Andrea Hlaváčková

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Andrea Hlaváčková
Hlavackova US Open 2011.jpg
Andrea Hlaváčková at the 2011 US Open
Full name Andrea Hlaváčková
Country  Czech Republic
Residence Plzeň, Czech Republic
Born (1986-08-10) 10 August 1986 (age 27)
Plzeň, Czechoslovakia
(now Czech Republic)
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Turned pro 2004
Prize money $2,338,541
Singles
Career record 301–256
Career titles 0 WTA, 7 ITF
Highest ranking No. 58 (10 September 2012)
Current ranking No. 182 (21 July 2014)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (2011)
French Open 1R (2011, 2013)
Wimbledon 2R (2010, 2011, 2012)
US Open 4R (2012)
Doubles
Career record 310–149
Career titles 14 WTA, 18 ITF
Highest ranking No. 3 (22 October 2012)
Current ranking No. 11 (17 February 2014)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open SF (2012)
French Open W (2011)
Wimbledon F (2012)
US Open W (2013)
Other Doubles tournaments
Championships F (2012)
Olympic Games Silver medal.svg Silver Medal (2012)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Wimbledon 3R (2014)
US Open W (2013)
Last updated on: 18 February 2014.
Olympic medal record
Competitor for  Czech Republic
Women's Tennis
Silver 2012 London Doubles

Andrea Hlaváčková (Czech pronunciation: [ˈandrɛa ˈɦlavaːtʃkovaː]; born 10 August 1986 in Plzeň) is a professional tennis player from the Czech Republic. Her highest singles ranking is World No. 58, which she reached in September 2012, and her highest doubles ranking is World No. 3, reached on 22 October 2012. In her career, Hlaváčková has won 14 WTA doubles titles, as well as 17 ITF doubles titles and seven ITF singles titles. Hlaváčková has won two Grand Slam doubles titles, the 2011 French Open and the 2013 US Open, both times partnered with Lucie Hradecká. The pair are also the 2012 Olympic silver medallists. She was part of the winning Czech team in Fed Cup 2012.[1] She also won the mixed doubles title at the 2013 US Open paired with Max Mirnyi.

Hlaváčková's elder sister is retired tennis player Jana Hlaváčková.

Tennis career[edit]

Hlaváčková won her first International Tennis Federation (ITF) doubles title in 2003, on 19 October, with compatriot Tereza Szafnerová. The team defeated Lucie Kriegsmannová and Pavlína Šlitrová in the final.

In 2006, Hlaváčková won her first and only ITF singles title in Tenerife, Spain, when she beat Monique Adamczak in the final. Hlaváčková won her first ITF doubles title of 2006 in Jersey, Channel Islands, with Matea Mezak. Hlaváčková and Renata Voráčová won a title in Fontanafredda, Italy over Daniela and Sandra Klemenschits. In late 2006, she won three straight doubles events that she entered. All of them came with compatriot Nikola Franková in November and December.

In 2007, Hlaváčková won her first WTA doubles title, partnered with compatriot Petra Cetkovská. Hlaváčková and Sandra Klösel of Germany entered the 2007 Wimbledon women's doubles competition main draw as lucky losers. The team defeated Klaudia Jans and Alicja Rosolska in the first round, but fell to Michaëlla Krajicek and Agnieszka Radwańska in the second. The Czech team won the title in their home country, at the Prague Open. They defeated Ji Chunmei and Sun Shengnan. On the ITF Circuit, Hlaváčková won four doubles titles. Her first of the year came in March in Tenerife, Spain along with Margit Rüütel. Her next two titles came in La Palma, Spain and Calvià, Spain, both with Cetkovská. Hlaváčková won her fourth title with Lucie Hradecká in Jersey, Great Britain to retain her crown.

Hlaváčková made a successful WTA partnership with Lucie Hradecká, and teamed with her to win the 2008 ECM Prague Open in their home country of the Czech Republic in Prague. To win, the pair defeated Jill Craybas and Michaëlla Krajicek in the final. Their second title of the year then came at the 2008 Gastein Ladies, where they beat Sesil Karatantcheva and Nataša Zorić in the final.

She won her first Grand Slam title in doubles with Lucie Hradecká at the 2011 French Open, beating Sania Mirza and Elena Vesnina in the final.

On 5 August 2012, Hlaváčková won the silver medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London along with her women's doubles partner Lucie Hradecká.[1]

At the 2012 US Open, Hlaváčková reached the fourth round. She upset Maria Kirilenko in the third round, but was defeated by fourth seed and eventual champion Serena Williams in the Round of 16, 6-0, 6-0.[2]

At the 2013 US Open, Hlaváčková won both the mixed doubles title paired with Max Mirnyi and the women's doubles title with Lucie Hradecká.[3]

Significant finals[edit]

Grand Slam finals[edit]

Doubles: 4 (2 titles, 2 runners-up)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 2011 French Open Clay Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká India Sania Mirza
Russia Elena Vesnina
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 2012 Wimbledon Grass Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká United States Serena Williams
United States Venus Williams
5–7, 4–6
Runner-up 2012 US Open Hard Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká Italy Sara Errani
Italy Roberta Vinci
4–6, 2–6
Winner 2013 US Open Hard Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká Australia Ashleigh Barty
Australia Casey Dellacqua
6–7 (4–7), 6–1, 6–4

Mixed doubles: 1 (1 title)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 2013 US Open Hard Belarus Max Mirnyi United States Abigail Spears
Mexico Santiago González
7–6(7–5), 6–3

Olympic finals[edit]

Doubles: 1 (1 silver medal)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Silver 2012 London Grass Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká United States Serena Williams
United States Venus Williams
4–6, 4–6

WTA career finals[edit]

Singles: 1 (1 runner-up)[edit]

Winner – Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Tier I / Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Tier II / Premier (0–0)
Tier III, IV & V / International (0–1)
Titles by Surface
Hard (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Clay (0–1)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 21 July 2013 Gastein Ladies, Bad Gastein, Austria Clay Austria Yvonne Meusburger 5–7, 2–6

Doubles: 24 (14 titles, 10 runners-up)[edit]

Legend (pre/post 2009)
Grand Slam tournaments (2–2)
WTA Tour Championships (0–1)
Olympic Games (0–1)
Tier I / Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (1–0)
Tier II / Premier (1–3)
Tier III, IV & V / International (10–3)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent Score
Winner 1. 7 May 2007 ECM Prague Open, Prague, Czech Republic Clay Czech Republic Petra Cetkovská China Ji Chunmei
China Sun Shengnan
7–6(9–7), 6–2
Winner 2. 28 April 2008 ECM Prague Open, Prague, Czech Republic Clay Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká United States Jill Craybas
Netherlands Michaëlla Krajicek
1–6, 6–3, 10–6
Winner 3. 14 July 2008 Gastein Ladies, Bad Gastein, Austria Clay Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká Bulgaria Sesil Karatantcheva
Serbia Nataša Zorić
6–3, 6–3
Winner 4. 20 July 2009 Gastein Ladies, Bad Gastein, Austria Clay Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká Germany Tatjana Malek
Germany Andrea Petkovic
6–2, 6–4
Winner 5. 3 January 2010 Brisbane International, Brisbane, Australia Hard Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká Hungary Melinda Czink
Spain Arantxa Parra Santonja
2–6, 7–6(7–3), 10–4
Runner-up 1. 19 February 2011 Cellular South Cup, Memphis, United States Hard (i) Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká Belarus Olga Govortsova
Russia Alla Kudryavtseva
3–6, 6–4, [8–10]
Winner 6. 24 April 2011 Grand Prix SAR La Princesse Lalla Meryem, Fes, Morocco Clay Czech Republic Renata Voráčová Russia Nina Bratchikova
Austria Sandra Klemenschits
6–3, 6–4
Winner 7. 21 May 2011 Brussels Open, Brussels, Belgium Clay Kazakhstan Galina Voskoboeva Poland Klaudia Jans
Poland Alicja Rosolska
3–6, 6–0, [10–5]
Winner 8. 3 June 2011 French Open, Paris, France Clay Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká India Sania Mirza
Russia Elena Vesnina
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 2. 16 July 2011 Internazionali Femminili di Palermo, Palermo, Italy Clay Czech Republic Klára Zakopalová Italy Sara Errani
Italy Roberta Vinci
5–7, 1–6
Winner 9. 7 January 2012 ASB Classic, Auckland, New Zealand Hard Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká Germany Julia Görges
Italy Flavia Pennetta
6–7(2–7), 6–2, [10–7]
Winner 10. 25 February 2012 Cellular South Cup, Memphis, United States Hard (i) Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká Russia Vera Dushevina
Belarus Olga Govortsova
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 3. 6 July 2012 Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom Grass Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká United States Serena Williams
United States Venus Williams
5–7, 4–6
Runner-up 4. 5 August 2012 Summer Olympics, London, United Kingdom Grass Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká United States Serena Williams
United States Venus Williams
4–6, 4–6
Winner 11. 19 August 2012 Western & Southern Open, Cincinnati, United States Hard Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik
China Jie Zheng
6–1, 6–3
Runner-up 5. 25 August 2012 New Haven Open at Yale, New Haven, United States Hard Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká United States Liezel Huber
United States Lisa Raymond
6–4, 0–6, [4–10]
Runner-up 6. 9 September 2012 US Open, New York, United States Hard Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká Italy Sara Errani
Italy Roberta Vinci
4–6, 2–6
Winner 12. 21 October 2012 BGL Luxembourg Open, Luxembourg, Luxembourg Hard (i) Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká Romania Irina-Camelia Begu
Romania Monica Niculescu
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 7. 28 October 2012 WTA Championships, Istanbul, Turkey Hard (i) Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká Russia Maria Kirilenko
Russia Nadia Petrova
1–6, 4–6
Runner-up 8. 3 February 2013 Open GDF Suez, Paris, France Hard (i) United States Liezel Huber Italy Sara Errani
Italy Roberta Vinci
1–6, 1–6
Runner-up 9. 7 April 2013 Family Circle Cup, Charleston, United States Clay (green) United States Liezel Huber France Kristina Mladenovic
Czech Republic Lucie Šafářová
3–6, 6–7(6–8)
Winner 13. 14 July 2013 Budapest Grand Prix, Budapest, Hungary Clay Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká Russia Nina Bratchikova
Georgia (country) Anna Tatishvili
6–4, 6–1
Winner 14. 8 September 2013 US Open, New York, United States Hard Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká Australia Ashleigh Barty
Australia Casey Dellacqua
6–7(4–7), 6–1, 6–4
Runner-up 10. 15 September 2013 Challenge Bell, Quebec City, Canada Carpet (i) Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká Russia Alla Kudryavtseva
Australia Anastasia Rodionova
4–6, 3–6

Singles statistics[edit]

This table is current through the 2013 Wimbledon Championships.

Tournament 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 W–L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open A 2R 1R 1R LQ 1–3
French Open A 1R LQ 1R LQ 0–2
Wimbledon 2R 2R 2R 1R 1R 3–5
US Open A LQ 4R LQ 3–1
Win–Loss 1–1 2–3 4–3 0–3 0–1 7–11

Doubles statistics[edit]

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR LQ (Q#) A P Z# PO SF-B F S G NMS NH

Won tournament; or reached Final; Semifinal; Quarter-final; Round 4, 3, 2, 1; competed at a Round Robin stage; lost in Qualification Round; absent from tournament event; played in a Davis Cup Zonal Group (with its number indication) or Play-off; won a bronze, silver (F or S) or gold medal at the Olympics; a downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament (Not a Masters Series); or a tournament that was Not Held in a given year.

To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated either at the conclusion of a tournament, or when the player's participation in the tournament has ended.

Only Main Draw results in WTA Tour, Grand Slam Tournaments and Olympic Games are included in Win–Loss records. This table is current through the 2014 PTT Pattaya Open.

Tournament 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 SR W–L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open A A A 2R 3R 2R SF 2R QF 0 / 6 12–6
French Open A A A 1R 3R W SF SF 1R 1 / 6 16–5
Wimbledon A 2R 1R 1R 2R 1R F QF 0 / 7 10–7
US Open A A A 2R 1R QF F W 1 / 5 15–4
Win–Loss 0–0 1–1 0–1 2–4 5–4 10–3 18–4 14–3 3–2 2 / 24 53–22
Olympic Games
Summer Olympics Not Held A Not Held S Not Held 0 / 1 4–1
Year-End Championship
Tour Championships A A A A A A F A 0 / 1 1–1
WTA Premier Mandatory Tournaments
Indian Wells A A A A 2R 1R SF 2R 1R 0 / 5 5–5
Miami A A A A 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R 0 / 5 0–5
Madrid Not Held A A A 2R 2R A 0 / 2 0–2
Beijing Tier II A A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
WTA Premier 5 Tournaments
Dubai NH Tier II A A A Premier 0 / 0 0–0
Doha Tier II A Not Held P A QF 1R 0 / 2 2–2
Rome A A A A 2R A A QF A 0 / 2 2–2
Montréal / Toronto A A A A 2R A A A 0 / 1 1–1
Cincinnati Tier III A A 2R W 2R 1 / 3 6–2
Tokyo A A A A A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Career Statistics 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 No.
Tournament Played 1 3 7 10 14 19 17 16 3 90
Titles 0 1 2 1 1 3 4 2 0 14
Finals 0 1 2 1 1 5 9 5 0 24
Overall Win–Loss 1–1 5–2 12–5 14–9 17–13 30–16 48–12 33–14 6–3 166–75
Year-End Ranking 236 99 71 59 45 14 3 10

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Andrea Hlavackova". 2012 Summer Olympics. Retrieved 2 September 2012. 
  2. ^ Atkins, Hunter (3 September 2012). "From First Shot to Last, Williams Is Dominant". The New York Times. Retrieved 3 September 2012. 
  3. ^ Associated Press (7 September 2013). "Hlavackova, Hradecka win doubles". ESPN.com. Retrieved 8 September 2013. 

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