She then lost to Bartoli in three sets. [7] In April, she played her first ever Fed Cup singles match where she faced Israeli Shahar Pe'er, which she won in three sets. There, she was stunned by qualifier Tsvetana Pironkova in straight sets. [55] Kvitová ended 2012 as world No. In the quarterfinals, she moved past Barty in straight sets and then beat Collins in straight sets to advance to her first Grand Slam final since 2014, and her first outside Wimbledon. [8]. [239] Kvitová dominated the early stages of their rivalry, winning five of their first six clashes. Privatni život. Sie gewann 2011 und 2014 das Grand-Slam-Turnier von Wimbledon sowie zwischen 2011 und 2018 mit der tschechischen Fed-Cup-Mannschaft sechsmal den Fed Cup. ... Auf sind auch Herren Weltrangliste und Damen Weltrangliste zu finden. Kvitová trails the head-to-head 4–7. Both the Czech and the Romanian have established themselves as upper-echelon mainstays. There, she fell short to 26th seed and eventual champion Flavia Pennetta in three sets. Kvitová first gained notice upon defeating then-world No. Kvitová and Agnieszka Radwańska met 13 times. She was also named WTA Player of the Year, WTA Most Improved Player of the Year and ITF World Champion in 2011. [205] She then pulled out of the French Open with an arm injury, bringing her clay court swing to a premature close. 44. 8 and defending champion, Venus Williams in the first round in Memphis. She faced former champion and 30th seed Venus Williams in the third round and was two points away from losing the match but went on to win in three sets. There, she beat Záhlavová-Strýcová in straight sets. [227] She then made the fourth round at the US Open, making it her 20th appearance in the second week at the Grand Slams. A year later, also in the round-robin stage of the WTA Tour Championships, Radwańska scored her first win Kvitová, thus exacting revenge for her loss from a year ago by winning comfortably in straight sets.[240]. 1 spot. [114] As the defending champion and the second seed, she handily defeated Kiki Bertens in the first round in 35 minutes, losing just one point on serve via a double fault. In the opening round of Fed Cup, where the Czech team faced Australia, Kvitová started with a win in singles over Jarmila Gajdošová and followed it up with a three-set victory over Samantha Stosur, saving a match point in the process. She beat Coco Vandeweghe and 27th seed Svetlana Kuznetsova before losing to 12th seed Dominika Cibulková in the round of 16. 43,248 talking about this. She was the only seed to reach the quarterfinals. Sorry, there are no matches available for this year. There, Kvitová led by a set and a break, but was upset by the former world No. [65] In Stuttgart, Kvitová beat Germans Annika Beck and Julia Görges to reach the quarterfinals where she lost to Li Na. Folgen. Vergleich: Petra Kvitova vs. Elise Mertens 17.08.2018 - Western & Southern Open - Cincinnati She then overcame Cibulková and Li Na to reach the final where she defeated Victoria Azarenka to claim the title. Mehr erfahren über. [116] During the US Open Series, Kvitová lost her openers in Toronto and Cincinnati. There, she saw off third seed Garbiñe Muguruza to sail into her tenth Grand Slam tournament quarterfinal where she was stopped by ninth seed Venus Williams in three sets. Kvitová then proceeded to claim her first two wins over the Russian, in the final of the 2011 Wimbledon Championships in straight sets and later that year, in the semifinals of the Pan Pacific Open via retirement.[244][245]. Ve své kariéře dvakrát vyhrála turnaj ve Wimbledonu, pětkrát získala s českým týmem Fed Cup a v roce 2011 ovládla Turnaj mistryň. 1 in the end in a tight three-setter, thus ending her journey as the defending champion. The loss ended Kvitová's hopes of qualifying for the WTA Finals, having recorded five straight appearances at the event dating back to 2011. [199] At the Dubai Tennis Championships, Kvitová recorded consecutive wins here for the first time since 2013, beating both Kateřina Siniaková and Jennifer Brady in three sets to reach the quarterfinals, where saw off Viktória Kužmová in straight sets. Petra Kvitová (Czech pronunciation: [ˈpɛtra ˈkvɪtovaː]; born 8 March 1990) is a Czech professional tennis player. 12, also her lowest ranking since May 2011. Seeded sixth, she bowed out in the second round to eventual runner-up Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova. [188] This was followed by a defeat in the hands of 26th seed Sabalenka in the third round of the US Open. [8], Kvitová uses the pinpoint service stance and is known for her fast and well-placed serves. She then went on to defeat Samantha Stosur to reach her third consecutive final in New Haven. [35][36] She stated that attaining the position "would be nice", but that her priority was to improve her game. However, in a repeat of their 2010 semifinal tie result, the Czechs, who were the two-time defending champions, fell to the Italian team once more. 1 ranking. [135][136][8] At the French Open, Kvitová was upset by eventual surprise quarterfinalist Shelby Rogers in the third round in three sets, receiving bagels in both sets lost. She is also known to attack weak second serves by producing powerful winners. [287], Right To Play, a global organisation which focuses on using sports and games to educate and empower children facing adversity, named Kvitová as its Global Athlete Ambassador in January 2015. [131] However, this was followed by an early loss in Miami in the hands of 30th seed Ekaterina Makarova. However, she managed to secure a spot in the semifinals where she defeated Maria Sharapova in straight sets to advance to her second final at the tournament. [202], Kvitová began her clay court season in Stuttgart where she became the first player to win two titles in 2019. As a junior, Kvitová achieved a career-high ranking of world No. She also possesses notable amount of variety in her game. [38] Nevertheless, her run to the semifinals there saw her extend the longest winning streak of her career to date, 14 wins, that dates back to her title run in Linz last October. [79] Because of this illness, she was unable to compete in the Fed Cup opening round tie against Spain. [134] She then lost early in Madrid and Rome, the former in which she was the defending champion. 2 ranking, which Kvitová won in three sets. [195], Kvitová started the 2019 season in Brisbane. Their most recent meeting came in early 2019, in the last eight of Sydney which Kvitová won comfortably in straight sets. The result saw Kvitová record consecutive quarterfinal appearances at the same Grand Slam tournament for the first since the 2014 Wimbledon Championships. Petra Kvitová (Czech pronunciation: [ˈpɛtra ˈkvɪtovaː]; born 8 March 1990) is a Czech professional tennis player. [218] Kvitová's final tournament appearance, before the suspension of the tour in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic,[219] was in Doha where she was the eighth seed. Kvitová subsequently went on a three-match winning streak – in the Tokyo semifinals in 2013, the second round of Doha and the third round of the Wimbledon Championships,[256] the latter two in 2014. There, for the third time this year, she lost to Sharapova, this time allowing the Russian to reclaim the No. The following week at the Cincinnati Open, she lost to Petkovic in the same round once more. Their next two encounters came in 2011, the first in quarterfinals of Eastbourne where Kvitová came back from a set down to beat Radwańska, and then in the round-robin stage of the WTA Tour Championships which Kvitová won in straight sets. In the final, she beat Ashleigh Barty in three sets for her milestone 20th career title. She then moved past Buzarnescu to reach the final where she defeated Magdalena Rybaríková in three sets for her 25th career title, also the second successful title defence of her career after the 2015 Connecticut Open. However, after Wimbledon, she suffered five consecutive first round defeats before breaking the losing streak at the US Open. Her game suits the fast courts and she cites grass as her favourite surface. 1 ranking as a result.[237]. [37] [78] It was the first time Kvitová exited a Grand Slam tournament in the opening round since the 2011 US Open. [62] She then reached her first ever quarterfinal at the Indian Wells Open. [58] Kvitová was the eighth seed at the Australian Open. However, the Czech team ultimately cruised into the semifinals with the score 3–2. There, she saw off Sara Errani to advance to the semifinals, where she lost in three sets to Maria Sharapova, despite having been up a break in the third set. She currently uses the Wilson Pro Staff 97 racquet, a similar version to Roger Federer's. She won her first two matches easily against compatriot Andrea Hlaváčková and German Mona Barthel. [160], During the US Open Series, Kvitová posted a quarterfinal appearance in Stanford,[161] but then lost early in Toronto and Cincinnati, both at the hands of the resurgent Sloane Stephens,[162][163] before bowing out in the opening round of New Haven to Zhang Shuai. In the slice department, she has the ability to keep the ball low and performs the shot better on her backhand wing. Kvitová and Angelique Kerber have met 13 times with Kvitová currently leading the head-to-head 7–6. The Czech team subsequently advanced to the final for the fourth time in five years. In the past, Kvitová was in relationship with Czech tennis players Adam Pavlásek[261] and later Radek Štěpánek. [182], Starting the grass-court season in Birmingham where she was the defending champion, Kvitová saw off the likes of Johanna Konta and Daria Gavrilova to record her fifth quarterfinal appearance of 2018. Williams exacted revenge four years later in the opening round of the Miami Open. [148] At the Luxembourg Open, top-seeded Kvitová reached the final but lost to Monica Niculescu in straight sets. Moreover, she was awarded the WTA Sportsmanship Award for the fourth year in a row, her fifth overall. 62. [10] However, she came up short to eventual semifinalist Yanina Wickmayer in the round of 16, in three sets. [59] Kvitová was then awarded a wildcard into the Open GdF Suez. [177] Then, facing Germany in the Fed Cup semifinals, she notched wins over Görges and Angelique Kerber, thus sending the Czech team into its sixth final in the last eight years. There, she defeated Lucie Hradecká and Elena Baltacha, before losing to defending and eventual champion Kim Clijsters in the third round, having led 3–0 in the first set before going on lost the next twelve games in a row. Weltrangliste - Kvitova neue Nummer 2. Vergleich: Petra Kvitova vs. Sofia Kenin 25.03.2018 - Miami Open - Miami. Due to her tall frame, she is known to make up for her lack of speed by playing close to the baseline. Petra Kvitová Den 8-3-1990 blev Petra Kvitová (kaldet: ) født i Bílovec, Czechoslovakia. [147] She then reached the quarterfinals of the China Open where she lost to Keys. [180] She then breezed through to her second crown in two weeks by winning her third title in Madrid, becoming the first woman to do so, by seeing off Lesia Tsurenko, Monica Puig, Anett Kontaveit, Daria Kasatkina and Karolína Plíšková to make the final, where she fought through a tough three-setter to see off Kiki Bertens for her 24th career title.