to Sevastova 26 76(5) 75; held mp at 5-4 third set); made Top 10 debut on March 22 (after Indian Wells; rose from No.11 to No.10) and Top 5 debut on July 5 (after Wimbledon; rose from No.6 to No.5); first Australian-born woman in Top 5 since 1985. 2008 - Near-Top 50 finish after illness-marred 2007; after seven months off w/Lyme disease and falling out of Top 150, returned at two ITF Circuit events in April (one SF, one QF); went 22-14 on WTA from May until end of year; best results were runner-up finish at Seoul (l. to Petrova) and two QFs; reached 3r once and 2r five times (incl.
Williams 63 67(4) 75; held 4mp at 5-4 third set); made Top 20 debut on June 8 (after Roland Garros; rose from No.32 to No.18); fell in RR stage at Bali (went 1-1 in RR).
Also enjoys going to the beach, swimming in the sea, hanging out with friends, surfing and listening to music ... to Kerber); reached 4r once (US Open), 3r five times (incl. Australian Open); fell 1r six times; struggled with right calf injury early in season (withdrew prior to Indian Wells QF match then withdrew from Miami and retired in Charleston 3r match); won one WTA doubles title. Australian Open, US Open); fell 1r six times (incl.
Can't live without lip balm, passport and her racquets ... Roland Garros and Wimbledon) and 2r eight times (incl. 2012 - Third straight Top 10 season (finishing No.9); runner-up twice at Doha (l. to Wozniacki in final); SF four times at Charleston (l. Olympics, other two majors) and in qualifying six times; made Top 100 debut on April 12 (rose from No.104 to No.97).
Between everything I listened to, I saw a single commonality: honesty.