Viktória Kužmová at the 2019 French Open
|Born||11 May 1998|
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Plays||Right-handed (two-handed backhand)|
|Coach||Ján Sabovčík (–2018), |
Michal Mertiňák (2018–2020),
Tomáš Hrunčák (2019-present)
|Career record||251–128 (66.2%)|
|Career titles||14 ITF|
|Highest ranking||No. 43 (4 March 2019)|
|Current ranking||No. 97 (12 October 2020)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||2R (2019)|
|French Open||3R (2019)|
|Wimbledon||1R (2018, 2019)|
|US Open||1R (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)|
|Career record||80–51 (61.1%)|
|Career titles||2 WTA, 6 ITF|
|Highest ranking||No. 29 (14 October 2019)|
|Current ranking||No. 29 (12 October 2020)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Australian Open||3R (2020)|
|French Open||3R (2020)|
|US Open||SF (2019)|
|Fed Cup||5–3 (62.5%)|
|Last updated on: 12 October 2020.|
Kužmová has won two doubles titles on the WTA Tour and 20 titles (14 singles) on the ITF Circuit. On 4 March 2019, she reached her career-high singles ranking of world No. 43, and on 14 October 2019, she peaked at No. 29 in the WTA doubles rankings.
Kužmová made her WTA debut at 2016 Prague Open in women's doubles, playing alongside Jana Čepelová, where they also got wildcard, but lost in the first round from Ysaline Bonaventure and Hsieh Su-wei. In singles, her debut happened at 2017 US Open, that also was her Grand-Slam debut, where she at first passed qualification, and then in first round in main-draw, lost from Venus Williams.
Viktória Kužmová was born on 11 May 1998 by mother Ingrid and father Radovan in Košice, Slovakia. She also has sister Katarina, who is three years younger, that followed Viktória into the world of professional tennis, and having obtained her WTA first ranking points in 2018. She is currently coached by Tomáš Hrunčák and trains at the Slovak National Tennis Centre. She was introduced to tennis at age four by her father, who used to run a tennis club.
Kužmová kicked off her 2020 season at the ASB Classic. She lost in the first round to Coco Gauff. In Hobart, she was defeated in the second round by top seed and two-time champion Elise Mertens. At the Australian Open, Kužmová lost in the first round to Julia Görges. At St. Petersburg Ladies' Trophy, Kužmová lost in the first round from Océane Dodin, winning only four games. In Lyon, things got better, where she get to her first quarterfinal in 2020, but lost there from Anna-Lena Friedsam. After comeback of WTA Tour, after COVID-19 pandemic outbreak, Kužmová lost in first round at US Open from Caty McNally, at Istanbul Cup from Alison Van Uytvanck and at Roland Garros from Kristýna Plíšková, and failed to qualify at the Cincinnati Open.
Only main-draw results in WTA Tour, Grand Slam tournaments, Fed Cup and Olympic Games are included in win-loss records.
Current through the suspension of the 2020 WTA Tour.
|Grand Slam tournaments|
|Australian Open||A||1R||2R||1R||0 / 3||1–3||25%|
|French Open||Q2||2R||3R||0 / 2||3–2||60%|
|Wimbledon||Q3||1R||1R||NH||0 / 2||0–2||0%|
|US Open||1R||1R||1R||0 / 3||0–3||0%|
|Win–Loss||0–1||1–4||3–4||0–1||0 / 10||4–10||29%|
|Premier Mandatory tournaments|
|Indian Wells Open||A||A||1R||NH||0 / 1||0–1||0%|
|Miami Open||A||A||3R||NH||0 / 1||2–1||67%|
|Madrid Open||A||A||3R||NH||0 / 1||2–1||67%|
|Premier 5 tournaments|
|Dubai / Qatar Open||A||A||QF||A||0 / 1||3–1||75%|
|Italian Open||A||A||2R||0 / 1||1–1||50%|
|Cincinnati Open||A||2R||1R||Q2||0 / 2||1–2||33%|
|Wuhan Open||A||Q1||A||NH||0 / 0||0–0||–|
|Tournaments||2||16||23||5||Career total: 46|
|Titles||0||0||0||0||Career total: 0|
|Finals||0||0||0||0||Career total: 0|
|Overall Win–Loss||1–2||14–17||25–23||4–5||0 / 46||44–47||48%|
|Win (%)||33%||45%||52%||44%||Career total: 48%|
- 1 WTA Tournament of Champions was held from 2009 to 2014, when WTA Elite Trophy replaced it.
- 2 The first Premier 5 event of the year has switched back and forth between the Dubai Tennis Championships and the Qatar Open since 2009. Dubai was classified as a Premier 5 event from 2009–2011 before being succeeded by Doha for the 2012–2014 period. In 2015, Dubai regained its Premier 5 status while Doha was demoted to Premier status. The two tournaments have since alternated status every year.
|Grand Slam tournaments|
|Australian Open||A||1R||3R||0 / 2||2–2||50%|
|French Open||2R||2R||3R||0 / 3||4–3||50%|
|Wimbledon||Q2||1R||NH||0 / 1||0–1||0%|
|US Open||2R||SF||1R||0 / 3||5–3||71%|
|Win–Loss||2–2||5–4||4–3||0 / 9||11–9||56%|
WTA career finalsEdit
Doubles: 3 (2 titles, 1 runner-up)Edit
|Loss||0–1||Feb 2019||St. Petersburg Trophy, Russia||Premier||Hard (i)||Anna Kalinskaya|| Ekaterina Makarova
|Win||1–1||May 2019||Prague Open, Czech Republic||International||Clay||Anna Kalinskaya|| Nicole Melichar
|4–6, 7–5, [10–7]|
|Win||2–1||Jul 2019||Bucharest Open, Romania||International||Clay||Kristýna Plíšková|| Jaqueline Cristian
ITF Circuit finalsEdit
Singles: 22 (14 titles, 8 runner–ups)Edit
|Win||1–0||Oct 2014||ITF Heraklion, Greece||10,000||Hard||Barbara Haas||6–4, 6–3|
|Win||2–0||Apr 2015||ITF Heraklion, Greece||10,000||Hard||Valentini Grammatikopoulou||6–3, 6–4|
|Win||3–0||May 2015||ITF Antalya, Turkey||10,000||Hard||Alyona Sotnikova||6–3, 7–6(5)|
|Win||4–0||Sep 2015||ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt||10,000||Hard||Freya Christie||7–6(4), 7–5|
|Win||5–0||Oct 2015||ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt||10,000||Hard||Lu Jiaxi||6–2, 6–1|
|Loss||5–1||Feb 2016||ITF Antalya, Turkey||10,000||Clay||Anne Schäfer||6–2, 2–6, 0–6|
|Win||6–1||Mar 2016||ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt||10,000||Hard||Varvara Flink||4–6, 6–2, 6–1|
|Loss||6–2||Apr 2016||ITF Antalya, Turkey||10,000||Hard||Viktoriya Tomova||6–7(5), 2–6|
|Win||7–2||Jul 2016||ITF Banja Luka, Bosnia & Herzegovina||10,000||Clay||Manca Pislak||6–0, 6–1|
|Win||8–2||Jul 2016||ITF Niš, Serbia||10,000||Clay||Mira Antonitsch||6–1, 6–2|
|Win||9–2||Sep 2016||ITF Lubbock, United States||25,000||Hard||Freya Christie||6–0, 7–5|
|Loss||9–3||Oct 2016||ITF Brisbane, Australia||25,000||Hard||Lizette Cabrera||2–6, 4–6|
|Loss||9–4||Oct 2016||ITF Cairns, Australia||25,000||Hard||Olivia Rogowska||1–6, 5–7|
|Loss||9–5||Feb 2017||ITF Perth, Australia||25,000||Hard||Destanee Aiava||1–6, 1–6|
|Win||10–5||Mar 2017||ITF Mildura, Australia||25,000||Grass||Katie Boulter||6–2, 6–4|
|Loss||10–6||Apr 2017||ITF Istanbul, Turkey||25,000||Hard||Viktoriya Tomova||4–6, 6–4, 2–6|
|Win||11–6||Jul 2017||ITF Imola, Italy||25,000||Carpet||Stefania Rubini||6–3, 6–3|
|Loss||11–7||Aug 2017||ITF Chiswick, Great Britain||25,000||Hard||Vitalia Diatchenko||3–6, 4–6|
|Win||12–7||Mar 2018||Pingshan Open, China||60,000||Hard||Anna Kalinskaya||7–5, 6–3|
|Win||13–7||May 2018||Empire Slovak Open, Slovakia||100,000||Clay||Verónica Cepede Royg||6–4, 1–6, 6–1|
|Win||14–7||Jul 2018||Pro Circuit Open, Hungary||100,000||Clay||Ekaterina Alexandrova||6–3, 4–6, 6–1|
|Loss||14–8||Dec 2018||Dubai Challenge, UAE||100,000+H||Hard||Peng Shuai||3–6, 0–6|
Doubles: 9 (6 titles, 3 runner–ups)Edit
|Loss||0–1||Mar 2015||ITF Heraklion, Greece||10,000||Hard||Petra Rohanová|| Valentini Grammatikopoulou
|Win||1–1||Oct 2015||ITF Heraklion, Greece||10,000||Hard||Raluca Șerban|| Steffi Distelmans
|Win||2–1||Jan 2016||ITF Antalya, Turkey||10,000||Hard||Petra Uberalová|| Lina Gjorcheska
Ioana Loredana Roșca
|7–6(3), 6–7(6), [10–5]|
|Loss||2–2||Jul 2016||ITF Banja Luka, BiH||10,000||Clay||Julia Stamatova|| Barbara Kötelesová
|7–6(5), 4–6, [5–10]|
|Loss||2–3||Aug 2016||ITF Slovenská Ľupča, Slovakia||10,000||Clay||Barbara Kötelesová|| Petra Krejsová
|Win||3–3||Oct 2016||ITF Toowoomba, Australia||25,000||Hard||Dalma Gálfi|| Gabriela Cé
|Win||4–3||Sep 2017||Batumi Open, Georgia||25,000||Hard||Ysaline Bonaventure|| Tatia Mikadze
|Win||5–3||Mar 2018||Pingshan Open, China||60,000||Hard||Anna Kalinskaya|| Danka Kovinić
|6–4, 1–6, [10–7]|
|Win||6–3||Mar 2018||Open de Seine-et-Marne, France||60,000||Hard (i)||Anna Kalinskaya|| Petra Krejsová
Junior Grand Slam finalsEdit
Girls' singles: 1 (runner–up)Edit
|Loss||2016||US Open||Hard||Kayla Day||3–6, 2–6|
Girls' doubles: 1 (1 title)Edit
|Win||2015||US Open||Hard||Aleksandra Pospelova|| Anna Kalinskaya
Top 10 winsEdit
|1.||Kiki Bertens||No. 8||Dubai Championships, UAE||Hard||2R||6–2, 4–6, 7–6(8–6)||No. 46|
|2.||Kiki Bertens||No. 4||French Open, France||Clay||2R||3–1 ret.||No. 46|
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