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Danielle Collins is an American professional tennis player. Danielle started playing tennis at the very young age of just 3 years old. She was introduced to the sport by her father (who played recreationally and used to coach her).

She played collegiate tennis at the University of Virginia and won the NCAA singles title twice in 2014 and 2016, during her sophomore and senior years. Collins finished her career at Virginia in 2016 as the top-ranked collegiate player.

Her parents are Walter and Cathy; she has an older brother called “Joel”

Her favourite surface is the hard courts.

  • Born - 13th of December 1993 (St. Petersburg, Florida, USA)
  • Height - 5ft 10in (1.78m)
  • Nationality - American
  • Plays - Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
  • Residence - St. Petersburg, Florida, USA
  • Coach - Mat Cloer and Stijn de Gier
  • Education - The University of Virginia
  • Grand Slams won (0)
  • Clothing sponsor - New Balance
  • Racket sponsor - Head

The biggest moment of Danielle's career to date. (As of 31st of January 2019).

The biggest moment of Danielle’s career came at the Australian Open in 2019. She had never won a match at a major prior to this tournament. She knocked Julia Goerges out of the tournament in the first round. Then knocked out Sachia Vickory, Caroline Garcia and Angelique Kerber to reach the quarter-finals who she played Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova who she also knocked out.

She then lost to 8th seed Petra Kvitova in the semi-finals 7-6 (7-2) 6-0.

An image of Danielle during the 2019 Australian Open.

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3rd of October 2020 - Danielle has knocked Garbine Muguruza out of the French Open defeating her in three sets 7-5 2-6 6-4. She will now play Ons Jabeur on the 5th of October in the fourth round.

10th of August 2019 - Danielle Collins has been diagnosed with Rheumatoid arthritis. She made the announcement on the social media platform, Instagram. Here’s what she said “There have been a lot of exciting moments during my 2019 season. I am proud to have made a career high ranking of 23 in the world and the semi finals of the Australian Open, earlier this season. There have also been tough moments, but I am grateful for another year of growth. Today is a tough day for me as I announce my recent diagnosis with Rheumatoid arthritis.

I have not been feeling all that great for quite some time, but it has been somewhat of a relief and completely validating to understand the cause behind my pain. 

I am certainly not the first person who has been diagnosed with a chronic illness, and I really feel for all of the people out there who are struggling.

As I have started treatment, I am looking forward to embracing this next challenge in life. Without a doubt, every healthy day is a gift and I am one hundred percent committed to keeping strong and continuing to battle on and off the tennis court".

24th of January 2019 - Melbourne, Australia. Petra Kvitova has knocked Danielle Collins out of the Australian Open to reach the final. The first set was extremely tight, needing a tie-break for the Czech to win the set 7-2 in the tie. The second set was pretty much plain sailing for Petra winning it 6-0. The final result was 7-6 6-0. Kvitova will now face the winner of the second semi-final tie between Karolina Pliskova and Naomi Osaka in Saturday's Grand Slam final.

23rd of January 2019 - Melbourne, Australia. The semi-finals matches are now in, here are the line-ups being played on Thursday the 24th of January -

  1. Petra Kvitova vs Danielle Collins. (03:00 Rod Laver Arena, live on Eurosport).
  2. Karolina Pliskova vs Naomi Osaka. (04:30 Rod Laver Arena, live on Eurosport).

22nd of January 2019 - Melbourne, Australia. Danielle Collins has knocked Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova out of the Australian Open in three sets 2-6 7-5 6-1. She will now face Petra Kvitova in the semi-finals of the tournament.


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Danielle has her own brand of Jewelry called "Danielle Collins Jewelry" To see her lines click here >

 

 

 

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