Coached by Michael Kopriva since December 1998...A baseliner who prefers indoor and clay courts...Father, Slavoj Chladek, is retired; mother, Renata, and sister, Regina, are office workers...Most memorable non-tennis experience was a holiday in South Tirol, Italy; most memorable tennis experiences were her successful tournaments at Wimbledon (1997 QF), Knokke-Heist (1999 final), Hannover (2000 final) and Helsinki (2002 final)...Likes wonderful art in all forms and values real friendship.
• Awarded 2003 Best Female Tennis Player in the Czech Republic by Magazin Tenis in cooperation with the Czech Tennis Association.• Awarded the 1997 Friendship Award by Czech journalists and presented by Czech Tennis Federation President Jan Kodes.• In junior competition at the 1995 Under 16 European Championships, finished third in singles, won the doubles and won the team competition; member of the Czech Republic’s World Youth Cup Team.• Tour mentor was Helena Sukova in the Partners for Success Alumni program.
SINGLESWinner: 2002 - ITF/Modena-ITA; 1998 - ITF/Edinburgh-GBR; 1996 - ITF/Puchheim-GER; ITF/Sopot-POL, ITF/Edinburgh 2-GBR; 1995 - ITF/Edinburgh-GBR, ITF/Edinburgh 2-GBR.Finalist (3): 2002 - Helsinki; 2000 - Hannover; 1999 - Knokke-Heist.Semifinalist (7): 2004 - Palermo; 2003 - Warsaw; 2000 - Bratislava; 1999 - Budapest, Strasbourg, Pattaya City; 1996 - Pattaya City.DOUBLESSemifinalist (4): 2005 - Paris [Indoors] (w/Camerin), Warsaw (w/Dragomir Ilie); 2003 - Warsaw (w/Craybas), Helsinki (w/Ondraskova).ADDITIONALCzech Fed Cup Team 1998-2001.
1994 - Played two ITF Circuit events1995 - Won first two professional titles at ITF/Edinburgh-GBR and ITF/Edinburgh 2-GBR1996 - Won ITF/Puchheim-GER, ITF/Sopot-POL and defended ITF/Edinburgh 2-GBR title; l. to Dragomir Ilie in first two Tour main draws, in Karlovy Vary 2r and in Pattaya City SF; first Top 100 season-ending ranking of No. 991997 - Finished inside Top 50 for first time at No. 50; made Grand Slam debut at Australian Open and won first Grand Slam matches to reach Wimbledon QF (her second Tour QF); d. world No. 8 Davenport in 2r (first Top 10 win), l. to world No. 1 Hingis; afterwards (July 7), broke into Top 50 at No. 42; reached QF in her hometown of Prague1998 - Won only four Tour main draw matches for the season, but won her fourth ITF Circuit title at ITF/Edinburgh-GBR1999 - Reached first Tour singles final at Knokke-Heist (l. to Sanchez Lorenzo in 3s); also reached SF at Budapest, Strasbourg (as a qualifier) and Pattaya City and QF at Linz (as a qualifier), d. world No. 8 Schett in 2r for second career Top 10 win; improved ranking from No. 134 to No. 572000 - Reached first Tier II final at Hannover, having trailed Sidot 2-5, 0-40 third set in SF (l. to No. 1 seed S. Williams); reached Bratislava SF and 3r at Berlin and Rome; reached career-high singles rank of No. 35 on June 192001 - Second season-ending Top 50 ranking and third consecutive in Top 60; reached 3r at Australian Open, Roland Garros, Berlin and Rome; scored Top 20 wins over No. 14 A. Huber in Estoril 1r and No. 19 Rubin in Berlin 1r2002 - Won ITF/Modena-ITA and runner-up at Helsinki (d. world No. 14 Farina Elia, l. to qualifier Kuznetsova 76 third set), but early season interrupted by mononucleosis (out three months after Paris [Indoors], returning at Hamburg); qualified for Berlin, Rome (d. world No. 19 Tanasugarn en route to 3r), Vienna, US Open, Leipzig, Zurich and Linz2003 - Third Top 50 finish; best singles results were SF at Warsaw, QF at Vienna, 4r of Australian Open (d. world No. 21 Stevenson; best Grand Slam result since 1997 Wimbledon QF; afterwards, returned to Top 50 for first time in 12 months) and 3r at Indian Wells; reached career-high ranking of No. 31 on June 16; d. world No. 14 Maleeva in Berlin 1r for 11th career Top 20 win; in doubles, reached first-ever Tour SF at Warsaw (w/Craybas) and Helsinki (w/Ondraskova)2004 - Sixth Top 60 finish; reached 10th career Tour SF at Palermo (l. to eventual champion Medina Garrigues); reached QF at Antwerp (l. to Sprem), Estoril (l. to Benesova), Stockholm (l. to eventual champion Molik) and Hasselt (best win of season in 2r, d. No.22 Farina Elia 60 62, l. to top seed Dementieva); also 3r at Roland Garros (l. to eventual champion Myskina) and Wimbledon (l. to Mag.Maleeva); took Capriati to 3s in 1r at US Open; on February 23, became 139th member of Million Dollar Club, surpassing $1-million in career earnings.2005 - Season highlighted by QF finish at 's-Hertogenbosch (d. world No.6, top seed Dementieva en route when after the Russian ret. w/right shoulder strain; l. to eventual champion Koukalova) and doubles SF at Paris [Indoors] (w/Camerin) and Warsaw (w/Dragomir Ilie); fell 2r four times (incl. Australian Open), 1r 12 times (incl. other three Grand Slams) and in qualifying five times.
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