Baseline player who prefers a carpet surface...Father, Ladislav Klein, is a former musician who now works with the Czech Tennis Association; mother, Andrea Cunderlikova, is an actress...Uncle, Jiri Hrebec, played Davis Cup...Graduated from high school in May 1996...Attended the Academy of Performing Arts for Movie Production in Prague for one year and plans to finish after tennis career...Admires her parents, and Steffi Graf for being a great professional.
• In juniors, won Czech Championship three times in the 12s, 16s and 18s; reached SF in 1995 European Championship 18s
SINGLESWinner (0 WTA Tour): 2005 - ITF/Belfort-FRA, ITF/Bolton 2-GBR; 1999- ITF/Redbridge-GBR, ITF/Pruhonice-CZE; 1995 - ITF/Turku-FIN, ITF/Rungsted-DEN.Finalist (1): 1995 - Nagoya.Semifinalist (1): 2004 - Stockholm.Quarterfinalist (8): 2003 - Leipzig; 1999 - Tokyo [Japan Open], Bol; 1997 - Leipzig, Zurich, Pattaya; 1996 - Bol; 1995 - Prague.ADDITIONALCzech Fed Cup Team 1997, 2002.
1993 - Debuted on ITF Circuit at seven events, reaching three QF1994 - Appeared in nine ITF Circuit events and reached four QF; contested first Tour qualifying at Prague1995 - Made Tour debut at Prague as a WC and reached QF; second Tour appearance at Nagoya, d. three seeds en route to the final; won first two singles titles at ITF/Turku-FIN and ITF/Rungsted-DEN1996 - Reached Bol QF; qualified for Zurich (l. 1r to Spirlea)1997 - First Top 100 finish at No. 42; reached three QF (twice as a qualifier) in 20 WTA Tour appearances; posted career-best Grand Slam performance at Australian Open, reaching 3r (l. to Rubin)1998 - Reached 2r three times in 20 Tour starts; d. world No. 24 Kruger in 1r at Hilton Head1999 - Reached two QF in 14 Tour appearances; forced to retire with a lower back injury in Tokyo [Japan Open] QF; won two ITF Circuit singles titles2000 - In 17 starts (once as a qualifier), reached 2r six times on Tour, incl. US Open2001 - Appeared at 11 WTA Tour events, four as a qualifier, reaching 2r five times; d. world No. 26 Montolio in 1r of Moscow (l. to world No. 1 Hingis)2002 - Member of Czech Fed Cup team that fell in 1r to Croatia; as a LL into Pattaya City, reached 2r (l. to eventual champion Widjaja)2003 - As a qualifier, upset No. 10 seed Panova in 1r of Warsaw; qualified for Roland Garros (l. 2r to Sugiyama); as a qualifier in Leipzig, reached first QF since 1999 Bol, d. world No. 11 Mag. Maleeva for career-best win; returned to Top 100 on September 29 for first time since April 2001 at No. 84; reached SF at ITF/Cardiff-GBR2004 - Reached SF at Stockholm (d. No.18 Smashnova en route, l. to Perebiynis), and 2r at Canberra and Wimbledon (d. recent Roland Garros finalist and world No.6 Dementieva 64 16 64 in 1r; l. to Tanasugarn); l. in 1r at 10 events (incl. Australian Open - l. to No.21 seed Bovina 46 61 75, Roland Garros - l. to No.31 seed Loit, and US Open - l. to No.3 seed S.Williams), and failed to qualify at 11 Tour events.2005 - Won two ITF Circuit singles titles, bringing career tally to six; dismal record on Tour, contesting just one singles main draw (l. 1r at Stockholm) and falling in qualifying 16 times (incl. all four Grand Slams).
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