Barbora Krejcikova who performs under coach Petr Kovacka has lifted the French Open title. Here is everything about her parents and relationship.
Barbora is a new winner of the French Open. She lifted the trophy of the 125th edition of the tournament defeating Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, a Russian tennis star.
She defeated Maria Sakkari in Semi-Final and Coco Gauff in the Quarter-Final of the tournament.
Barbora Krejcikova Coach Petr Kovacka
Barbora Krejcikova is coached by Petr Kovacka.
Petr is a former Czech tennis player who played under the doubles category alongside Pavel Kudrnáč and won three Challenger titles in 1999, 2000, and 2001.
He and Pavel had qualified for the 2000 US Open.
However, the duo lost in the opening round to the Argentine duo Gastón Etlis and Sebastián Prieto.
During the time (2000), Barbora ranked 109th in the world.
Krejcikova thanks her team, heroes of Czech tennis & then:
‘Jana Novotna from upstairs … She was really looking after me.
‘And I really miss her and I just want to thank her because … because of her I’m here. It’s really important to me to say this out loud.’ pic.twitter.com/hzs2oyQIHP
— The Tennis Podcast (@TennisPodcast) June 10, 2021
Barbora Krejcikova and Petr Kovacka Relationship
Barbora Krejcikova and Petr Kovacka relationship is professional.
Barbora performed under the Czech coach during the recent French Open. Eventually, she won the title and became the next Czech player to lift the trophy.
She also tributed her victory against Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova to her former coach, late Jana Novotna. She mentioned, Novotna is ‘looking after me. It’s just amazing that I had the chance to meet her. She was such an inspiration for me.’
🇫🇷Land of Opportunity🇫🇷
— Roland-Garros (@rolandgarros) June 12, 2021
Novotna, who was a Wimbledon champion, died of cancer in 2017.
Krejcikova scored 6-1, 2-6, 6-4 against the Russian player.
Meet Her Parents
Barbora Krejikova parents are Karel Hradecky and Pavla Hradecka.
She grew up with her sister named Petra Hradecka, in her family.
Barbora’s age is 25 years old.
She was born on December 18 in 1995, in Brno, Czech Republic, and currently, she resides in Ivancice.
She attended a local high school in Brno and was involved in tennis since her academic years.
She was six years old when she started playing tennis and began her professional career by first playing in the WTA final in doubles with Lucie Hradecka.