2017 - Finished 2017 season at No.33 ? first year-end finish outside Top 30 since 2011 but eighth non-consecutive Top 50 season in singles and fifth straight Top 10 season in doubles (at No.3); in singles, 2017 season highlighted by winning third career singles title at Washington, DC (d. Goerges in F), QF at Wuhan (l. Garcia) and 4r at Australian Open (l. Konta); while doubles season highlighted by third Grand Slam title at Wimbledon (w/Vesnina) ? defeated Chan H.C/Niculescu in F without dropping a game; also won doubles titles at Dubai and Toronto and reached finals at Brisbane and Rome (all w/Vesnina); Team of Makarova/Vesnina qualified for fourth straight WTA Finals (2013-17); falling in SF to Bertens/Larsson..
2016 ? Fifth consecutive Top 30 season (finished ranked No.30); QF four times at Sydney (l. to Bencic), Miami (l. to Kuznetsova), Eastbourne (l. to Konta) and New Haven (l. to Kvitova); advanced to R16 three times at Australian Open (l. to Konta), Wimbledon (l. to Vesnina) and Rio Olympics (l. Kvitova); reached 3r at Indian Wells; 2r eight times (incl. Madrid, Roland Garros and Beijing); fell 1r five times (incl. US Open); won gold medal at Rio Olympics (w/Vesnina, d. Bacsinszky/Hingis) and two WTA doubles title (incl. WTA Finals).
2015 - Near-Top 20 season (finishing No.23); SF twice at Australian Open (second Grand Slam SF; l. to Sharapova) and Washington DC (l. to Pavlyuchenkova); QF twice at Dubai (l. to Halep) and Stuttgart (l. to Kerber); reached 4r three times (incl. Roland Garros and US Open), 3r three times and 2r five times (incl. Wimbledon); fell 1r once; made Top 10 debut on January 5 (rose from No.11 to No.10) and set career-high No.8 on April 6 (after Miami); struggled w/right leg injury during second half of season (withdrew from Cincinnati, New Haven, Wuhan and Moscow).
2014 - Breakthrough near-Top 10 season (finishing No.12); won one WTA title at Pattaya City (d. Ka.Pliskova in final); SF three times at Washington DC (l. to Kuznetsova), MontrÂ‚al (l. to A.Radwanska) and US Open (first Grand Slam SF; l. to S.Williams); QF twice at Eastbourne (l. to Kerber) and Wimbledon (l. to Safarova); reached 4r twice (incl. Australian Open), 3r three times (incl. Roland Garros) and 2r seven times; fell 1r twice; fell in RR stage in Sofia (went 0-2 then withdrew from event w/back injury); also won second Grand Slam doubles title at US Open (w/Vesnina).
2013 - Another Top 30 season; SF at Washington DC (l. to Rybarikova); QF five times at Australian Open (l. to Sharapova), Madrid, Eastbourne, New Haven and US Open (l. to Li); reached 3r once (Wimbledon) and 2r seven times; fell 1r four times (incl. Roland Garros); won two WTA doubles titles w/Vesnina (incl. first Grand Slam doubles title at Roland Garros); made doubles Top 10 debut on January 28 (rose from No.11 to No.10) and doubles Top 5 debut on June 10 (rose from No.7 to No.5), setting doubles career-high No.4 on July 8; missed all post-US Open events in singles w/right wrist injury (withdrew from Seoul, Tokyo [Pan Pacific], Beijing and Moscow).
2012 - First Top 20 season (finishing No.20); SF twice at Birmingham (l. to Oudin) and Seoul (l. to Wozniacki); QF at Australian Open (l. to Sharapova); reached 4r once, 3r three times (incl. US Open) and 2r four times (incl. Wimbledon); fell 1r seven times (incl. Roland Garros); made Top 20 debut on October 1 (after Tokyo [Pan Pacific]; rose from No.22 to No.20); won two WTA doubles titles (both w/Vesnina).
2011 - Another Top 100 season; reached 4r twice (Australian Open, Roland Garros), 3r once and 2r eight times; fell 1r 12 times (incl. other two majors) and in qualifying once.
2010 - Another Top 50 season; won first WTA title at Eastbourne (d. Azarenka in final); QF at Seoul; reached 2r seven times (incl. Australian Open, Wimbledon); fell 1r 12 times (incl. other two majors) and in qualifying three times.
2009 - Another Top 100 season; runner-up twice, at FÂŠs (l. to Medina Garrigues) and Estoril (l. to Wickmayer); QF at Eastbourne; reached 4r once and 2r seven times (incl. Australian Open, Wimbledon); fell 1r 11 times (incl. other two majors); won one WTA doubles title.
2008 - First Top 50 season; QF three times at Eastbourne, Forest Hills and Seoul; reached 3r three times (incl. Australian Open, US Open) and 2r six times (incl. Roland Garros); fell 1r eight times (incl. Wimbledon) and in qualifying twice; made Top 100 debut on January 28 (after Australian Open; rose from No.110 to No.83) and Top 50 debut on June 23 (after Eastbourne; rose from No.62 to No.48).
2007 - Played first two WTA main draws, falling 1r at Los Angeles but 3r at US Open (l. to Henin); fell in qualifying seven times (incl. Roland Garros, Wimbledon); won one singles title and three doubles titles on ITF Circuit.
2006 - Fell in WTA qualifying once; won four doubles titles on ITF Circuit.
2005 - Fell in WTA qualifying three times (incl. US Open); won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
2004 - Played first WTA qualifying at Moscow; won two singles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
2003 - Played first events of career on ITF Circuit.