Father, Jan, is an engineer; mother, Jarmila, was also an engineer (passed away in 2012); brother, Jan, is a former pro skier ... Husband is Adam Wolfe (married October 28, 2015) ... Started playing tennis at age 7 ... Fell in love with Australia in her first trip to Australian Open as 14-year-old; now lives and trains in Gold Coast during off-season ... Granted Australian citizenship on November 23, 2009 (began competing for Australia immediately in WTA events) ... Likes all surfaces; prefers hardcourts ... Favorite shots are return, backhand ... Speaks English, German, Slovak; learning Spanish ... Loves shopping, fashion; likes watching DVDs on laptop ... Favorite food is sushi ... Admires Michael Jordan for his accomplishments ... Says best thing about being a tennis player is following your dream, doing what you love.
SINGLESWinner (2): 2011 - Hobart; 2010 - Guangzhou.DOUBLESWinner (1): 2006 - Stockholm (w/Birnerova).Finalist (5): 2016 - Hobart (w/Birrell); 2012 - Stanford (w/King), Guangzhou (w/Niculescu); 2011 - Bad Gastein (w/Goerges); 2007 - Memphis (w/Morigami).MIXED DOUBLESWinner (1): 2013 - Australian Open (w/Ebden).ADDITIONALSlovak Fed Cup Team, 2003; Australian Fed Cup Team, 2011-13, 2015; Australian Olympic Team, 2012.
2015 - Near-Top 100 season (finishing No.102); SF at Kuala Lumpur (l. to Dulgheru); QF at Sydney; reached 2r six times (incl. Australian Open); fell 1r 10 times (incl. other three majors and Washington DC - l. to Broady 36 75 76(6); held 1mp at 6-5 third set) and in qualifying six times; withdrew from Miami and Charleston w/illness.2014 - First Top 100 season since 2011 (finishing No.71); QF at Hong Kong; reached 2r four times (incl. Wimbledon); fell 1r five times (incl. Australian Open and US Open) and in qualifying four times (incl. Roland Garros); having started season at No.238, finished No.71 on November 3 year-end rankings; won one singles title and four doubles titles on ITF Circuit.2013 - Best results in first four months of season were QF at Hobart and 2r at Brisbane - fell 1r once (Australian Open) and in qualifying once; did not play six months between late April and late October; played one WTA 125K Series event at end of season at Nanjing (l. to Morita in SFs).2012 - QF at Hobart; reached 3r once and 2r three times (incl. Roland Garros); fell 1r 14 times (incl. other three majors) and in qualifying once; withdrew from Birmingham and 's-Hertogenbosch w/left wrist injury.2011 - Second straight Top 50 season; won one WTA title at Hobart (d. Mattek-Sands in final); SF at Kuala Lumpur (l. to Safarova); QF three times at Brisbane, Oeiras and Guangzhou; reached 3r five times (incl. Roland Garros and Wimbledon) and 2r six times (incl. US Open); fell 1r eight times (incl. Australian Open and Doha - l. to Cibulkova 64 46 76(8); held 4mp at 6-2 in third set tie-break); set career-high No.25 on May 16.2010 - First Top 50 season; won one WTA title at Guangzhou (d. Kudryavtseva in final); made Top 50 debut afterwards on September 20 (rose from No.55 to No.41); QF at Oeiras; reached 4r twice (Roland Garros and Wimbledon) and 2r three times; fell 1r five times (incl. other two majors) and in qualifying four times; won one singles title on ITF Circuit.2009 - QF at Oeiras; reached 3r once (Roland Garros) and 2r five times (incl. Wimbledon); fell 1r seven times (incl. other two majors) and in qualifying four times.2008 - Second Top 100 season; SF at Tokyo [Japan Open] (l. to Wozniacki); fell 1r five times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros) and in qualifying five times (incl. Wimbledon, US Open); won four singles titles and two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.2007 - QF at Prague; reached 2r four times (incl. Wimbledon); fell 1r nine times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros and US Open) and in qualifying seven times.2006 - First Top 100 season; QF at Portoroz; reached 3r once (US Open) and 2r four times (incl. Roland Garros); fell 1r six times (incl. Australian Open and Wimbledon) and in qualifying six times; made Top 100 debut on April 3 (rose from No.107 to No.98); won one WTA doubles title; won four singles titles and three doubles titles on ITF Circuit.2005 - Reached 2r twice; fell in qualifying five times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros and US Open); won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.2004 - Fell 1r once and in qualifying 10 times (incl. all four majors).2003 - Played first WTA main draw at Budapest, reaching QF; fell in qualifying three times (incl. US Open); won one singles title on ITF Circuit.2002 - Fell in WTA qualifying once.2001 - Played first WTA qualifying at Bratislava (as WC).
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