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Biography

Petra Kvitová is a Czech professional tennis player. Petra’s tennis journey started at the age of 3 by picking up tennis balls for her brothers.

Petra’s father, a self-taught tennis player, became her coach growing up and used to show Petra videos of Martina Navratilova playing at Wimbledon, which she would watch with great interest.

This is what Petra Kvitova said about Martina Navratilova “I have so much respect for Martina, I watched her on television when I was a child, and that’s where I learnt about Wimbledon and playing on grass. It is nice to know that I have her support and it was special to see her on Centre Court when I won the title”.

  • Born - March 8th 1990 (Bílovec, Czech Republic)
  • Height - 1.83m (6 ft)
  • Nationality - Czech
  • She turned pro in 2006
  • Plays - Left-handed (two-handed backhand)

Grand Slams won

Ranking

Did you know that Petra Kvitova?
  • Won WTA Newcomer of the year in 2010
  • Won WTA Player of the year in 2011
  • Also in 2011 won most improved player of the year

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Humble and lovable. Posted on the 4th of September 2017.

A picture of Petra Kvitova holding the Champions Trophy at Wimbledon in 2014.

She beat Eugenie Bouchard of Canada in the final.

A picture of the Czech Petra Kvitova holding the women's singles trophy in 2011 at the winners ball at the InterContinental Park Lane Hotel on July the 3rd in London.

 

 

 

21st of December 2016 - Petra Kvitova will not play tennis for at least six months after surgery following a knife attack at her home, read more >