Renata Voráčová

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Renata Voráčová
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Voráčová at the 2015 French Open
Full nameRenata Voráčová
Country (sports) Czech Republic
Born (1983-10-06) 6 October 1983 (age 35)
Zlín, Czechoslovakia
Height1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Turned pro2000
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$1,427,064
Singles
Career record490–405
Career titles0 WTA, 15 ITF
Highest ranking74 (11 October 2010)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (2007)
French Open1R (2011)
Wimbledon1R (2008, 2010)
US Open1R (2002, 2007, 2010)
Doubles
Career record552–289
Career titles10 WTA, 2 WTA 125K, 56 ITF
Highest ranking31 (7 August 2017)
Current ranking32 (12 March 2018)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (2003, 2014)
French Open3R (2012)
WimbledonSF (2017)
US Open2R (2008, 2012, 2014)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian Open1R (2008)
Wimbledon3R (2011)
US Open1R (2017)
Last updated on: 18 August 2017.

Renata Voráčová (Czech pronunciation: [ˈrɛnata ˈvoraːtʃovaː]; born 6 October 1983 in Gottwaldov) is a professional Czech tennis player.

Voráčová has won 12 WTA doubles titles (including 2 WTA 125K series), as well as 15 singles and 56 doubles titles on the ITF tour in her career. On 11 October 2010, she reached her best singles ranking of world number 74. On 7 August 2017, she peaked at world number 31 in the doubles rankings.

Biography[edit]

As a junior, Voráčová reached a career-high ranking of world number 4 in singles and number 3 in doubles. One of the highlights of her junior tennis career was winning the 2001 French Open doubles title with Petra Cetkovská.

Career[edit]

2017[edit]

At the 2017 Wimbledon Championships, Voráčová made the second week of a Grand Slam for the first time in her career with partner Makoto Ninomiya reaching the semi-finals of the ladies' doubles. They lost 6–7(4–7), 6–4, 7–9 to Chan Hao-ching and Monica Niculescu. Due to her surprise run, Voráčová reached a new career high ranking of 32 on July 17, 2017 after 17 years on the WTA Tour.

Junior Grand Slam finals[edit]

Girls' Doubles[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 2001 French Open Clay Czech Republic Petra Cetkovská Haiti Neyssa Etienne
Germany Annette Kolb
6–3, 3–6, 6–3

WTA career finals[edit]

Doubles: 18 (10 titles, 8 runners-up)[edit]

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 (10–8)
Finals by surface
Hard (8–5)
Clay (3–3)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 4 November 2002 PTT Pattaya Open, Pattaya City, Thailand Hard Republic of Ireland Kelly Liggan Russia Lina Krasnoroutskaya
Russia Tatiana Panova
7–5, 7–6(9–7)
Runner-up 1. 24 July 2006 Budapest Grand Prix, Budapest, Hungary Clay Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká Slovakia Janette Husárová
Netherlands Michaëlla Krajicek
6–4, 4–6, 4–6
Winner 2. 18 September 2006 Banka Koper Slovenia Open, Portorož, Slovenia Hard Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká Czech Republic Eva Birnerová
France Émilie Loit
w/o
Winner 3. 23 July 2007 Gastein Ladies, Bad Gastein, Austria Clay Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká Hungary Ágnes Szávay
Czech Republic Vladimíra Uhlířová
6–3, 7–5
Winner 4. 17 September 2007 Banka Koper Slovenia Open, Portorož, Slovenia Hard Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká Slovenia Andreja Klepač
Russia Elena Likhovtseva
5–7, 6–4, [10–7]
Runner-up 2. 29 October 2007 Bell Challenge, Quebec City, Canada Hard (i) Canada Stéphanie Dubois United States Christina Fusano
United States Raquel Kops-Jones
2–6, 6–7(6–8)
Winner 5. 27 July 2009 İstanbul Cup, Istanbul, Turkey Hard Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká Germany Julia Görges
Switzerland Patty Schnyder
2–6, 6–3, [12–10]
Runner-up 3. 19 October 2009 Luxembourg Open, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg Hard (i) Czech Republic Vladimíra Uhlířová Czech Republic Iveta Benešová
Czech Republic Barbora Strýcová
6–1, 0–6, [7–10]
Runner-up 4. 5 July 2010 Swedish Open, Båstad, Sweden Clay Czech Republic Barbora Strýcová Argentina Gisela Dulko
Italy Flavia Pennetta
6–7(0–7), 0–6
Winner 6. 11 October 2010 Generali Ladies Linz, Linz, Austria Hard (i) Czech Republic Barbora Strýcová Czech Republic Květa Peschke
Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik
7–5, 7–6(8–6)
Winner 7. 18 April 2011 Marrakech Grand Prix, Fes, Morocco Clay Czech Republic Andrea Hlaváčková Russia Nina Bratchikova
Austria Sandra Klemenschits
6–3, 6–4
Winner 8. 9 July 2012 Internazionali Femminili di Palermo, Palermo, Italy Clay Czech Republic Barbora Strýcová Croatia Darija Jurak
Hungary Katalin Marosi
7–6(7–5), 6–4
Winner 9. 6 October 2014 HP Open, Osaka, Japan Hard Japan Shuko Aoyama Spain Lara Arruabarrena
Germany Tatjana Maria
6–1, 6–2
Runner-up 5. 5 January 2015 ASB Classic, Auckland, New Zealand Hard Japan Shuko Aoyama Italy Sara Errani
Italy Roberta Vinci
2–6, 1–6
Runner-up 6. 16 May 2016 Nürnberger Versicherungscup, Nuremberg, Germany Clay Japan Shuko Aoyama Netherlands Kiki Bertens
Sweden Johanna Larsson
3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 7. 26 September 2016 Tashkent Open, Tashkent, Uzbekistan Hard Netherlands Demi Schuurs Romania Raluca Olaru
Turkey İpek Soylu
5–7, 3–6
Runner-up 8. 7 January 2017 ASB Classic, Auckland, New Zealand Hard Netherlands Demi Schuurs Netherlands Kiki Bertens
Sweden Johanna Larsson
2–6, 2–6
Winner 10. 5 August 2017 Washington Open, United States Hard Japan Shuko Aoyama Canada Eugenie Bouchard
United States Sloane Stephens
6–3, 6–2

WTA 125 Series Finals[edit]

Doubles: 3 (2 titles, 1 runner up)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 3 November 2014 Open de Limoges, Limoges, France Hard (i) Czech Republic Kateřina Siniaková Hungary Tímea Babos
France Kristina Mladenovic
2–6, 6–2, [10–5]
Runner-up 1. 14 November 2016 Open de Limoges, Limoges, France Hard (i) United Kingdom Anna Smith Luxembourg Mandy Minella
Belgium Elise Mertens
4–6, 4–6
Winner 2. 11 June 2017 Bol, Croatia Clay Chinese Taipei Chuang Chia-jung Republic of Macedonia Lina Gjorcheska
Bulgaria Aleksandrina Naydenova
6–4, 6–2

Grand Slam performance timelines[edit]

Singles[edit]

Tournament 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 W–L
Australian Open Q3 Q1 Q1 A A 2R 1R Q1 1R 1R A A Q3 1R 1–5
French Open Q1 Q3 A Q2 A Q3 Q1 Q1 Q2 1R Q1 A Q1 Q2 0–1
Wimbledon A Q1 A A A Q2 1R Q2 1R Q1 A A Q1 Q1 0–2
US Open 1R Q1 A A Q2 1R Q1 Q1 1R Q1 A Q1 Q2 Q3 0–3

Doubles[edit]

Tournament 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 W–L
Australian Open 2R 1R A A 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R A A 2R 1R A 1R 2–10
French Open 1R A 1R A 1R 2R 1R 1R 2R 3R 1R 2R 1R A 1R 5–12
Wimbledon 3R A A A 1R 1R 1R 1R 2R 1R 1R 3R 1R 1R SF 9–12
US Open 1R A A A 1R 2R 1R 1R 1R 2R 1R 2R 1R 1R 3–11
Grand Slam W–L 3–4 0–1 0–1 0–0 0–4 2–4 0–4 0–4 2–4 3–3 0–3 5–4 0–4 0–2 4–3 19–45

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