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Father introduced her to the game at age 3...Coached by Jiri Fencl...Prefers clay surface...Father, Vladimir, is a teacher and tennis coach, mother, Zdena, is a nurse; has a younger sister named Marketa...Favorites include the colors black and pink, Italian foods, roses and romantic movies like Titanic...Enjoys music and dancing...Admires Mary Pierce for her style of play...Likes to visit exotic places...Favorite country for tournament play is Italy.
Winner: 2004 - ITF/Prague Pruhonice-CZE; 2003 - ITF/Rockford-USA, ITF/Columbus-USA, ITF/Kaunas-LTU; 1998 - ITF/Warsaw-POL; 1997 - ITF/Plzen-CZE; 1996 - ITF/Zadar-CRO.
Winner (1): 2006 - ITF/Zagreb-CRO (w/Sromova); 2005 - ITF/Fano-ITA (w/G.Navratilova); 1999 - Bol (w/Kostanic).
Finalist (4): 2005 - Canberra, Modena (both w/G.Navratilova); 2003 - Linz (w/Benesova); 1998 - Prague (w/Hrdlickova).
Semifinalist (7): 2006 - Prague (w/G.Navratilova); 2005 - Australian Open (w/G.Navratilova), Quebec City (w/Kostanic); 2004 - Estoril (w/Benesova), Hasselt (w/Rodionova), Linz (w/G. Navratilova); 2003 - Sopot (w/G.Navratilova).
Czech Republic Fed Cup Team 1998.
Career in Review
1996 - Won first pro title at second event of career (not including two unsuccessful qualifying events); ranked No. 971, d. Zdenovcova 46 63 63 in the championship match at 1996 ITF/Zadar-CRO
1998 - Debuted on WTA Tour at Prague, ranked No. 234, winning her first match and then stretching world No. 16 Zvereva to 3s before falling in 2r; reached the doubles final
2000 - Qualified for Antwerp; d. Nacuk 16 62 64 in 1r before falling to Shaughnessy 75 75 in 2r
2003 - At Linz, w/Benesova, reached SF before l. to No. 1 seeds and eventual champions Huber/Sugiyama; upset the No. 2, No. 4 and No. 6 seeds en route to fourth ITF Circuit title and first in five years at ITF/Rockford-USA; won second ITF Circuit title of the year at ITF/Columbus-USA with upsets of the No. 2, No. 4 and No. 6 seeds; won ITF/Kaunas-LTU (and reached doubles SF); won ITF/Dinan-FRA (w/G. Navratilova)
2004 - Career-best finish; qualified at five Tour events, reaching 2r at Hasselt (d. Garbin 1r, l. to top seed Dementieva) and Moscow (never having beaten a Top 50 player, achieved career-best win vs. world No.14 Sugiyama 62 75 in 1r, l. to Kuznetsova), afterwards on October 18, reached career-high No.106 singles ranking; reached SF three times in doubles with various partners.
2005 - Reached 2r six times in singles, incl. Australian Open (pushed world No.1 Davenport to 3s before falling), Wimbledon (l. to No.27 seed Vaidisova) and US Open (l. to No.30 seed Sugiyama); reached fourth and fifth career Tour doubles finals (w/G.Navratilova) at Canberra and Modena, also SF at Australian Open (w/G.Navratilova) and Quebec City (w/Kostanic); also won ninth career ITF Circuit doubles title.