Marketa Vondrousova is a professional tennis player from the Czech Republic. The lefty was born on 28th June 1999 in Sokolov, a town in the Karlovy Vary Region of the Czech Republic. She reached a career-high ranking of World No.14 on 1st July 2019.
Who Is Marketa Vondrousova Parents?
Vondrousova’s father’s name is David Voundrous, and her mother’s name is Jindriska Anderlova, who played volleyball in the top Czech league. Notably, her parents divorced when Vondrousova was three.
Marketa Vondrousova Junior Career
Marketa began playing tennis at the age of four with her father, David. Later on, she started practising in Prague when she was ten years old. At the age of 15, Vondrousova switched her residency from Sokolov to Prague to enhance her tennis skills.
In addition to this, the Czech competed in the ITF junior circuit from June 2013 to July 2016. Therein, she reached a career-junior high ranking of World No.1 on 25th May 2015.
Marketa Vondrousova WTA Career
Vandrousova began playing in the professional women’s circuit in 2014 when she was 14 years old. Afterwards, she won her first-ever singles WTA title at the 2017 Ladies Open Biel Bienne as a qualifier. Moreover, Marketa reached the final match of the 2019 Istanbul Open and Budapest Open.
At the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, she advanced to the Gold medal match after upsetting Ukrainian Elina Svitolina, Spaniard Paula Badosa, home favourite Naomi Osaka, Romanian Mihaela Buzarnescu, and Dutch Kiki Bertens.
Exciting Facts About Marketa Vondrousova
Vondrousova is five feet and six inches tall. Her favourite surface is clay. At the same time, she believes her game is more suitable for hard courts. In addition, Marketa’s tennis idol is Swiss Maestro Roger Federer, and she describes herself as quiet and calm.
Marketa Vondrousova on Twitter: @VondrousovaM
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