Marie Bouzkova was born on July 21 1998, in the capital city of Prague in the Czech Republic. She is now a professional tennis player in the Czech Republic. So far, she has three double titles on the WTA Tour to her credit.
She has also won 12 singles titles and three doubles titles on the ITF Circuit. She attained her career-high WTA singles ranking of 46 on 31 August 2020 and on 21 March 2022, she peaked at No. 26 in the WTA doubles rankings.
|Career titles (ITF Circuit)||12|
|Highest ranking (Singles)||No. 46|
|Current ranking (Singles)||No. 86|
|Social media profile||Instagram @maryybou
Personal Information and Relationships
- Marie Bouzkova was born on July 21, 1998, in Prague, the Czech Republic to Milan and Kveta.
- She also has a younger brother, Benjamin Milan.
- Her parents owned a tennis club and due to that, she began playing tennis from a very young age.
- At the age of 10, she moved to Florida so that she could train at the Bollettieri Academy.
- She is currently coached by Cristian Requena and her father Milan.
- In 2013, she made her professional debut at Katowice.
- In 2014, She won the US Open girls’ singles title by defeating Anhelina Kalinina in the final.
- In the same year, she also won her first singles title on the ITF Circuit.
- In 2015, she made her WTA Tour debut at the Abierto Mexicano Telcel, where she lost in the first round to Sesil Karatantcheva.
- In the same year, she won three singles and one doubles title on the ITF Circuit.
- In 2016, she won four singles titles on the ITF Circuit.
- In 2017, she won two more singles titles on the ITF Circuit.
- In 2018, she won one singles title on the ITF Circuit.
- In 2019, at the Brisbane International, she passed the qualification and defeated Samantha Stosur in the first round, However, she lost the next round to Karolína Plíšková.
- Soon after that, she rose to prominence when she reached the semifinals at the Canadian Open. Here she defeated Leylah Annie Fernandez, Sloane Stephens, Jeļena Ostapenko and Simona Halep en route but unfortunately lost to Serena Williams in the semifinals.
- She reached her first WTA tournament final at the 2020 Monterrey Open where she lost to Elina Svitolina.
- In the same year, At Brisbane International, she lost the first round to Madison Keys.
- Soon after that at the Cincinnati Open, she reached the third round where she lost to Anett Kontaveit.
- In 2021, she won her first WTA tournament doubles title at the Birmingham Classic by partnering with Lucie Hradecká, where they defeated Ons Jabeur and Ellen Perez.
- Soon after that, they repeated their success at the Prague Open by winning the doubles title once again.
Prize Money Earnings
She has earned a total of around 2,018,772 US$ from her participation in different championships. In fact, for the year 2022, so far she has earned US$ 432,583.
Endorsements and Sponsors
- All of Marie’s clothing and footwear on the court are sponsored by Joma which is a Spanish company that makes sporty clothing and footwear.
- Her tennis racquets are provided by Yonex. She uses the Yonex VCORE SV 98 racquet.
Marie’s total net worth as of today is estimated to be around 3 million US$. While there is absolutely no confirmation on this figure, it is likely to be true due to the large amounts of cash she collects as prize money and also from her endorsements.
- Her favorite tennis players are Serena Williams and Rafael Nadal
- She is slightly superstitious when it comes to matches and has played with the same type of giant water bottle courtside for more than 10 years, she considers it to be her good luck charm.
- She is multilingual and speaks Czech, English, Spanish and even some German
- Her favorite music is from Queen, ABBA, Roxette and the Beatles.
- Her favorite movies are from most of the Czech comedy classics
- She is currently pursuing a degree in business administration through Indiana University East.
- She has been coached by Requena since 2014.