Amanda Anisimova is a Russian-American inactive professional tennis player.
42 Facts About Amanda Anisimova
Amanda Anisimova has a career-high WTA ranking of No 21 in the world, and has been ranked in the top 100 since shortly after turning 17 years old.
Amanda Anisimova's parents decided to move to Florida when Anisimova was very young to give their children better training opportunities.
Amanda Anisimova won the 2017 US Open girls' singles title, as well as two other Grade-A titles.
Amanda Anisimova became the first American finalist at the French Open girls' singles event in 14 years.
Amanda Anisimova won her first WTA title at the Copa Colsanitas in April 2019 at age 17, and her second title at the Melbourne Summer Set in January 2022 at age 20.
Amanda Anisimova was born in Freehold Township, New Jersey to Olga Anisimova and Konstantin Anisimov.
Amanda Anisimova has an older sister, Maria, who played college tennis for the University of Pennsylvania while attending Wharton's undergraduate business school.
Amanda Anisimova's parents emigrated from Russia to the United States a few years before she was born to give their older daughter better opportunities.
Amanda Anisimova's father long acted as her primary coach while she was a junior, and her mother has helped coach her.
Amanda Anisimova achieved a career high ITF junior ranking of No 2 in the world in 2016.
Amanda Anisimova continued to excel in 2016, winning the Grade 1 Copa del Cafe and reaching the final at the Grade A Copa Gerdau.
Amanda Anisimova capped off her junior career by winning her first Grand Slam title at the US Open, where she defeated fellow American Coco Gauff in the final and did not drop a set during the tournament.
Amanda Anisimova was a member of the United States team that won the 2017 Junior Fed Cup, but did not play in the final tie due to illness.
Amanda Anisimova won her debut match against world No 124, Veronica Cepede Royg, at the age of 14, before losing in the following round.
Amanda Anisimova reached her first final on the pro tour at the tournament, despite this being her first professional main draw.
At the Indian Wells Open, Amanda Anisimova became the youngest player to reach the fourth round since Nicole Vaidisova in 2005.
Amanda Anisimova defeated Pauline Parmentier for her first career WTA Tour match win before upsetting No 23, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, and then No 9, Petra Kvitova, which ended Kvitova's 14-match win streak.
Amanda Anisimova won her opening match against Wang Qiang despite injuring her right foot in the third set.
Amanda Anisimova then reached the third round of the Cincinnati Open to return to the top 150.
Amanda Anisimova played one tune-up event before the Australian Open, reaching the quarterfinals at the Auckland Open.
Amanda Anisimova won her first three matches in straight sets, including a victory over one of the favorites for the title in world No 11, Aryna Sabalenka, before losing to eventual finalist Petra Kvitova.
Amanda Anisimova closed out the clay-court season by becoming the youngest semifinalist at the French Open since Vaidisova in 2006.
Amanda Anisimova did not lose a set until the semifinals when she was defeated by the eventual champion and world No 8, Ashleigh Barty, despite coming from behind to win the first set, after losing the first five games and needing to save two set points in the sixth game.
Amanda Anisimova had less success in the second half of the season.
Amanda Anisimova dealt with a back injury during the event, which led her to withdraw from both Premier 5 events within the next month.
Amanda Anisimova entered two more tournaments afterwards, winning one match in total before ending her year early.
Amanda Anisimova started the season at the Melbourne Summer Set 2 and made the final, her first final appearance since 2019.
At the Australian Open, Amanda Anisimova came from a set down and saved two match points in the final set to defeat reigning champion, Naomi Osaka, in three sets in the third round.
Amanda Anisimova subsequently lost to world No 1 and eventual champion, Ash Barty, in the fourth round, in straight sets.
Amanda Anisimova hit 28 unforced errors compared to 6 for Halep.
Amanda Anisimova started her season at the Adelaide International 1, and lost in the second round of the Adelaide International 2 to Beatriz Haddad Maia.
At the Australian Open, seeded No 28, Amanda Anisimova lost in round one to Marta Kostyuk, in straight sets.
Amanda Anisimova announced this soon after losing to qualifier Arantxa Rus in straight sets in the first round of the Madrid Open.
Amanda Anisimova is an aggressive baseliner, with powerful groundstrokes from both wings.
Amanda Anisimova's forehand is strong, and is hit flat with a condensed swing, allowing her to generate sharp angles with this stroke.
Amanda Anisimova can hit her forehand effectively at any ball height, rendering her forehand deadly on any surface.
Amanda Anisimova is fast around the court, and her footwork is quick and intricate, allowing her to extend rallies until she can create an opportunity to hit a winner.
Amanda Anisimova is currently dating Tyler Roos, a former The Amazing Race Australia contestant and the son of Australian rules football legend Paul Roos.
Amanda Anisimova is sponsored by Nike for clothing and shoes, and by Wilson for racquets.