Petra Kvitova is one of the greats of the sport and has been for more than 16 years and she is one of the most liked players in the circuit as well. Even after 16+ years of playing tennis , Petra Kvitova is at the top of her game and competing against the new generation of tennis players and she is the senior pro. Petra Kvitova started playing tennis in 2006.
She has a win loss record of 608 wins and 277 losses in her career which gives her a win % of 68.7. And she has earned a total of $35,075,089 which is the 7th highest of all time.
Let’s look at her Top 5 Matches:
1) 2011 Wimbledon Women’s Singles Final
This was the first Grand Slam that Petra Kvitova won in her career and it was against the legend in Maria Sharapova and only 5 years of her Playing tennis. She was great throughout the tournament and in the final she dominated Maria Sharapova and won the match in 2 sets by 6-3 and 6-4 and as a result of this she had arrived on the world stage as she was a Grand Slam Champion.
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2) 2014 Wimbledon Women’s Singles Final
Her second Grand Slam title was also the Wimbledon Final which she won in 2014 which was 3 years after her first Triumph. In the 2024 event she was one of the most experienced players and she took full advantage of that and in the final she faced Eugene Bouchard and she beat her easily in 2 sets as she won the match 6-3 and 6-0 and it was one of the most dominant performances in a Grand Slam final in the last decade.
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3) 2019 Australian Open Women’s Singles Final
This was the closest she had lost in the final without actually winning the Grand Slam. This was the 2019 Australian Open Final where she took on the then best in Naomi Osaka. And this was an absolutely incredible tennis match that went the distance and was over 2 hours. Petra Kvitova lost the first set in a tie breaker by 6-7 but she won the second set by 7-5 and it was everything to play for in the 3rd set but in the end Naomi Osaka had a little more in the tank as she won by 6-4.
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4) 2012 French Open Women’s Singles Semi Final
This was the first of the 2 occasions she reached the semi final of the French Open and this is considered one of the hardest events all year. In the semi final Petra Kvitova faced against Maria Sharapova when she was at her best and in this match Petra could not show much of a fight but the fact that she reached the semi final is the reason this is on this list. Petra Kvitova lost this match by 6-3, 6-3.
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5) 2020 French Open Women’s Singles Semi Final
8 years after her last semi final appearance at the French Open she again reached the semi final of the French Open and to do this after 14 years at the game was incredible. And this semi final match was against Sofia Kenin and this was a competitive match but Sofia Kenin was better as she won the match 6-4 and 7-5 in the second set and the fans hope to see more titles from their favorite player.
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