Petra Kvitova's Tennis Equipment, Gear, and Accessories
Birthplace:Bilovec, Czech Republic
Residence:Monte Carlo, Monaco
Height:6'0" (1.83 m)
Plays:Left Handed, Two-Handed Backhand
Grand Slam Singles Titles: 2
Petra Kvitova was born March 8, 1990, in Bilovec, Czech Republic and was introduced to the sport by her farther, Jiri. Her tennis idol growing up was Martina Navratilova because she was an amazing player and a lefty. She first started playing on the ITF circuit in 2006 where she won 2 Singles titles. In 2009 she won her first Singles title in Hobart and finished running-up in Linz the same year. 2011 was her breakout year reaching the Quarterfinals of the Australian Open Women's Singles draw, capturing her first Grand Slam Singles title at Wimbledon defeating Maria Sharapova, and winning five other tournaments the same year. She followed this up in 2014 with a second Grand Slam Singles Title at Wimbledon defeating Eugenie Bouchard. She has been ranked 7 times in the WTA top 10 rankings and reached as high as No. 2 in the world. Her favorite shots are her serve and backhand and loves playing on grass courts. Her favorite movie genre is comedy, and favorite genre of music are pop and rock. Her favorite foods are sushi and Italian, and also enjoys playing basketball or volleyball in her down time.