Barbora Krejcikova is a professional tennis player from the Czech Republic. The highest career ranking she has achieved is at World No. 3 position. In addition to that, she also held the position of World No. 1 in the doubles category.
She is also an eight-time Grand Slam title winner, which is spectacular, considering her young age. She began her association with the game of tennis when she was very young, which is probably the reason she has a unique mastery of the sport.
A little after she started playing at a professional level in the junior category, she was coached by WTA legend Jana Novotna. This gave her a solid foundation and developed her aggressive style of playing which she has often credited for much of her victories.
|Prize money||US$ 6,685,882|
|Highest ranking||No. 1|
|Current ranking||No. 2|
|Social media profile||Instagram – @bkrejcikova
Twitter – @BKrejcikova
Personal Information and Relationships
- Krejcikova is a private person and has not revealed much about her private life.
- It is widely assumed that she is not yet married, hence there is not much information on the relationships front for her.
- She was born to a Czech couple, Karel Hradecky, and Pavla Hradecka.
- She has two siblings, a brother and a sister.
- According to some reports, her sister is younger than her and the girls have spent most of their childhood together.
- She seems to be very close to her family members.
- In 2010, she played the first events of her career on the ITF circuit, and by early 2011, she had already won two doubles titles there.
- She won one singles title and two doubles titles on the ITF circuit, in 2012.
- In the coming year, she carried on the winning streak by claiming 4 singles and 6 doubles titles on the ITF circuit.
- Until 2017, she had continued her winning streak at the IFT circuit. She was also the runner up at Nurnberg this year.
- 2018, seemed to be a path-breaking year for her. She partnered with Siniakova and won the first two Grand Slam titles of her career, both in the doubles category. She also reached the title match in the WTA finals in the same year.
- 2019 was the best year for her in the singles category and she finished off the season at an all-time high ranking of 115. She also registered a spot in the Top 20, for the second time in a row, in the doubles category.
- In the same year, she won 4 ITF singles on clay courts in North America and Europe, with a spectacular tally of 20 wins from 21 matches.
- She also won titles at Toronto and Linz and finished as runner up at the Indian Wells tournament, all in the year 2019.
- 2020 was the year when she had an exceptionally good run at the singles events. She posted a career-high record of Number 65, in the singles category. She also reached two doubles finals in the same year, one of which she won, at Shenzhen.
- The year 2021 turned out to be a spectacular one for her. She began with lifting the WTA trophy at Strasbourg. She won the Prague title and also made it to the finals in Dubai. She recorded the best results at the US Open and Wimbledon in the same year. She won the title in the doubles category at Roland Garros and Madrid. She also claimed the Gippsland Trophy and bagged the Gold Medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. This series of victories led her to close the season with a No. 5 spot in the singles category and a No. 2 spot in the doubles category.
Prize Money Earnings
- Reportedly, Barbora Krejcikova draws a salary of around US$ 113,478 annually. This figure, however, cannot be confirmed.
- She, along with her then-partner Kateina won the French Open Doubles competition in 2018. The pool prize money for that alone is estimated to be around US$ 45.69 million, or above.
Endorsements and Sponsored
- This tennis star’s apparel, footwear and racquet are sponsored by the famous company Head.
- She is also tied with CEP, which is a sporting accessories company that makes compression socks, bandages, etc.
- Nutridata is a food-based company that is endorsed by her.
- Kine-Max is another fitness and sports-related establishment that is endorsed by Barbora.
Her net worth is currently being estimated by a number of tennis enthusiasts, but the ballpoint figure that everyone seems to agree on is 3 million US dollars.
This is a commendable feat for someone so young and considering that age is on her side, this figure is set to rise even further in the coming years.
- Jakub Veskrna, and Enervit are the names of her physiotherapists.
- She once mentioned that her mother is her biggest supporter and has been with her on the courts since the time she began playing.
- She started playing at the age of 6.
- Her previous coach was also a professional tennis player from her native country, Petr Kovacka.