Andrea Sestini Hlaváčková

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Andrea Sestini Hlaváčková
Country (sports) Czech Republic
ResidencePlzeň, Czech Republic
Born (1986-08-10) 10 August 1986 (age 33)
Plzeň, Czechoslovakia
Height1.72 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Turned pro2000
Prize money$243,135
Singles
Career record187–161
Career titles0 WTA, 5 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 87 (January 31, 2011)
Current rankingNo. 93 (March 21, 2011)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (2011)
French Open1R (2011)
Wimbledon2R (2010)
US OpenN/A
Doubles
Career record167–94
Career titles7 WTA, 16 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 38 (June 14, 2010)
Last updated on: June 14, 2010.

Andrea Hlaváčková (born 10 August 1986 in Plzeň, Czechoslovakia) is a professional tennis player who comes from the Czech Republic. Her highest singles ranking has been World No. 87, which she reached on 31 January 2011, and her doubles ranking has been World No. 38, reaching this ranking on 14 June 2010. In her career, Hlaváčková has won 5 WTA doubles title, as well as 15 ITF doubles titles and three ITF singles titles. Four of her ITF doubles titles and one WTA title came in 2007.

Tennis career

Hlaváčková won her first International Tennis Federation (ITF) doubles title in 2003, on October 19, with compatriot Tereza Szafnerova. The team defeated Lucie Kriegsmannova and Paulina Slitrova in the final.

In 2006, Andrea won her first and only ITF singles title in Tenerife, Spain, winning over 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, partnering compatriot Petra Cetkovská. Hlaváčková and Sandra Klösel of Germany entered the 2007 Wimbledon women's doubles competition main draw as lucky losers. The team reached the second round, defeating Klaudia Jans and Alicja Rosolska in the first round, but falling 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 7–6 (7), 6–2. 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 coming with Cetkovská. Hlaváčková won her fourth title with Lucie Hradecká in Jersey, Great Britain, successfully retaining 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 pairing defeated Jill Craybas and Michaëlla Krajicek in the final, 1–6, 6–3, [10–6]. Their second title of the year then came at the 2008 Gastein Ladies, where they beat Sesil Karatantcheva and Nataša Zorić in the final.

WTA Tour doubles finals

Wins (7)

Legend: Before 2009 Legend: Starting in 2009
Grand Slam tournaments (1)
Olympic Gold (0)
WTA Championships (0)
Tier I (0) Premier Mandatory (0)
Tier II (0) Premier 5 (0)
Tier III (1) Premier (1)
Tier IV & V (2) International (3)
No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in Final Score
1. May 7, 2007 Czech Republic Prague, Czech Republic Clay Czech Republic Petra Cetkovská China Ji Chunmei
China Sun Shengnan
1–6, 6–3, 10–6
2. April 28, 2008 Czech Republic Prague, Czech Republic Clay Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká United States Jill Craybas
Netherlands Michaëlla Krajicek
1–6, 6–3, 10–6
3. July 14, 2008 Austria Bad Gastein, Austria Clay Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká Bulgaria Sesil Karatantcheva
Serbia Nataša Zorić
6–2, 6–4,
4. July 20, 2009 Austria Bad Gastein, Austria Clay Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká Germany Tatjana Malek
Germany Andrea Petkovic
6–2, 6–4,
5. January 3, 2010 Australia Brisbane, Australia Hard Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká Hungary Melinda Czink
Spain Arantxa Parra Santonja
2–6, 7–6(3), 10–4
6. April 24, 2011 Morocco Fes, Morocco Clay Czech Republic Renata Voracova Russia Nina Bratchikova
Austria Sandra Klemenschits
6–3, 6–4
7. May 21, 2011 Belgium Brussels, Belgium Clay Kazakhstan Galina Voskoboeva Poland Klaudia Jans
Poland Alicja Rosolska
3–6, 6–0, 10–5
8. Jun 03, 2011 France Paris, France Clay Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká India Sania Mirza
Russia Elena Vesnina
6–4, 6–3

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