2017- Tallied fifth Top 50 finish of career in 2017 (2012-15), becoming one of the biggest rankings movers on tour finishing at No.48, 135 spots higher than 2016?s year-end rank of No.183 ? first year-end finish outside Top 100 since 2010 (No.208)? Stands as the German No.4, behind Goerges, Kerber and Maria, of seven women in the year-end Top 100 (also Witthoeft, Siegemund and Petkovic)? Became one of five qualifiers to win a title this season (also Mertens, Barty, Vondrousova and Diyas) after hoisting the trophy at Prague ? her first title in nearly three years?Reached R16 at a Grand Slam for the first time in her career at 2017 Australian Open ? advanced through three rounds of qualifying and fell to eventual R-Up V.Williams.
2015 - Fourth straight Top 50 season (finishing No.44); runner-up twice at Bastad (l. to Larsson in final) and Luxembourg (l. to Doi in final); QF three times at Antwerp, Stanford and Seoul; reached 3r twice (incl. US Open) and 2r six times (incl. Australian Open and Hobart - l. to Brengle 67(6) 75 76(2); held 1mp at 5-4 second set); fell 1r 13 times (incl. other two majors) and in qualifying three times; also won one WTA doubles title.
2014 - Another Top 50 season (finishing No.43); won one WTA title at Bastad (d. Scheepers in final); SF at Luxembourg (l. to Zahlavova Strycova); QF at NÂrnberg (l. to Svitolina); reached 3r twice (Australian Open and Roland Garros) and 2r nine times (incl. other two majors); fell 1r 10 times (incl. Stuttgart - l. to Jankovic 26 76(8) 63; held 4mp in second set tie-break - 3mp at 6-3, 1mp at 7-6) and in qualifying four times.
2013 - Another Top 40 season (finishing No.34); went 12-3 in first four events, reaching SF at Auckland (l. to Wickmayer), finishing runner-up at Hobart (l. to Vesnina in final), falling 1r at Australian Open (l. to Pervak) and winning second WTA title at Paris [Indoors] (d. Errani in final); best results in other 19 events were one 4r finish, three 3r finishes and seven 2r finishes (incl. Wimbledon, US Open); fell 1r eight times (incl. Roland Garros and Luxembourg - l. to Voegele 16 64 76(3); held mp at 5-4 third set); also won one WTA doubles title.
2012 - First Top 40 season (finishing No.39); won one WTA title at Hobart (d. Wickmayer in final); SF twice at Bastad (l. to Hercog) and QuÂ‚bec City (l. to Flipkens); QF three times at Paris [Indoors], Copenhagen (l. to Kerber 62 06 75; held 2mp at 5-4 third set) and Stuttgart; reached 3r twice (incl. Australian Open) and 2r nine times (incl. MontrÂ‚al - l. to A.Radwanska 46 63 76(5); held mp at 6-5 third set); fell 1r eight times (incl. other three majors, Olympics) and in qualifying once; made Top 50 debut on January 16 (rose from No.64 to No.44).
2011 - First Top 100 season (finishing No.67); SF at Copenhagen (l. to Wozniacki); reached 2r twice (Roland Garros, US Open); fell 1r three times (incl. Wimbledon) and in qualifying twice; won three singles titles on ITF Circuit; made Top 100 debut on August 15 (rose from No.101 to No.100).
2010 - Played first WTA main draw at Luxembourg, falling 1r (as qualifier); fell in qualifying five times (incl. Wimbledon, US Open); won two singles titles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
2009 - Fell in WTA qualifying once.
2008 - Played first WTA qualifying at Stuttgart.
2007 - Played first events of career on ITF Circuit.