Russian Daria Kasatkina is having one of the most successful seasons of her career. By the middle of this season, the Tolyatti native already has two wins at WTA tournaments. Daria’s first win at WTA tournaments since 2018 was at the Phillip Island Trophy, and the second at the tournament in St. Petersburg. At the tournament in Birmingham, the Russian also reached the final of the competition but lost to Ons Jabeur, who won her first trophy on the WTA Tour. The two WTA tournament wins brought Kasatkina 97,070$ in prize money.
In this article, we’ll look at where else Daria Kasatkina is making money.
|Net Worth||8 000 000$|
|Born||7 May 1997
|Height||1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)|
|Plays||Right-handed (two-handed backhand)|
Daria Kasatkina Career
The athlete’s hometown is Togliatti, where she was born on May 7, 1997. Daria got acquainted with tennis at the age of six.
At the junior level Daria Kasatkina performed very successfully, she is the former number 3 of the junior ranking. She managed to win the Junior Grand Slam in Paris and the Olympic medal in doubles with Anastasia Komardina.
Kasatkina began her adult career in 2014 at the Kremlin Cup. In her first match she faced an experienced Alison Riske, who defeated the Russian.
Daria began the next season ranked #354 in the WTA rankings, but quickly climbed higher after winning consecutive ITF tournaments. At the end of the year, Kasatkina had a solid showing at the Kremlin Cup, reaching the semifinals after an arduous battle through the qualifiers. Such successful performances helped the young Russian to debut in the WTA Top 100 and finish the year ranked 72nd.
The next season, Kasatkina continued to advance in the WTA rankings. She played well at the Indian Wells Open where she wound up in the quarterfinals before losing to a more experienced player. Kasatkina followed up her success at the Canadian Open where she also reached the quarterfinals. Her solid play during the rest of the season allowed Kasatkina to finish the season ranked No.27.
First WTA Title
In 2017, Kasatkina failed at the beginning of the season. She was losing in the first matches at the tournaments in Dubai, Indian Wells, Miami, but by April she managed to gain good playing form.
The clay courts in Charleston were very successful for the Russian player. Daria Kasatkina won her first WTA trophy by defeating Jelena Ostapenko,- 6/3,6/1.
First Grand Slam Quarterfinal
Daria had her most successful season in 2018. First, she won the WTA singles title for the second time in her career, winning the tournament, which was held in Moscow. The tennis player then reached the quarterfinal round of Wimbledon and followed that up with a similar result at the French Open. These successes allowed the Russian to climb to the tenth position in the world singles rankings.
After such successful results, the Russian’s game has been in decline. For the 2019 season, she lost more matches than she won 12-21, setting a record for losses.
The 2020 season saw significantly fewer tournaments because of the pandemic. The Russian, like many other athletes, did not perform outstandingly. Her best result of the season was the semifinals in Lyon, where she lost to Anna-Lena Friedsam of Germany.
- Phillip Island Trophy, St. Petersburg 2021
- Moscow 2018
- Charleston 2017
Daria Kasatkina’s Grand Slam Records
Daria Kasatkina Endorsements
Daria Kasatkina has a partnership tennis equipment manufacturer Tecnifibre. She worked with InstaForex a forex trading company from 2017 to 2020.
In 2021, Kasatkina lost her sponsorship from Nike, the campaign became more focused on the American market and supported players who are better suited for it, such as Naomi Osaka.
Kasatkina also said that Nike pays her about $100,000 a year, plus bonuses, such as when she went beyond the fourth round at Grand Slam tournaments.
Daria Kasatkina Net Worth
In 2021 Daria earned $553,824 in prize money for 39 matches in various tournaments. During his professional career, Kasatkina earned $6,943,275 in prize money according to the official WTA website. We estimated Daria Kasatkina’s net worth at $8 000 000.
Daria Kasatkina’s prize money compared to the top 10 WTA players
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Daria Kasatkina was born May 7, 1997, in Togliatti, she is 24 years old
Former World No. 10 Daria Kasatkina is 1.70 meters or 5 feet 7 inches tall.
In 2021 Daria earned $553,824 in prize money for 39 matches in various tournaments. During his professional career, Kasatkina earned $6,943,275 in prize money.
The winner of four WTA titles, Daria Kasatkina weighs 62 kg.
Russian athlete Daria Kasatkina is supported by Tecnifibre, a tennis equipment manufacturer. Previously she was supported by Nike and InstaForex.
Russian tennis player Daria Kasatkina is not married yet.