Marketa Vondrousova is a Czech professional tennis player
Who is currently ranked world No. 42 in singles by the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA).
She was born on June 28, 1999, in Sokolov, Czech Republic. She started playing tennis at the age of four and turned professional in 2015. She is coached by Jiří Hřebec and Jan Hernych.
Vondrousova has won two singles titles on the WTA Tour, including the 2023 Wimbledon Championships, where she became the first unseeded woman to win the title in the Open Era.
She was also the runner-up at the 2019 French Open, where she became the first teenage Grand Slam finalist since Caroline Wozniacki in 2009.
Vondrousova is known for her variety and touch, especially her drop shot. She is also one of the best returners on the WTA Tour.
Having led the tour in the percentage of return games won and percentage of return points won in 2019 among all players with at least ten matches. Vondrousova has also reached the semifinals of the 2019 Australian Open in doubles with Barbora Krejčíková and won a silver medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in singles. She has a career-high ranking of world No. 14 in singles and No. 48 in doubles.
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