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ANETT KONTAVEIT

Estonia

Road to Singapore

20th

SINGLES

D.O.B.
Dec 24
1995
Height
5' 9"
1.74 m
Weight
143 lbs.
65 kg
Plays
Right-handed
two-handed backhand
Status
Pro
Personal
Coached by Nigel Sears ... Mother is Ulle (tennis coach); father is Andrus (manager at Port of Tallinn); has a half-sister (works at H&M) ... Introduced to tennis at age 6 by mother (was her coach until age 11, then worked with Estonian coaches) ... Aggressive player; favorite shot is forehand ... Favorite surface is hard; favorite tournament is Wimbledon ... Speaks Estonian and English ... Enjoys shopping, going to movies and seeing friends ... Tennis idols are Maria Sharapova, Roger Federer and Victoria Azarenka ... Goal is to reach Top 10.
Career Highlights
SINGLES
Winner (1): 2017 - 's-Hertogenbosch.
Finalist (2): 2017 - Bien/Bienne, Gstaad.

ADDITIONAL
Estonian Fed Cup Team, 2011-12, 2014-15.
Career Review
2017 - First year-end finish inside the Top 50 and second non-consecutive in the Top 100 (finishing at No.34); captured first career singles title at ?s-Hertogenbosch (d. Vikhlyantseva); runner-up at Biel (l. Vondrousova) and Gstaad (l. Bertens); reached two QF at Stuttgart (l. Sharapova) and Rome (l. Halep); advanced to two 3r, including Wimbledon (l. Wozniacki); made four 2r appearances (Roland Garros, l. Muguruza); fell in 1r on nine occasions (incl. other two majors).

2016 - Breakthrough season in 2017, finishing on a ranking of No.34, up from No.110 in 2016 ? first year-end finish inside Top 50 and second non-consecutive year in Top 100? 2017 season highlighted by winning first career singles title at ?s-Hertogenbosch (d. Vikhlyantseva in F)? Also reached finals at Biel/Benne (l. Vondrousova) and Gstaad (l. Bertens)? Hit career-high singles ranking of No.27 on July 24, 2017 following run at Gstaad? Also advanced to quarterfinals at Stuttgart and Rome, where she posted her first career win over a reigning No.1 with defeat of Kerber in 2r.

2015 - First Top 100 season (finishing No.91); reached 4r once (US Open); made Top 100 debut afterwards on September 14 (rose from No.152 to No.96); reached 2r twice; fell 1r three times (incl. Wimbledon) and in qualifying five times (incl. other two majors); also won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

2014 - Reached 2r once; fell 1r four times (incl. Wimbledon - l. to Dellacqua 36 76(4) 63; held 1mp at 63 54) and in qualifying three times (incl. Roland Garros); won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2013 - Played first WTA main draw at Miami, falling 1r (as WC); won four singles titles and three doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2012 - Played first WTA qualifying at Copenhagen and Moscow; won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.

2011 - Won three singles titles on ITF Circuit.

2010 - Played first events of career on ITF Circuit.
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