9. März Es war eine ganz besondere Verbindung, die Andrea Petkovic (28) Nun muss Petkovic von ihrem Fan und gutem Freund Abschied nehmen. Andrea Petković (serbisch-kyrillisch Андреа Петковић; * 9. September in Tuzla, SR Bosnien und Herzegowina, SFR Jugoslawien) ist eine deutsche. 1. Nov. Auch Tennis-Spielerin Andrea Petkovic (29), seit fünf Jahren ohne Freund und eigentlich nicht an Sportlerkollegen interessiert, wie sie kürzlich. Im Laufe des Turniers bezwang sie u. Andrea Petkovic ist eine etwas andere Sportlerin, das stellt sie nun einmal mehr unter Beweis. Getty Images for WTA. Zu Beginn ihres Tennis-Jahrs spricht die Jährige einmal mehr ganz offen über Selbstzweifel, innere Zerrissenheit und ihre Schwierigkeiten mit ihrem Leben als professionelle Athletin. In Wimbledon unterlag sie in Runde eins Anna Tschakwetadse. Seit sieben Jahren ist Petkovic Single. Von bis Dritte Runde der US Open: Meine Mutter war im Sommer sehr krank. Ich liebe diesen Sport, aber nicht bis zur Selbstaufgabe. Die beiden sind seit über 15 Jahren miteinander befreundet und waren früher im selben Darmstädter Tennisverein aktiv.
Petkovic freund -Ich meine es war ein Kinder- bzw. Mein kleiner Geist hatte längst wieder in meinem Kopf Platz genommen, aber so richtig ernst nehmen konnte ich ihn jetzt nicht mehr: Andrea Petkovic sieht super aus, ist berühmt und intelligent, verdient viel Geld, bereist die Welt, nur etwas klappt bei ihr nicht wie gewünscht: Anzeige Die neue Kollektion ist da: Liebes-Aus bei Tennisspielerin Andrea Petkovic Wie kamen die Überwachungskameras in eine Bäckerei? Die Sängerin behandelt die arme Familie von oben herab, wundert sich aber darüber, dass die Familienmitglieder immer glücklich und guter Laune sind, obwohl sie tatsächlich arm sind und nichts haben.
Speaks French, German, English, Serbian Favorite types of music are rock, funk; favorite group is Bloc Party Enjoys reading, writing; favorite authors are Goethe, Wilde, Flaubert; people most admired are Goethe genius in writing and Che Guevara genius in fighting Other favorites include going to museums and watching basketball when in America Favorite city is Barcelona; favorite tournament is Stuttgart Most memorable experience was playing first Grand Slam at Roland Garros Self-described as thoughtful, outgoing and happy.
Australian Open ; fell 1r 11 times incl. Australian Open and Olympics. Australian Open ; fell in RR at Zhuhai went ; having spent first 26 weeks inside Top 10 in and , and falling as low as No.
Cepelova in final , Bad Gastein d. Rogers in final and Sofia d. Williams ; reached 3r three times incl. Wimbledon and US Open and 2r five times; fell 1r nine times incl.
Australian Open and in qualifying once. Australian Open ; best results in first six events back were two 3r finishes Miami and Charleston ; fell 1r and in qualifying three times incl.
Roland Garros ; won ITF Circuit title during second week of Roland Garros and season turned from there - best results in next 11 events were two runner-up finishes at Nürnberg l.
Wimbledon ; fell 1r three times incl. US Open ; having come back from knee injury at No. Radwanska in final ; SF three times at Miami l.
Radwanska and Cincinnati l. Wimbledon and 2r three times; fell 1r once; having never been higher than No. Notify me of followup comments via e-mail.
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Petkovic then played at the Sydney International the following week. During the match, Petkovic received treatment for what was revealed the following day to be a double stress fracture of her spine and a spinal disc herniation.
I've been struggling with it, but I've always believed it was going to be fine and so I pushed through the pain. The last two weeks in Australia I've been having bigger problems and I could only play for 30—45 minutes without pain.
The injury ultimately kept her out for three months. In her second round match against Victoria Azarenka , Petkovic was down 2—6 and 4—4 when she rolled her right ankle.
She was forced out with what was later revealed to be torn ankle ligaments, which required surgery and kept her out for another four months, including the French Open , Wimbledon , and the London Olympics.
She said of the injury: I tried to pull my foot up, and it just flopped there. The first thing I thought was: Ahead of her return to the tour, Petkovic was worried that she had fallen behind: Your expectations once you were in the top 10 are to be back in the top I'm definitely scared of that.
After her defeat in China, Petkovic fell to world rank , her lowest since March She had much more success in her final two tournaments of the year, reaching the semifinals of the Luxembourg Open and the Royal Indian Open.
By this time, her world ranking had risen to She won the first set 6—4 but appeared to be suffering from a knee injury late on in the set.
She received treatment for it before the second set but could not continue and retired from the match in tears. The injury was identified as a ruptured meniscus in her right knee, the second time in two years she had suffered the injury, and she underwent surgery on it in early January.
Everything bad that could happen, happened to me. So nothing surprises me anymore. I'm just hoping for a quick recovery. I would so much appreciate if I could be back on court after three or four weeks.
I asked a few magazines if I could do an internship. I asked a few politicians that I know if I could do an internship.
They all told me you can come whenever you want, and you can stay as long as you want. But I never really wanted.
She returned to the tour in March, having fallen back to world No. Petkovic then received a wildcard for the Miami Masters.
She also received a wildcard for the Family Circle Cup in April, where she also reached the third round. She beat Taylor Townsend and Vania King and was due to face Caroline Wozniacki but withdrew before the match with a calf injury.
Petkovic's next tournaments were the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart, where she received a wildcard and lost in the first round to Ana Ivanovic; and the Mutua Madrid Open in May, where she lost in the first qualifying round to Bethanie Mattek-Sands.
She then lost in the second qualifying round of the French Open. After that defeat, her ranking fell back down to world No.
It was her first tournament win for over two years, her last coming when she won the Internationaux de Strasbourg in May After the win, she re-entered the world top for the first time since September She beat Pauline Parmentier in the first round, her first Grand Slam win since the fourth round of the US Open in , and lost to Sloane Stephens in the second round.
She faced 12th seed Roberta Vinci in the second round and lost in three sets. At the US Open at the end of the month, she lost in the first round in straight sets to Bojana Jovanovski.
On 17 September, Petkovic was seeded seventh but knocked out of the Korea Open in the first round by eventual semifinalist Francesca Schiavone.
At the end of the month, she took part in the China Open. She defeated world No. With that win, she helped Germany into the Fed Cup final for the first time since when they won the title.
After that, Petkovic played four tournaments on clay to prepare for the second annual Grand Slam, Roland Garros.
But in Strasbourg , she defeated Pauline Parmentier and Vania King and reached the quarterfinal before losing in two tight sets to the eventual champion, Monica Puig.
After a rather mediocre clay season, Petkovic surprisingly reached the semifinals of the French Open. In the first round, she beat Misaki Doi in straight sets, before playing matches in three sets three times.
There she sought revenge in two sets over 10th seed Sara Errani from the last match Andrea lost against her and got into her first Grand Slam semifinal.
However, in the semifinals she lost to world No. Nevertheless, this long run catapulted her back into the world's top She started the grass court season in 's-Hertogenbosch , where she lost in the second round.
At Wimbledon she reached the third round as the 20th seed, losing to another French Open semifinalist and eventual Wimbledon finalist, Eugenie Bouchard.
In the process of reaching a Grand Slam doubles semifinal for the first time, they beat the third, tenth and sixteenth seeds, all in straight sets.
But in the semifinals, they lost to the 14th seeds Babos and Mladenovic, also in two sets. Petkovic then played at the Bad Gastein tournament on clay.
She beat Rogers in straight sets. In Stanford, she beat Venus Williams in the quarterfinals to set up a clash with her sister Serena, but she could not beat both Williams sisters, as Serena ended Petkovic's eight-match winning streak and also won their third match of the year.
Next, Petkovic lost in the early rounds of Cincinnati and New Haven. And at the last major of the season, the US Open , she reached the third round.
Coming back from the brink of loss against Monica Puig, she lost to eventual finalist Caroline Wozniacki. In Beijing , she fought back to save match points against Monica Niculescu, before an easy win over Madison Keys.
She lost, however, to Simona Halep, in three sets. Petkovic played two events in Europe and she won a total of nine matches with only two losses.
But she finished the season in style, winning the last tournament of the season — the WTA Tournament of Champions , the tournament for the six players which had not qualified for the WTA finals, but who had won at least one WTA International tournament.
There she beat Flavia Pennetta in three sets for the biggest title of her career. Germany went on to lose their first Fed Cup final since , with a final score of 3—1 for the Czech Republic.
Petkovic started her year at the Brisbane International where she was the 5th seed. She lost in the first round to Kaia Kanepi.
Petkovic was the 13th seed at the Australian Open and lost in the first round to Madison Brengle.