Biographical information from WTA. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2011.
- Coached by Jorge Todero and Jay Gooding; trains at Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York
- Father, John, works in finance; mother is Margarita; older sister, Lauren, attends Princeton (plays tennis)
- Born in New Jersey but moved to Hong Kong from age 3 to 8 (father transferred with job)
- Began playing tennis at Hong Kong apartment complex's courts
- Also did competitive swimming growing up; would have become a swimmer if she weren't playing tennis
- Speaks English, Spanish and basic Mandarin
- Aggressive baseliner; favorite shot is forehand; considers movement a strength
- Favorite surface is hard; favorite event is US Open
- Idols were Williams sisters
- Favorite actor is Will Smith; favorite movie is Remember The Titans
- Enjoys hip-hop and group The Fray
- Favorite book is Of Mice And Men.
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