Lucie won the very first Grand Slam title of her career by capturing the Australian Open Doubles title with her partner, Bethanie Mattek-Sands (USA). This performance is even more impressive due to the facts that Lucie & Bethanie were unseeded and had never played together
The Fed Cup final between Czech Republic and Germany is taking place this weekend in Prague. Lucie was scheduled to play against Angelique Kerber (ranked #10) in the second singles rubber. Petra Kvitova had already won the first single match against Andrea Petkovic. Lucie was
In the quaterfinals, Lucie was facing the Russian (and No. 4 seed) Svetlana Kuznetsova. The two players were among the title favorites after the top 3 seeds had left the tournament. Thanks to an early break, the Russian was leading 4-1 in the first set.
This year, Lucie has got excellent results in each of the Grand Slams (3rd round of the Australian Open, 4th round of the French Open and the US Open as well as the semifinal of Wimbledon). All the points won with those performances enabled her
Lucie survived a 2 hours 52 minutes battle against Alizé Cornet (6-3, 6-7, 6-4), in wich both players made a lot of unforced errors (47 for Lucie and 42 for Alizé) and struggled with consistency. The first set was already difficult for the Czech as
Lucie stormed into her first Grand Slam semifinal as the Czech 23rd seed thrashed Russia’s Ekaterina Makarova 6-3, 6-1 at Wimbledon on Tuesday. She was playing in her first quarterfinal at the majors since the 2007 Australian Open and showed no signs of being overawed
This is the first time in 7 years that Lucie reaches the 4th round of a Grand Slam. She defeated the former Roland Garros champion, Ana Ivanovic, in straight sets (6-3, 6-3) Ana Ivanovic expected a tough match since Lucie won their last 4 meetings
The first Grand Slam of the season is ahead. The Qualification is done and the main draw will start the day after tomorrow – January 13th 2014. The Draw ceremony was held on the 11th January. Defending champions Novak Djokovic (SRB) and Victoria Azarenka (BLR)