I first picked up a racket at the age of 4. At 13, I moved to Moscow to train at the Academy of Alexander Ostrovsky. Consistently ranked in the top 20 of the RTT. At 14, I won in Tennis Europe in both singles and doubles. My highest ranking was 106. I competed in ITF tournaments, winning two singles titles and also in doubles with a highest ranking of 236 ITF. I played in ITF Pro 15k$ and 25k$ tournaments.