6. [233], However, when Kvitová is at her best, she is extremely dangerous, as seen in the final of the 2015 Madrid Open against Svetlana Kuznetsova where she hit 33 winners in the 66-minute contest, an average of a winner every two minutes.[234]. Petra Kvitová (Bílovec, 1990. március 8. The result also saw Kvitová's losing streak at the tournament, dating back to her loss in the 2015 final to Agnieszka Radwańska, extended to seven matches. 1. After losing the first-set tiebreak, Kvitová made a big comeback during the second set after facing three championship points on her own serve. [283] On 8 January 2020, an appeals court raised the sentence to 11 years, the verdict final. She won the title by defeating Magdaléna Rybáriková in the final, her 13th career title. During her childhood, she admired Czech American player Martina Navratilova. Kvitová won both her rubbers in straight sets, defeating Kristina Mladenovic and Caroline Garcia. [98], At the WTA Finals, Kvitová was upset by Agnieszka Radwańska in her opening match in straight sets. Petra celý zápas držela ve svých otěžích a soupeřku téměř k ničemu nepustila. [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. [124] Kvitová finished the year as world No. She is also known to attack weak second serves by producing powerful winners. Kvitová subsequently went on a three-match winning streak – in the Tokyo semifinals in 2013, the second round of Doha and the third round of the Wimbledon Championships,[256] the latter two in 2014. The athlete & tennis player (f) is dating Radek Stepanek, her starsign is Pisces and she is now 30 years of age. [11] She concluded 2009 as world No. Petra Kvitova -- The Open Drive: Australian Open 2012 brought to you by Kia by Australian Open TV. 8, her eighth overall year-end ranking inside the top 10. [99] Nevertheless, Kvitová ended the year as world No. [59] Kvitová was then awarded a wildcard into the Open GdF Suez. 3:02. As a result, she dropped out of the top 10 for the first time since September 2013, at world No. As the defending champion, she dropped her first round-robin match to Agnieszka Radwańska in straight sets and was then forced to withdraw with a virus. [229] Nevertheless, that run saw Kvitová reach multiple Grand Slam quarterfinals in a season for the first time since 2012, and it also guaranteed her return to the top 10 for the first time in nine months. In their tenth clash, in the third round of Wuhan in 2016, Kvitová edged past Kerber in three sets in a match that lasted over three-and-a-half hours, which is also their longest match to date. At the US Open, she defeated then-world No. The loss marked the first time since 2013 where Kvitová lost back-to-back finals. Her career-high ranking of world No. 1 Barty in three sets. [173], Kvitová carried her good form into the Qatar Open, defeating Çağla Büyükakçay, Agnieszka Radwańska and Elina Svitolina to reach the quarterfinals. [114] As the defending champion and the second seed, she handily defeated Kiki Bertens in the first round in 35 minutes, losing just one point on serve via a double fault. [35][36] She stated that attaining the position "would be nice", but that her priority was to improve her game. 1 ranking. She also won all of her singles matches at the event, defeating Tsvetana Pironkova, Bethanie Mattek-Sands, Caroline Wozniacki, and Marion Bartoli. [8] She participated in the Fed Cup final, going 1–1 in her singles matches, with the Czechs defending their title in the end by winning the decisive doubles rubber. On backhands, she utilizes all the important muscle groups to produce shots with exceptional amount of power. [152], During the off-season in 2016, going into 2017, Kvitová announced Jiří Vaněk as her new coach. She then lost to Bartoli in three sets. [63] This was followed by a loss to Kirsten Flipkens in the third round of Miami. Click here to find out more info. ... Auf TennisErgebnisse.net sind auch Herren Weltrangliste und Damen Weltrangliste zu finden. In the past, Kvitová was in relationship with Czech tennis players Adam Pavlásek[261] and later Radek Štěpánek. [56], Kvitová began 2013 at the Brisbane International. There, she was stunned by qualifier Tsvetana Pironkova in straight sets. Kvitová first gained notice upon defeating then-world No. [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. [290] In May 2018, it was revealed by Kvitová that she has joined TAG Heuer as an ambassador. [216] She then made the quarterfinals of the Australian Open with wins over Kateřina Siniaková, Paula Badosa, 25th seed Ekaterina Alexandrova and 22nd seed Maria Sakkari. [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. [265], On 20 December 2016, Kvitová was robbed at her apartment in Prostějov, Czech Republic, suffering multiple lacerations to the tendons and nerves on her left hand and fingers while trying to defend herself. [231][232], However, due to her high-risk game and aggressive style of play she is known to produce a high number of unforced errors in matches. There, however, she conceded a walkover to Alexandrova due to illness. She then made her debut in the main draw of a WTA event at the 2007 Nordic Light Open, where she lost in the first round to Marta Domachowska in three sets. Seeded eighth, she defeated Alexa Glatch, Anne Keothavong, Roberta Vinci and Wickmayer en route to the quarterfinals. [149], Despite not making the cut for the WTA Finals, Kvitová qualified for the WTA Elite Trophy. [264] The couple split in May 2016. Petra Kvitova (čehu: Petra Kvitová, izrunā: [ˈpɛtra ˈkvɪtovaː]; dzimusi 1990. gada 8. martā Bīlovecā, Čehoslovākijā) ir profesionāla čehu tenisiste.Profesionāles karjeru uzsāka 2006. gadā. Kvitová trails the head-to-head 3–4. Then, at the Australian Open, where second-seeded Kvitová was the favourite for the title, she defeated Vera Dushevina, Carla Suárez Navarro, Maria Kirilenko and Ana Ivanovic to reach her second consecutive quarterfinal of the tournament. [8], The following week, Kvitová competed in St. Petersburg where she was the defending champion, defeating Victoria Azarenka in her opener to reach the quarterfinals where she lost to Donna Vekić. [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. On 8-3-1990 Petra Kvitová was born in Bílovec, Czechoslovakia. In the semifinals, Kvitová avenged her loss to Svitolina by defeating the Ukrainian in straight sets to reach the final. [115], In August, it was revealed that Kvitová was diagnosed with mononucleosis (also known as glandular fever) and that she contracted the virus during spring earlier in the year but nevertheless, was cleared to compete. [204] At the Italian Open, her first appearance here since 2016, Kvitová made the third round where she faced Sakkari but retired with an injured calf while trailing in the decider. [52] At the Cincinnati Open, she reached the semifinals, falling to Kerber once again. [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. 2 (31 October 2011). [156] She kicked off her Paris comeback with a win against American Julia Boserup in the first round. [177] Then, facing Germany in the Fed Cup semifinals, she notched wins over Görges and Angelique Kerber, thus sending the Czech team into its sixth final in the last eight years. 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. [90][91] She rose to world No. There, she came back from a set down to defeat Ashleigh Barty, winning her 26th career title. März 1990 in Bílovec, Tschechoslowakei) ist eine tschechische Tennisspielerin. [141] Thus, she became the first Czech player of either gender to win an Olympic medal in the singles discipline since Jana Novotná in 1996. [8], Kicking off the US Open Series in Montreal, Kvitová made the round of 16 where she lost to Svetlana Kuznetsova in straight sets. [248] Then, in the semifinals of the Fed Cup in 2018, Kvitová saw off Kerber in straight sets, her first such win over the German since their first meeting, only for Kerber to exact revenge in their opening-round clash in Stuttgart a few days later. Join Facebook to connect with Petra Kvitová and others you may know. 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Known for her powerful left-handed groundstrokes and variety, Kvitová turned professional in 2006 and has won 27 career singles titles, two of which are Grand Slam titles, the Wimbledon Championships in 2011 and in 2014. V roce 2011 poprvé vyhrála Wimbledon, nejprestižnější turnaj světa, a o tři roky později úspěch zopakovala. [23] She made her top 10 debut after the tournament at world No. 4 as a result, thus returning to the top 5 rankings for the first time since 2012. She then went on to defeat Samantha Stosur to reach her third consecutive final in New Haven. [199] At the Dubai Tennis Championships, Kvitová recorded consecutive wins here for the first time since 2013, beating both Kateřina Siniaková and Jennifer Brady in three sets to reach the quarterfinals, where saw off Viktória Kužmová in straight sets. At the Sydney International, Kvitová lost in the last four to Li Na. [273], On 23 May 2017, Kvitová announced that she would play the Wimbledon Championships the following month, and would make a last-minute decision, later in the week, on whether to compete at the French Open. As a result of her strong results in Asia, she qualified for the WTA Tour Championships on 7 October. She reached the last eight after defeating Ekaterina Makarova and Carla Suárez Navarro but there, she succumbed to Flipkens in three sets. However, the Czech team ultimately cruised into the semifinals with the score 3–2. Seeded third, she saw off the likes of Greet Minnen, seventh seed Anastasija Sevastova and sixth seed Kiki Bertens en route to the final, where she beat eighth seed Kontaveit in straight sets for her overall 27th, and most recent, career title. 2 ranking for the first time since February 2012. En route to the final, she saw past the likes of Elena Vesnina, Irina-Camelia Begu, Jeļena Ostapenko and Julia Görges. [8] After that, she suffered an early loss to Ayumi Morita in Dubai. A year later, also in the round-robin stage of the WTA Tour Championships, Radwańska scored her first win Kvitová, thus exacting revenge for her loss from a year ago by winning comfortably in straight sets.[240]. Kvitová trails the head-to-head 4–7. je česká tenistka, která do profesionálního tenisu vstoupila v roce 2006. There, she succumbed to 12th seed Barty in three sets. [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. [94] Radwańska followed up by winning their next three encounters – in the final of the 2015 WTA Finals, the quarterfinals of 2016 Indian Wells Open and the semifinals of 2016 Connecticut Open, the latter with the loss of just two games, the most dominant scoreline in all their encounters. [166] At the China Open, she moved past fellow Czech Kristýna Plíšková and American Varvara Lepchenko to reach the third round where saw off fifth seed Caroline Wozniacki, in straight sets. Then, during her breakthrough season in 2011, Kvitová won her first Grand Slam title at the Wimbledon Championships, defeating Maria Sharapova in the final, thus becoming the first player of either gender born in the 1990s to win a Grand Slam tournament title, and was the only such player with a Grand Slam singles title to her name until the 2016 French Open, where Garbiñe Muguruza triumphed. Her next opponent was Stosur, whom she beat to reach the final, a match against Azarenka for the world No. [242] Radwańska then retired at the end of 2018. 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". During the break-in she suffered cuts to her dominant left hand, resulting in injuries to the tendons and nerves. [150] Kvitová ended the season as world No. 1 ranking. [200] She then lost her opening match at the Indian Wells Open, coming up short in a tight three-setter to Venus Williams. [126], Kvitová had a slow start in 2016 due to gastrointestinal illness,[127] going 2–4 in main draw matches for the first two months, with the wins coming over Luksika Kumkhum at the Australian Open and Barbora Strýcová in Doha. 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Petra Kvitova je rođena u mestu Bilovec u bivšoj Čehoslovačkoj, današnjoj Češkoj Republici, od oca Jiržija i majke Pavle.Ima i dva brata koji se zovu Jirži i Libor. Kvitová was named the sixth qualifier for the Tour Championships following the China Open. [196] She then claimed her second title in Sydney. She won all of her singles matches but they did not advance to the final, finishing second in their group behind eventual champions France. Seeded sixth, she bowed out in the second round to eventual runner-up Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova. Kvitová was scheduled to play the Open GDF Suez, but withdrew prior to her opening match because of a respiratory illness. [190][191] On 4 October, she became the fourth player to qualify for the WTA Finals. 18. 2 ranking, which Kvitová won in three sets. There, she defeated Eugenie Bouchard in straight sets to win her second Grand Slam title. The following week at the Cincinnati Open, she lost to Petkovic in the same round once more. In the final, she beat Svitolina in straight sets to win the tournament on debut, thus lifting her 19th career title and her first title indoors since winning the WTA Finals in 2011. She then advanced to the semifinals after dispatching Irina-Camelia Begu in straight sets, setting up a clash with world No. There, she lost to 19th seed Johanna Konta in three sets. There, she lost to Agnieszka Radwańska in straight sets. Kvitová started her clay-court season by reaching the final in Katowice where she was upset by Roberta Vinci in straight sets. 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. [89] Kvitová was seeded sixth at Wimbledon. [104] At the Australian Open, fourth-seeded Kvitová was upset by Madison Keys in the third round in straight sets. [8] Furthermore, Kvitová was awarded the Karen Krantzcke Sportsmanship Award for the second time. Jméno: Petra Kvitova Země: Česká republika Datum narození: 08.03.90, 30 Let Výška: 183 cm Váha: 71 kg Profesionálem od: 2006 Hraje levou rukou WTA žebříček: 8 TOP umístění v žebríčku: 2 (06.05.19, 583500 body) Body: 4516 Prémie: 31 066 637 $ Zápasů celkem: 800 Výhry: 554 Úspěšnost: 69.25 % She moved past Francesca Schiavone in the first round in three sets. Kvitová was ranked 71 places lower than Safina at the time. 28. 1 in the end in a tight three-setter, thus ending her journey as the defending champion. 3 Kvitova at Connecticut Open", "US Open: Petra Kvitova on her return to tennis after knife attack", "Peng dethrones defending champ Kvitova in Wuhan epic", "Garcia conquers Kvitova, one win from Wuhan-Beijing double", "Venus Williams loses in Hong Kong as Petra Kvitova is knocked out in Tianjin", "Safarova, Kvitova earn player-voted awards for service and sportsmanship", "Giorgi jolts Kvitova in Sydney second round", "Petra Kvitova keeps perspective after heartbreaking loss", "Kvitova completes stellar run to capture St. Petersburg crown", "Czech Republic, France, Germany advance to Fed Cup semifinals", "Comeback queen Kvitova captures Doha title in scintillating thriller", "Petra Kvitova's winning streak comes to an end at hands of 16-year-old Amanda Anisimova", "Ostapenko outlasts Kvitova in Miami midnight marathon", "No. Play next; Play now; Petra Kvitova vs Ana Ivanovic 2012 AO Highlights [31] During the round-robin stage, she defeated Zvonareva, Wozniacki, and Agnieszka Radwańska in straight sets, putting her through to the semifinals. [25] Kvitová then won her first Grand Slam title at the Wimbledon Championships. [194] Furthermore, Kvitová was awarded the WTA Sportsmanship for the seventh time overall. She then overcame fellow Czech Karolína Plíšková for a place in the last eight where she moved past Caroline Garcia. She then rolled past Caroline Wozniacki in straight sets for a place in her fourth straight final at the tournament, where she beat compatriot Lucie Šafářová in three sets for her 17th career title. 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. However, she saw that streak expire when she lost to young American wildcard Amanda Anisimova in the following round in straight sets. Nevertheless, the Czechs won the tie with the score 3–0, making it their sixth Fed Cup title in the last eight seasons. There, she dominated Dominika Cibulková in straight sets for her 18th career title, thus putting an end to a 13-month title drought. [46] The following week in Rome, she beat Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and Sorana Cîrstea to record her first quarterfinal appearance there, where she lost to Kerber. There, she saw off Sara Errani to advance to the semifinals, where she lost in three sets to Maria Sharapova, despite having been up a break in the third set. 7, her first top 10 finish since 2015. There, she moved past Görges via a retirement and then overcame world No. They met once more two weeks later in the quarterfinals of the Australian Open where Kvitová moved past Barty in straight sets.[259]. The result saw Kvitová record consecutive quarterfinal appearances at the same Grand Slam tournament for the first since the 2014 Wimbledon Championships. Ale česká hvězda vyniká i v jiných statistikách. [128] A week after the conclusion of the Australian Open, Kvitová and long-time coach David Kotyza split. Despite losing her only singles rubber against Caroline Garcia, the Czechs went on to successfully defend their title by winning the tie 3–2 to lift their third successive trophy, their fifth in the last six years. As the third seed, she was drawn into the same group as Roberta Vinci and Strýcová, defeating both players in straight sets to advance to the semifinals where she sailed past wildcard Zhang Shuai. Petra vstup do turnaje v Indian Wells zvládla, když si k 24. narozeninám (dodatečně přejeme vše nejlepší!) [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. Moreover, her local tennis club offered a reward amounting $3850 for information leading to the whereabouts of her attacker. [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. Kompletní zpravodajství na wiki.blesk.cz [186] The following week in Cincinnati, her form improved, beating Serena Williams, Mladenovic and 15th seed Elise Mertens to sail into her first semifinal of the tournament since 2012, where she was stopped by Bertens once more, this time in three sets. 11. 1 and newly crowned Australian Open champion, Kim Clijsters in the final, in straight sets. [2] Kvitová trained in her Moravian hometown, Fulnek,[3] until the age of 16, and was then encouraged by an instructor to pursue a professional career in tennis. 34, and was also named WTA Newcomer of the Year. [13] Nevertheless, she was guaranteed to crack the top 30 rankings for the first time. Během třiceti let toho rodačka z Bílovce prožila opravdu hodně. She also won her seventh and most recent ITF singles title that same month. [289] In June 2016, Czech jewelry manufacturer ALO Diamonds entered Kvitová's list of endorsements after both parties signed a one-year deal. There, she saw off third seed Garbiñe Muguruza to sail into her tenth Grand Slam tournament quarterfinal where she was stopped by ninth seed Venus Williams in three sets. [8], Kvitová then made the quarterfinals at St. Petersburg, after overcoming Alison van Uytvanck in her opener in three sets, thus making at least the quarterfinal stage in her first three tournaments of the season for the first time since 2011. She then lost in the first round of Tianjin to Zhu Lin, in three sets. [45] At the Madrid Open, she was the defending champion, but lost in the second round to compatriot Lucie Hradecká. [185], Kvitová began the month of August at the Canadian Open where she was dispatched by Bertens in the third round in straight sets. She faced former champion and 30th seed Venus Williams in the third round and was two points away from losing the match but went on to win in three sets. [58] Kvitová was the eighth seed at the Australian Open. Her lone Grand Slam tournament appearance as a junior came at the 2007 Wimbledon Championships. 7, tying Caroline Wozniacki and Serena Williams for most top-10 season finishes this decade, seven seasons. Will be used in accordance to our Privacy Policy. There, she clinched a spot in her second final here after defeating the likes of Carla Suárez Navarro, Jeļena Ostapenko, Ons Jabeur and world No. [88], During the grass-court swing, Kvitová competed in Eastbourne where she advanced to the quarterfinals but was then forced to withdraw due to a hamstring injury. When returning, she uses a short compact motion which allows her to return aggressively regardless of the serve speed. There, she was upset by 24th seed Bacsinszky in three sets. [282] Then, on 26 March 2019, Žondra was sentenced by the court to eight years in jail. Petra Kvitová (n. 8 martie 1990, Bílovec[*] , Cehoslovacia) este o jucătoare profesionistă de tenis din Cehia.A câștigat două titluri de Grand Slam, ambele la Wimbledon.Kvitova a mai câștigat și Turneul Campioanelor la tenis în 2011 și Hopman Cup în 2012.