Petra Kvitova shares a great news: she's pregnant!

The two-time Wimbledon champion and husband Jiri Vanek will become parents

by Lorenzo Ciotti
Petra Kvitova shares a great news: she's pregnant!
© Petra Kvitova Instagram account

The Czech tennis player Petra Kvitova shared with her fans some wonderful news, which inaugurates 2024 together with her husband, her long-time coach Jiri Vanek, as best she could. "I wanted to wish you a happy new year and share the exciting news that.

On the first day of 2024: this summer, Jiri and I will be welcoming a baby into our family! Even though I will miss competing in the sport I love, I won't I'm looking forward to spending some time at home to prepare for this exciting next chapter in our lives." The 33-year-old world number 17 married her coach Jiri Vanek in July last year.

Petra and Jiri's wedding

Saturday 22 July 2023 was a truly special and unforgettable day for the Czech tennis player.

Petra officially joined her current coach Jiri Vanek. The two celebrated their wonderful wedding and, through a photo shared on various social channels, they communicated the news of the wedding to the whole world. A special moment for the newlyweds, who have decided not to stay together only on the tennis courts but also share the rest of their lives.

The official announcement made the tennis world and all the fans who slowly learned the news very happy. On the player's Instagram page, many colleagues and former athletes have expressed their congratulatory messages to the couple.

Among these Billie Jean King, Angelique Kerber, Carla Suarez Navarro, Magdalena Rybarikova, Barbora Strycova, Elena Vesnina, but also Jiri Lehecka, the WTA itself and the accounts of various tournaments on the women's tour.

Iga Swiatek's congratulations were also particular: "I'm happy for you!" Last year, Kvitova revealed that she was getting married to her top coach, as was Karolina Pliskova, and revealed a beautiful backstory: "We want to share some fantastic news with you guys.

I said yes in my special place," the Czech underlined on social media, communicating to the world how the marriage proposal was made at Wimbledon, the Slam tournament that she managed to conquer in 2011 and 2014 (in this last edition she instead stopped in the round of 16 against the finalist Ons Jabeur).

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Kvitova and Vanek have already celebrated two important successes in 2023. In fact, after the prestigious triumph at the Miami Open, the Czech also took home the WTA title in Berlin.

Once the wedding was over, Petra and Jiri returned to focus on tennis to give themselves further satisfaction on the Tour. Now the wonderful news of motherhood.

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