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Coached by Donald Rathavsky ... Father is Jan Zahlava (doctor); mother is Michaela Zahlavova (nurse); sister is Linda (student) ... Cousin, Jakub Zahlava, is married to fellow player Barbora Zahlavova Strycova ... Started playing at age 4 when introduced to the sport by parents ... Aggressive baseliner who likes to come to net; favorite surface is hardcourt; favorite shot is forehand ... Speaks Czech, English ... Favorite band is U2 ... Other interests are reading and playing basketball ... Likes travelling; favorite tournament is Bad Gastein; favorite city to visit is Rome ... Admired Monica Seles (liked her aggressive style of play) ... Goal is to reach Top 50.
Career in Review
2000 - Played first event of career at ITF/Plzen-CZE.
2001 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.
2002 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.
2003 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.
2004 - Won one singles title and three doubles titles on ITF Circuit.
2005 - Won two singles titles and five doubles titles on ITF Circuit.
2006 - Played WTA qualifying seven times (incl. all four majors); won one singles title and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
2007 - Played first three WTA main draws, falling 1r at Gold Coast (as qualifier), Australian Open (as qualifier) and Bogotá; fell in qualifying five times (incl. other three majors).
2008 - Fell 1r twice (incl. US Open) and in qualifying four times (incl. Roland Garros); won one singles title on ITF Circuit.
2009 - Fell 1r four times and in qualifying eight times (incl. all four majors); won two singles titles on ITF Circuit; made Top 100 debut on November 30 (rose from No.108 to No.98).
2010 - First Top 100 season; QF three times, at Bogotá, 's-Hertogenbosch, Bad Gastein; reached 2r twice (incl. Australian Open); fell 1r 11 times (incl. other three majors) and in qualifying four times; won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.
2011 - Reached 2r four times (incl. Australian Open); fell 1r eight times (incl. Roland Garros, Wimbledon) and in qualifying seven times.
2012 - Fell in WTA qualifying four times; won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.