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Coached by Martin Fassati ... Father, Jiri, is a taxi driver; mother, Jana, is bartender at a golf resort ... Aggressive baseliner; favorite shot is backhand ... Best memory was reaching first WTA final at 2001 Antwerp ... Admires Martina Hingis ... Favorite movie is 8mm; favorite author is Mary Higgins Clark; also enjoys in-line skating and running ... Likes to visit Cancún ... Married name was Zakopalova (changed name from June 2006 to March 2014).

Career Highlights

SINGLES
Winner (3): 2014 - Florianopolis; 2005 - 's-Hertogenbosch, Portoroz.
Finalist (12): 2014 - Hobart, Rio de Janeiro; 2013 - Shenzhen; 2010 - Copenhagen, Seoul; 2008 - Viña del Mar; 2005 - Palermo; 2004 - 's-Hertogenbosch, Sopot; 2003 - Sopot; 2002 - Casablanca; 2001 - Antwerp.

DOUBLES
Winner (4): 2014 - Shenzhen, Hobart (both w/Niculescu); 2013 - Bastad (w/Medina Garrigues); 2011 - 's-Hertogenbosch (w/Strycova).
Finalist (6): 2014 - Katowice (w/Niculescu); 2013 - Eastbourne (w/Niculescu); 2011 - Palermo (w/Hlavackova); 2009 - Portoroz (w/Pin), Moscow (w/Kondratieva); 2001 - Québec City (w/Vaskova).

ADDITIONAL
Czech Republic Fed Cup Team, 2002-04, 2006, 2014; Czech Olympic Team, 2004, 2008, 2012.

Career in Review

2015 - Near-Top 100 season (finishing No.106); QF three times at Katowice, Prague and Bastad; reached 3r once and 2r seven times (incl. Australian Open); fell 1r 11 times (incl. other three majors) and in qualifying three times.

2014 - Fifth straight Top 50 season; won one WTA title at Florianopolis (d. Muguruza 46 75 60 in final; was down 64 52); runner-up twice at Hobart (l. to Muguruza in final) and Rio de Janeiro (l. to Nara in final); SF at 's-Hertogenbosch (l. to Vandeweghe); QF twice at Katowice and Birmingham; reached 3r once and 2r nine times (incl. Wimbledon); fell 1r 12 times (incl. other three majors); won two WTA doubles titles.

2013 - Another Top 40 season (finishing No.35); runner-up at Shenzhen (l. to Li in final); SF three times at Palermo (l. to Errani), Bastad (l. to S.Williams) and New Haven (l. to Kvitova); reached 4r twice, 3r twice (incl. Wimbledon) and 2r six times (incl. Australian Open); fell 1r 11 times (incl. other two majors); made Top 20 debut on April 15 (after Katowice; rose from No.21 to No.20); won one WTA doubles title.

2012 - First Top 30 season (finishing No.28); SF twice at Paris [Indoors] (l. to Bartoli) and Eastbourne (l. to Kerber); QF three times at Bastad, Seoul and Moscow; reached 4r twice (incl. Roland Garros), 3r once (Wimbledon) and 2r four times; fell 1r 10 times (incl. other two majors, Olympics and Fès - l. to Rus 64 57 76(9); held 3mp in third set tie-break, at 6-5, 7-6 and 8-7) and in qualifying once.

2011 - Another Top 50 season; SF three times at Hobart (l. to Gajdosova), Budapest (l. to Vinci) and Seoul (l. to Martínez Sánchez); QF four times at Doha, Marbella, Oeiras and Palermo; reached 3r three times (incl. Wimbledon) and 2r eight times (incl. Australian Open); fell 1r seven times (incl. other two majors); won one WTA doubles title.

2010 - Another Top 50 season; runner-up twice at Copenhagen (l. to Wozniacki in final) and Seoul (l. to Kleybanova in final); QF twice at Bogotá and Monterrey; reached 4r once (Wimbledon - first Grand Slam 4r) and 2r five times (incl. Roland Garros); fell 1r 10 times (incl. other two majors) and in qualifying twice.

2009 - Another Top 100 season; QF twice at Marbella and Warsaw; reached 2r four times (incl. Fès - l. to Medina Garrigues 16 76(1) 63; held 3mp at 61 65); fell 1r 11 times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros and Wimbledon) and in qualifying three times (incl. US Open).

2008 - Another Top 100 season; runner-up at Viña del Mar (ret. vs. Pennetta w/left ankle injury in final); SF twice at Oeiras (l. to Kirilenko) and Prague (l. to Azarenka); QF twice at Budapest and Tokyo [Japan Open]; reached 2r seven times (incl. Roland Garros); fell 1r 10 times (incl. other three majors, Olympics) and in qualifying twice.

2007 - Another Top 100 season; SF at Prague (l. to Bartoli); QF twice at Bogotá and Tokyo [Japan Open]; reached 2r five times; fell 1r four times (incl. Australian Open and US Open) and in qualifying seven times (incl. other two majors); won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

2006 - Reached 3r once and 2r 10 times; fell 1r 11 times (incl. all four majors) and in qualifying once.

2005 - First Top 40 season (finishing No.36); won two WTA titles at 's-Hertogenbosch (d. Safarova in final) and Portoroz (d. Srebotnik in final); runner-up at Palermo (l. to Medina Garrigues in final); SF at Prague (l. to Ondraskova); QF twice at Hobart and Antwerp; reached 3r twice and 2r eight times (incl. Australian Open and Roland Garros); fell 1r six times (incl. other two majors) and in qualifying twice.

2004 - First Top 50 season; runner-up twice at 's-Hertogenbosch (l. to Pierce in final) and Sopot (l. to Pennetta in final); SF twice at Casablanca (l. to Cervanova) and Tokyo [Japan Open] (l. to Washington); QF three times at Antwerp, Oeiras and Palermo; reached 2r six times (incl. Roland Garros, Wimbledon); fell 1r 10 times (incl. other two majors, Olympics) and in qualifying once; made Top 50 debut on September 13 (rose from No.55 to No.50).

2003 - First Top 100 season; runner-up at Sopot (l. to Smashnova in final); reached 3r once (Australian Open) and 2r eight times; fell 1r nine times (incl. other three majors) and in qualifying five times; made Top 100 debut on January 27 (after Australian Open; rose from No.113 to No.76).

2002 - Runner-up at Casablanca (l. to Wartusch in final); fell 1r four times and in qualifying 15 times (incl. all four majors); won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

2001 - Played first WTA main draw at Antwerp, reaching final (l. to Rittner); reached 2r once; fell 1r twice and in qualifying seven times (incl. all four majors); won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.

2000 - Played WTA qualifying three times; won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.

1999 - Won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

1998 - Played first events of career on ITF Circuit.