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Sachia Vickery started playing tennis aged six. Her father was a pro soccer player, her mother ran track in high school, her brother plays football at South Carolina State (defensive back). A close friend of Vicky Duval, she likes reading and playing with her dogs.
She made her professional debut at $10k ITF tournament in Eansville (l. Lumpkin in the semifinals) and her major debut as a wildcard in 2013 US Open, reaching the second-round where she fell to Glushko.

Her run to the quarter-finals at 2014 Stanford marked her WTA breakthrough (d. Puig in the second-round, l. Lepchenko).

In 2015, she reached the quarter-finals in Nottingham and claimed two $25k ITF titles in Plantation (d. Crawford) and Sunrise (d. Tormo). She finished 2016 ranked No.139 (down from No.130 in 2015) after reaching another WTA quarterfinal in Bogotà. That year she completed the set of Grand Slam main draw appearances by qualifying for Roland Garros (l. Sevastova in the opening round) after she fell in the first-round at 2014 Australian Open (as wildcard, l. Davis), 2015 Wimbledon (as qualifier, l. Makarova) and at US Open in 2015 (as wild-card, L. Rogers).

She finished 2017 at No.116 for career-best year-end finish. Season highlights were reaching QF at Québec City (l. Maria) and came back to the second round at US Open (as qualifier, l. Kenin), her joint best result at a Slam. She also won her most recent title on ITF Circuit in 2017 at $60k tournament in Templeton.

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