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Marta is the daughter of Oleh Kostyuk and his wife, Talina (née Beyko). Her father was the technical director of the Kiev junior tennis tournament "Antey Cup", and her mother was a professional tennis player representing Ukraine in the 1990s who reached a career-high WTA ranking of No. 391, winning a $10,000 title in her home city of Kiev in October 1994. With both her parents having a tennis background, Marta started playing tennis in her young childhood at the Antey Tennis Club on the west side of Kiev. Marta described her initial experience in tennis at age 5: "My mom was always working a lot as a coach, and the first time I went to the courts to train, I just understood that if I started doing tennis, I'd get to spend more time with my mom. So that was kind of my motivation - if I played tennis, I'd be around her more often". One of her first coaches was her native uncle Taras Beyko, a respected player for the USSR and Ukraine in the late 1980s and early 1990s.
In May, she won an ITF tournament in Dunakeszi (Hungary), becoming the youngest Ukrainian to win a professional title in singles-player category. In the whole tournament, she did not lose a single set.
In October, she won the year-end junior girls tournament, the ITF Junior Masters in Chengdu, China.
1 The first Premier 5 event of the year has switched back and forth between the Dubai Tennis Championships and the Qatar Total Open since 2009. Dubai was classified as a Premier 5 event from 2009-2011 before being succeeded by Doha for the 2012-2014 period. In 2015, Dubai regained its Premier 5 status while Doha was demoted to Premier status. The two tournaments have since alternated status every year.
* Statistics correct as of 26 February 2020[update].
Marta Kostyk is a daughter of a professional tennis player Talina Beiko, who represented a Ukrainian tennis team. Her uncle Taras Beyko is also a retired tennis player. Marta is a sister of collegiate tennis player Mariya Kostyuk, who competed for Chicago State University. Marta is a cousin of a professional football players Vadym Slavov and Myroslav Slavov.