Biographical information from WTA. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2011.
- Coached by Dmitry Degtyarev; also travels with mother, Victoria
- Father is Anatoly (works for the UN); has younger brother, Sergey (plays ice hockey)
- Began playing at age 5 when introduced to the sport by parents
- Moved to Moscow at age 11
- Spent two years away from tennis w/right shoulder injury (age 14-16); began playing again at age 17
- Favorite shot is forehand
- Graduated high school in 2007
- Speaks Russian, English
- Favorite actor is Keanu Reeves; favorite type of music is house/dance
- Enjoys reading, quiet time
- Favorite cities to visit are Moscow, Paris
- Admires Serena Williams for her fast, aggressive game.
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