Five-time doubles Grand Slam champion Lucie Safarova was celebrated ahead of her impeding retirement in a Saturday ceremony at the J&T Banka Prague Open.
May 5, 2019
Five-time Grand Slam doubles champion Lucie Safarova was given an emotional retirement ceremony prior to the J&T Banka Prague Open final. (All photos TK Sparta Praha / Pavel Lebeda)
Jil Teichmann, Prague 2019
May 4, 2019
In a battle of first-time WTA finalists, Swiss qualifier Jil Teichmann outlasted wildcard Karolina Muchova in nearly three hours to win the J&T Banka Prague Open.
Karolina Muchova - Prague 2019 - J&T Banka Prague Open
May 3, 2019
In an all-unseeded final at the J&T Banka Prague Open, wildcard Karolina Muchova will aim to become the fourth home champion in five editions of the tournament against qualifier Jil Teichmann. Scroll down for full order of play.
Jil Teichmann, 2019 Prague (© TK Sparta Praha / Pavel Lebeda (sport-pics.cz))
May 3, 2019
Swiss qualifier Jil Teichmann toppled No.9 seed Barbora Strycova to grab a spot in her maiden WTA singles final at the J&T Banka Prague Open.
Karolina Muchova - Prague 2019 - J&T Banka Prague Open
May 3, 2019
Wildcard Karolina Muchova stormed into her first ever WTA final at the J&T Banka Prague Open with a straight-sets defeat of Bernarda Pera - and ensured that the tournament will have at least one home representative in the title match for the fifth straight year.
Karolina Muchova, 2019 Prague (© TK Sparta Praha / Pavel Lebeda (sport-pics.cz))
May 2, 2019
Karolina Muchova will play her first-ever WTA semifinal at the J&T Banka Prague Open, as the singles semifinals and doubles final will be contested on Friday in Prague.
Barbora Strycova, 2019 Prague (© TK Sparta Praha / Pavel Lebeda)
May 2, 2019
No.9 seed Barbora Strycova eased past No.6 seed Katerina Siniakova to enter the J&T Banka Prague Open semifinals.
Barbora Strycova, Prague 2019 (TK Sparta Praha / Pavel Lebeda)
May 1, 2019
Home favorite Barbora Strycova set up an all-Czech quarterfinal at the J&T Banka Prague Open with Katerina Siniakova after beating Jessica Pegula in straight sets.
Wang Qiang - Prague 2019 - J&T Banka Prague Open
May 1, 2019
Wang Qiang is the highest remaining seed in the J&T Banka Prague Open quarterfinals and takes on Bernarda Pera, while Katerina Siniakova, Barbora Strycova and Karolina Muchova keep the home flag flying in the last eight.
Katerina Siniakova - Prague 2019 - J&T Banka Prague Open
May 1, 2019
Katerina Siniakova put on a masterclass of ballstriking as she dismissed Jana Cepelova in straight sets to make her first quarterfinal of the year at the J&T Banka Prague Open.
Lucie Safarova - Prague 2019 - J&T Banka Prague Open
May 1, 2019
Former World No.5 Lucie Safarova is aiming to retire at Roland Garros after playing the final match of her career in front of home fans at the J&T Banka Prague Open.
Barbora Strycova (Jimmie48 Photography/WTA)
May 1, 2019
Barbora Strycova is one of three Czech players who will be contesting second-round matches at the J&T Banka Prague Open on Wednesday.