She raised eyebrows Monday when she gave herself a courtside haircut during a break in a game against Radwanska
"I took the headband off (after the match) and I was like, 'it looks weird'. So I made a picture and I sent it to my hairdresser, sorry.
"He was like, 'I (am) going to kill you'."
The Russian raised eyebrows Monday when she gave herself a courtside haircut during a break in a difficult game against WTA Final defending champion Agnieszka Radwanska and went on to win the match.
She later said her long braid had been getting into her eyes and asked the umpire for a large pair of scissors, which she used to chop at her blonde locks.
A video of the impromptu trim posted on her Instagram page garnered 21,000 views in two days, the most viewed clip on her page.
"It doesn't look so good, but if I tell you the truth, I didn't dry it and look at it properly because I don't want to be really depressed."
Asked by a fan what a movie of her remarkable past week be called, she deadpanned: "Life of A Hustler.