She won the U.S. National Indoor Tennis Championships in 2013 and was runner-up at the Challenge Bell in 2011 and 2013.
She was educated at St Thomas's Primary School and Glendowie College in Auckland, New Zealand.
She also competed in doubles and won her first pro tournament in 2008, the Ordina Open in the Netherlands.
She emigrated to Auckland, New Zealand, when she was 6 years old.
She lost to Sloane Stephens at the 2013 French Open.