Petra Kvitova

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Petra Kvitová (Czech pronunciation: [ˈpɛtra ˈkvɪtovaː]; born 8 March 1990) is a Czech professional tennis player. Known for her powerful left-handed groundstrokes and variety, Kvitová turned professional in 2006 and has won 25 career singles titles, two of which are Grand Slam titles, the Wimbledon Championships in 2011 and in 2014. She also won a bronze medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Her career-high ranking of world No. 2 was reached on 31 October 2011 and as of 25 June 2018, she is ranked world No. 8 by the Women's Tennis Association (WTA). As such, Kvitová is the current highest-ranked left-hander on the WTA Tour as well as the second highest-ranked Czech, behind Karolína Plíšková.

Kvitová first gained notice upon defeating then-world No. 1 Dinara Safina in the third round of the 2009 US Open. This was followed by her first major semifinal appearance at the 2010 Wimbledon Championships where she came up short to eventual champion Serena Williams. Then, during her breakthrough season in 2011, Kvitová won her first major title at the Wimbledon Championships, defeating Maria Sharapova in the final, thus becoming the first player of either gender born in the 1990s to win a Grand Slam tournament title. She also won the WTA Tour Championships, thus becoming the third player to win the tournament on debut, the others being Williams and Sharapova. She also helped lead the Czech Republic to victory in the Fed Cup final that same year. It was the Czech Republic's first Fed Cup title as an independent nation.

In 2012, Kvitová made the semifinals of the Australian Open and French Open, and was also crowned US Open Series champion. That same year, she also won the Hopman Cup alongside Tomáš Berdych, which was the Czech Republic's second and most recent Hopman Cup title. In 2014, she won her second and most recent Grand Slam title at the Wimbledon Championships, defeating Eugenie Bouchard in the final. In 2015, Kvitová achieved the feat of making the quarterfinals at all four Grand Slams after advancing to her first quarterfinal at the US Open, where she lost to eventual champion Flavia Pennetta. In 2016, she won the WTA Elite Trophy in her first appearance at the tournament, thus becoming the first player ever to win both categories of year-ending championships on debut.

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So proud of these girls, what an amazing weekend. They showed their Czech hearts! Six Fed Cup victories in eight years ❤️🇨🇿💪

Can't believe it's the last Fed Cup tie for both of these girls! Let's try to get the win for them tomorrow 🇨🇿💪❤️

Nice to meet you Tomas 🤣 @tagheuer @tomasberdych Link to the video is in my profile 👆👆

Cesky do Toho 🇨🇿

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10 hours ago

Petra Kvitová

Tennis player or rhythmic gymnast? 😬 ... See moreSee less

Tennis player or rhythmic gymnast? 😬

 

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Best of luck petra.

Excellent absolutely fantastic

Good girl the best

Great tennis player without a doubt and another skill that you should have and you didn't say anything, and it is so good to see you again and I hope to continue improving your forearm and as always I wish you all the best in the Tournament Us Open and enjoy your stay in New York and their people my Dear Petra Kvitova ❤❤🦁🙈🌎😘

Qué linda.

Beautiful and pretty 👜💖🍷👒

Definitely a wonderful girl !!!!🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍

U can be both Petra...😍😍

Great !

good to see you back Petra! 😁😁😁🇨🇿🇨🇿

My love Petra!! Y love you!!!

Beautiful

Thinking Tennis 🎾 kinda tall for the Rhythmic Gymnastics...

Péťo protáhnout tělo a s chutí do toho, hodně štěstí 🍀👍♥️🇨🇿

I love you

Rhythm is a Petra. Everybody dance now! 😘

buen entrenamiento ,Petra Kvitová saludos

I will be your invisible earth gravity to landing safer! 😗😍😵

Gorgeous

March on, Queen Petra! 👍👍💜

BEAUTIFUL

Come on P.KVITOVA

Nice

Definitely, tennis player with a hint of gymnast.

Tennis 🎾 player of course!!!!!! No need gym!!!!!!🤣🤣🤣🔥🌝🔥🌝🎯🎯🌈😌😌

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4 days ago

Petra Kvitová

Always good to be back at USOPEN TENNIS 👍

Taking small steps in the right direction 💪
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Always good to be back at USOPEN TENNIS 👍

Taking small steps in the right direction 💪

 

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A thousand miles journey begins with one small step. All the best to hold the trophy.

Good luck, The best! 🎈🎈🤓😎

Good luck dear ❤️❤️

Hoping to win the US Open. Dear Petra, if you become a US Open champion you will overcome your weaknesses. More precision in games and services

I hope that preparations for the US Open are going as well as possible for you!

Wishing you and your team a successful and deep run at the US Open for 2019.

Good Luck

Good luck!

Best of luck

Good luck & best wishes ...Petra

Small big steps in the right direction I know what it is and with your great fighting spirit I know you will achieve it, you are on the right track with your great talent and with your great team and I only wish you the best and good luck USOPEN TENNIS and stay healthy and Happy and always Beautiful My Dear Petra Kvitova ❤❤🦁🙈🌎😘

Welcome to New York and play well Petra

Good luck petra

Thank you for going through your different recovery processes Petra, and sharing about them. With depression, I find, and am reminded by professionals in mental health, that only small steps are possible at times. But, the intention, going in the right direction, is important. Sometimes there only appear to be small steps in the same place, but then later you look back and realise that you were moving forward a little.

I often see you competing through the TV screen. Your achievements will continue to climb. By the way you looks more btiful tonite.

You should be good after your name day all the best we love you

The very best of luck my Tennis Queen!

Wish you the best petra

Great to see you in New York, go Petra

Team Petra ready!!! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻Good luck sweet Petra!!!🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹

Great to see you back Good Luck Petra hope you get another grand slam

I hope your arm gets better and better. If you are fit, you can do everything. And as always, I believe in you. In your talent and your fight. Have a great US Open our Lioness!

Good Luck

Přeji všem pohodu a úsměv a Petře hodně zdraví, štěstí a dobrou mušku při zápasech !! 👍🍀

Best of Luck Petra!!! i know you can win this one... dont let anything stop you! XXXX

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1 week ago

Petra Kvitová

Waiting for the phone to ring like... ☎️ ... See moreSee less

Waiting for the phone to ring like... ☎️

 

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So Beautiful Always and Beautiful Smile and I hope you receive very good news and I hope to see you tomorrow again on the court and, as always, I wish you the best of luck my dear Petra Kvitova ❤❤🦁🙈🌎😘

Voce e linda para atender um telefone muito antigo!!

Milá Petra a krásný úsměv.

BEAUTIFUL as always Petra!!

Tu'es Magnifique Vraiment Je t'adore ma belle princesse

BEAUTIFUL as always Petra!!

sweet smile, amazing eyes, marvelous lips, amazing face, sexy, elegant, hot, so beautiful

Hi Petra can you answer my call. Nice picture and so beautiful.

So very beatiful Petra.

Good luck Petra Czech Lioness i see on games you playing tomorrow wishing you all the good luck such a lovely photo great smile 🇨🇿🇨🇿🙏🙏📞📞🎾🎾💕💕 here me calling xxxx

Držím palce. ;). Hodně štěstí na dalším turnaji. ;)

Tak jako vždycky milý, krásný úsměv

Wauuu superrr beautiful fottoo 🤗🤗🤗🤓🤓🤓

Incredible photo 😍😍😍

Hi Petra! How are you?! You look cool, and relaxed!

Hi Petra, switch the wire from your phone, please. ;)

Amerika açık tenis turnuvasında başarılar dilerim şampiyon olmanı çok isterim güzel gözlü kadın. 😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁

Pro nejhezčí z dvorců hráčku. Mám tu další rýmovačku. :-) I ten telefon tuší. Jak to Kvítku sluší. S usměvavou tváří. Sluníčko co září. A ta krásná očka. Je to zkrátka Kočka. I v tričku jako princezna. Péťa sladce líbezná. Tak na další úsměv v celé kráse. Těšíme se po zápase. Po vítězném mači. Tenhle nám nestačí. :-) Poojď. ;-)

Přeji úspěch.Doufám,že ruka vydrží

The must beautiful smile in the world ! Petra kvitova

Lord of the rings and return of the wings to fly high in tennis talent shortage skyline! ❤💙💚🌎🌙

Even the phone also matching!

Your dreamed Prince knows your number? Will you really allow to take his call ?

Povedená fotka

My favourite tennis women .. nice smile..

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2 weeks ago

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Its great to be back! Western & Southern Open

 

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Wauuu superrr beautiful fottoo! 🤓🤓🤩🤩

It's great to see how you back to home after the first match.

So Happy Wonderful to see you back on court PETRA Welcome and Good Luck in Cincinnati My Dear Petra Kvitova and Beautiful Always ❤❤🦁🙈🌎😘

My one and only Tennis Queen! 🥰😘

I'm so glad to see you. I can't wait.

Wow my champion is back .. best wishes for this tournamnet and us open .. i hope uu will win us open .

excellent absolutely fantastic picture very very beautiful kvitova

definitely glad to see you back good luck

So happy to see you there and back on court! 😍 Totally loving the arm sleeves too!

What a nice day today! 🌞 It's great to see you back. 🥰 POJĎ!!

My Tennis Queen.. Best of luck!

and it's nice to see you play ..... good luck 💪💪🥇🥇🎾🎾❤️😘

Good luck in Cincinnati. Hoping you’re fully recovered. 😎🎾🎾🎾🎾🎾🎾

Great to see you back on court, Petra. Just do your best!

It is always a great pleasure to see you...playing and doing what you like !!! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹

Always forward Petra

Welcome back sweetie and finger crossed!

Držím palce ale mam obavy že Petra bude limitována dlouhodobím zraněnim a tudíž přeji hlavně zdraví a věřím že bude líp.

beautiful

Držíme palečky ať ruka nezlobí a další trofej tvou sbírku ozdobí. Hodně zdaru. Pojď! 👍👍👍🍀🍀🍀

very nice

I love see your pre warm up with your team Petra!!!!! Full of fun and vibes!!!!! Thanks for sharing on IG instant status with us!!!

Glad to see you on the court.

Mnoho štěstí, věřím že budete brzo opět v Top forme👍🎾

My idol!!! More power to you, Petra!!!

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3 weeks ago

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Thanks @forbescesko for the cover shoot 😊🇨🇿

 

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Hi Petra so proud of you you are such an inspiration to is all with your life a.ways so happy in all you do Never Give Up xxxxx

Looking beautiful & gorgeous in images ... Petra

Beautiful face and Beautiful game! A Beautiful heart and soul!

A very beautiful collection of photographs, Petra.

Krásná, sympatická jako vždy. A krásný úsměv Ti moc sluší. Přeji Ti ještě hodně důvodů k úsměvům.😀

My Dear Petra Kvitova, you are always beautiful and with a big heart that opens your feelings and allows us to see that you are a simple human being and the problems you have to face to be a great athlete and give everything for this beautiful sport, so much admiration for this great tennis player and thanks for all your love to your fans and always have fun on the court and stay healthy and happy blessings and Thank @forbescesko Beautiful interview and the beautiful photos Congratulations ❤❤🙈🌎🦁😘

Just beautiful and glamours photos.

As gorgeous as always Petra💗💗💗

Beauty with grit and glamour!

looking very beautiful fantastic gorgeous very beautiful sùuuuper model talented and wonderful smile fantastic face great style lovely eyes kvitova

Those eyes Petra and smiles. Congrats to you, i'm a fan here from Philippines.

Naše krásná princezna 👍😘

Your such a great role model for so many young women. Your accomplishments and hard work pay off in the arena of earnings and working properly with your money to help yourself and others with your charities. Forbes saw a “Winner” in you and I bet that story is a good one.

Sei bellissima, oltre che bravissima complimenti!!😘😘🎾🎾

Kvítečku, jste moc krásná. Neuvěřitelně Vám to sluší.💕👍💕

To bude dobrý.Hodně zdraví a štěstí Petro.

Hermosa portada Petra, muchas felicidades!!!

What a great smile. Hope you can do your best in the next half of 2019. God bless you. Taipei, Taiwan, Free R. O. C.

You’re so beautiful you are the epitome of a great tennis player!!!!

Excelente Petra!!

Veľmi pekná tenistka. Držím palce aj v tenise aj v súkromnom živote.

You are like a Greek goddess of beauty Petra! 😘🥰

Petro jste opravdu krásná žena, moc Vám to sluší. Už se těším na Vás návrat na kurty, chybíte nám na turnajích. 💓

Skvělý rozhovor a samozřejmě fotky luxusní,ostatně když se fotí krásný subjekt je to půl práce😄. Hlavně ale brzké uzdravení a úspěšný návrat na kurty!

They will sell so many more copies with Petra's gorgeous face gracing the cover.

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