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Born in Sokolov, Czech Republic, now lives and trains in Prague...Won first WTA title at 17-years-old in Biel as a qualifier, in just her second WTA main draw appearance....Favorite surface is clay because she grew up on it, but believes her game is more suited for hard courts....Began playing tennis at 4 years old with her father, and by 10-years-old she was practicing in Prague....Moved to Prague by herself at 15-years-old to train....Chose tennis over soccer because she prefers the individual nature of the sport....Tennis idol is Roger Federer....Describes herself as "quiet" and "calm".
Winner (1): 2017 - Biel/Bienne.
Finalist (3): 2019 - Budapest, Istanbul, Roland Garros.
Czech Fed Cup Team, 2017, 2019.
Career in Review
2019 - Enjoyed break-out season in 2019, reaching three finals across the year and posting career-high ranking. Finished R-Up at Budapest (l. Van Uytvanck) and Istanbul (l. Martic) before reaching championship match at Roland Garros (l. Barty); did not drop a set en route to final in Paris. Ranked No.38, was joint-third lowest-ranked woman to reach Roland Garros final, and aged 19, was first teenager to reach title match there since Ivanovic in 2007. Posted first win of career over a Top 2 player in 2019, defeating No.2 Halep at Indian Wells and then Rome. Forced to shut 2019 season down early due to left wrist injury – did not play again following 1r exit at Wimbledon.
2018 - Posted second Top 100 season (finishing No.67); SF at Gstaad (l. to Minella); reached 4r twice (incl. US Open) and 2r five times (incl. Australian Open); fell 1r eight times (incl. other two majors) and in qualifying twice.
2017 - Enjoyed career-best season, ending year ranked No.67 for first Top 100 finish; won first WTA title at Biel (d. Strycova in final); reached 2r three times (incl. Roland Garros); fell 1r three times (incl. Wimbledon and US Open) and in qualifying once; also won four singles titles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
2016 - Reached 2r at Prague; fell in qualifying at Katowice; also won one title on ITF Circuit.
2015 - Played first WTA qualifying at Prague; also won two singles titles and three doubles titles on ITF Circuit.
2014 - Played first event of career on ITF Circuit in Czech Republic.