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BARBORA
STRYCOVA

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#23
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AGE:
32
BIRTH:
28 Mar 1986
NATION:
Czech Republic
POINTS:
1915

A two‐time junior singles Grand Slam winner, Barbora Strycova won her first WTA title in 2011, her first Top 50 season, in Québec City (d. Erakovic in final). In 2014 she beat Li in the last match of the Chinese star’s career and Wozniacki en route to her maiden Grand Slam singles quarter-final, at Wimbledon (l. eventual champion Kvitova). She was also runner-up twice in Birmingham (l. to Ivanovic in final) and Luxembourg (l. to Beck in final). In 2016 she posted her first Top 20 season finish (at No.20). Strycova helped the Czech Republic to win the Fed Cup final against France – d. Cornet in singles and Garcia/Mladenovic in the decisive doubles rubber (w/Ka.Pliskova) and won a bronze medal in doubles at Rio Olympics (w/Safarova, d. Hlavackova/Hradecka in bronze medal match). Her 2016 season was highlighted by reaching the second Premier‐level singles final of career in Dubai (l. Errani) and the third in Birmingham (l. Keys). In 2017 she dropped out of Top 20 after Birmingham (l. eventual runner‐up Barty in the second round ) and achieved her 500th of her career (all levels) in Montreal. In Linz, she won the second title of her career (d. Rybarikova in F) and made her second appearance at WTA Elite Trophy Zhuhai, bowed out in the round robin stage both times.

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