- Horoscope: Pisces
- Net worth: $14 900 000
- Ethnicity: European
- Nationality: Czech
- Fathers name: Jiří Kvita
- Mothers name: Pavla Kvitová
- Hair color: Golden brown
- Eye color: Blue
- Match marriage: single
Petra Kvitova: biography
She is a top professional tennis player. Petra is known as one of the best players in the world. In 2011 she met her breakthrough, and since that time, she never leaned back.
Childhood and youth
She was introduced to tennis at an early age. Her father supported and encouraged the little Petra to hone her skills and be always in good shape. Hard work and numerous training allowed Petra to become a pro player at the age of 16. In 2009 she had won her first title. As to education, Petra was trained by her coach David Kotyza in her hometown till 2016.
Professional tennis career
Since 2006 she won 27 singles titles and reached the top of the world ranking. In 2011 the athlete made a massive impression in 2011 when she took Grand Slam and defeated Maria Sharapova. That victory established her as a skilled and promising athlete. In 2014 she won her the most recent Grand Slam. Her prosperous career allowed her to gather the number of trophies and become the national legend. However, the player never stops. In 2019 she was the third in the world ranking. She has collected extensive experience and, in 2020, continues playing effectively and promisingly.
She plays aggressively and relies on robust and flat forehand. Petra is a left-hander, hits flat, and has a great serve. Many experts found her most significant strength is the ability of the athlete to take balls early and hit winners down the line. Petra doesn't uset o slice very often. However, she has got one of the strongest backhands. The player manages to keep the ball very low. Her tactical is built around the pressuring the opponents. When she is in good shape, she always plays on offense. As to physique, the tennis player is rather tall. She has got the right amount of core and lower body strength.
The athlete has been one of the best players in the world since 2011. However, she barely moved forward to be the first, as there are a lot of skilled athletes on her way. During her career, she frequently went head to head with such players as Belinda Bencic, Naomi Osaka, and Karolina Pliskova. She also went heads to heads with Venus Williams. They met seven times. Last time in 2017 and 2019, when Venus had overheld victories.
The 29th-years-old athlete is not married. She had a long-time relationship with a hockey player, Radek Meidl. The athletes were happily engaged in 2015. However, the couple split before the wedding. Just a few months before their engagement the couple decided to broke up. In one interview, Petra confessed that they both had a tense schedule and tried to support each other.
Nevertheless, it wasn't elementary sometimes. Probably, that fact became the reason for their split. It is reported that Petra also dated Radek Stepanek, a Czech tennis player.
Sometimes the tennis player wears rings on both hands. That fact became the reason for rumors. Many reporters began suspecting that she was wearing the engagement ring and asked not suitable questions at the conferences. Petra prefers to stay in shape and keep a healthy diet. She likes fresh fruit and vegetables as well as fish. Many people noticed her weight loss in recent years. Indeed, the tennis player became slimmer and fitter.
In 2016 the tennis player came across the accident. The robber got into her apartment in Prostejo. She was trying to defend herself during a knife-wielding attack and had a severe injury on her hand. Her multiple lacerations made her inactive as an athlete for 15 months. Her net worth is $14,9 million. She has got an account on Instagram, where the athlete shared her professional news as well as her achievements. People remember her as a hard-working person with a warm personality.
Achievements and awards
- 2019: she received the Karen Krantzcke Sportsmanship Award
- 2018: she took Doha trophy
- 2016: Petra took Czech Athlete Team of the Year – Fed Cup Team
- 2014: She won the Diamond Aces Award
- 2011, 2014: She got trophies on Grand Slam tournament finals
- 2011: The player overheld the victory on WTA Finals.