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Petra Kvitova

Petra Kvitova
  • Residence: Monte Carlo, Monaco
  • Date of Birth: 08 Mar 1990
  • Birthplace: Bilovec, Czech Republic
  • Height: 6' (1.82 m)
  • Weight: 154 lbs. (70 kg)
  • Plays: Left-handed (two-handed backhand)
  • Status: Pro (2006)
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Petra Kvitova Biography

Coached by David Kotyza; fitness trainer is Alex Stober; trains at same club as Berdych and Safarova ... Father is Jiri (vice mayor); mother is Pavla; brothers are Jiri (engineer) and Libor (teacher) ... Introduced to tennis by father ... Aggressive baseliner; favorite shots are serve, forehand, backhand ... Speaks Czech, English ... Favorite type of movie is comedy ... Favorite types of music are pop, rock ... Favorite foods are sushi, Italian ... Also enjoys basketball and volleyball ... Favorite city to visit is Melbourne; favorite tournament is Wimbledon ... Self-described as friendly, happy ... Tennis idol growing up was Martina Navratilova (because she's left-handed like her).
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YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 1 15
WTA Doubles Titles 0 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 7
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 0
Prize Money $153,730 $17,256,188
W/L - Singles 7 - 1 348 - 151
W/L - Doubles 0 - 0 11 - 33
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Results

SYDNEY

WTA // AUSTRALIA // 11-Jan-2015 // $731,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 4 // Seed/Entry: 2/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 BYE
R16 Win Shuai Peng (CHN) 21 6-1 7-5
Q Win [W] Jarmila Gajdosova (AUS) 68 4-6 6-3 6-4
S Win [Q] Tsvetana Pironkova (BUL) 67 7-5 6-1
F Win Karolina Pliskova (CZE) 22 7-6 (5) 7-6 (6)

WTA Rankings PTS

+470

Prize Money

$124,000
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
4 1 1232
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
31-Oct-2011 (2) 28-Feb-2011 (196)
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2014 - Second Top 5 season (finishing No.4); won three WTA titles at Wimbledon (second Grand Slam title; d. Bouchard in final - still first player born in 1990s, male or female, to win a Grand Slam title), New Haven (d. Rybarikova in final) and Wuhan (d. Bouchard in final); runner-up at Beijing (l. to Sharapova in final); SF twice at Sydney (l. to Pironkova) and Madrid (l. to Halep); QF three times; reached 4r once, 3r three times (incl. Roland Garros and US Open) and 2r four times; fell 1r once (Australian Open); fell in RR at WTA Finals (went 1-2 in RR).

2013 - Another Top 10 season (finishing No.6); won two WTA titles at Dubai (d. Errani in final) and Tokyo [Pan Pacific] (d. Kerber in final); runner-up twice, at Katowice (l. to Vinci in final) and New Haven (l. to Halep); SF twice at Beijing (l. to Jankovic) and WTA Finals (l. to Li); QF seven times (incl. Wimbledon and Carlsbad - l. to Razzano 67(6) 75 76(8); held 2mp at 6-5 and 8-7 in third set tie-break); reached 3r five times (incl. Roland Garros, US Open) and 2r four times (incl. Australian Open); fell 1r once.

2012 - Another Top 10 season (finishing No.8); won two WTA titles at Montréal (d. Li in final) and New Haven (d. Kirilenko in final); SF five times at Sydney (l. to Li), Australian Open (l. to Sharapova), Stuttgart (l. to Sharapova), Roland Garros (l. to Sharapova) and Cincinnati (l. to Kerber); QF three times (incl. Wimbledon and Olympics); reached 4r once (US Open), 3r once and 2r four times; fell 1r once; fell in RR stage at WTA Finals (went 0-1 in RR then withdrew from rest of event w/illness).

2011 - First Top 5 season (finishing No.2 behind Wozniacki); won six WTA titles at Brisbane (d. Petkovic in final), Paris [Indoors] (d. Clijsters in final), Madrid (d. Azarenka in final), Wimbledon (first Grand Slam title; d. Sharapova in final - was first player born in 1990s, male or female, to win a Grand Slam title), Linz (d. Cibulkova in final) and WTA Finals (d. Azarenka in final); runner-up at Eastbourne (l. to Bartoli in final); SF at Tokyo [Pan Pacific] (l. to Zvonareva); QF at Australian Open (l. to Zvonareva); reached 4r once (Roland Garros), 3r three times and 2r twice; fell 1r twice (incl. US Open); having started season at No.34, made Top 20 debut on January 31 (after Australian Open; rose from No.28 to No.18), Top 10 debut on May 9 (after Madrid; rose from No.18 to No.10), Top 5 debut on October 3 (after Tokyo [Pan Pacific]; rose from No.6 to No.5) and set career-high No.2 on October 31 (after WTA Finals); third Czech player ever to reach Top 2 (after Navratilova and Novotna).

2010 - Another Top 50 season; breakthrough first Grand Slam SF at Wimbledon (d. Azarenka and Wozniacki en route, l. to S.Williams); also another SF at Memphis (l. to Sharapova); reached 3r twice (incl. US Open) and 2r five times (incl. Australian Open); fell 1r 11 times (incl. Roland Garros) and in qualifying once.

2009 - Another Top 100 season; won first WTA title at Hobart (d. Benesova in final); runner-up at Linz (l. to Wickmayer in final); reached 4r once (US Open), 3r once and 2r four times; fell 1r nine times (incl. Australian Open, Wimbledon) and in qualifying twice; withdrew from Roland Garros w/right ankle injury.

2008 - First Top 50 season; QF twice at Budapest and Zürich; reached 4r once (Roland Garros) and 2r six times; fell 1r five times (incl. Wimbledon, US Open); fell in qualifying three times (incl. Australian Open); made Top 100 debut on April 14 (rose from No.123 to No.98) and Top 50 debut on October 20 (rose from No.57 to No.44).

2007 - Played first WTA main draw at Stockholm, falling 1r (l. to Domachowska); fell in qualifying twice (incl. US Open); won four singles titles on ITF Circuit.

2006 - Played first events of career on ITF Circuit, winning two singles titles.
SINGLES
Winner (15): 2015 - Sydney; 2014 - Wimbledon, New Haven, Wuhan; 2013 - Dubai, Tokyo [Pan Pacific]; 2012 - Montréal, New Haven; 2011 - Brisbane, Paris [Indoors], Madrid, Wimbledon, Linz, WTA Finals; 2009 - Hobart.
Finalist (5): 2014 - Beijing; 2013 - Katowice, New Haven; 2011 - Eastbourne; 2009 - Linz.

ADDITIONAL
Czech Fed Cup Team, 2007-14; Czech Olympic Team, 2012.

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 1 15
WTA Doubles Titles 0 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 7
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 0
Prize Money $153,730 $17,256,188
W/L - Singles 7 - 1 348 - 151
W/L - Doubles 0 - 0 11 - 33

Matchfacts

Service Record YTD Return Record YTD
Aces 48 1st Serve Return Points Won 38.1%
Double Faults 21 2nd Serve Return Points Won 51%
1st Serve 62.1% Break Points Opportunities 67
1st Serve Points Won 77.7% Break Points Converted 38.8%
2nd Serve Points Won 57.9% Return Games Played 80
Break Points Faced 25 Return Games Won 32.5%
Break Points Saved 56% Return Points Won 42.8%
Service Games Played 84 Total Points Won 55.2%
Service Games Won 86.9%
Service Points Won 70.2%

Grand Slam History

Singles

W/L   2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
11 / 6 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 1r 2r SF QF 2r 1r - -
15 / 6 FRENCH OPEN 3r 3r SF 4r 1r - 4r -
27 / 5 WIMBLEDON W QF QF W SF 1r 1r -
12 / 7 US OPEN 3r 3r 4r 1r 3r 4r 1r -

Doubles

W/L   2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
1 / 3 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2r 1r 1r - - - - -
1 / 1 FRENCH OPEN - 2r - - - - - -
0 / 3 WIMBLEDON 1r 1r - 1r - - - -
0 / 3 US OPEN - 1r 1r 1r - - - -

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Petra Kvitova Results

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    Doubles

SYDNEY

WTA // AUSTRALIA // 11-Jan-2015 // $731,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 4 // Seed/Entry: 2/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 BYE
R16 Win Shuai Peng (CHN) 21 6-1 7-5
Q Win [W] Jarmila Gajdosova (AUS) 68 4-6 6-3 6-4
S Win [Q] Tsvetana Pironkova (BUL) 67 7-5 6-1
F Win Karolina Pliskova (CZE) 22 7-6 (5) 7-6 (6)

WTA Rankings PTS

+470

Prize Money

$124,000

SHENZHEN

WTA // CHINA // 04-Jan-2015 // $500,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/16Q/16D // Rank: 4 // Seed/Entry: 2/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [W] Ying-Ying Duan (CHN) 117 6-3 6-1
R16 Win Bojana Jovanovski (SRB) 56 6-1 6-2
Q Win Tereza Smitkova (CZE) 69 7-5 6-4
S Loss [8] Timea Bacsinszky (SUI) 47 6-4 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+110

Prize Money

$29,730

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Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
4 1 1232

Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
25/08/2014 US OPEN R32 130
23/06/2014 WIMBLEDON W 2000
25/05/2014 FRENCH OPEN R32 130
13/01/2014 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 10
26/08/2013 US OPEN R32 160
24/06/2013 WIMBLEDON Q 500
26/05/2013 FRENCH OPEN R32 160
14/01/2013 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 100
27/08/2012 US OPEN R16 280
25/06/2012 WIMBLEDON Q 500
Date Tournament Round Points
27/05/2012 FRENCH OPEN S 900
16/01/2012 AUSTRALIAN OPEN S 900
29/08/2011 US OPEN R128 5
20/06/2011 WIMBLEDON W 2000
22/05/2011 FRENCH OPEN R16 280
17/01/2011 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q 500
30/08/2010 US OPEN R32 160
21/06/2010 WIMBLEDON S 900
23/05/2010 FRENCH OPEN R128 5
18/01/2010 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 100
Date Tournament Round Points
31/08/2009 US OPEN R16 280
22/06/2009 WIMBLEDON R128 5
19/01/2009 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 5
25/08/2008 US OPEN R128 2
23/06/2008 WIMBLEDON R128 2
25/05/2008 FRENCH OPEN R16 140
14/01/2008 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
27/08/2007 US OPEN Q - R64 15
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Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
2014 4 1250
2013 6 260
2012 8 532
2011 2 361
2010 34 333
2009 62 379
2008 44 959
2007 157 454
2006 773 -
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
31-Oct-2011 (2) 28-Feb-2011 (196)

Current WTA Rankings

Ranking Points
4 6360

Rankings Breakdown

  • Singles
    Doubles

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
25/08/2014 US OPEN R32 130
23/06/2014 WIMBLEDON W 2000
25/05/2014 FRENCH OPEN R32 130
13/01/2014 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 10
26/08/2013 US OPEN R32 160
24/06/2013 WIMBLEDON Q 500
26/05/2013 FRENCH OPEN R32 160
14/01/2013 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 100
27/08/2012 US OPEN R16 280
25/06/2012 WIMBLEDON Q 500
Date Tournament Round Points
27/05/2012 FRENCH OPEN S 900
16/01/2012 AUSTRALIAN OPEN S 900
29/08/2011 US OPEN R128 5
20/06/2011 WIMBLEDON W 2000
22/05/2011 FRENCH OPEN R16 280
17/01/2011 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q 500
30/08/2010 US OPEN R32 160
21/06/2010 WIMBLEDON S 900
23/05/2010 FRENCH OPEN R128 5
18/01/2010 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 100
Date Tournament Round Points
31/08/2009 US OPEN R16 280
22/06/2009 WIMBLEDON R128 5
19/01/2009 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 5
25/08/2008 US OPEN R128 2
23/06/2008 WIMBLEDON R128 2
25/05/2008 FRENCH OPEN R16 140
14/01/2008 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
27/08/2007 US OPEN Q - R64 15

Tour Championships

Date Tournament Round Points
20/10/2014 WTA FINALS R1 370
22/10/2013 WTA CHAMPIONSHIPS SF 530
23/10/2012 WTA CHAMPIONSHIPS R1 70
25/10/2011 WTA CHAMPIONSHIPS W 1500

Premier Events

Date Tournament Round Points
11/01/2015 SYDNEY W 470
27/09/2014 BEIJING F 650
21/09/2014 WUHAN W 900
17/08/2014 NEW HAVEN W 470
11/08/2014 CINCINNATI R32 1
04/08/2014 MONTRÉAL R16 105
16/06/2014 EASTBOURNE Q 100
12/05/2014 ROME R32 1
03/05/2014 MADRID S 390
21/04/2014 STUTTGART R16 1
Date Tournament Round Points
18/03/2014 MIAMI Q 215
05/03/2014 INDIAN WELLS R16 120
17/02/2014 DUBAI R16 1
10/02/2014 DOHA Q 190
05/01/2014 SYDNEY S 185
28/09/2013 BEIJING S 450
22/09/2013 TOKYO W 900
18/08/2013 NEW HAVEN F 320
12/08/2013 CINCINNATI R16 125
05/08/2013 TORONTO Q 225
Date Tournament Round Points
29/07/2013 CARLSBAD Q 120
17/06/2013 EASTBOURNE R16 60
13/05/2013 ROME R16 125
04/05/2013 MADRID R32 80
22/04/2013 STUTTGART Q 120
19/03/2013 MIAMI R32 80
06/03/2013 INDIAN WELLS Q 250
18/02/2013 DUBAI W 470
11/02/2013 DOHA Q 225
28/01/2013 PARIS Q 120
Date Tournament Round Points
06/01/2013 SYDNEY R32 1
30/12/2012 BRISBANE R16 60
29/09/2012 BEIJING R32 80
23/09/2012 TOKYO R32 1
19/08/2012 NEW HAVEN W 470
13/08/2012 CINCINNATI S 395
07/08/2012 MONTREAL W 900
18/06/2012 EASTBOURNE R32 1
14/05/2012 ROME Q 225
05/05/2012 MADRID R32 80
Date Tournament Round Points
23/04/2012 STUTTGART S 200
20/03/2012 MIAMI R64 5
07/03/2012 INDIAN WELLS R32 80
08/01/2012 SYDNEY S 200
01/10/2011 BEIJING R32 5
25/09/2011 TOKYO - PAN PACIFIC S 395
15/08/2011 CINCINNATI R16 125
08/08/2011 TORONTO R16 125
13/06/2011 EASTBOURNE F 320
30/04/2011 MADRID W 1000
Date Tournament Round Points
22/03/2011 MIAMI R32 80
09/03/2011 INDIAN WELLS R64 5
14/02/2011 DUBAI R64 1
07/02/2011 PARIS W 470
18/10/2010 MOSCOW R32 1
02/10/2010 BEIJING R16 140
26/09/2010 TOKYO - PAN PACIFIC R64 1
22/08/2010 NEW HAVEN R32 1
16/08/2010 MONTREAL R64 1
08/05/2010 MADRID Q 30
Date Tournament Round Points
02/05/2010 ROME R32 70
23/03/2010 MIAMI R64 50
10/03/2010 INDIAN WELLS R64 50
17/08/2009 TORONTO Q - R32 20
10/08/2009 CINCINNATI Q - R32 1
09/05/2009 MADRID R32 80
25/03/2009 MIAMI R128 5
11/03/2009 INDIAN WELLS R32 80
15/02/2009 DUBAI R64 1
09/02/2009 PARIS R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points

Internationals

Date Tournament Round Points
04/01/2015 SHENZHEN S 110
08/04/2013 KATOWICE F 200
10/10/2011 LINZ W 280
02/01/2011 BRISBANE W 280
11/10/2010 LINZ R16 30
02/08/2010 COPENHAGEN R32 1
26/07/2010 ISTANBUL R32 1
19/07/2010 PORTOROZ R32 1
13/06/2010 'S-HERTOGENBOSCH R32 1
12/04/2010 BARCELONA R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
14/02/2010 MEMPHIS S 130
10/01/2010 HOBART Q - Q 10
19/10/2009 LUXEMBOURG R32 1
12/10/2009 LINZ F 200
20/07/2009 PORTOROZ R16 30
13/07/2009 PRAGUE R16 30
06/07/2009 BASTAD R16 30
04/05/2009 ESTORIL R32 1
13/04/2009 BARCELONA R32 1
11/01/2009 HOBART W 280
Date Tournament Round Points
04/01/2009 BRISBANE R32 1

Fed Cup

Date Tournament Round Points
08/11/2014 FED CUP FINAL R4 0
19/04/2014 FED CUP WEEK 2 R2 0
20/04/2013 FED CUP WEEK 2 R2 0
09/02/2013 FED CUP WEEK 1 R1 0
03/11/2012 FED CUP FINAL R4 0
21/04/2012 FED CUP WEEK 2 R2 0
04/02/2012 FED CUP WEEK 1 R1 0
05/11/2011 FED CUP FINAL R4 0
16/04/2011 FED CUP WEEK 2 R2 0
05/02/2011 FED CUP WEEK 1 R1 0
Date Tournament Round Points
24/04/2010 FED CUP WEEK 2 R2 0
06/02/2010 FED CUP WEEK 1 R1 0
25/04/2009 FED CUP WEEK 2 R2 0
07/02/2009 FED CUP WEEK 1 R1 0
26/04/2008 FED CUP WEEK 2- PLAYOFFS R2 0

Tier 1-5

Date Tournament Round Points
20/10/2008 LINZ S 50
13/10/2008 ZURICH S 85
06/10/2008 MOSCOW Q - R32 1
28/07/2008 MONTREAL R32 35
21/07/2008 LOS ANGELES R32 20
07/07/2008 BUDAPEST Q 35
09/06/2008 BIRMINGHAM R64 1
19/05/2008 STRASBOURG R16 20
28/04/2008 PRAGUE R32 1
26/03/2008 MIAMI R16 20
Date Tournament Round Points
24/02/2008 MEMPHIS S 28
11/02/2008 ANTWERP Q - R32 1
04/02/2008 PARIS S 50
30/07/2007 STOCKHOLM R32 1
07/05/2007 PRAGUE Q - R16 2

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