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Petra Kvitova

Born: March 8, 1990 (age 31)

Height: 6' 0" (183cm)

Hometown: Bilovec, Czech Republic
Nationality: Czech Republic Czech
Current Rank (Apr 17): No. 14 (3,030 points)
Petra Kvitova
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Belarus' Aryna Sabalenka celebrates winning her first round match against Romania's Monica Niculescu at Wimbledon on June 28, 2021
Aryna Sabalenka overcomes nerves to progress at Wimbledon
Petra Kvitova was an early casualty from the Championships.
Jun 28, 19:38
Serena Williams celebrates reaching the Wimbledon final on July 11, 2019
Who are the contenders for the women's Wimbledon title?
Ten women to watch at the All England Club.
Jun 21, 08:43
Ashleigh Barty pictured at the Australian Open on February 17, 2021
Ashleigh Barty ready to play through the pain barrier at French Open
Ashleigh Barty took a medical time-out for a left hip problem during her three-set win over Bernarda Pera.
Jun 1, 17:14
Naomi Osaka pictured at the Australian Open in February 2021
Naomi Osaka could be thrown out of French Open
Naomi Osaka has been fined 15,000 US dollars for refusing to do a press conference after her first-round win.
May 30, 17:21
Naomi Osaka celebrates after beating Jennifer Brady in the Australian Open final on February 20, 2021
French Open roundup: Naomi Osaka secures first-round victory
Naomi Osaka spoke briefly on court after a 6-4 7-6 (4) win at Roland Garros.
May 30, 16:39
Serena Williams pictured at the US Open on September 6, 2020
Australian Open roundup: Serena Williams progresses in Melbourne
Serena Williams has only lost five games in her first two matches at Melbourne Park.
Feb 10, 08:14
Naomi Osaka celebrates winning the 2020 US Open on September 12, 2020
Result: Ashleigh Barty and Naomi Osaka claim strong victories in Melbourne
Ashleigh Barty defeated Ana Bogdan in her first official match for nearly a year.
Feb 2, 13:26
Iga Swiatek pictured in October 2020
Iga Swiatek: 'Dream come true to make French Open final'
Sofia Kenin beat Petra Kvitova while Iga Swiatek easily saw off Nadia Podoroska in the semi-finals.
Oct 8, 21:06
Sofia Kenin celebrates during her semi-final with Petra Kvitova at the French Open on October 8, 2020
French Open roundup: Sofia Kenin makes second grand slam final of the year
The story of the 12th day of action at the French Open
Oct 8, 21:05
Sofia Kenin celebrates during her semi-final with Petra Kvitova at the French Open on October 8, 2020
Result: Sofia Kenin overcomes Petra Kvitova in straight sets to reach French Open final
Sofia Kenin will take on Iga Swiatek for the Coupe Suzanne Lenglen.
Oct 8, 18:01
Novak Djokovic celebrates winning a match at the French Open on October 5, 2020
French Open roundup: Novak Djokovic fights back to earn semi-final spot
The story of day 11 in Paris.
Oct 7, 23:13
Novak Djokovic celebrates winning a match at the French Open on October 5, 2020
French Open day nine: Novak Djokovic survives hitting another line judge
The story of the ninth day of action at the French Open.
Oct 5, 21:50
Novak Djokovic celebrates winning in the first round at the French Open on September 29, 2020
French Open roundup: Day seven - Novak Djokovic into fourth round
The story of the seventh day of action at Roland Garros.
Oct 3, 23:53
Karolina Pliskova in action at the Australian Open on January 25, 2020
French Open roundup: Jelena Ostapenko knocks out second seed Karolina Pliskova
There were also wins for Novak Djokovic and Stefanos Tsitsipas.
Oct 1, 21:18
Naomi Osaka pictured at the US Open on September 3, 2020
US Open roundup: Naomi Osaka overcomes Marta Kostyuk in three sets
Fellow former champion Angelique Kerber is also through to the last 16.
Sep 5, 09:07
Petra Kvitova celebrates reaching the Aussie Open final on January 24, 2019
US Open roundup: Angelique Kerber, Petra Kvitova secure third-round spots
The former Wimbledon champions came through tough matches.
Sep 2, 20:05
Naomi Osaka in action at the US Open on August 29, 2019
US Open: Naomi Osaka earns hard-fought win, Coco Gauff falls at first hurdle
The 22-year-old plans to wear a mask bearing the name of a different shooting victim for each round.
Sep 1, 08:24
Manchester United captain Harry Maguire pictured during the Europa League semi-final against Sevilla on August 16, 2020
Friday's sporting social - Man Utd defender Harry Maguire tweets thanks for support
Thiago Silva's move to Chelsea was also a talking point on social media.
Aug 28, 19:09
Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates winning his match against Tennys Sandgren on January 28, 2020
Australian Open day nine: Roger Federer miraculously sets up Novak Djokovic tie
The story of the ninth day of action at the Australian Open.
Jan 28, 15:22
Australia's Ashleigh Barty celebrates winning her match against Czech Republic's Petra Kvitova on January 28, 2020
Ashleigh Barty refusing to get carried away with Australian Open run
The world number one is looking to become the first Australian women's singles champion since 1978.
Jan 28, 08:57
Australia's Ashleigh Barty celebrates winning her match against Czech Republic's Petra Kvitova on January 28, 2020
Result: Home favourite Ashleigh Barty books semi-spot at Australian Open
Ashleigh Barty is aiming to become the first Australian champion in the women's singles for 42 years.
Jan 28, 08:45
Britain's Johanna Konta reacts during her fourth round match against Czech Republic's Petra Kvitova on July 8, 2019
Johanna Konta coy on Wimbledon chances despite making quarter-finals
Konta recovered from a set down to defeat Petra Kvitova 4-6 6-2 6-4.
Jul 8, 22:32
Britain's Johanna Konta reacts during her fourth round match against Czech Republic's Petra Kvitova on July 8, 2019
Result: Johanna Konta fights back to reach Wimbledon quarter-finals
Konta will play Barbora Strycova in the last eight on Tuesday.
Jul 8, 18:15
Serena Williams pictured at the French Open on May 27, 2019
Serena Williams reveals she almost pulled out of French Open
Williams lost the first set against Vitalia Diatchenko but recovered to reach the second round.
May 27, 23:14
Naomi Osaka poses with her trophy after winning the Australian Open on January 26, 2019
Naomi Osaka tops rankings after claiming back-to-back grand slam titles
Osaka recovered from missing three match points in the second set to win the Australian Open.
Jan 26, 15:05
Naomi Osaka poses with her trophy after winning the Australian Open on January 26, 2019
Result: Australian glory for Osaka as she overcomes mid-match wobble in Melbourne
Osaka missed three match points at 5-3 in the second set before recovering to win 7-6 (2) 5-7 6-4.
Jan 26, 11:25
Novak Djokovic in action in the Australian Open semi-final on January 25, 2019
The best moments from day 12 at the Australian Open
Familiar foes to meet in men's final on Sunday.
Jan 25, 12:56
Naomi Osaka in action at the Australian Open on January 24, 2019
Osaka to bid for back-to-back grand slam titles against Kvitova
Eight different women have won the last eight grand slam titles.
Jan 25, 08:12
Naomi Osaka in action at the Australian Open on January 24, 2019
Result: Petra Kvitova and Naomi Osaka set up Australian Open final clash
Kvitova is through to her first slam final since winning her second Wimbledon title in 2014.
Jan 24, 10:22
Petra Kvitova celebrates reaching the Aussie Open final on January 24, 2019
Result: Kvitova to make Australian Open final debut after Collins scorcher
The roof was closed at 4-4 in the first set because of the extreme temperatures in Melbourne.
Jan 24, 05:20
Stefanos Tsitsipas celebrates reaching the semi-finals of the Australian Open on January 22, 2019
Highlights from day nine at the Australian Open
The highlights from the ninth day of action at Melbourne Park.
Jan 22, 13:21
Petra Kvitova celebrates at the Australian Open on January 22, 2019
Kvitova cries 'happy tears' after reaching Australian Open semi-final
The Czech, who could end the tournament as world number one, is in the last four of a grand slam for the first time since her stabbing.
Jan 22, 12:55
Petra Kvitova celebrates at the Australian Open on January 22, 2019
Result: Emotional Petra Kvitova dumps home hopeful Ashleigh Barty out of Australian Open
Kvitova is into the semi-finals of a grand slam for the first time since winning Wimbledon in 2014.
Jan 22, 10:02
Ashleigh Barty in action at the Australian Open on January 20, 2019
Result: Ashleigh Barty first Australian into last eight at Melbourne in a decade
Barty won nine games in a row before quashing a Sharapova fightback to win 4-6 6-1 6-4.
Jan 20, 06:47
Johanna Konta in action in Nottingham on June 12, 2018
Result: Johanna Konta misses out in Nottingham Open final
Johanna Konta suffers defeat in the final of the Nottingham Open for the second successive year after losing to Ashleigh Barty in three sets.
Jun 17, 18:28
Johanna Konta of Britain hits a return to Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland at the China Open on October 9, 2016
Johanna Konta handed Hsieh Su-Wei rematch at Wimbledon
British number one Johanna Konta will face Hsieh Su-Wei - her conqueror at last month's French Open - in the Wimbledon first round.
Jun 30, 10:44
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Petra Kvitova attack part of blackmail plot
Police say that two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova was attacked in December as part of a blackmail plot.
Jan 25, 16:35
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Petra Kvitova to leave hospital on Friday following hand surgery
Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova will be released from hospital on Friday after a knife attack left her needing surgery on her left hand.
Dec 22, 21:39
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Petra Kvitova out of action for six months following knife attack
Petra Kvitova is not expected to return to the practice court for at least six months, ruling her out for the majority of 2017 following a knife attack at her home.
Dec 21, 19:26
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Petra Kvitova ruled out for at least three months following knife attack
Petra Kvitova will miss at least three months of action after being the victim of a knife attack at her home.
Dec 20, 21:20

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