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KVETA PESCHKE

Czech Republic

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5th

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D.O.B.
Jul 9
1975
Height
5' 5"
1.65 m
Weight
128 lbs.
58 kg
Plays
Right-handed
two-handed backhand
Status
Pro
Personal
Coached by husband, Torsten Peschke (married on May 5, 2003 in Berlin - maiden name is Hrdlickova) ... Father is Karel Hrdlicka; mother is Kveta Hrdlickova; sister is Lenka ... Most memorable moment was birth of sister's children ... Loves dogs ... Has had two left knee surgeries and her goal is to stay healthy and enjoy tennis ... Admires Martina Navratilova because of the great person she is and all she has achieved in and for tennis ... Favorite cities are Sydney and Berlin ... Favorite actor was Christopher Reeve; loves musicals (Mamma Mia is her favorite) and movies with happy endings; also enjoys dancing.
Career Highlights
SINGLES
Winner (1): 1998 - Makarska.
Finalist (1): 1999 - Leipzig.

DOUBLES
Winner (28): 2017 - Prague (w/Groenefeld); 2014 - Paris [Indoors] (w/Groenefeld), Rome (w/Srebotnik); 2013 - Brussels (w/Groenefeld); 2012 - Sydney (w/Srebotnik), Linz (w/Groenefeld); 2011 - Auckland, Doha, Eastbourne, Wimbledon, Carlsbad, Beijing (all w/Srebotnik); 2010 - Hobart (w/Chuang), Indian Wells, New Haven (both w/Srebotnik); 2008 - Doha (w/Stubbs), New Haven (w/Raymond); 2007 - Los Angeles, Stuttgart, Zrich (all w/Stubbs); 2006 - Paris [Indoors] (w/Loit), Dubai, Luxembourg, Moscow (all w/Schiavone); 2005 - Paris [Indoors] (w/Benesova), Linz (w/Dulko); 2001 - Oeiras (w/Rittner); 1998 - Sopot (w/Vildova).
Finalist (39): 2017 - Toronto (w/Groenefeld); 2016 - Linz (w/Groenefeld); 2014 - Doha (w/Srebotnik); 2013 - Brisbane, Nrnberg, Toronto, Cincinnati (all w/Groenefeld); 2012 - Tokyo [Pan Pacific] (w/Groenefeld); 2011 - Sydney, Dubai, Madrid, WTA Finals (all w/Srebotnik); 2010 - Dubai, Stuttgart, Roland Garros, Eastbourne, Montr‚al, Linz, WTA Finals (all w/Srebotnik); 2009 - Paris [Indoors], Miami, Ponte Vedra Beach, Madrid (all w/Raymond); 2008 - Antwerp (w/Sugiyama), Eastbourne, Stuttgart, WTA Finals (all w/Stubbs); 2007 - Eastbourne (w/Stubbs); 2006 - Rome (w/Schiavone); 2005 - Amelia Island (w/Schnyder), Charleston (w/Benesova), Cincinnati (w/Salerni), Filderstadt (w/Schiavone); 2002 - Auckland (w/Nagyova), Luxembourg (w/Rittner); 2001 - Hamburg, Leipzig (both w/Rittner); 1999 - Prostejov (w/Vildova); 1998 - Prague (w/Pastikova).

MIXED DOUBLES
Finalist (2): 2010 - US Open (w/Qureshi); 2006 - US Open (w/Damm).

ADDITIONAL
Czech Fed Cup Team, 1998-2001, 2005-06, 2008-11; Czech Olympic Team, 2000.
Career Review
2015 - Played four doubles events in first month and a half of season (did not play after Dubai).

2014 - Fifth Top 10 doubles season (finishing No.9 - finished No.8 in 2006, No.7 in 2008, No.5 in 2010 and co-No.2 w/Srebotnik in 2011); won two WTA doubles titles.

2013 - Won one WTA doubles title.

2012 - Won two WTA doubles titles.

2011 - Another Top 10 doubles season; won six WTA doubles titles (all w/Srebotnik - incl. first Grand Slam doubles title at Wimbledon); rose to co-No.1 in doubles w/Srebotnik on July 4 (after Wimbledon).

2010 - Another Top 10 doubles season; won three WTA doubles titles.

2009 - Season played exclusively in doubles; missed second half of season w/left abdomen injury.

2008 - Another Top 10 doubles season; won two WTA doubles titles.

2007 - Played last two singles events, falling in Berlin qualifying and reaching 2r at Roland Garros; won three WTA doubles titles; made doubles Top 5 debut on February 25 (rose from No.7 to No.5).

2006 - SF at Luxembourg (l. to A.Bondarenko); reached 2r six times (incl. Wimbledon); fell 1r 14 times (incl. Roland Garros, US Open); won four WTA doubles titles; made doubles Top 10 debut on September 11 (rose from No.13 to No.10).

2005 - Best season to date; SF at Linz (l. to Petrova); QF twice; reached 4r once (Wimbledon), 3r twice and 2r seven times (incl. Roland Garros); fell 1r six times (incl. other two majors) and in qualifying twice; set new career-high No.26 on November 5; won two WTA doubles titles.

2004 - Returned in spring; QF at Luxembourg; reached 2r once (Roland Garros); fell 1r once and in qualifying six times; won three singles titles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2003 - Underwent second surgery on left knee in March; did not play entire season.

2002 - Reached 2r five times (incl. Australian Open, Wimbledon); fell 1r four times (incl. other two majors) and in qualifying six times; underwent left knee surgery in December.

2001 - QF twice at Bratislava and Luxembourg; reached 3r once and 2r seven times; fell 1r six times (incl. Roland Garros, US Open) and in qualifying once; won one WTA doubles title.

2000 - Second Top 50 season; SF at Linz (l. to Davenport); QF at Sopot; reached 3r four times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros) and 2r four times (incl. US Open); fell 1r seven times (incl. Wimbledon, Olympics) and in qualifying twice; set career-high No.33 on October 30.

1999 - First Top 50 season; runner-up at Leipzig (l. to Tauziat in final); SF at Bratislava (withdrew w/bee sting); reached 3r once (Roland Garros) and 2r four times; fell 1r 11 times (incl. other three majors) and in qualifying twice; made Top 50 debut on November 8 (rose from No.67 to No.45); won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

1998 - First Top 100 season; won first WTA title at Makarska (d. F.Li in final); made Top 100 debut afterwards on April 20 (rose from No.140 to No.99); QF at Sopot; reached 2r three times (incl. Roland Garros, US Open); fell 1r seven times (incl. Wimbledon) and in qualifying once; won one WTA doubles title; won two singles titles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

1997 - Played on ITF Circuit.

1996 - Won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.

1995 - Fell in WTA qualifying twice (incl. Wimbledon); won two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

1994 - Fell 1r once and in qualifying four times.

1993 - Played first two WTA main draws, reaching 2r at Taranto but falling 1r at Budapest; fell in qualifying twice; won one singles title and three doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

1992 - Won one singles title and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

1991 - Made first appearance at ITF/Karlovy Vary-CZE.
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