As the fourth seed at Wimbledon, Kvitová defeated Akgul Amanmuradova, Elena Baltacha and Lepchenko to reach the fourth round. [11] She concluded 2009 as world No. [235] They have played each other at least once a year, beginning in 2009 until 2018. [120], The Asian swing was not a successful one for Kvitová as she lost early in Wuhan and Beijing. [263] In December 2015, it was officially announced by the Czech media that the couple were engaged. [112] Seeded fourth at the French Open, she defeated Marina Erakovic, Sílvia Soler Espinosa and 30th seed Begu to reach the fourth round of a Grand Slam tournament outside of Wimbledon for the first time since the 2012 US Open. [288] Three months later, it was announced that Kvitová had signed a multi-year contract with Beverly Hills-based watchmaker, Ritmo Mundo. [270] Later that month, Czech police revealed during an update briefing on the ongoing investigation that Kvitová was slashed as part of a blackmail plot. In the opening round of Fed Cup, where the Czech team faced Australia, Kvitová started with a win in singles over Jarmila Gajdošová and followed it up with a three-set victory over Samantha Stosur, saving a match point in the process. She also became the only player this decade to suffer multiple winless appearances at the tournament, the first since Elena Dementieva, in 2004, 2005 and 2006. 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[67] At the French Open, Kvitová beat Aravane Rezaï and Peng Shuai before losing in the third round to Jamie Hampton in straight sets, in a match where she struggled. –) olimpiai bronzérmes, kétszeres Grand Slam-tornagyőztes cseh hivatásos teniszezőnő. She lost to Camila Giorgi in the second round. As the sixth seed, she defeated Kateryna Bondarenko and Peng Shuai in the first two rounds, both in straight sets. She received a first round bye and faced Aussie Casey Dellacqua in her opening match, which she won in straight sets. With the win, she achieved the ranking of world No. Her birth sign is Pisces. She also amassed a 35–7 and 20–9 record in the singles and doubles disciplines respectively. Hän siirtyi ammattilaiseksi vuonna 2006. [8], Kvitová started 2009 impressively by reaching her first ever final, at the Hobart International, having defeated Sally Peers, Alona Bondarenko, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, Virginie Razzano en route. 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She is also known to attack weak second serves by producing powerful winners. 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[159] However, she then suffered a second consecutive loss in the second round of Wimbledon, this time to Madison Brengle in three sets. [145], Kvitová began the Asian swing with a loss to Puig in the second round of Tokyo. [2][3] She has two elder brothers, Jiří, an engineer, and Libor, a school teacher. There, she beat Bouchard in straight sets to claim her 14th career title. [203] She was the defending champion at the Madrid Open and made the last eight where she lost to eventual champion Bertens, in a rematch of last year's final, in straight sets. In the final, she beat Ashleigh Barty in three sets for her milestone 20th career title. Barty then went on to record her first win against Kvitová two months later in the quarterfinals of the Miami Open. [20] She then lost her next two opening matches to Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová in Indian Wells,[21] and to Kristina Barrois at an ITF tournament in Nassau. There, however, she succumbed to world No. Àyọkà yìí tàbí apá rẹ̀ únfẹ́ àtúnṣe sí. After dismissing Peng Shuai in the fourth round, she beat two more Czechs in the form of Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová and Šafářová to reach the final. [8], In 2010, Kvitová reached the semifinals of the Memphis Open, losing to eventual champion Maria Sharapova. She moved past Francesca Schiavone in the first round in three sets. [239] Kvitová dominated the early stages of their rivalry, winning five of their first six clashes. Kvitová leads the head-to-head 8–6. In the end, Czech Republic clinched its third Fed Cup title in four years by winning the final 3–1. 27 on 9 July 2007. [89] Kvitová was seeded sixth at Wimbledon. There, she succumbed to 12th seed Barty in three sets. 2006an hasi zen profesionaletan.Orduz geroztik banakako 27 titulu irabazi ditu, eta horietatik bi Grand Slam txapelketa: Wimbledongo txapelketaren 2011ko eta 2014ko edizioak. [178] This was followed by a loss to Kerber in the first round of Stuttgart. Kvitova a mai câștigat și Turneul Campioanelor la tenis în 2011 și Hopman Cup în 2012. [266] The knife-wielding attacker left with $190 worth of cash and is suspected to be a male in his mid-thirties. Ẹ ran Wikipedia lọ́wọ́ láti fẹ̀ẹ́ jù báyìí lọ. [176], Kvitová started off her clay-court season with her maiden appearance in Charleston but lost her opener to fellow Czech Kristýna Plíšková, marking her first loss to a Czech player since May 2012, having amassed a run of 24 consecutive wins against her compatriots during that period. [272] The following month, following good progress in her recovery, she provisionally put her name down for the French Open. She is also noted for her exceptional timing. She then beat Schiavone to reach the quarterfinals but the first-time defending champion's journey came to an end, after she was overwhelmed in straight sets by four-time and eventual champion, Serena Williams. At the end of the season, she won the WTA Tour Championships, thus becoming the third player to win the tournament on debut, the others being Williams and Sharapova. Their most recent meeting came in early 2019, in the last eight of Sydney which Kvitová won comfortably in straight sets. She then moved past Buzarnescu to reach the final where she defeated Magdalena Rybaríková in three sets for her 25th career title, also the second successful title defence of her career after the 2015 Connecticut Open. Petra Kvitová is a Czech professional tennis player. They are Jiri and Libor. She defeated Stefanie Vögele to reach the quarterfinals where she was upset by Kristina Mladenovic in straight sets. 1 ranking. Kvitová then competed in Sydney where she advanced to the last four after defeating Christina McHale and compatriot Lucie Šafářová. Prezident Miloš Zeman jí udělil 28. října 2018 medaili Za zásluhy I. stupně, za zásluhy o stát v oblasti sportu. [70] She was the defending champion at the Canadian Open and defeated Eugenie Bouchard and Stosur to reach the quarterfinals but failed to defend her title when she lost to eventual finalist Sorana Cîrstea in three sets. She then lost in the first round of Tianjin to Zhu Lin, in three sets. [92] In Cincinnati, third-seeded Kvitová received a first round bye and faced Elina Svitolina in her opener but was upset by the Ukrainian in straight sets. She reached the last eight after defeating Ekaterina Makarova and Carla Suárez Navarro but there, she succumbed to Flipkens in three sets. [153] However, her plans were jeopardized when she was attacked during a break-in at her home in the Czech Republic by a knife-wielding robber shortly before Christmas. At the WTA Tour Championships in Istanbul, third-seeded Kvitová emerged champion, thus becoming the third player to win the title on debut. Kvitová and Venus Williams have met seven times with Kvitová currently leading the head-to-head 4–3. There, she scored her fourth win over a reigning world No. Their first meeting came in the semifinals of the 2009 Linz Open which Kvitová won in straight sets. The pair's next clash came more than five years later, in 2017, in the final of Birmingham where Kvitová came back from a set down to claim the title, before replicating a similar victory in the Sydney final in 2019 to lift the title. Seeded sixth, she bowed out in the second round to eventual runner-up Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova. [110] In the final, she defeated Svetlana Kuznetsova in a dominating performance to claim her 16th career title. [151] With that achievement, Kvitová claimed the record of most Fed Cup titles won by a Czech player, having been part of all of the teams that took home those five crowns. As a result, she dropped out of the top 10 for the first time since September 2013, at world No. Wimbledon kvitová. [135][136][8] At the French Open, Kvitová was upset by eventual surprise quarterfinalist Shelby Rogers in the third round in three sets, receiving bagels in both sets lost. / Age: 30 years: Petra Kvitová facts. Nevertheless, she finished the year ranked world No. The famous journalist was born on 8 March 1990 in Bílovec, Czechoslovakia. Her father Jiří introduced her to tennis. [107] She launched her comeback after a six-week break at the Fed Cup semifinals, where the Czechs faced France. [148] At the Luxembourg Open, top-seeded Kvitová reached the final but lost to Monica Niculescu in straight sets. Petra Kvitova (češ. [79] Because of this illness, she was unable to compete in the Fed Cup opening round tie against Spain. In 2016, she won the WTA Elite Trophy in her first appearance at the tournament, thus becoming the first player ever to win both categories of year-end championships on debut. Williams exacted revenge four years later in the opening round of the Miami Open. That same winning streak then turned to Kerber's favour – in the round-robin stage of the WTA Finals in 2015, the semifinals of Stuttgart and the fourth round of the US Open, the latter two in 2016. Then, she racked in her first ever top-10 win by beating world No. [274] Kvitová subsequently confirmed her participation at the latter event, thus marking her return to competition where she defeated American Julia Boserup in her opening match. They met once more two weeks later in the quarterfinals of the Australian Open where Kvitová moved past Barty in straight sets.[259]. In the semifinals, Kvitová avenged her loss to Svitolina by defeating the Ukrainian in straight sets to reach the final. [106] She subsequently withdrew from Indian Wells and Miami due to exhaustion. [224] In July, she followed up with appearances in the final of both legs of another exhibition event in Berlin, one on grass and another on an indoor hardcourt. Profisaison: 2006 Spielhand: Links, beidhändige Rückhand Trainer: Jiří Vaněk: Preisgeld: 30.561.637 US-Dollar Einzel Karrierebilanz: 527:230 Karrieretitel: 27 WTA, 7 ITF: Höchste Platzierung: 2 (31. März 1990 Größe: 182 cm Gewicht: 70 kg 1. Kvitová won both her rubbers in straight sets, defeating Kristina Mladenovic and Caroline Garcia. In Wuhan, she sailed to the last four by scoring wins over Polona Hercog, Sloane Stephens and Dayana Yastremska, all in straight sets, but was then stopped by Alison Riske. [249], Kvitová and Li Na met seven times. Her win over Bencic saw her through to the second week here for the first time since 2012, and for the first time at a Grand Slam outside the US Open since the 2015 French Open. [140] At the Summer Olympics, 11th-seeded Kvitová defeated the likes of Tímea Babos and Caroline Wozniacki, and then avenged her earlier two losses to Makarova to sail into her second consecutive Olympic quarterfinal, where she beat Elina Svitolina in straight sets. The loss marked the first time since 2013 where Kvitová lost back-to-back finals. She finished 2008 ranked world No. Gaur egun arte, WTA bakarkako sailkapenean lortu duen posturik onena bigarrena da. [285] She is represented by IMG, following a signed agreement in August 2014. The win also ended Williams' 27-match winning streak dating back to the WTA Finals the previous year. She is 29 years old now. [99] Nevertheless, Kvitová ended the year as world No. She won all of her singles matches but they did not advance to the final, finishing second in their group behind eventual champions France. 1. She is known for her inconsistencies, inability to maintain focus on and off during matches as well as impatience mid-rally. [168] As a result of not qualifying for the WTA Elite Trophy where she was the defending champion, Kvitová fell out of the top 20 rankings for the first time since January 2011. [290] In May 2018, it was revealed by Kvitová that she has joined TAG Heuer as an ambassador. [169], Kvitová started 2018 in Sydney, unseeded at a Premier event for the first time since the 2010 Kremlin Cup, having been forced to withdraw from Brisbane the week before due to a viral illness. She then defeated Kurumi Nara in the second round in straight sets to advance to the third round where she faced 28th seed Jelena Janković. Kvitová and Ashleigh Barty have met nine times, with Kvitová currently leading the head-to-head 5–4,[257] in what has been described as "the best rivalry at the moment on the WTA Tour". [8] She then made the quarterfinals of the Connecticut Open where she retired to Carla Suárez Navarro after dropping the first set due to a shoulder injury. 4. She was then upset by Dulgheru in the opening round of the US Open, thus becoming the first Grand Slam champion to lose in the first round of the following Grand Slam tournament without winning a set.[29]. Petra Kvitová: Petra Kvitová 2018 in Birmingham : Nation: Tschechien Geburtstag: 8. [76] She ended the year as world No. [83], At the Fed Cup semifinal tie against Italy, Kvitová dispatched both Camila Giorgi and Roberta Vinci in straight sets, thus sending the Czech team into their third final in the last four years. Kvitová then proceeded to win their next three clashes – in the round-robin stage of the 2011 WTA Tour Championships, Montreal semifinals in 2012 and Dubai semifinals in 2013. The Czech team subsequently advanced to the final for the fourth time in five years. On forehands, she prefers to take the ball early, thus allowing her to produce down-the-line winners effectively. Petra Kvitová (sinh ngày 8 tháng 3 năm 1990) là nữ vận động viên quần vợt chuyên nghiệp người Cộng hòa Séc, được biết đến là tay vợt thuận tay trái rất uy lực và đa dạng, Kvitová bắt đầu chơi chuyên nghiệp vào năm 2006 và thắng 27 danh hiệu WTA, 2 trong số đó là danh hiệu Grand Slam Wimbledon lần lượt vào các năm 2011 và 2014, Kvitova cũng đã giành được huy chương đồng Olympic Rio 2016 nội dung … [8], Kvitová would then shut down her 2020 season after the French Open,[230] and this meant that for the first time since 2010, she did not win a title during a season, her best showing this year being the runner-up finish to Sabalenka in Doha. She advanced to the semifinals for the first time in her career, after defeating Ashleigh Barty, Urszula Radwańska, Nina Bratchikova, Varvara Lepchenko, and Yaroslava Shvedova. [37] As a junior, Kvitová achieved a career-high ranking of world No. Durin the 2011 saison, Kvitová wan the singles titles at Wimbledon an the WTA Tour Championships. [93] At the Connecticut Open where she was seeded second, she received a bye into second round where she faced Makarova again, whom which she defeated easily in straight sets this time to reach the last eight. [196] She then claimed her second title in Sydney. 6. 1 ranking. In 2012, Kvitová made the semifinals of the Australian and French Opens, and was crowned US Open Series champion. [211] The following week in Beijing, she recorded her fifth quarterfinal appearance at the tournament, after defeating Mladenovic and ninth seed Bencic, both in straight sets, where she succumbed to world No. In October, she reached the quarterfinals in Zurich as a qualifier where she lost to second seed Ana Ivanovic, but the result nevertheless placed her in the top 50 rankings for the first time ever. [44] The following month in Stuttgart, she defeated Schiavone and Angelique Kerber to reach the semifinals, where she lost to Sharapova in straight sets, thus snapping a long run of 31 consecutive wins indoors. Profesionální tenistka Petra Kvitová je známá pro své rychlé údery i servisy, které hraje levou rukou. Ve své kariéře dvakrát vyhrála turnaj ve Wimbledonu, pětkrát získala s českým týmem Fed Cup a v roce 2011 ovládla Turnaj mistryň. 2 was reached on 31 October 2011. Kvitová first attempted to qualify for a WTA tournament at the 2007 Prague Open, but she lost in the second round of qualifying to Ekaterina Ivanova. [12] She then sailed to the semifinals of Wimbledon, defeating Sorana Cîrstea, Zheng Jie, Victoria Azarenka, Caroline Wozniacki, and Kaia Kanepi en route, before falling to defending and eventual champion Serena Williams in straight sets. Further, she has 2 brothers. At the US Open, Kvitová was the fifth seed and reached the fourth round after defeating Laura Siegemund, wildcard Nicole Gibbs and 32nd seed Anna Karolína Schmiedlová, all in straight sets. 1 Dinara Safina in the third round of the 2009 US Open. She also won her seventh and most recent ITF singles title that same month. [75] As the fifth seed, she qualified for the semifinals after recording victories over Radwańska and Kerber in the round-robin stage but there, she lost to Li in straight sets. [16] Kvitová was the 25th seed at the Australian Open, and made her first quarterfinal here, having defeated Sally Peers, Anna Chakvetadze, fifth seed Samantha Stosur and 22nd seed Flavia Pennetta en route, where she lost to second seed Vera Zvonareva in straight sets. [182], Starting the grass-court season in Birmingham where she was the defending champion, Kvitová saw off the likes of Johanna Konta and Daria Gavrilova to record her fifth quarterfinal appearance of 2018. However, after Wimbledon, she suffered five consecutive first round defeats before breaking the losing streak at the US Open. [124] Kvitová finished the year as world No. [221][222][223], However, in spite of the suspensions, Kvitová made her unofficial return to the sport in May at an all-Czech exhibition event held in Prague, where she beat the likes of Barbora Krejčíková, Siniaková and Karolína Muchová to lift the title. Das bett1Aces war ein Tennis-Showturnier in Berlin, das aufgrund der COVID-19-Pandemie in Deutschland 2020 als Ersatz für die unterbrochenen Turnierserien ATP Tour 2020 und WTA Tour 2020 ins Leben gerufen wurde. [143] As the 14th seed at the US Open, where for the first time since the 2011 Australian Open, Kvitová was not a top 10 seed at a Grand Slam tournament, she reached the fourth round but lost to eventual champion Kerber in straight sets. There, she defeated Lucie Hradecká and Elena Baltacha, before losing to defending and eventual champion Kim Clijsters in the third round, having led 3–0 in the first set before going on lost the next twelve games in a row. Movement is another weakness in her game though it has shown significant improvement over the last couple of years as she is now able to run down more balls than before.