Petra Kvitová is a skilled tennis player from the Czech Republic who is known for her exceptional left-hand strokes. Since her debut, she has won 28 career singles titles. The Czech tennis star has also won the bronze medal for her country in the 2016 Olympics in Rio. She used to be the World No.2 player during 2011 & she has won tournaments like Grand Slam, Wimbledon Championship.
|Real Name||Petra Kvitová|
|Birth Place||Bílovec, Czechoslovakia|
(now the Czech Republic).
|Date of Birth||8th March 1990.|
|Source of Income||Professional Tennis player & Brand Endorsement.|
|Age||32 years. (As of 2022).|
|Father’s name||Jiří Kvita|
|Mother’s name||Pavla Kvitová|
|Siblings||She has two elder brothers, Jiří Jr. who is an engineer, and Libor, a school teacher by profession.|
|Residence||Monte Carlo, Monaco.|
|Height||6 feet 0 inches /182 Cm.|
|Weight||70 Kg / 154.32 Lbs.|
|Hair Color||Golden Brown.|
|Body Measurement||38-29-38 ( lunches)|
|Relationship||Czech tennis players Adam Pavlásek.|
Czech hockey player Radek Meidl (June 2014- May 2016).
Jiří Vaněk ( August 2021-Till present)
|Profession||Professional tennis player.|
|Plays||Left-handed (two-handed backhand).|
|Coach||David Kotyza (2008–2016)|
František Čermák (2016)
Jiří Vaněk (2016–present)
|Prize money||$ 33,420,592 ( INR 2,50.31 Cr)|
|Career history ( Single)|
|Career record||577–258 (69.1%)|
|Highest ranking||No. 2 (31 October 2011)|
|Current ranking||No. 17 (10 January 2022)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||F (2019)|
|French Open||SF (2012, 2020)|
|Wimbledon||W (2011, 2014)|
|US Open||QF (2015, 2017)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Australian Open||2R (2011)|
|French Open||2R (2010)|
|Wimbledon||1R (2008, 2010, 2011)|
|US Open||1R (2008, 2009, 2010)|
|Tour Finals||W (2011)|
|Grand Slam Doubles|
|Career record||13–35 (27.1%)|
|Fed Cup||W (2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018)|
|Hopman Cup||W (2012)|
|Olympic Games 2016 Rio de Janeiro||Singles|
|Monthly Income||$ 70,264.67 (INR 52,62,719.08 )|
|Yearly Income||$ 8,43,176.01 (INR 6,31,52,629.00)|
|Net Worth||$ 24 million (Rs 1,79.69 Cr).|
|Last Updated||January 2022.|
She is presently coached by Jiří Vaněk & previously, she has also trained under coaches like David Kotyza (2008–2016) and František Čermák (2016). Her current ranking in the tennis world is No.17
Salary and Net Worth
She is indeed a wealthy athlete woman who has earned millions of dollars through her professional career. Her total career income is more than $50 million ( INR 3,74.34 Cr). She also has won many titles and tournaments through which she has made millions. In 2010, after winning back to back WTA tournaments, she had gained $ 218,000 (INR 1.63 Cr) consistently since 2012.
After winning the U.S Open, she has received $270,000 ( INR 2.02 Cr). She has also won the Australian Open, where she received $150,000 ( INR 1.12 Cr). She has also won the Auckland Open, a Canada open where she received prize money of $100,000 to $250,000.
Talking about her endorsement arrangements, she is earning huge money through her deals. The Wilson Pro Staff 97 is the racquet she presently uses & by doing that, Wilson is paying her millions of dollars. Along with that, she is also endorsed by Nike & by UniCredit Bank and Ceská pota. By promoting them, she is receiving checks in six-digit figures. By these successful deals, she receives $1.5 million (INR 11.23 Cr). Her endorsement contract with ALO Diamonds was inked in June of the next year. In a similar way, she became an ambassador for TAG Heuer.
She achieved her career-high ranking of 27th on 9th July Of 2007. She only competed in one Grand Slam tournament, in the 2007 Wimbledon Championships as a junior. Her six ITF singles championships have come in her own country. Her Fed Cup debut came in April when she defeated the Israeli Shahar Pe’er in three sets. In fact, in the same year, she also won her eighth and most prestigious ITF championship. During the final of 2009, she defeated fellow opponent Iveta Beneová to win her first career title.
In 2010, she reached the semifinals of the Memphis Open, losing to eventual champion Maria Sharapova. Czech tennis star then sailed to the semifinals of Wimbledon, defeating Sorana Cîrstea, Zheng Jie, Victoria Azarenka, Caroline Wozniacki, and Kaia Kanepi en route, before falling to defending champion Serena Williams in straight sets. She scored those wins over the likes of Germans Julia Görges and Sabine Lisicki. and Italians Francesca Schiavoneand Errani.
At the French Open 2012, She advanced to the semifinals for the first time in her career, after defeating Ashleigh Barty, Urszula Radwańska, Nina Bratchikova, Varvara Lepchenko, and Yaroslava Shvedova. At the Cincinnati Open 2013, she lost to Wozniacki in the third round where was the defending champion in New Haven and made the final once more but was defeated by the rising Simona Halep.
She was the only such player with a Grand Slam singles title to her name till the 2016 French Open, where Garbiñe Muguruza won. At the end of the season, she won the WTA Championships, thus becoming the third player to win the tournament on debut. In Cincinnati, 2014 she received a first-round bye and faced Elina Svitolina in her opener but was upset by the Ukrainian in straight sets she qualified for the WTA Finals on 14th October. She then lost her round-robin matches to Angelique Kerber and Garbiñe Muguruza but scored a win over Šafářová.8
Australian Open champion Petra then beat Andrea Petkovic in the final to win her second career championship. Her excellent performance propelled her into the top 20 rankings at that time. Then her wins against Yanina Wickmayer and Kirsten Flipkens brought the Czech team to the Fed Cup final. Afterwards, she lost her first match to Ayumi Morita in Dubai but then won her next two. After that, the first Czech woman to win Wimbledon since Jana Novotná in 1998; defeated Maria Sharapova. It was also the first time in over years that a player born in the 1990s won at Wimbledon.
She then beat Andrea Petkovic in the final to win her second career championship at Brisbane International. Then, in the global rankings after that game, she debuted in the top 20 at world No. 18. She then went to the Fed Cup final, & has defeated Dominika Cibulková and Daniela Hantuchová. Her third win of the year came at the Madrid Open, which was also her maiden Premier Mandatory level title. At the Indian Wells and an ITF event, she lost her next two opening sets to Barbora Záhlavová-Strcová and Kristina Barrois, respectively.
She then lost against Ayumi Morita in Dubai & is the first left-handed tennis player to win a Grand Slam single. A straight-set victory against Maria Sharapova made her eligible for her maiden Grand Slam finals appearance at Wimbledon. After that, Dulgheru stunned her in the first round of the US Open, becoming the only champion to fall without winning a set.
At the Indian Wells, 2018 ninth-seeded she scrapped past Kazakh Yulia Putintseva in the opener in three sets to record the equal-longest winning streak of her career, 14 wins. Back to her title run in St. Petersburg a month before. She saw that streak expire when she lost too young American wildcard Amanda Anisimova in the following round in straight sets. She then beat Aryna Sabalenka and Sofia Kenin.
At the Dubai Tennis Championships, 2019 she recorded consecutive wins here for the first time since 2013, beating both Kateřina Siniaková and Jennifer Brady in three sets to reach the quarterfinals. At the US Open, making it her 20th appearance in the second week at the Grand Slams. She then somehow managed to tight three-setter to Shelby Rogers. She got her best result at the French Open after that, defeating Océane Dodin, Jasmine Paolini, Leylah Annie Fernandez, Zhang Shuai and Laura Siegemund, all in straight sets.
She won her fifth victory of the season at the Tour Championships in Istanbul, becoming the third player to accomplish so on their debut. In 2019, she reached her first Grand Slam final where she finished runner-up to Naomi Osaka.
Down Fall And Rise
Before 2016, she was injured during a break-in at her house in the Czech Republic. She had damage to the tendons and nerves of her dominant left hand due to cutting. She once declared that she would return to action at the French Open a month ahead of plan in late May. She then completed the season ranked 29th in the world after losing in the semifinals of the Finals against Ekaterina Makarova of Russia. In fact, she received her fifth consecutive and sixth in the previous seven seasons that she has received the Karen Krantzcke Sportsmanship Award.
In January, the Czech tennis star won her first two matches of 2018. Moreover, St. Petersburg was her 21st career championship. She became the first left-handed singles champion in Russia after beating Kristina Mladenovic. She defeated Kazakhstan’s Yulia Putintseva in Indian Wells in the first round. In the quarterfinals of the Qatar Open, Petra lost to American Amanda Anisimova. She then won her first championship of the season in Prague. Before her third-round loss at the French Open, she had won 13 straight matches. In Madrid, the Czech republican won the third title a week later, giving her two titles in two weeks.
When she serves, she does it wide and away from her opponent. She always prefers grass courts; her game is suited to fast-paced surfaces.
Some of the best tennis moments
She is known for her impeccable timing, which makes her a valuable asset. She loves to take the ball early on her forehands, which allows her to successfully hit winners down the line. And to create powerful backhands, she makes use of all of her major muscle groups. Regardless of the serve speed, she returns forcefully with a quick, compact stroke.
Q. When did Petra Kvitova get married?
Ans:- She is not married to her boyfriend, Radek Meidl.
Q. How old is Kvitova?
Ans:- As of 2022, she is 32 years old.
Q. How tall is Kvitova?
Ans:- Her height is approximately 6 feet 0 inches /182 Cm.