Petra Kvitová is a Czech professional tennis player. [187] Nevertheless, Kvitová returned to the top 5 rankings for the first time in almost three years by virtue of that result. [165], Kvitová kicked off the Asian swing in Wuhan where she was the defending champion and faced local player Peng Shuai at the first hurdle, but came up short in an epic three-set match that lasted three hours and 34 minutes. There, she fell to fourth seed Maria Sharapova in straight sets. [285] She is represented by IMG, following a signed agreement in August 2014. There, for the third time this year, she lost to Sharapova, this time allowing the Russian to reclaim the No. She also won a bronze medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics. [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. 1 Caroline Wozniacki in three sets to move into the final, where she outlasted fourth seed Garbiñe Muguruza in three sets to capture her 22nd career title, thus guaranteeing her return to the top 10 for the first time since June 2016. [277] Then, in May 2018, it was revealed that a suspect had been taken into custody. [286] Her other sponsors include UniCredit Bank and Česká pošta, a Czech postal service operator. [201] She then competed in Miami, where she was seeded third, beating Maria Sakkari, 26th seed Vekić and 19th seed Caroline Garcia to return to her second quarterfinal of the tournament. 1 Barty in three sets. 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. There, she took down fifth seed Kristina Mladenovic to reach the last four, where she moved past Lucie Šafářová. The loss meant that for the first time in her career, Kvitová has failed to record an appearance in the second week at the Grand Slams in a season. [246] Their first three meetings came in 2012, the first in Stuttgart where Kvitová won in straight sets. [189], Kvitová then suffered a dismal Asian swing with early exits in Wuhan and Beijing. [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. [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]. 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. She also amassed a 35–7 and 20–9 record in the singles and doubles disciplines respectively. 27 on 9 July 2007. [254] Li then retired in August 2014. [190][191] On 4 October, she became the fourth player to qualify for the WTA Finals. Then, the following week at the China Open, Kvitová carried on her good form by reaching her fourth final of the year but lost to Sharapova in three sets. Moreover, her local tennis club offered a reward amounting $3850 for information leading to the whereabouts of her attacker. 10. 7, her first top 10 finish since 2015. 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. Sharapova then retired in February 2020. [238] Wozniacki then retired in 2020 after the Australian Open. There, she moved past Görges via a retirement and then overcame world No. In their final meeting, the semifinals of the WTA Tour Championships, Li saw off Kvitová in straight sets. She was then forced to withdraw from the French Open due to an ankle injury, and bowed out in the first round of Wimbledon. Petra Kvitová (s. 8. maaliskuuta 1990 Bílovec, Tšekkoslovakia) on tšekkiläinen tennispelaaja. 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Kvitová first gained notice upon defeating then-world No. 1 Dinara Safina in the third round of the 2009 US Open. 1 but downplays talk", "Kvitova and Berdych see off France for Hopman Cup win", "China's Li Na beats Petra Kvitova to reach Sydney International final", "Maria Sharapova in women's final against Victoria Azarenka after defeating Petra Kvitova", "Kvitova Looks Forward to Home Advantage At Fed Cup", "Kvitova dumped out of Indian Wells by McHale", "Venus Williams defies odds on delayed return to crush Petra Kvitova in Miami Masters", "Result: Angelique Kerber ousts Petra Kvitova in Rome", "French Open: Maria Sharapova beats Petra Kvitova to reach final", "Serena Williams beats Petra Kvitova in Wimbledon quarters", "Result: Maria Kirilenko shocks Petra Kvitova in Olympic quarter-final", "Kvitova overcomes wobble to claim Montreal title", "Kvitova clinches Emirates Airline US Open Series women's title", "Bartoli stuns Kvitova to reach quarters", "Petra Kvitova forced to withdraw from WTA Championships with a virus", "Fed Cup: Czech Republic beat Serbia to retain title in Prague", "Petra Kvitova suffered another early defeat in the Sydney International", "Laura Robson defeats No 8 seed Petra Kvitova 11–9 in final set thriller to reach Australian Open third round", "Serena Williams beats Petra Kvitova to reclaim number one spot", "Kvitova ousted by Kirilenko at Indian Wells", "Result: Daniela Hantuchova stuns Petra Kvitova in Madrid", "Result: Samantha Stosur overcomes Petra Kvitova challenge in Rome", "Wimbledon 2013: Petra Kvitova in shock defeat to Kirsten Flipkens", "Razzano upsets Kvitova in Carlsbad marathon", "Kvitova stunned, Radwanska, Li, Serena through in Toronto", "US Open 2013: Petra Kvitova beaten by American wildcard Alison Riske", "Australian Open: Petra Kvitova dumped out by world No88 Luksika Kumkhum", "Petra Kvitova Withdraws from Paris Open with Respiratory Problems", "Carla Suarez Navarro dashes Petra Kvitova's hopes of retaining Dubai Open title", "Indian Wells: Li Na sets up quarterfinal clash with Dominika Cibulkova", "Sharapova closes in on return trip to Miami final", "Czech Republic beats Italy 4–0 in Fed Cup semis", "WTA Porsche Tennis Grand Prix: Petra Kvitova beaten in straight sets in Stuttgart", "Halep beats Kvitova to reach Madrid Open final", "Kvitova stunned as seeds tumble in Rome", "Svetlana Kuznetsova beats Petra Kvitova in three-hour epic at French Open", "Heather Watson through to semi-finals after Petra Kvitova withdraws", "Wimbledon 2014: Petra Kvitova thrashes Eugenie Bouchard in final", "Petra Kvitova defeats Eugenie Bouchard 6–3 6–0 in the Wimbledon 2014 women's final", "Maria Sharapova and Petra Kvitova suffer upset losses in Montreal", "Tennis: Wimbledon champ Petra Kvitova crashes out of Cincinnati", "Petra Kvitova wins her second WTA Connecticut Open title with win over Magdalena Rybarikova", "Kvitova joins upset list in loss to Krunic", "Petra Kvitova beats Eugenie Bouchard to win Wuhan Open title", "Sharapova beats Kvitova in Beijing final, reclaims No. [170] She then fell in the opening round of the Australian Open, succumbing to Andrea Petkovic in three sets despite having served for the match twice. [47] Kvitová was seeded fourth at the French Open. [128] A week after the conclusion of the Australian Open, Kvitová and long-time coach David Kotyza split. Petra Kvitová (* 8. marec 1990, Bílovec) je česká tenistka. They are Jiri and Libor. Àyọkà yìí tàbí apá rẹ̀ únfẹ́ àtúnṣe sí. However, after Wimbledon, she suffered five consecutive first round defeats before breaking the losing streak at the US 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. Wozniacki then ended the losing streak with a win in their last clash, the round robin stage of the 2018 WTA Finals where she edged past Kvitová in three sets. 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. Their most recent encounter came in the semifinals of the Qatar Open, where Kvitová snapped the losing streak, recording her fifth win over Barty in the process. [180] She then breezed through to her second crown in two weeks by winning her third title in Madrid, becoming the first woman to do so, by seeing off Lesia Tsurenko, Monica Puig, Anett Kontaveit, Daria Kasatkina and Karolína Plíšková to make the final, where she fought through a tough three-setter to see off Kiki Bertens for her 24th career title. However, the Czech team ultimately cruised into the semifinals with the score 3–2. She lost both finals from a set up, to Elina Svitolina in the former and Anastasija Sevastova in the latter. Kvitová trained in her hametoun till the age o 16, an wis then encouraged bi an instructor tae pursue a professional career in tennis. Durin the 2011 saison, Kvitová wan the … [181] The winning streak ended at the French Open, when she crashed out in the third round to 25th seed Kontaveit in straight sets. Petra Kvitovás Sternbild ist Fische und sie ist jetzt 30 Jahre alt. 1 spot. P. Kvitova savo karjeroje laimėjo keturiolika titulų vienetų varžybose, įskaitant du Didžiojo kirčio titulus Vimbldone. [55] Kvitová ended 2012 as world No. [8] At the Fed Cup where Czech Republic faced Germany for the title, she prevailed over Andrea Petkovic in straight sets and Angelique Kerber in a thrilling three-setter. Prezident Miloš Zeman jí udělil 28. října 2018 medaili Za zásluhy I. stupně, za zásluhy o stát v oblasti sportu. As the fourth seed at Wimbledon, Kvitová defeated Akgul Amanmuradova, Elena Baltacha and Lepchenko to reach the fourth round. 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. [107] She launched her comeback after a six-week break at the Fed Cup semifinals, where the Czechs faced France. 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]. 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[239] Kvitová dominated the early stages of their rivalry, winning five of their first six clashes. She also won all of her singles matches at the event, defeating Tsvetana Pironkova, Bethanie Mattek-Sands, Caroline Wozniacki, and Marion Bartoli. 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. [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. Kvitová then went on to win their next two clashes in straight sets – in the quarterfinals of Dubai and the round-robin stage of the WTA Tour Championships, both in 2013. [269], In early January 2017, it was reported that Kvitová's recovery was going according to plan, and that she had gradually begun doing exercises with her injured fingers. [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. [108], After dropping her opening match in Stuttgart to Madison Brengle,[109] Kvitová sailed into the quarterfinals in Madrid with wins over Olga Govortsova, Coco Vandeweghe and Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova. 2 ranking, which Kvitová won in three sets. Petra Kvitová (born 8 Mairch 1990) is a Czech professional tennis player. [49] Kvitová then competed at the Summer Olympics, making her maiden appearance in the singles discipline. Kvitová then sailed to her first title of the year, and a milestone 10th of her career, in Dubai, despite having never won a match at the tournament before. She beat Coco Vandeweghe and 27th seed Svetlana Kuznetsova before losing to 12th seed Dominika Cibulková in the round of 16. As a left-handed player, she executes the shot well by serving out wide away from her opponent, especially on the advantage-side of the court to her opponent's backhand, and then coming forward to finish off the point with a winner down the line. She came up short to eventual gold medallist Monica Puig in the semifinals, but then defeated Madison Keys in the bronze medal match to win her first ever Olympic medal. [174][8] In Indian Wells, ninth-seeded Kvitová scrapped past Kazakh Yulia Putintseva in the opener in three sets to record the equal-longest winning streak of her career, 14 wins, dating back to her title run in St. Petersburg a month before. Her volleys tend to come more from her forehand, her stronger side, which she executes by moving her racket in a straight line, also allowing her to disguise the shot well enough from her opponents. She currently uses the Wilson Pro Staff 97 racquet, a similar version to Roger Federer's. [64] During the Fed Cup semifinal tie against Italy, Kvitová lost to Vinci once again in her first match before managing to overcome Errani in three sets. 1, Serena Williams. [156] She kicked off her Paris comeback with a win against American Julia Boserup in the first round. [11] She concluded 2009 as world No. Kvitová began 2008 by upsetting Anabel Medina Garrigues in her opening match in Paris for her first ever WTA main-draw victory before falling to fourth seed Elena Dementieva. Petra Kvitová (Àdàkọ:IPA-cs; ojoibi 8 March 1990) je agba tennis ara orile-ede Tseki to gba ife-eye idije Grand Slam ni Wimbledon 2011. Dvostruka je pobednica Vimbldona 2011. i 2014, trenutno je na četvrtom mestu WTA liste (jul 2014). [4] She was coached by David Kotyza, from November 2008 till January 2016. [86] Kvitová then lost her opening match in Rome to Zhang Shuai,[87] before bowing out in the third round of the French Open for the second year in a row, this time to former champion Kuznetsova in a marathon three-setter. 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. Petra Kvitová Wiki 2020, Height, Age, Net Worth 2020, Family - Find facts and details about Petra Kvitová on [185], Kvitová began the month of August at the Canadian Open where she was dispatched by Bertens in the third round in straight sets. [10] However, she came up short to eventual semifinalist Yanina Wickmayer in the round of 16, in three sets. The news was subsequently confirmed by both Meidl and Kvitová. The famous journalist was born on 8 March 1990 in Bílovec, Czechoslovakia. [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. [35][36] She stated that attaining the position "would be nice", but that her priority was to improve her game. 2 ranking for the first time since February 2012. She then won four consecutive games to claim the set. The first two came in the quarterfinals of Stuttgart which Li won, and the quarterfinals of Beijing which Kvitová won, the latter in three sets. There, however, she succumbed in a tight three-setter to Shelby Rogers, despite having four match points. [192] Seeded fourth in her first appearance at the tournament since 2015, she bowed out in the round-robin stage, failing to score a win with losses to Svitolina, Wozniacki and Plíšková, thus making it her worst result of the tournament to date. [65] In Stuttgart, Kvitová beat Germans Annika Beck and Julia Görges to reach the quarterfinals where she lost to Li Na. In the quarterfinals, she moved past Barty in straight sets and then beat Collins in straight sets to advance to her first Grand Slam final since 2014, and her first outside Wimbledon. [9] After suffering consecutive winless appearances at the Australian Open, the Open GdF Suez and the Dubai Championships, she reached the third round in Indian Wells, losing to eventual champion Vera Zvonareva. She is also noted for her exceptional timing. Petra Kvitová (n. 8 martie 1990, Bílovec [*], Cehoslovacia) este o jucătoare profesionistă de tenis din Cehia. Then, she racked in her first ever top-10 win by beating world No. [6] Kvitová then made her Grand Slam tournament debut appearance at the French Open, and went all the way to the last 16 where she lost to Kaia Kanepi in three sets, having defeated Akiko Morigami, Samantha Stosur and 12th seed Ágnes Szávay en route. Wimbledon kvitová. [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. [8], Kicking off the US Open Series in Montreal, Kvitová made the round of 16 where she lost to Svetlana Kuznetsova in straight sets. 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. [8], In 2010, Kvitová reached the semifinals of the Memphis Open, losing to eventual champion Maria Sharapova. 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. She then went on to record a further three consecutive victories – in the quarterfinals of the 2019 China Open, in the round-robin stage of the 2019 WTA Finals,[260] and in the quarterfinals of the 2020 Australian Open, a rematch of their quarterfinal clash here a year ago, the latter two in straight sets. [113] Nevertheless, following the tournament's conclusion, Kvitová returned to the world No. [214] Kvitova maintained her year-end ranking from the previous year, world No. There, she lost to Radwańska in three sets. [132], Entering the clay court swing, Kvitová announced Czech doubles specialist František Čermák as her new coach. [179] Kvitová then enacted a 13-match winning streak the remainder of the clay court swing, first, by claiming the title in Prague, her maiden title on home soil, dispatching Tereza Smitková, Natalia Vikhlyantseva, Kateřina Siniaková and Zhang Shuai to reach the final, all without the loss of a set. At Indian Wells, Williams came back from a set and double break deficit to win the match. [290] In May 2018, it was revealed by Kvitová that she has joined TAG Heuer as an ambassador. They met thrice in 2013. There, she came back from a set down to defeat Ashleigh Barty, winning her 26th career title. She is also known to attack weak second serves by producing powerful winners. She defeated the likes of Daniela Hantuchová, Ana Ivanovic, Agnieszka Radwańska, Caroline Wozniacki and Sara Errani en route to the title. [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. 8, her eighth overall year-end ranking inside the top 10. [184] At Wimbledon, Kvitová bowed out in the first round on a day filled with upsets, succumbing to Aliaksandra Sasnovich in three sets. Their two most recent meetings have come in the United States, with Williams emerging victorious in both encounters, the 2017 US Open quarterfinals, and the second round of the 2019 Indian Wells Open. [119] With this win, she also successfully defended a title for the first time in her career. Her father Jiří introduced her to tennis.During her childhood, she admired Czech American player Martina Navratilova.