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Who was Petra Kvitova engaged to and who else has the Czech tennis star dated?

PETRA KVITOVA is a two-time Wimbledon champion with 23 other career titles on the world circuit.

The 28-year-old from the Czech Republic is known for her powerful ground strokes.

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Petra Kvitova is a double Wimbledon champion and a mega winner on the women’s circuit

She is a former world No1 who is currently ranked No7 in the women’s game.

Petra has hit the front and back pages for a number of reasons over the years.

Who was Petra Kvitova engaged to?

In December 2015 Petra happily announced her engagement to Czech hockey player Radek Meidl.

 Petra has made the front and back pages for a variety of reasons

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Petra has made the front and back pages for a variety of reasons
 In 2015 Petra broke off her engagement to ice hockey star Radek Meidl and a year later she was robbed

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In 2015 Petra broke off her engagement to ice hockey star Radek Meidl and a year later she was robbed

But they broke up just a few months later.

Just before the split she explained: “He’s an ice hockey player, and he understands my job and I understand his. But it’s still very different.

“He’s playing in the winter in the Czech Republic, and I’m playing in the summer which is weird.”

 Petra has 25 career titles and is one of the world's richest tennis players

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Petra has 25 career titles and is one of the world’s richest tennis players

Who else has Petra dated?

The first relationship she was publicly known to have gone into was with fellow Czech tennis player Adam Pavlasek, who she dated from 2011 to 2013.

After the two broke up, the next boyfriend was another Czech tennis star, Radek Stepanek, who also has a history of dating tennis players. Their relationship lasted a year.

 The Czech ace was put out of action for 15 months after being stabbed

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The Czech ace was put out of action for 15 months after being stabbed

What else is the Czech tennis star famous for off the court?

Sadly, a robbery at her apartment in Prostejo in 2016. Petra suffered multiple lacerations to the tendons and nerves on her left hand and fingers while trying to defend herself against knife-wielding attacker who left with around £150.

Her injuries put her put of action for 15 months.

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How much is Petra Kvitova worth?

In 2015 Petra was said by Forbes magazine to be worth a total earning of £5.83 million. Of that figure £4.47m came from prize money.

 

 

 

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