. Wimbledon); fell 1r 13 times (incl. other three majors) and in qualifying eight times; won three WTA doubles titles; also won one WTA 125K Series singles title.

2014 - Another Top 100 season (finishing No.99); reached 3r once and 2r twice; fell 1r eight times (incl. Australian Open, Wimbledon and US Open) and in qualifying six times (incl. Roland Garros); won two WTA doubles titles; also won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.

2013 - Another Top 100 season (finishing No.88); QF three times at Florianopolis, Monterrey and Budapest; reached 2r three times; fell 1r nine times (incl. Australian Open, Wimbledon and US Open) and in qualifying twice (incl. Roland Garros); won four WTA doubles titles; also won one WTA 125K Series doubles title.

2012 - First Top 100 season (finishing No.64); breakthrough fortnight in February, reaching first SF at Bogot  (l. to Panova) then winning first WTA title at Monterrey (d. Cadantu in final); made Top 100 debut afterwards on February 27 (rose from No.107 to No.68); reached 2r six times (incl. Wimbledon, Olympics); fell 1r eight times (incl. Roland Garros, US Open and Eastbourne - l. to Safarova 36 63 76(6); held mp at 6-5 in third set tie-break) and in qualifying three times (incl. Australian Open); won one WTA doubles title.

2011 - Reached 2r once; fell in qualifying twice (incl. US Open); won four singles titles and four doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2010 - Played first WTA main draw at Budapest, falling 1r (as WC); won three singles titles and four doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2009 - Played first events of career on ITF Circuit in Great Britain, winning two singles titles and one doubles title.
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