Petra Kvitova 2021: Net Worth, Salary and Endorsements
Petra Kvitova was born to a schoolteacher in Bilovic, the Czech Republic on 8 March 1990. Her father encouraged her to play tennis and she grew up admiring her compatriot, Martina Navratilova.
She comes from a non-sporting background and her siblings are an engineer and a teacher. The number one Czech tennis player, Petra Kvitova is a two-time Wimbledon champion.
Petra Kvitova defeated Iveta Benesova in her maiden WTA final in the year 2009, at the?Moorilla Hobart International. The following year she was awarded the?WTA Newcomer of the Year with a ranking of World Number 34, and she breezed into the last four at the 2010 Wimbledon.
She began her 2011 season by winning the title in Brisbane and continued to win the clay-court tournament in Madrid. Very soon, she claimed her first Grand Slam title at SW19.
Kvitova defeated Maria Sharapova to become the first left-handed WTA player to clinch Wimbledon since?Martina Navratilova?in 1990.
She emulated her 2011 glory in 2014 again on the courts of the English Major.
In 2016, she made her maiden appearance at the WTA Elite Trophy and landed up being the champion. She became the first tennis player ever to win the year-ending championships on debut. Also, in the same year, she seized the Bronze Medal at the Rio Olympics. Additionally, she has won six Fed Cup titles for her nation.
She became the first woman to win multiple titles in 2019 with her victories in Sydney and Stuttgart. Kvitova just a handful of points away from the World Number One spot after her win in Germany, but her withdrawal from the French Open 2019 due to a forearm injury obstructed her from attaining that niche.
Petra Kvitova's form leading up to the 2021 season
Kvitova started her 2020 season with a semi-final appearance at the Brisbane International and a quarter-final at the Australian Open. She reached a final in Doha before the coronavirus halted the WTA Tour.
Later, she also reached the fourth round of the US Open and the French Open semi-final. Her strong results propelled her to the world number eight ranking to end the year. Her best ranking to date is world number two.
Home invasion and robbery
In December 2016, Petra Kvitova was robbed at her apartment in Prostejov, Czech Republic. She suffered multiple lacerations on her left hand and fingers while trying to defend herself and so underwent surgery and called off her season for six months.
After the investigation of the assault, the knife-wielding attacker was sentenced by the court to eight years in prison.
Petra Kvitova: Net worth 2021
Petra Kvitova?s Endorsements 2021
Petra Kvitova wears Nike apparel from head to toe. She plays with a similar racket as Roger Federer, ?Wilson?Pro Staff 97. She is also sponsored by UniCredit Bank, Ceska Posta, and IMG.
Kvitova has also signed up with watchmaker, Ritmo Mundo. Kvitova also endorsed ALO Diamonds.
She is also the ambassador for TAG Heuer. Other endorsements include luxury carmaker?Audi, Mattoni, and cosmetics brand L'Occitane.
She was the world's sixth highest-paid female athlete by Forbes in 2015.
Petra Kvitova?s Charity and Foundation
She is the Global Athlete Ambassador?for Right To Play, which is a global organization focussing on sports to educate and empower underprivileged children.??
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Monte Carlo, Monaco
Nike, Wilson, IMG, TAG Heuer, UniCredit, Audi, L'Occitane, etc.
USD 24 million
1.82 m (6 ft)