Petkovic played for Germany in Fed Cup semifinals against Russia. However, in the semifinals she lost to world No. [46] She went on to win against Mariana Duque before losing to Zarina Diyas in the third round. Petkovic became the German national champion in 2007 and 2009 and is coached by Eric van Harpen. Petkovic played two events in Europe and she won a total of nine matches with only two losses. In the quarterfinals, Petkovic lost to eventual champion Lucie Šafářová in straight sets. Andrea Petkovic. She had much more success in her final two tournaments of the year, reaching the semifinals of the Luxembourg Open and the Royal Indian Open. She lost her first match convincingly to Carla Suárez Navarro, but beat Tsvetana Pironkova, Dominika Cibulková, and Garbiñe Muguruza to reach the final. Her first tournament was the Citi Open at the end of July, where she beat Jessica Pegula, Mona Barthel, Paula Ormaechea and Alizé Cornet to reach the final, where she lost to defending champion Magdaléna Rybáriková. Due to those two wins, Petkovic helped Germany reach another semifinal after defeating Australia. Not to be in the top 30 – you’re not going to be satisfied with that. Johanna Konta (GBR) 15. She won the Open Romania in Bucharest, defeating Jelena Dokić in the semifinals along the way, and regained a top-100 ranking. In 2009, Petkovic played her first tournament at the Australian Open due to a protected ranking. After this, and having some success on the ITF Circuit (she won the ITF title in Contrexéville in July 2007), she reached the top 100 of the WTA rankings for the first time. At the US Open, Petkovic was seeded tenth. At the Open GdF Suez in Paris, Petkovic reached the quarterfinals after defeating Katarina Srebotnik and number five seed Aravane Rezaï, but lost to Elena Dementieva. Petkovic von Rio und WG-Partnerin Kerber begeistert - YouTube Elena Rybakina (KAZ) 20. Elina Svitolina (UKR) 6. [23] Petkovic obtained German citizenship in 2001. I'm just hoping for a quick recovery. Seeded ninth at the China Open, Petkovic defeated Šafářová and Suárez Navarro to reach the third round where she emerged victorious over Marion Bartoli in three sets. 9 on 10 October 2011, becoming the first German female player ranked inside the top 10 since Steffi Graf in 1999. Andrea Petkovic und ihre slowakische Partnerin Magdalena Rybarikova setzten sich nach einer spannenden Partie mit 6:1, 7:6 gegen Julia Görges und Anna-Lena Grönefeld durch. Petkovic was the 30th seed at the Australian Open. At Wimbledon she reached the third round as the 20th seed, losing to another French Open semifinalist and eventual Wimbledon finalist, Eugenie Bouchard. Petkovic turned professional in 2006 after she finished school,[18] but she had already won four titles on the ITF Circuit. Seinen Freunden einen eigenen Bereich zu widmen, scheint vielleicht ein wenig merkwürdig - ich sage lieber außergewöhnlich. She mostly kept on playing ITF tournaments until June with success. Germany went on to lose their first Fed Cup final since 1992, with a final score of 3–1 for the Czech Republic. Naomi Osaka (JPN) 4. So nothing surprises me anymore. Ahead of her return to the tour, Petkovic was worried that she had fallen behind: "I was really scared that I would not be able to compete with the top players and that I might not be able to get back to where I was. 11.06.2019 - Der angeschossene ehemalige Baseball-Star David Ortiz ist in einem Team-Flugzeug der Boston Red Sox von der Dominikanischen Republik zur weiteren Behandlung nach Boston gebracht worden. Petkovic then played at the Bad Gastein tournament on clay. After the win, she re-entered the world top 100 for the first time since September 2012. On her way to the title, she defeated, amongst others, Anna-Lena Grönefeld and Iveta Benešová. Das Duo unterlag den Japanerinnen Eri Hozumi und Miyu Kato in lediglich 61 Minuten mit 3:6, 3:6. Petkovic's best singles performance in a Grand Slam event came at the US Open. I'm very emotional, have lots of fire in my personality. At the Australian Open in January 2008, in her first-round match against Anna Chakvetadze, she suffered a cruciate ligament rupture in her right knee after only two minutes of play. [61], Petkovic started her 2019 season at the Brisbane International. Das Duo unterlag den Japanerinnen Eri Hozumi/Miyu Kato. Germany lost to Switzerland 2–3. I've been struggling with it, but I've always believed it was going to be fine and so I pushed through the pain. In the first round, Petkovic beat qualifier Kirsten Flipkens, and in the second round, Petkovic got revenge on Zarina Diyas. Andrea plays tennis for Germany, but she’s from the Balkans (born in Bosnia and Herzegovina to a Serbian father and Bosniak mother) and that’s one of the connections she and her boyfriend have, since he grew up surrounded by Balkan music and dance due to his parents being folk dance instructors. London (dpa) - Andrea Petkovic hat mit ihrer Partnerin Magdalena Rybarikova beim Grand-Slam-Turnier in Wimbledon den Einzug ins Finale im Doppel verpasst. I'm definitely scared of that. Andrea Petkovic ist mit ihrer kroatischen Partnerin Mirjana Lucic-Baroni im Doppel-Viertelfinale der Australian Open ausgeschieden. [22], Since the beginning of her professional career, she has kept a diary at irregular intervals about her life on the WTA Tour in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, a major German newspaper. Lebenslauf Andrea Petkovic Biografie Die deutsche Profi-Tennisspielerin Andrea Petkovic wurde am 9. [63], At the US Open, she upset Kvitová in the second round, in straight sets. News Petkovic was the 13th seed at the Australian Open and lost in the first round to Madison Brengle. She also reached the final of the Nürnberger Versicherungscup that same month, receiving a wildcard and beating Sofia Arvidsson, fourth seed Julia Görges, eighth seed Annika Beck and top seed Jelena Janković en route to the final, where she lost to seventh seed Simona Halep. [24] When asked how German she feels, Petkovic replied, "Obviously I'm German, but I always say my soul is still Serbian. She beat Taylor Townsend and Vania King and was due to face Caroline Wozniacki but withdrew before the match with a calf injury. Thanks to our reader Sebbi and my own research I can tell you that Andrea started dating Jesse probably in … Andrea Petkovic (Darmstadt) ist mit ihrer kroatischen Partnerin Mirjana Lucic-Baroni im Doppel-Viertelfinale der Australian Open ausgeschieden. One month later, Petkovic lost in the third round at Wimbledon against the young Russian player Ksenia Pervak. [54], At the French Open, Petkovic defeated Kristina Mladenovic[55] and Bethanie Mattek-Sands before losing to Simona Halep in the third round. 177, entering the qualifiers for the Indian Wells Open and losing in the second qualifying round to Monica Puig. After that defeat, her ranking fell back down to world No. Because of that, she was able to play in the US Open main draw without having to qualify. There she sought revenge in two sets over 10th seed Sara Errani from the last match Andrea lost against her and got into her first Grand Slam semifinal. Im Zuge der Jugoslawienkriege emigrierte sie mit ihren Eltern nach Deutschland, wo sich die Familie in der Nähe von Darmstadt niederließ. "[32] Having suffered from a third serious injury in less than a year, Petkovic considered retiring. Trip down the memory lane with Belinda Bencic, Childhood photos: Gentle personality speaks through Petra Kvitova’s disarming blue eyes, Anastasija Sevastova wins the second leg of the Bett1 Aces in Berlin, Kvitova, Sevastova reach the Bett1 Aces final, Even exhibitions trigger hate comments! In the final, she faced home favorite and No. [57], In Washington, Petkovic defeated two seeded players Sloane Stephens and Belinda Bencic, before losing to Svetlana Kuznetsova in the semifinals. Petkovic suffered three separate injuries in 2012: a back injury in January, an ankle injury in August and a knee injury in December that kept her out for nine months and almost saw her fall out of the top 200. [64], (W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (NH) not held. 13. She won singles match against Svetlana Kuznetsova. She then played at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart, beating Kristina Barrois in the first round. During the match, Petkovic received treatment for what was revealed the following day to be a double stress fracture of her spine and a spinal disc herniation. She beat Teliana Pereira and Ekaterina Makarova. She finished the year with a ranking of 315. In August, coach Dušan Vemić joined the team. [28], Petkovic made her comeback in a Fed Cup match in April, losing to Samantha Stosur. It was her last match of the year. A former top-10 player, Petkovic reached her career-high singles ranking of world No. Andrea Petkovic ist mit ihrer kroatischen Partnerin Mirjana Lucic-Baroni im Doppel-Viertelfinale der Australian Open ausgeschieden. September 1987 in Tuzla, Bosnien-Herzegowina in Ex-Jugoslawien als Tochter eines bosnischen Serben und einer Bosnierin geboren. Thanks to our reader Sebbi and my own research I can tell you that Andrea started dating Jesse probably in the period after the 2018 US Open, at least that’s when we saw their first social media interactions. Venus Williams teams up with K-Swiss for exclusive activewear and shoe capsule. Petkovic would go on to lose to Wozniacki. Petkovic then received a wildcard for the Miami Masters. She played her first tournament in 2010 in Brisbane, Australia, where she reached the semifinal with wins over Iveta Benešová, Vania King, and Daniela Hantuchová. Andrea Petkovic spricht aus dem Nähkästchen. She was beaten by defending champion Svetlana Kuznetsova in the second round, after missing four match points on her own serve. [51], At French Open, Petkovic lost in the first round to Varvara Lepchenko. Viele meiner Freunde haben ganze eigene, besondere Talente, die leider oft zu wenig Anerkennung und Aufmerksamkeit erhalten (ein weiterer Punkt, warum ich Politikwissenschaften studiere! Anna-Lena Grönefeld und Andrea Petkovic müssen sich dem Schweizer Doppel geschlagen geben. Andrea darf sich über sechsten WTA-Titel freuen. In the second round, she lost to Czech youngster Kateřina Siniaková. Petkovic was seeded seventh at the UNICEF Open and advanced to the final with wins over Petra Kvitová, Ana Ivanovic, Sandra Záhlavová, and Kirsten Flipkens. I tried to pull my foot up, and it just flopped there. 12 as of 23 May 2011. In the semifinals, she lost to Maria Sharapova. At the end of the month, she took part in the China Open.