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The Best Tennis Players from Czech Republic

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List of the best tennis players from Czech Republic, listed by popularity with photos of the players when available. Czech Republic has produced some very talented tennis players over the years, including both men and women. These are some of the most talented Czech tennis players to ever live, so if you're a native of Czech Republic and are aspiring to play tennis professionally then these people should be your idols. If you're searching for a particular popular tennis player from Czech Republic then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

List includes Jan Kodeš, Lukáš Dlouhý and more.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Czech tennis players?" and "Who is the best Czech tennis player of all time?"

You can click on the names of these legendary tennis players of Czech Republic in order to get more information about each one. If you play tennis or just love the sport then use this list of talented Czech tennis players to find some athletes you haven't heard of before.



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    Tomáš Berdych is a Czech professional tennis player. His most notable achievement was reaching the final of the 2010 Wimbledon Championships, causing consecutive upsets by defeating top seed and six-time champion Roger Federer in the quarterfinals, and World No. 3 Novak Djokovic in the semifinals. In ...more

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    • Birthplace: Valašské Meziříčí, Czech Republic
    • Nationality: Czech Republic
    • Year Turned Pro: 2002
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    Petra Kvitová
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    Petra Kvitová is a Czech professional tennis player. Known for her powerful left-handed shots and variety, she has won fifteen career singles titles including two Grand Slam titles at Wimbledon. She reached her career-high ranking of world no. 2 in October 2011, and is currently ranked no. 4 as of 2 ...more

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    • Birthplace: Bílovec, Czech Republic
    • Nationality: Czech Republic
    • Year Turned Pro: 2006
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    Lucie Šafářová is a professional Czech tennis player. She was born in Brno. Šafářová has won six WTA tour singles titles, five doubles titles and reached the quarterfinals of the 2007 Australian Open, upsetting defending champion Amélie Mauresmo en route. She has reached twelve singles finals. She ...more

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    • Birthplace: Brno, Jihovýchod, Czech Republic
    • Nationality: Czech Republic
    • Year Turned Pro: 2002
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    Jana Novotná is a former professional tennis player from the Czech Republic. She played a serve and volley game, an increasingly rare style of play among women during her career. She won the women's singles title at Wimbledon in 1998 and was runner-up in three previous Grand Slam tournaments. Novotná ...more

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    • Birthplace: Brno, Jihovýchod, Czech Republic
    • Nationality: Czech Republic
    • Year Turned Pro: 1987
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    Radek Štěpánek is a professional tennis player from the Czech Republic. His career-high singles ranking is World No. 8 and best doubles ranking is World No. 4. Štěpánek's biggest achievements are reaching two Masters 1000 event finals and the quarterfinals of Wimbledon in 2006, as well as winning the ...more

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    • Birthplace: Karviná, Czech Republic
    • Nationality: Czech Republic
    • Year Turned Pro: 1996
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    Lucie Hradecká is a professional tennis player from the Czech Republic. In her career, Hradecká has won 17 WTA doubles titles, including two Grand Slam titles, the 2011 French Open and the 2013 US Open, partnered both times by fellow Czech Andrea Hlaváčková. The pair are also the 2012 Olympic silver ...more

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    • Birthplace: Prague, Czech Republic
    • Nationality: Czech Republic
    • Year Turned Pro: 2004
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    Nicole Vaidišová is a Czech professional tennis player. She announced an official comeback in September 2014, having previously retired from the sport in March 2010. Vaidišová was an Australian Open and French Open semifinalist and also reached the quarterfinals at Wimbledon. Vaidišová started playing ...more

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    • Birthplace: Nuremberg, Germany
    • Nationality: Czech Republic
    • Year Turned Pro: 2003
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    Petra Cetkovská is a professional female tennis player from the Czech Republic. She reached her career high singles ranking World No. 25 on 18 June 2012.more

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    • Birthplace: Prostějov, Czech Republic
    • Nationality: Czech Republic
    • Year Turned Pro: 2000
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    Helena Suková
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    Helena Suková is a former professional tennis player from the Czech Republic. During her career, she won 14 Grand Slam titles, 9 of them in women's doubles and 5 of them in mixed doubles. She also was a four-time Grand Slam singles runner-up and won 10 singles titles and 69 doubles titles.more

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    • Birthplace: Prague, Czech Republic
    • Nationality: Czech Republic
    • Year Turned Pro: 1983
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    Barbora Strýcová, previously known as Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová, is a professional Czech tennis player. Her highest WTA singles ranking is world number 20, a ranking she achieved on 2 March 2015.more

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    • Birthplace: Pilsen, Czech Republic
    • Nationality: Czech Republic
    • Year Turned Pro: 2003
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    Klára Koukalová is a Czech tennis player. She was born and still lives in Prague.more

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    • Birthplace: Prague, Czech Republic
    • Nationality: Czech Republic
    • Year Turned Pro: 1999
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    Květoslava Peschkeová, better known as Květa Peschke, is a professional tennis player from the Czech Republic. Peschke plays mostly on the baseline, with her best shot being the forehand. Her favourite surfaces are hard court and carpet. At Wimbledon 2011, Peschke claimed her first grand slam doubles ...more

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    • Birthplace: Bílovec, Czech Republic
    • Nationality: Czech Republic
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    Petr Korda is a Czech former professional tennis player. As of 2014, Korda remains the last man from the Czech Republic to have won a Grand Slam singles title, at the Australian Open in 1998. He tested positive for steroids several months after winning the Australian Open, was subsequently banned, and ...more

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    • Birthplace: Prague, Czech Republic
    • Nationality: Czech Republic
    • Year Turned Pro: 1987
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    Andrea Hlaváčková 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 ...more

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    • Birthplace: Pilsen, Czech Republic
    • Nationality: Czech Republic
    • Year Turned Pro: 2000
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    Karel Nováček

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    Karel Nováček is a retired Czech former top ten tennis player. Born in Prostějov, Czechoslovakia. Nováček lived in Boca Raton, Florida, United States for 20 years but moved back to Czech Republic 3 years ago. In his career, Nováček won 13 singles titles and 6 doubles titles. His highest singles ranking ...more

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    • Birthplace: Prostějov, Czech Republic
    • Nationality: Czech Republic
    • Year Turned Pro: 1984
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    Jiří Veselý is a Czech professional tennis player.more

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    • Birthplace: Příbram, Czech Republic
    • Nationality: Czech Republic
    • Year Turned Pro: 2009
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    Dája Bedáňová is a former professional female tennis player from the Czech Republic. She lives in Leonberg, Germany. Bedáňová turned pro in 2000 and retired in 2005.more

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    • Birthplace: Ostrava, Czech Republic
    • Nationality: Czech Republic
    • Year Turned Pro: 1993
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    Jan Kodeš is a right-handed Czech former tennis player who won three Grand Slam events in the early 1970s. Kodeš's greatest success was on the clay courts of the French Open. He won the title there in 1970, beating Željko Franulović in the final, and in 1971, defeating Ilie Năstase in the final. He also ...more

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    • Birthplace: Prague, Czech Republic
    • Nationality: Czech Republic
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    Zuzana Ondrášková

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    Zuzana Ondrášková is a professional female tennis player from the Czech Republic. On 9 February 2004 she reached her career-high singles ranking of world no. 74. Her career has included wins over several top players, including Dinara Safina, Li Na, Daniela Hantuchová, Marion Bartoli and Jelena Dokic In ...more

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    • Birthplace: Opava, Czech Republic
    • Nationality: Czech Republic
    • Year Turned Pro: 1995
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    Jaroslav Drobný was a former World No. 1 amateur tennis champion as well as being an ice hockey player. He left Czechoslovakia in 1949 and travelled as an Egyptian citizen before becoming a citizen of Great Britain in 1959, where he died in 2001. In 1954, he became the first and, to date, only player ...more

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    • Birthplace: Prague, Czech Republic
    • Nationality: United Kingdom, Czech Republic, Egypt
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