LUCIE HRADECKA

  • Madison Keys, Lucie Hradecka surprise semifinalists at Family Circle April 11, 2015

    Charleston: Madison Keys and Lucie Hradecka are finding their games on clay and are both surprise semifinalists at the Family Circle Cup. Keys, the seventh seed, put on a dominating show to beat fellow American and one-time training partner Lauren Davis, 6-2, 6-2. Hradecka, a qualifier from the Czech Republic, topped...
  • Rod Laver Arena is really imposing, says smiling Lucie Hradecka January 19, 2015

    Melbourne: For about 20 minutes on Monday, Lucie Hradecka felt that playing on Rod Laver Arena was so overwhelming that she was never going to be able to nail a first serve or return anything that Ana Ivanovic blasted at her. About an hour later, she was screaming in delight after...
  • Ana Ivanovic crashes out in 1st round of Australian Open January 19, 2015

    Melbourne: Fifth-seeded Ana Ivanovic struggled with her serve and lost in three sets to Czech qualifier Lucie Hradecka in first big upset of the Australian Open. The former No. 1-ranked Ivanovic, a finalist at the 2008 Australian Open, breezed through the first set in 21 minutes with three service breaks on...
  • Sania-Black in BNP Paribas Open final March 14, 2014

    Indian Wells (California): India's Sania Mirza and her Zimbabwean partner Cara Black stormed into the women's doubles final at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament here. The fifth seeded Sania-Clara pair Thursday won 6-4, 3-6, 10-7 against the eighth seeded duo of Czech Lucie Hradecka and Chinese Jie Zheng. Sania and Clara...
  • Hlavackova, Hradecka win US Open women doubles title September 8, 2013

    New York: Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka rallied from down a set and a break to win their first US Open women's doubles title. The fifth-seeded Czechs beat Australia's Ashleigh Barty and Casey Dellacqua 6-7 (4), 6-1, 6-4 on Saturday night. They also won the 2011 French Open championship. Barty and...
  • HradeckaCermak win French Open mixed doubles trophy June 6, 2013

    Paris: The Czech Republic's recent run of tennis success continued at the French Open on Thursday when Lucie Hradecka and Frantisek Cermak claimed the mixed doubles title. The country already holds the Davis Cup and Fed Cup team trophies and Hradecka/Cermak gave the nation another reason to rejoice with a 16,...
  • Australian duo wins mixed doubles title at Melbourne Park January 27, 2013

    Melbourne: Jarmila Gajdosova and Matthew Ebden became the first locals to win a main draw Australian Open title since 2005 when they clinched the mixed doubles on Sunday. The Australian duo, both aged 25, beat the Czechpair Lucie Hradecka and Frantisek Cermak 63 75 in the final at Rod Laver...