(biography, photo, video) Darya Kasatkina
Darya Kasatkina: biography
Darya Kasatkina was born in may 1997 in Togliatti. Her family was just an older brother Alexander. It is at the Amateur level, playing tennis, often taking with him for company the little sister. It is not surprising that at some point, Dasha decided to pick up a racket.
Sasha persuaded her parents to give his sister in tennis section. He immediately saw Daria on the fly catches everything that sees on the court. Big brother and today plays an important role in the sporting life of Darya Kasatkina. He is her fitness coach. And Alexandra kept all administrative matters, such as booking hotels, buying tickets and more.
Sports biography of Darya Kasatkina, like most of her colleagues, similar to the motion of the pendulum. Here are the victories and defeats, large and small, succeed each other regularly. Among the successes achieved tennis player in the Junior period, the largest recorded in 2014. Kasatkina was able to become the winner of the open championship of France. And she was leading in 7 other tournaments, with the title of the third racket of the Junior rankings.
In the adult tennis Darya Kasatkina declared itself in the autumn of 2014. In just a year she managed to make a name for himself and win the respect of senior colleagues. The promising athlete was twice sent to the competitions of Grand slam.
Among the big victories Kasatkina, that it has achieved over the last 3 years, the number of successful tournaments in the competition «the Grand slam» US Open-2015 Australian Open in 2016, in which she managed to reach the third round. In the ranking of WTA young tennis-player from Tolyatti occupied the 61st place.
Many tennis fans remember how brilliantly played Daria Kasatkina on » the Kremlin Cup. She was able to reach the semifinals in singles. Thus, in 18 years, Dasha got her first WTA title-round. Then she appeared in a pair with Elena Vesnina.
It is noteworthy that the athlete did not want to move from Tolyatti to Moscow. Daria lives and trains in Slovakia, in a small, but very cozy town of Trnava. Here is very compact is everything you need for professional tennis players of the infrastructure. Training Kasatkina engaged experienced coach Vladimir platonik.
A few months prior to the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, it became known that Daria Kasatkina will replace Margarita Gasparyan, who received a serious knee injury. Dasha acted in tandem with Svetlana Kuznetsova. And in singles, she represented Russia with Ekaterina Makarova, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and Svetlana Kuznetsova.
Yet the personal life of Darya Kasatkina – it’s meeting friends during the few leisure hours that fall between intense workouts and competitions.
The girl has favorite locations where she goes to relax and recharge with positive energy. One of them is Barcelona. It is the capital of Catalonia was the city in which Dasha fell in love at first sight. For the first time she came here to watch the live game of your favorite football team «Barcelona». After wandering around the streets of this beautiful old town, Kasatkina decided to come here every time when I had a few free days.
A little later favorite cities Dashi added Rome, the beauty of which she was deeply shocked.