A feisty player whose forehand is her favored shot, Yulia Putintseva was born in Moscow, but began representing Kazakhstan in May, 2012. The 5'4" Putintseva is a control player with a fondness for the drop shot. She grew up admiring Justine Henin and Martina Hingis, who coached Putintseva for part of the 2013 season.
2012: ITF/:Launceston-AUS, ITF/Cagnes-sur-Mer- FRA
ITF/Moscow 2-RUS, ITF/Samsun-TUR, ITF/Kazan-RUS