In early March, Maria Sharapova's life fell apart. At least that's what we all believed. After all, she had failed a doping test, the greatest sin possible for a professional athlete. Companies she's grown rich endorsing -- including Nike, Porsche and TAG Heuer -- promptly distanced themselves from her. Few of her colleagues on the tennis tour publicly supported her -- and some openly celebrated her fall from grace. Arrogant, conceited and cold. This is as bad as it gets for a celebrity athlete. Sharapova had been humiliated before the entire world, accused of cheating on court, her bubbly public personality revealed as a fraud.
Sustaining injuries and enduring arduous rehabilitation is nothing foreign to many players, but few have had to cope with a setback as serious as the two-times Wimbledon champion, who was left with gruesome wounds to her left hand when a knife-wielding burglar burst into her flat in Prague in late The Czech world No. Kvitova was struggling with the roof open but recovered after it was ordered shut at in the first set, knocking out unseeded American Danielle Collins , to set up a final against US Open champion Naomi Osaka. Kvitova said the psychological task of resuming her career had been as tough as the physical struggle. It was lot of recovery, treatment. I was practising with the hand, like, two, three times per day.
Petra Kvitova is a Czech professional tennis player. Her first major success was winning among professionals over V. Williams in a tournament in Memphis or over Shahar peers in the Fed Cup in Her coach is David Kotyza.
Petra Kvitova is a hot and successful Czech tennis player. Once ranked 3 in the world, Petra has won the Wimbledon twice—beating out Maria Sharapova in , and then Eugenie Bouchard in In addition to winning matches on the court, Petra serves as a great role-model for her attitude and composure.