Katia, 11, started her love for tennis at Fairfax Racquet Club in Virginia. Also in Virginia she took lessons and played for fun at Trump National Golf and Tennis club. Later she joined the tennis academy team at Ashburn Village Sports Pavilion as her love and commitment to the sport grew. Katia started playing tournaments when she was 9 years old. Katia took the opportunity to attend short blocks of instruction at Rick Massi’s Academy in Florida and Moratouglou Tennis Academy, France. These tennis camps, along with many great tennis players helped to inspire and motivate Katia to new levels. She is excited to play at Oasis Tennis Club in pursuit of her dream of playing tennis professionally by working hard and playing great. In addition to her passion for tennis, Katia maintains A’s in school, enjoys playing violin, cooking new recipes, and her dog Chloe.