Petra Kvitová biography

Petra Kvitová

Tennis Player

1990 –

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Who is Petra Kvitová?

Petra Kvitová is a Czech professional tennis player. Known for her powerful left-handed shots and variety, she has won twelve career singles titles. She reached her career-high ranking of world no. 2 in October 2011, and is ranked no. 4 as of 4 August 2014.

During her breakthrough season of 2011, Kvitová won her first Grand Slam title at the Wimbledon Championships, becoming the first and currently the only Grand Slam event winner of either gender born in the 1990s. She also won the 2011 WTA Tour Championships, and helped lead the Czech Republic to victory in the Fed Cup final.

Kvitová claimed her second Major title at the 2014 Wimbledon Championships. To date, she has reached the semifinals or better of every Grand Slam tournament but the US Open.

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Born
Mar 8, 1990
Bílovec
Also known as
  • Petra Kvitova
Parents
Siblings
Nationality
  • Czech Republic
Profession
Lived in
  • Fulnek
  • Moravia

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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