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Croatia

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D.O.B.
Jun 28
1996
Height
5' 10"
1.79 m
Weight
141 lbs.
64 kg
Plays
Right-handed
two-handed backhand
Status
Pro
2012
Personal
Coached by Torben Beltz ... Father is Igor; mother is Brankica ... Favorite surface is hardcourts ... Speaks Croatian, English and Italian ... Self-described as strong-willed, determined and extremely competitive.
Career Highlights
SINGLES
Winner (2): 2017 - Nottingham; 2014 - Kuala Lumpur.
Finalist (4): 2018 - Washington DC; 2015 - Tashkent; 2013 - Birmingham; 2012 - Tashkent.

ADDITIONAL
Croatian Fed Cup Team, 2012-15, 2017.
Career Review
2017 - Third Top 100 season (finishing No.56); won one WTA title at Nottingham (d. Konta in final); reached 3r at US Open and 2r nine times (incl. Australian Open and Wimbledon); fell 1r 11 times (incl. Roland Garros) and in qualifying once.

2016 - Near-Top 100 season (finishing No.101); reached 2r four times; fell 1r 12 times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros and Wimbledon) and in qualifying eight times (incl. US Open); won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

2015 - Near-Top 100 season (finishing No.105); runner-up at Tashkent (l. to Hibino in final); QF at Baku; reached 3r once (Roland Garros) and 2r twice; fell 1r five times (incl. Australian Open) and in qualifying 10 times (incl. other two majors).

2014 - Second straight Top 100 season; won one WTA title at Kuala Lumpur (d. Cibulkova in final); reached 3r once and 2r five times (incl. Wimbledon); fell 1r 13 times (incl. other three majors) and in qualifying five times.

2013 - First Top 100 season; runner-up at Birmingham (l. to Hantuchova in final); QF at Baku; reached 2r five times (incl. Australian Open, US Open); fell 1r five times (incl. other two majors) and in qualifying twice; won one singles title on ITF Circuit; made Top 100 debut on January 28 (after Australian Open; rose from No.111 to No.93).

2012 - Reached final in first WTA main draw at Tashkent (l. to Begu); youngest player to reach a WTA final in six years (at age 16 - youngest since Paszek won Portoroz title in September 2006 at age 15); fell in qualifying twice (incl. US Open); won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.

2011 - Won one singles title and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2010 - Played first events of career on ITF Circuit in Croatia.
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