Katerina Siniakova

Katerina Siniakova is a Czech professional tennis player, who has competed on the WTA Tour since 2013.

Date of Birth: 10 May 1996
Birthplace: Hradec Králové, Czech Republic  
Residence: Hradec Králové, Czech Republic
Height: 5'8" (174 cm)
Weight: 152 lbs (69 kg)
Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Turned Pro: 2013

Katerina Siniakova is a Czech professional tennis player who was born on May 10, 1996, in Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic. Born into a sporting family, both she and her brother Daniel decided to take up a career in tennis after noticing distinct talent from a young age.

After a successful junior career, reaching world number 2 and winning Wimbledon, the Roland Garros, and the US Open girl’s doubles titles, the Czech was ready to try out the main tour. After utilizing the ITF Women’s Circuit in 2012 and 2013 to find her feet amongst the best, she made her WTA debut in 2013.

Coming through qualifying at the Miami Open, she eventually lost in the first round to Grand Slam champion Garbine Muguruza. Her main draw, Grand Slam debut, came the following year Down Under, getting her yet more valuable experience on tour.

After a few more seasons adjusting to life on the WTA Tour, Siniakova was ready to make the leap to her first title. The maiden piece of silverware came at the Shenzhen Open in 2017, defeating Alison Riske to take home the trophy.

2017 proved a memorable year for the Czech, with her claiming another singles title as well as reaching the US Open doubles final. Despite the following few years proving difficult for her on the singles court, she made inroads on the doubles circuit.

Reaching the world number 1 spot in 2018 after winning the French Open and Wimbledon, she set herself up nicely for a good few years to come. In 2021, she won her second doubles title at Roland Garros, and she won the gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics.

The following year, she added another three Grand Slam trophies to her cabinet in the form of the Australian Open, Wimbledon, and US Open, which took her to complete her career Grand Slam. Despite tearing up the doubles tour, she was still a force to be reckoned with on the singles court, winning another three titles across 2022 and 2023.

The Czech is certainly an all-rounder, winning not only on the singles tour but also specializing in doubles. She has proved herself capable of being the best on all surfaces, too, showcasing the ability she possesses.

You may also like