Petra Kvitova

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.

Czech Republic's Petra Kvitova celebrates winning her quarterfinal match against Germany's Laura Siegemund REUTERS/Charles Platiau

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.

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She has beaten Maria Sharapova and Eugenie Bouchard on her way to her Wimbledon titles. Also, the six feet tall Fulnek native is the pride of Czech tennis with 27 WTA titles in her bag. 

On-court Achievements

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.

Czech Republic's Petra Kvitova celebrates winning her quarter final match against Germany's Laura Siegemund REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

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.

In 2019, Kvitova reached the finals of the Australian Open. She lost to Naomi Osaka in the championship match and played one of the best matches of the year.

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

To date, Kvitova has drawn prize money of US $32,572,604. She has an estimated net worth of $24 million.

Petra Kvitova’s Endorsements 2021

Tennis - French Open - Roland Garros, Paris, France - Czech Republic's Petra Kvitova in action during her fourth-round match against China's Zhang Shuai REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

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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Age

30

Marital Status

Single

Residence

Monte Carlo, Monaco

Nationality

Czech Republican

Endorsements

Nike, Wilson, IMG, TAG Heuer, UniCredit, Audi, L'Occitane, etc.

Net Worth

USD 24 million

Height

1.82 m (6 ft)

Coach

Jiri Vanek