Famous Tennis Player Petra Kvitová

Petra Kvitová

Petra Kvitova was born in Czech Republic in 1990. She started playing professional tennis when she was just 16 years old. In her debut year, she won two titles in ITF circuit. She is a little slow compared to her rivals but she makes up for her speed through her technique and power. She prefers playing near the baseline to cover up for her sharpness.

She entered WTA in 2007 and got eliminated in the first round. She failed to qualify for US Open twice before winning two titles in ITF circuit. She gained her confidence and made it to French Open, her first ever Grand Slam entry. However, she lost to Kaia Kanepi in the fourth round.

Petra Kvitova had a great year in 2009 when she won her first WTA title. However, the same year, she withdrew from French Open with an ankle injury. She also lost in the opening round of Wimbledon. She entered her first Grand Slam semi-final in 2010 but lost ot Serena Williams, who was World No. 1 at that time.

She started 2011 on a high note by winning her second title. In the French Open, she was sitting at 9th seed. By the end of the year, she had improved her ranking to world No. 7. She clinched Wimbledon 2011 Championship while ranked World No. 7. She is the only person born in 1990s to win Grand Slam.

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