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Coached by Jan Mertl
Lives and trains in Prague; moved to the city on her own to train at 15 years old
Began playing tennis at 4 years old with her father, David Voundrous, and by 10-years-old she was practicing in Prague. Mother, Jindriska Anderlova played volleyball in the top Czech league
Favorite surface is clay because she grew up on it, but believes her game is more suited for hard courts
Chose tennis over soccer because she prefers the individual nature of the sport
Tennis idol is Roger Federer
Describes herself as "quiet" and "calm"

Career Highlights

Winner (1): 2017 - Biel/Bienne.
Finalist (4): 2021 - Olympics; 2019 - Budapest, Istanbul, Roland Garros.

Finalist (2): 2022 - Adelaide 250 (w/Martincova); 2021 - Rome (w/Mladenovic).

Czech Fed Cup Team, 2017, 2019.

Career in Review

2021 - Third consecutive Top 50 season (No.35); advanced to the SF at Yarra Valley Classic (Melbourne, l. Muguruza), Luxembourg (l. Tauson), Chicago 500 (l. Muguruza via w/o) and Moscow (l. Kontaveit); won the silver medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games (l. Bencic in F); advanced to the R16 at 2021 Australian Open (l. Hsieh) and Roland-Garros (l. Badosa.)

2020 - Second Top 50 season (finishing No.21); SF at Rome (l. to Ka.Pliskova); QF at Adelaide (l. to Barty); reached 2r twice (incl. US Open); fell 1r six times (incl. Australian Open and Roland Garros).

2019 - First Top 20 season (No.16) highlighted by maiden Grand Slam final; R-Up at Budapest (l. Van Uytvanck) and Istanbul (l. Martic) before reaching championship match at Roland Garros (l. Barty); ranked No.38, became joint-third lowest-ranked woman to reach Roland Garros final - and first teenager (19) to reach title match there since Ivanovic in 2007. Posted first win of career over a Top 2 player, defeating No.2 Halep at Indian Wells and then Rome. Forced to shut season down early due to left wrist injury - underwent surgery and 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 - Ended year ranked No.67 for first Top 100 finish; won first WTA title at Biel/Bienne on just her second main draw outing (as qualifier, 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.