Residence: Togliatty, Russia
Date of Birth: 07 May 1997 (21 YEARS OLD) Birthplace: Togliatty, Russia
Height: 5' 7" (1.70 m)
Weight: 137 lbs. (62 kg)
Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Status: Pro (2014)
Grand Slam Achievements
2018 - ROLAND GAROS QUATERFINAL 2017 - US OPEN ROUND 4 2016 - AUSTRALIAN OPEN ROUND 3 2015 - US OPEN ROUND 3
2016 - FINALIST IN MOSCOW 2015 - WINNER KREMLIN CUP, MOSCOW, RUSSIA
WTA Best Results 2018 - QUARTERFINAL AT ROLAND GARROS 2018 - FINAL IN INDIAN WELLS 2018 - FINAL IN DUBAI 2018 - SEMIFINAL IN ST. PETERSBURG 2017 - FINAL IN MOSCOW 2017 - QUATERFINAL IN BEIJING 2016 - QUARTERFINAL IN CHARLESTON 2016 - QUARTERFINAL IN INDIAN WELLS 2016 - SEMIFINAL IN ST. PETERSBURG 2015 - SEMIFINAL AT KREMLIN CUP 2015 - QUARTERFINAL IN BAD GASTEIN
2017 WINNER: VOLVO CAR OPEN
2015 WINNER: DOUBLES KREMLIN CUP, MOSCOW, RUSSIA 25 000 ITF DAYTONA BEACH 25 000 ITF CASERTA 25 000 ITF MINSK 25 000 ITF MINSK 2 50 000 ITF SAINT MALO
DARIA KASATKINA IS ONE OF THE MOST PROMISING RUSSIAN TENNIS PLAYERS. BEING ONLY 19 YEARS OLD SHE HAS PROVED HERSELF A SOLID TOP-30 PLAYER. SHE CURRENTLY HOLDS HER POSITION WITHIN THE TOP-15 OF THE RANKING.
DARIA WAS BORN AND LIVES IN TOGLIATTI. DARIA BEGAN PLAYING TENNIS AT THE AGE OF SIX THANKS TO HER ELDER BROTHER ALEXANDR, WHO IS ALSO HER FITNESS COACH. SHE IS THE REPRESENTATIVE OF THE TOP FIVE AGENCY AND ALSO CARRIES ON ACTIVE CHARITY WORK BEING THE AMBASSADOR OF THE DA! DOBRO PROJECT.
DARIA’S HEIGHT IS 170 CM AND HER WEIGHT IS 62 KG. SHE PLAYS WITH HER RIGHT HAND AND HAS A TWO-HANDED BACKHAND..
Kasatkina considers the women’s Rolland Garos title as her biggest accomplishment so far. Her dream is to win the Golden Grand Slam (the only tennis player with such an achievement is Steffi Graf in 1988 – the four Grand Slam tournaments plus the Olympic title in Seoul. In her Grand Slam tournament debut (as the lucky loser at the US Open last year) she reached the third round. That was repeated at the Australian Open this year. She played in the quarterfinal at the Indian Wells Masters tournament.
Kasatkina is an excellent doubles’ player (ranked 54 worldwide). Last year, together with Russian Elena Vesnina, they won the Moscow tournament.