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Father, Jiri, is an ice hockey coach and coached Marketa until 1991; mother is Dagmar; older sister, Renata, plays on Tour as well...Enjoys linguistics; speaks Czech, German, English and French; intends to learn Spanish or Italian...Hobbies include ice skating, listening to music and dancing...Favorite colors are deep blue, cream and black...Likes to paint and travel.

Career Highlights

Winner (0 WTA Tour): 1999 - ITF/Spoleto-ITA; 1991 - ITF/Moulins-FRA.
Semifinalist: 1993 - San Diego.
Quarterfinalist: 1995 - Zagreb; 1994 - Tokyo [Pan Pacific]; 1992 - Indianapolis; 1991 - European Indoors.

Semifinalist (1): 2000 - Knokke-Heist (w/Hergold).

Career in Review

1990 - Reached final of ITF/Salisbury-USA and ITF/Naples-ITA
1991 - Won 1991 ITF/Moulins-FRA, d. Bobkova, Pawlik, Foldenyi, Baudone and Suire
1993 - D. Po, C. Wood, Ignatieva and Likhovtseva to reach SF of San Diego; l. to Sanchez-Vicario in first career SF appearance
1994 - As world No. 82, surprised No. 5 Sabatini with a straight-sets upset in 2r at Tokyo [Pan Pacific]
1997 - As a qualifier, reached 3r of Australian Open
2000 - As last team accepted into doubles at Knokke-Heist w/Hergold, upset top seeds Appelmans/Rittner in 1r and then received a walkover to reach SF, her first on the WTA Tour