Daria Gavrilova Bio


  • Has trained at Mouratoglou Academy since 2009 (Sylvain Mathias coaches her there but father travels with her)
  • Father is Alexey; mother is Natalia; younger brother is Stepan; has a pet dog (beagle)
  • Introduced to tennis at age 6 by parents
  • Favorite shot is forehand; favorite surface is hard
  • Best tennis memory is winning Youth Olympics in Singapore and US Open juniors, and becoming No.1 junior
  • Graduated from high school in 2010; attending Sports University in Moscow
  • Likes sushi, cheese, the Twilight books and SpongeBob SquarePants
  • Idols when growing up were Williams sisters and Clijsters; trying to play like Hingis.
Biographical information from WTA. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.


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