1. She is a United Nations Development Programme Goodwill Ambassador.
2.She is left-handed, though she plays with her right hand. Sometimes, however, she will suddenly switch the racquet to her left hand and convert a backhand to a forehand.
3. The person she would most like to meet for coffee is Marilyn Monroe.
4. She has a significant stamp collection.
5. Her middle name is Yuryevna.
6. Her favorite cuisines are Russian and Thai.
7.New York is her favorite city, but she is saying more and more good things about Paris these days.
8. She makes a point of always being on time for appointments and interviews.
9. She did not win any junior Grand Slam tournaments, but she was the finalist in the 2002 Wimbledon junior championship, where she was defeated by her countrywoman, Vera Dushevina.
10. She really does use her Canon Powershot camera all the time.