Talented Czech professional tennis player, Barbora Krejcikova is well recognized for becoming the world No. 1 in the WTA doubles rankings. She has a career-high singles ranking of world No. 33 reached on 31st May 2021. She began playing tennis aged 6 whereas she was later coached and mentored by Jana Novotna. She made her WTA Tour debut at the Gastein Ladies, where she and partner Katerina Siniakova lost in the first round. She qualified for the main draw of the Australian Open for the first time in her career, but also got her first win. She reached her first Australian Open doubles final with Siniakova and won the mixed-doubles event with Rajeev Ram in February 2021.
Barbora Krejcikova reaches first grand slam final at French Open
Barbora Krejcikova has overcome a match point and an apparent blown call to advance to her first grand slam final by outlasting 17th seed Maria Sakkari of Greece 7-5, 4-6, 9-7 at the French Open. A questionable ruling by chair umpire Pierre Bacchi in the final game briefly delayed Krejcikova’s victory, but five points later she hit a backhand winner to close out the biggest win of her career. Her opponent will be 29-year-old Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, who also advanced to her first major final by beating unseeded Tamara Zidansek, 7-5, 6-3.
- For being a Czech professional tennis player.
- For becoming the world No. 1 in the WTA doubles rankings.
Where is Barbora Krejcikova from?
On 18th December 1995, Barbora Krejcikova took birth in Brno, the Czech Republic holding Czech nationality. Her ethnicity is Czech-white and her religion is Christian. Barbora’s race is white and her star sign is Sagittarius. She has celebrated her 25th birthday as of 2020 and she will be celebrating her 26th birthday in the December of 2021. She has not shared any details regarding her parents and education qualification.
How was the Tennis Career of Barbora Krejcikova?
- Barbora Krejcikova jumps off her tennis career ranking junior world No. 3 in October 2013 whereas she won the girls’ doubles titles at the French Open, at Wimbledon, and the US Open with fellow Czech Katerina Siniakova in the following year.
- She has won six more doubles titles on the WTA Tour, one WTA 125K series doubles title, as well as 19 doubles titles on the ITF Circuit.
- She reached No. 1 in the doubles rankings on 22nd October 2018 jointly with Katerina Siniakova. They were also the fifth and sixth Czechs ranked No. 1 since 1975, and the 14th pair that attained the No. 1 together.
- She reached in singles round 4 of the French Open in October 2020 what helped her attain a new best year-end ranking of No. 65 in November.
- As well, she made progress to her first singles final of a WTA 1000 tournament at the Dubai Championships in March 2021, eventually losing to Garbine Muguruza.
- Barbora reached her first Australian Open doubles final with Siniakova and won the mixed-doubles event with Rajeev Ram in February 2021.
- Barbora made her WTA Tour debut at the Gastein Ladies, where she and partner Katerina Siniakova lost in the first round however, she reached her first WTA Tour doubles final with Lucie Hradecka at the Luxembourg Open.
- She then played one WTA Tour main-draw event, at the Tournoi de Quebec in 2015, where she was defeated in the first round. In November of the following year, she won her first, and so far only, WTA 125K title at the Open de Limoges, partnering with Mandy Minella.
- Barbora began 2016 year well in doubles, reaching the semifinals at the Auckland Open after which she played for the first time at the Australian Open, reaching the second round.
- She made her first appearance at a Premier 5/Premier Mandatory tournament at the Qatar Open, where she lost in the second round.
- Her first breakthrough came at the French Open, where she, with her doubles partner Siniakova reached the semifinals, but they lost to the duo Elena Vesnina/Ekaterina Makarova.
- In late May 2017, she reached her first WTA singles final at the Nurember Cup, where she played from the qualifying rounds. She lost the final to top seed Kiki Bertens.
- She reached her first semifinal in 2017 at Morocco Open, however, she lost in the first round at Madrid Open, but at the Italian Open, she reached her first Premier 5/Premier Mandatory quarterfinal.
- She played the semifinal doubles at the Kremlin Cup in October.
- Krejcikova began well, reaching the final at the Shenzhen Open, where she and Siniakova lost to Romanian combination Irina-Camelia Begu/Simona Halep. In February, she reached the semifinals at the Premier 5 Qatar Open, again with Siniakova, and played her first Premier 5/Mandatory final, but missed the chance to win the title at the Miami Open.
- Krejcikova, together with her doubles partner, Siniakova, became the world No. 1 doubles player on 22nd October 2018.
- She had the opportunity to play at the WTA Finals for the first time in her career, where she had success.
- Barbora and Siniakova finished the year as world-No.-1 doubles player.
- In 2019, she played singles draws mostly on the ITF Circuit where she had success and played at the Brisbane International, where she reached the semifinals.
- She then finally reached the quarterfinal at the Australian Open as well as entered the final at Indian Wells.
- She won her first Premier 5/Premier Mandatory title at the Rogers Cup and played at the WTA Finals, again with Siniakova, but they didn’t pass the group stage, winning only one match.
- Barbora qualified for the main draw of the Australian Open for the first time in her career in 2020.
- She played at the Australian Open, wherewith her semifinal result, she completed semifinals at all four grand-slams.
- Krejcikova returned to play doubles in August and reached another semifinal at the Prague Open after the COVID shutdown.
- The 2020 season ended in Ostrava where she and Siniakova made it to the semifinals before Barbora had to withdraw.
- She makes her biggest strides yet when she reached the final of a WTA 1000 event for the first time in 2021, losing to Garbine Mugaruza. She started the year ranked 65 and lost in the second round in Abu Dhabi to Yulia Putinseva before going to Australia.
- She had two good wins in the WTA 500 Gippsland Trophy, beating Lauren Davis and fourth seed Elena Rybakina before losing to Jennifer Brady in the quarterfinals, who would go on to make the final of the 2021 Australian Open a few weeks later.
- She and Siniakova made it to the doubles final before losing to eventual champions Mertens/Sabalenka while her singles run at the 2021 Australian Open was brief, losing in round two to 29th seed, Alexandrova.
- Her run to the WTA 1000 Dubai final in March saw her beat two Grand Slam champions in singles.
- Krejcikovaa and Siniakova won the women’s doubles title at the Madrid Open, beating Demi Schuurs and Gaby Dabrowski in straight sets in the final.
- As well, she won her maiden women’s singles title at the Internationaux de Strasbourg, beating Sorana Cirstea in the final.
- Her best results on clay came at the 2021 French Open where she reached the quarterfinals in singles, doubles, and mixed doubles.
- She defeated former 2018 French Open finalist Sloane Stephens 6-2, 6-0 in just 67 minutes to reach her first Grand Slam singles quarterfinal in singles.
- She then went on to defeat Coco Gauff in straight sets which she won in three sets.
- As a result, Barbora entered the top 30 in singles for the first time in her career and she also went one step further and defeated twin sisters Pliskova/Pliskova in an all Czech quarterfinal in doubles with Siniakova.
Who is Barbora Krejcikova Boyfriend?
Barbora Krejcikova is an unmarried lady. She is also not dating anyone yet. The tennis player is currently focusing on her career as she has been recently gained fame and a major title. She is currently single. Concerning Barbora’s sexual orientation, she is straight. Moreover, she resides in Ivancice, Czech Republic.
How much is Barbora Krejcikova Net Worth?
Barbora Krejcikova is a versatile tennis player who has a net worth between $100K to $5 million as of 2021. She has also won prize money of US$ 3,585,129. Her monthly salary is around $2,573. She has not done any endorsement work yet. In addition, Krejcikova’s major source of income is from her tennis career.
How tall is Barbora Krejcikova?
The height of a beautiful lady, Barbora Krejcikova is 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) and her body weight is around 62 kg. Her sensible thoughts with a good sense of humor greatly attract her spectators to their TV screen. She has an athletic body build with attractive brown hair and dark brown eyes color.