2017 - Breakthrough season in 2017, finishing as Belgian No.1 after rising from No.120 to No.35 on the WTA rankings ? simultaneous first Top 50 and Top 100 year-end finish? 2017 season highlighted by first singles title at Hobart (as qualifier, d. Niculescu in F); one of five qualifiers to win a singles title in 2017? Also advanced to final at Istanbul (l. Svitolina) and made semifinal runs at Bastad (l. Wozniacki), New Haven (l. Cibulkova) and Luxembourg (l. Puig)? Posted first Top 10 win by defeating No.10 Cibulkova in 1r at 2017 Beijing? Won second career doubles title at 2017 Guangzhou (w/Schuurs) and reached finals at 2017 Bucharest (w/Schurrs) and Istanbul (w/Melichar)? Has played four Grand Slam main draws with best result coming at 2017 Roland Garros (3r, l. V.Williams).