Barbora Strycova, formerly known as Barbora Zahlavova-Strycova, is a retired Czech professional tennis player. Her highest WTA rankings are world No 16 in singles (achieved on January 16, 2017) and No 1 in doubles (achieved on July 15, 2019). Her best singles and doubles Grand Slam performances both came at the 2019 Wimbledon Championships, where she reached the singles semifinals (having previously reached the quarterfinals in 2014) and won the women’s doubles title alongside Hsieh Su-wei.
Barbora Strycova has won 2 singles titles and 31 doubles titles on the WTA Tour, as well as the bronze medal in women’s doubles at the 2016 Olympics with Lucie Safarova as her partner, having defeated defending gold medalists Venus and Serena Williams in the first round. She was also a member of the Czech Fed Cup team that captured the title in 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2018.
Barbora Strycova announced her retirement on May 4, 2021, whilst leaving open the possibility of a final match at 2022 Wimbledon, or at a grass-court tournament in the Czech Republic.
Barbora Strycova had an amazing performance in doubles, winning Wimbledon in 2019, runner-up of Australian Open in 2020, reaching semi-finals of French Open in 2018 and the US Open in 2014 and 2017. She is one of the top tennis players all the time.