Andrea Petkovic is a German tennis player. She had won 6 WTA and 9 ITF titles, reaching her highest WTA ranking on No 9 on October 10, 2011. Andrea Petkovic has reached the quarter-finals of the Australian Open and the US Open in 2011, as well as the semi-final on Roland Garros (French Open) in 2014.
Andrea Petkovic was born on September 9, 1987, in Tuzla, SR Bosnia and Herzegovina, SFR Yugoslavia. She moved to Germany at six months old and turned professional in 2006 at the age of 18. A former top-10 player, Andrea Petkovic reached her career-high singles WTA ranking of world No 9 on 10 October 2011, becoming the first German female player ranked inside the top 10 since Steffi Graf in 1999. That year, she reached the quarterfinals at three Grand Slam tournaments as well as a Premier Mandatory final at the China Open and qualified as an alternate to the WTA Tour Championships.
Andrea 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. She rebounded in 2014 by reaching her first Grand Slam semifinal at the 2014 French Open and later winning the WTA Tournament of Champions at the end of the season.
Andrea Petkovic has won six WTA Tour singles titles, as well as nine ITF singles and three ITF doubles titles. She became the German national champion in 2007 and 2009 and is coached by Eric van Harpen.