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Barbora Strycova

Barbora Strýcová is a professional female tennis player from the Czech Republic. Her highest WTA Ranking has been World No. 39, a ranking she achieved on July 19, 2010.

She is related to tennis player Sandra Záhlavová by marriage—she is the wife of Záhlavová's cousin. She is noted for her changeover meltdowns and racket abuse by ESPN commentators.

Strýcová was a strong junior player, winning two Grand Slams in girls' singles: the 2002 Australian Open and then defending that title at the 2003 Australian Open. She also won three Grand Slam girls' doubles titles between 2001 and 2003. She reached No. 1 in both singles and doubles on the junior rankings, achieving both in 2002, and was named the ITF Junior World Champion that same year.

In her junior career, she beat several players that went on to become notable in the professional tour such as Maria Sharapova, Anna-Lena Grönefeld, Tatiana Golovin, Shahar Pe'er and Maria Kirilenko. Turning professional in 2003, Záhlavová-Strýcová had already worked her ranking into the top 300 after some good results in ITF Women's Circuit events over 2002. She continued to play mostly ITF Circuit events throughout the year, and made her Grand Slam debut at Wimbledon, qualifying and losing first round to Tatiana Perebiynis. She finished that year ranked at No. 161

The greatest sporting archievements

  • Twice winner of the Australian open in the junior category in singles in 2002 and 2003
  • Best junior in the world v roce 2002
  • Best ranking in the WTA singles on 07 / 14 2014: 31st place
  • Best ranking in the WTA doubles on January 31, 2011: 14th place
  • Nine times the representative of the Czech Republic in FedCup
  • Member of Olympic Games in Athenes 2004

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Barbora Strýcová

Czech professional tennis player

Born: 28.3. 1986 in Pilsen
Location: Pilsen, Czech Republic
Height: 5' 4 1/2" (1.64 m) 
Weight: 132 1/2 lbs. (60 kg)
Plays: Right handed - Two handed backhand 
Status: Turned professional 2002
 

Current position WTA

Single:
37
Double:
24

 

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