Famous Czech Tennis Players

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Martina Navratilova
(One of the Greatest Tennis Players of All Time)
Martina Navratilova
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Birthdate: October 18, 1956
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Prague, Czechia
Martina Navratilova is the world’s only tennis player to be no. 1 for more than 200 weeks in both singles and doubles. She is one of three women with a "Grand Slam Boxed Set.” She is openly lesbian and had earlier fled her country, Czechoslovakia, due to political issues.
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Ivan Lendl
(Czech-American Former World No.1 Tennis player)
Ivan Lendl
9
Birthdate: March 7, 1960
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ostrava, Czechia

Born to professional tennis players, Czech-American tennis legend Ivan Lendl has eight Grand Slam titles under his belt. Known for his topspin groundstrokes, he later turned coach and was responsible for three Grand Slams of Andy Murray. Lendl also has a few Celebrity Tour golf wins in his kitty.

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Petra Kvitová
(Czech Tennis Player and Bronze Medal Winner in 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics)
Petra Kvitová
7
Birthdate: March 8, 1990
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bílovec, Czechia
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Jana Novotná
(Czech Tennis Player Who Won The 1998 Wimbledon Singles Title)
Jana Novotná
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Birthdate: October 2, 1968
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brno, Czech Republic

Jana Novotná was a tennis player best remembered for winning the 1998 Wimbledon singles title. She was also renowned as a doubles player as she won 12 Grand Slam doubles titles, achieving the Career Grand Slam twice in the process. Novotná also competed in other important tournaments like the Olympics where she won two silver medals and one bronze medal. 

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Tomáš Berdych
(Former Czech Tennis Player Counted Among the Best Players to Have Never Won a Grand Slam Title)
Tomáš Berdych
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Birthdate: September 17, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Valasske Mezirici, Czechia

Tomáš Berdych is a Czech retired tennis player. Renowned for his powerful serve and forehand, Berdych is often counted among the best players to have never won a grand slam title. One of the most popular players to have emerged from the Czech Republic, Tomáš Berdych helped his team win the Davis Cup in 2012 and 2013.  

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Karolína Plíšková
(Czech Professional Tennis Player Known for Her Powerful Serve and Forehand)
Karolína Plíšková
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Birthdate: March 21, 1992
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Louny, Czechoslovakia

Karolína Plíšková is a Czech tennis player best known for her powerful forehand and serve. A former world No. 1, Plíšková has reached the finals of two Grand Slam singles events so far. Karolína Plíšková has also helped her team win the prestigious Fed Cup on three occasions.

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Barbora Krejčíková
(Czech Tennis Player)
Barbora Krejčíková
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Birthdate: December 18, 1995
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brno, Czech Republic

Barbora Krejčíková is a Czech tennis player best known for winning the 2021 French Open singles title. A successful doubles player, Krejčíková has won four Grand Slam doubles titles and three Grand Slam mixed doubles titles so far. Barbora Krejčíková also represented her country in the 2020 Olympic Games where she won the gold medal in the women's doubles event.

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Petr Korda
(Former Czech Tennis Player Who Won the 'Australian Open' Singles in 1998)
Petr Korda
3
Birthdate: January 23, 1968
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Prague, Czechia

Petr Korda is a Czech retired tennis player best known for winning the Australian Open singles in 1998. He also won the Australian Open doubles in 1996 as well as the 1994 Hopman Cup for his country. In July 1998, Petr Korda tested positive for doping. He retired the following year shortly before he was to serve a 12-month ban.

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Kristyna Pliskova
(Czech Tennis Player & Current Record Holder for Most Aces Served in a 'WTA Tour' Match)
Kristyna Pliskova
7
Birthdate: March 21, 1992
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Louny, Czechoslovakia

Kristýna Plíšková is a Czech tennis player who holds the record for the highest number of aces served in a WTA Tour match, which she set while playing against Monica Puig Marchán at the 2016 Australian Open. Kristýna Plíšková has won one singles title on the WTA Tour so far.

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Lucie Šafářová
(Czech Retired Tennis Player With Five Grand Slam Doubles Title)
Lucie Šafářová
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Birthdate: February 4, 1987
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brno, Czechia

Lucie Šafářová is a Czech retired tennis player best known for her achievements in major doubles events such as Grand Slams. The former world No. 1 in doubles, Šafářová won five Grand Slam doubles, including two Australian Open and two French Open. Lucie Šafářová also earned a bronze medal for her country at the 2016 Olympics along with Barbora Strýcová.

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Katerina Siniakova
(Czech Professional Tennis Player and Multiple Grand Slam Champion in Women’s Doubles)
Katerina Siniakova
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Birthdate: May 10, 1996
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hradec Králové, Czech Republic

Czech professional tennis-player Kateřina Siniaková won Grand Slam titles at 2018 Wimbledon Championships, 2018 French Open, 2021 French Open and 2022 Australian Open; and a gold medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in women’s doubles, all with compatriot Barbora Krejčíková. They became world No. 1 in doubles on October 22, 2018. Siniaková also won the 2018 Fed Cup with the Czech team.

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Barbora Strycova
(Czech Retired Tennis Player Who Won The 2019 'Wimbledon' Women's Doubles Title)
Barbora Strycova
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Birthdate: March 28, 1986
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Plzeň, Czechoslovakia (now Czech Republic)

Barbora Strycova is a Czech retired tennis player best known for winning the 2019 Wimbledon in the women's doubles event. She also won the bronze medal at the 2016 Olympic Games along with Lucie Šafářová. Strycova was an important member of the Czech Republic team that dominated the Fed Cup for almost a decade; she won six Fed Cup titles.

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Karolína Muchová
(Tennis Player)
Karolína Muchová
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Birthdate: August 21, 1996
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Olomouc, Czech Republic

Karolína Muchová is a Czech tennis player who won the 2019 Korea Open, her first title on the WTA Tour. Over the course of her career, Muchová has scored victories over popular players like Garbiñe Muguruza, Karolína Plíšková, and Ashleigh Barty. Muchová has been praised for her ability to manufacture winners from typically defensive shots like drop shots and lobs.

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Radek Štěpánek
(Czech Retired Tennis Player)
Radek Štěpánek
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Birthdate: November 27, 1978
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Karvina, Czech Republic

Radek Štěpánek is a Czech retired tennis player best known for winning the 2012 Australian Open and the 2013 US Open along with Leander Paes in men's doubles. Štěpánek also won the Davis Cup for his country in 2012 and 2013. At the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Radek Štěpánek won the bronze medal in the mixed doubles event.

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Marketa Vondrousova
(Czech Tennis Player)
Marketa Vondrousova
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Birthdate: June 28, 1999
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sokolov, Czech Republic

Marketa Vondrousova is a Czech tennis player best known for winning the silver medal in the singles event at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. At the age of 19, she reached the finals of the 2019 French Open, becoming the first teenage Grand Slam finalist since Caroline Wozniacki in 2009. Marketa Vondrousova is considered one of the best returners.

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Jiří Veselý
(Czech Tennis Player Who Was Part of the 2013 Davis Cup Winning Team)
Jiří Veselý
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Birthdate: July 10, 1993
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Příbram, Czechia

Jiří Veselý is a Czech tennis player who was part of the 2013 Davis Cup winning team The current Czech No. 1 in singles, Veselý has won two titles on the ATP Tour so far. His best Grand Slam result came in the 2016 and 2018 Wimbledon where he reached the fourth round of the competition on both occasions.

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Hana Mandlíková
(Former Professional Tennis Player from Czechoslovakia Who Won Four Grand Slam Singles Titles)
Hana Mandlíková
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Birthdate: February 19, 1962
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Prague, Czechia

Hana Mandlíková is a retired tennis player best known for winning four Grand Slam singles titles. She also won the doubles title at the 1989 US Open. Mandlíková won the Fed Cup for Czechoslovakia on four occasions. Counted among the greatest players of all time, Hana Mandlíková was made an inductee of the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1994.

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Linda Fruhvirtová
(Tennis Player ])
Linda Fruhvirtová
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Birthdate: May 1, 2005
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Czech Republic

Linda Fruhvirtová is a Czech tennis player who has won three singles titles and two doubles titles on the ITF Circuit so far. Since 2020, she has been climbing up the ladder of the WTA-ranking. Linda Fruhvirtová is also considered a player to watch out for in the future.

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Regina Rajchrtová
(Former Czech Tennis Player Who Participated in the 1988 Summer Olympics)
Regina Rajchrtová
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Birthdate: February 5, 1968
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Havlíčkův Brod, Czechoslovakia

Czechoslovakia Regina Rajchrtová competed in the women’s singles tennis competition for Czechoslovakia at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, however she lost to Leila Meskhi (Soviet Union) in the first round. She achieved a career-high doubles ranking of 45 on August 27, 1990, and her career-high singles ranking of 26 on April 1, 1991.

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Marie Bouzkova
(Tennis Player)
Marie Bouzkova
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Birthdate: July 21, 1998
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Prague, Czech Republic

Marie Bouzkova is a Czech tennis player who came into prominence in 2014 when she won the US Open girls' singles title. She competes in the WTA Tour and ITF Women's Circuit. Marie Bouzkova currently has 12 ITF singles titles and three WTA doubles titles under her belt.

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Lukáš Rosol
(Czech Tennis Player Who Defeated 2-Time Wimbledon Champion Rafael Nadal During 2012 Wimbledon Championship)
Lukáš Rosol
2
Birthdate: July 24, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brno, Czechia

Czech professional tennis-player Lukáš Rosol won 8 Challenger and 7 Futures tournaments. He drew attention by beating world No. 2 Rafael Nadal, during the second round of 2012 Wimbledon Championships. He was part of Czech Republic's 2012 Davis Cup winning team. First round match of 2013 Davis Cup that he won alongside Tomáš Berdych marked as the longest ever ATP doubles match.  

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Nicole Vaidišová
(Czech Retired Tennis Player Who Was Known for Her Powerful Serve and Groundstrokes)
Nicole Vaidišová
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Birthdate: April 23, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Nuremberg, Germany

Nicole Vaidišová is a Czech retired tennis player best known for her powerful serve and groundstrokes. Her best Grand Slam result came in 2006 and 2007 when she qualifid for the semi-finals of the 2006 French Open and the 2007 Australian Open. Nicole Vaidišová won six WTA Tour singles titles before announcing her retirement for the second time in 2016.

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Jaroslav Drobný
(Former World No.1 Amateur Tennis and Ice Hockey Player)
Jaroslav Drobný
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Birthdate: October 12, 1921
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Prague, Czechia
Died: September 13, 2001

Although he had been part of the Olympic silver-winning Czechoslovakian ice hockey team, Jaroslav Drobny gained more fame as a tennis player. He achieved the rare feat of having played Wimbledon for four different countries: Czechoslovakia, Bohemia-Moravia, Egypt, and, Britain. He also won 130 singles titles throughout his career.

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Helena Suková
(Czech Retired Tennis Player Who Won 14 Grand Slam Doubles Titles)
Helena Suková
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Birthdate: February 23, 1965
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Prague, Czechoslovakia

Helena Suková is a Czech retired tennis player who won 14 Grand Slam doubles titles during her illustrious playing career. She also helped her national team win the prestigious Fed Cup on four occasions and the Hopman Cup in 1989. Helena Suková is also an Olympic medalist, winning silver medals at the 1988 and 1996 Olympic Games.

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Jan Kodeš
(Czech Former Tennis Player Who Won 3 Grand Slam Singles in the 1970s)
Jan Kodeš
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Birthdate: March 1, 1946
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Prague, Czechia

Czech former tennis player Jan Kodeš won three Grand Slam singles events during the early 1970s, including the French Open in 1970 and 1971, and the Wimbledon in 1973. .His accomplishments include winning 9 top-level singles titles and 17 doubles titles, receiving Czech Fair Play Award from the Czech Olympic Committee, and getting inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame.

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Tereza Martincová
(Czech Tennis Player and Winner of Four ITF Circuit Singles Title)
Tereza Martincová
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Birthdate: October 24, 1994
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Prague, Czech Republic

Czech tennis player Tereza Martincová has won four singles titles on the ITF Circuit, including ITF Heraklion, Greece (2014); ITF Lenzerheide, Switzerland (2015); ITF Óbidos, Portugal (2018); and ITF Essen, Germany (2019). She achieved a career-high singles ranking of 40 on February 14, 2022, and a career-high doubles ranking of 79 on March 7, 2022.

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Květa Peschke
(Czech Former Professional Tennis Player who Ranked World No.1 in Doubles)
Květa Peschke
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Birthdate: July 9, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bílovec

Czech former professional tennis player Květoslava Peschke won her first Grand Slam title at the 2011 Wimbledon Championships, alongside compatriot Katarina Srebotnik. They jointly achieved world No. 1 ranking in doubles and became the 2011 WTA Doubles Team of the Year. Peschke garnered success mostly as a doubles player winning 36 doubles titles and just one singles title on the WTA Tour.

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Jonas Forejtek
(Tennis Player)
Jonas Forejtek
1
Birthdate: March 10, 2001
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Plzeň, Czech Republic

Jonas Forejtek is a Czech tennis player who won the 2019 US Open Junior singles title. In the same year, he also won the Australian Open Junior and Wimbledon Junior doubles titles. He currently competes in the ATP Tour and the ITF World Tennis Tour.