2
0
1

Petra Kvitova's Story, From The Beginning

While Petra Kvitova prepares for 2013, the Tennis Channel brings you her past on Sunday.

Published November 30, 2012 12:00

Petra Kvitova's Story, From The Beginning
Petra Kvitova

PROSTEJOV, Czech Republic - Petra Kvitova is one of the most soft-spoken players in the upper echelon of women's tennis, but there's nothing soft about her game - huge serve, huge groundstrokes, perfect volleys - there aren't many with a bigger arsenal. So how did she develop such a flashy game?

This Sunday night on the Tennis Channel, follow Kvitova's story from the very start, from when she first started picking up balls for her brothers in Fulnek to when she first held a racquet of her own, to the years practicing indoors during the cold Czech winters - the documentary includes interviews with Kvitova herself, as well as her coach David Kotyza, her parents and older brother.

Kvitova is spending the off-season preparing at her home club in Prostejov, the Czech Republic, with a huge emphasis on fitness, before heading to Australia to begin her 2013 season in Brisbane, Sydney and the Australian Open.

Watch the Tennis Channel this Sunday, December 2, at 7pm EST (4pm PST).

Topics: 2012, news, petra kvitova
Share this page!

Related news

  • Insider Notebook: Of Olympics & Epics

    May 25, 2016
    WTA Insider Courtney Nguyen | Irina-Camelia Begu survived the longest match of the season while the Olympic teams began to take shape on Day 4 of the French Open.
  • Kvitova Escapes Kovinic At Roland Garros

    May 22, 2016
    No.10 seed Petra Kvitova was two points from a first round upset at the hands of familiar foe Danka Kovinic, but turned the tide to advance to the second round in Paris.
  • French Open Sunday: Simona Starts

    May 22, 2016
    On the eve of the calendar's second major, wtatennis.com contributor Chris Oddo previews the pick of Roland Garros' opening day menu.
To The Top
3