Sandra Zahlavova life and biography

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Sandra Zahlavova biography

Date of birth : 1985-10-10
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Plzen, Czech Republic
Nationality : Czech
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-05-17
Credited as : Professional Tennis player, WTA tour,

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Sandra Záhlavová is a Czech professional tennis player. On 21 June 2010, she achieved her career-high WTA Event singles ranking of No. 78. On June 12, 2006, she claimed her highest Doubles rank of No. 165. She is related to tennis player Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová by marriage—her cousin is Záhlavová-Strýcová's husband.

CAREER:

Záhlavová started competing on the ITF Circuit in 2000. She has won 7 titles in her career so far. Zahlavova also qualified for two Grand Slam Main Draws. Ranked No.96 in the world, she made the second round of the 2010 Australian Open by defeating Coco Vandeweghe 6–0, 6–1. She then lost to 11th seed Marion Bartoli 4–6, 4–6.

PERSONAL:

Coached by Vaclav Zdrazila
Father is Jan Zahlava (doctor); mother is Michaela Zahlavova (nurse); sister is Linda (student)
Cousin, Jakub Zahlava, is married to fellow player Barbora Zahlavova Strycova
Started playing at age 4 when introduced to the sport by mother
Baseliner who prefers hardcourts; favorite shot is forehand
Speaks Czech, English
Favorite band is U2
Other interests are skiing and reading
Likes travelling; favorite tournament is Bogotá, favorite city to visit is Rome.

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