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Petra Cetkovská
Petra Cetkovská
(Czech pronunciation: [ˈpɛtra ˈtsɛtkofskaː]; born 8 February 1985 in Prostějov, Czechoslovakia) is a professional tennis player from the Czech Republic. Having turned professional in 2000, she reached her career-high singles ranking of world no. 25 on 18 June 2012. Over her career, Cetkovská has defeated top players: Marion Bartoli, Elena Dementieva, Ana Ivanovic, Angelique Kerber, Li Na, Agnieszka Radwańska, Caroline Wozniacki, and Vera Zvonareva.

Contents

1 Personal life 2 Career

2.1 2000-2006: Contesting mainly on the ITF circuit 2.2 2007 2.3 2008 2.4 2012 2.5 2013 2.6 2014 2.7 2015

3 WTA career finals

3.1 Singles: 1 (1 runner-up) 3.2 Doubles: 5 (2 titles, 3 runners-up)

4 Performance timelines

4.1 Singles 4.2 Doubles

5 Head vs Head Record

5.1 Top 10 wins

6 References 7 External links

Personal life[edit] Cetkovská has been playing tennis since she was five. Her father Petr works at a pro shop in a local tennis club, while her mother Alena is a nurse. She has one younger brother, Matej. Petra's father is of Macedonian origin.[1][2] When she was 14, Cetkovská was involved in an incident with a friend while playing sport where her friend had accidentally pushed her against a wall. Two years later, she had brain surgery due to the swelling caused by the incident. A year later, she had contracted glandular fever, further hampering her tennis career prospects and the third obstacle had come when she broke her foot playing junior doubles final at the Australian Open. [3] She is coached by Stéphane Charret. Cetkovská speaks Czech, French and English. She was involved in a relationship with ATP player Marcos Baghdatis when she was 19.[4] Career[edit] 2000-2006: Contesting mainly on the ITF circuit[edit] 2000: Cetkovská played the first events of career on the ITF Circuit, winning one doubles ITF title. 2001: Cetkovská won two singles titles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit. 2002: Cetkovská competed in her first WTA qualifying at Palermo; won two singles titles and two doubles titles on ITF Circuit. 2003: Cetkovská won one singles title on ITF Circuit. 2004: Cetkovská won three doubles titles on ITF Circuit. 2005: Cetkovská fell in WTA qualifying twice; won six singles titles and three doubles titles on ITF Circuit. 2006: Cetkovská lost in WTA qualifying three times at Roland Garros, Wimbledon and the US Open; however, she won one singles title and three doubles titles on ITF Circuit. 2007[edit] In 2007, she made a breakthrough in her WTA ranking and won three ITF titles. Also, she won her first WTA doubles title with compatriot Andrea Hlaváčková
Andrea Hlaváčková
at the 2007 ECM Prague Open
ECM Prague Open
defeating Ji Chunmei/ Sun Shengnan in the final 7-6(7), 6-2. As the 22nd seed in qualifying at the 2007 US Open, Cetkovská successfully qualified for the main draw defeating Abigail Spears, Lucie Hradecká, and Anne Keothavong. She made her grand slam debut into the main draw beating Jill Craybas
Jill Craybas
in the 1st round 6-0, 7-6(4). She ended up losing in the 2nd round to 14th seed Elena Dementieva 6-3, 6-2. Cetkovská ended the season ranked 99. 2008[edit] At the 2008 French Open, Cetkovská upset 23rd-seed Alona Bondarenko in the first round 6-3, 6-0. She eventually reached the fourth round, her best Grand Slam showing at the French Open. In the second round at the 2008 DFS Classic, she upset world no. 10 Marion Bartoli
Marion Bartoli
5-7, 6-4, 6-0, her first win over a top 10 player. 2012[edit] In 2012, Cetkovská had wins over Vera Zvonareva, Agnieszka Radwańska, and Simona Halep. 2013[edit] Cetkovská did not play for the first four months of the 2013 season due to a recurring left foot stress fracture, having pulled out of nine tournaments. At the 2013 French Open, she beat 19th-seed Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
to reach the third round at the French Open for the first time since 2008. Cetkovská successfully qualified for the 2013 Wimbledon Championships, and in the second round, she upset 9th-seed Caroline Wozniacki 6-2, 6-2. 2014[edit] In 2014, she had wins over Angelique Kerber, Li Na, Sloane Stephens, and Monica Puig. 2015[edit] At the 2015 US Open, Cetkovská upset 4th-seed Caroline Wozniacki
Caroline Wozniacki
6-4, 5-7, 7-6(1), saving four match points in the final set. In the third round, Cetkovská lost to 26th-seed and eventual champion Flavia Pennetta 1-6, 6-1, 6-4. This was Cetkovská's best showing at the US Open. WTA career finals[edit] Singles: 1 (1 runner-up)[edit]

Legend

Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)

WTA Tour Championships (0–0)

Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)

Premier (0–1)

International (0–0)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score

Runner-up 1. 27 August 2011 New Haven Open at Yale, New Haven, United States Hard Caroline Wozniacki 4–6, 1–6

Doubles: 5 (2 titles, 3 runners-up)[edit]

Legend

Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)

WTA Tour Championships (0–0)

Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)

Premier (0–0)

International (2–3)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent Score

Winner 1. 13 May 2007 ECM Prague Open, Prague, Czech Republic Clay Andrea Hlaváčková Chunmei Ji Shengnan Sun 7–6(9–7), 6–2

Runner-up 1. 1 March 2008 Abierto Mexicano Telcel, Acapulco, Mexico Clay Iveta Benešová Nuria Llagostera Vives María José Martínez Sánchez 2–6, 4–6

Runner-up 2. 3 August 2008 Nordea Nordic Light Open, Stockholm, Sweden Hard Lucie Šafářová Iveta Benešová Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová 5–7, 4–6

Winner 2. 28 April 2012 Grand Prix SAR La Princesse Lalla Meryem, Fes, Morocco Clay Alexandra Panova Irina-Camelia Begu Alexandra Cadanțu 3–6, 7–6(7–5), [11–9]

Runner-up 3. 2 March 2014 Abierto Mexicano Telcel, Acapulco, Mexico Hard Iveta Melzer Kristina Mladenovic Galina Voskoboeva 3–6, 6–2, [5–10]

Performance timelines[edit] Singles[edit]

Tournament 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 W–L

Australian Open A A 1R 1R A Q1 2R A A A 1R 1–4

French Open Q2 Q2 4R 1R A Q3 2R 3R 1R 1R Q1 6–6

Wimbledon Q2 Q3 1R 1R A 4R 2R 3R 2R 1R A 7–7

US Open Q2 2R 1R Q1 Q2 2R A 1R 2R 3R A 5–6

Win–Loss 0–0 1–1 3–4 0–3 0–0 4–1 3–3 4–3 2–3 2–3 0–1 19–23

Titles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Year End Ranking 219 103 82 149 142 31 55 132 59 131 581

Doubles[edit]

Tournament 2007 2008 2009 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 W–L

Australian Open A A 1R A 2R A A A 1–2

French Open 1R 1R 1R A 1R A 1R 1R 0–6

Wimbledon 1R 1R A Q1 1R A 1R A 0–4

US Open 1R 1R A 1R A 2R 2R A 2–5

Win–Loss 0–3 0–3 0–2 0–1 1–3 1–1 1–3 0–1 3–17

Head vs Head Record[edit]

Marion Bartoli
Marion Bartoli
2-0 Sara Errani
Sara Errani
2-1 Ana Ivanovic
Ana Ivanovic
2-1 Angelique Kerber
Angelique Kerber
2-3 Li Na
Li Na
2-1 Agnieszka Radwańska
Agnieszka Radwańska
4-0 Caroline Wozniacki
Caroline Wozniacki
2-2 Simona Halep
Simona Halep
1-1 Elena Dementieva
Elena Dementieva
1-1 Sloane Stephens
Sloane Stephens
1-3

Top 10 wins[edit]

# Player Rank Event Surface Round Score

2008

1. Marion Bartoli No. 10 Birmingham, UK Grass 2nd Round 5-7, 6-4, 6-0

2009

2. Elena Dementieva No. 4 Indian Wells, US Hard 2nd Round 7-6(2), 2-6, 6-1

2011

3. Marion Bartoli No. 9 Connecticut Open, New Haven, United States Hard Quarterfinals 7-5, 7-5

4. Li Na No. 7 Connecticut Open, New Haven, United States Hard Semifinals 6-2, 5-7, 7-6(9)

2012

5. Vera Zvonareva No. 10 Madrid, Spain Clay 1st Round 6-2, 6-2

6. Agnieszka Radwańska No. 3 Internazionali BNL d'Italia, Rome, Italy Clay 2nd Round 6-4, 4-6, 6-1

2013

7. Caroline Wozniacki No. 9 Wimbledon, London, UK Grass 2nd Round 6-2, 6-2

2014

8. Li Na No. 3 Doha, Qatar Hard 3rd Round 7-6(2), 2-6, 6-4

9. Angelique Kerber No. 9 Rome, Italy Clay 2nd Round 4-6, 6-3, 6-4

2015

10. Caroline Wozniacki No. 5 US Open, New York City, USA Hard 2nd Round 6-4, 5-7, 7-6(1)

References[edit]

^ "The sixth day. Vendetta, Pennetta and Schiavone". 25 June 2011. Archived from the original on 3 December 2012. Retrieved 21 November 2016.  ^ Zvolte miss Roland Garros. ^ "Rolandgarros.com Profile". Eric Frosio. Retrieved 29 May 2012.  ^ "WTA.com Profile". wta.com. Archived from the original on 6 May 2012. Retrieved 29 May 2012. 

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