Barbora Stefkova pictures during Roland Garros 2016 qualifying

Here are some pictures of Barbora Stefkova I took yesterday during her qualifying round 1 against Jovana Jaksic at Roland Garros. You just have to click on the pictures to enlarge them 🙂

Voici quelques photos de Barbora Stefkova que j’ai prises hier lors de son match du premier tour des qualifications face à Jovana Jaksic à Roland Garros. Vous avez simplement à cliquer sur les photos pour les agrandir 🙂

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ITF – Barbora Stefkova remporte le titre à Istanbul !

Crédit photo : http://www.ttf.org.tr

Crédit photo : http://www.ttf.org.tr

A l’issue d’une semaine parfaite, la joueuse Tchèque Barbora Stefkova a remporté au tournoi ITF 50 000 $ d’Istanbul le titre le plus important de sa carrière. En finale la joueuse originaire d’Olomouc s’est imposée 7-5 2-6 6-1 face à Anastasia Pivovarova. Et comme un bonheur n’arrive jamais seul, Barbora Sefkova s’est également imposée en double avec sa partenaire Nigina Abduraimova face à la paire Valentyna Ivakhnenko et Lidziya Marozava. Une victoire 6-4 1-6 10-6 qui permet à la Tchèque de faire de cette semaine à la Lale Cup d’Istanbul la plus belle de sa carrière jusqu’à présent. Et ce n’est pas la première fois que Barbora Stefkova s’impose dans les deux Lire la suite

1er titre ITF 25 000$ pour Barbora Stefkova !

Crédit photo : Jiri Miklas

Crédit photo : Jiri Miklas

Blessée à la fin de la saison 2014 et à nouveau handicapée par cette même blessure au début de l’année 2015, la jeune et prometteuse joueuse Tchèque Barbora Stefkova a remporté la semaine dernière le premier tournoi ITF 25 000$ de sa carrière à Andijan en dominant en finale la Russe Veronika Kudermetova 7-5 6-3. Il s’agit du 6ème trophée ITF remporté par Barbora Stefkova qui va tenter de continuer à briller en Azerbaïdjan puisqu’elle disputera le tournoi de Fergana la semaine prochaine.

4th ITF title of the year for Barbora Stefkova !

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She is only 19 years old, but the talented and promising Czech player Barbora Stefkova just won the 4th ITF title of her season in Tel Aviv after she beat the local player Deniz Khazaniuk 6-2 6-0. This 5th title of her career is also the 3rd trophy Barbora Stefkova won in Israel after Ramle and Netanya earlier this year, so maybe a lucky place for this young lady you will for sure hear about more and more in the upcoming months. First reaction of Barbora Stefkova came on her Facebook page and was as simple as explicit : “Amazing Israel! #4thtitlethisyear”

If you want to learn more about Barbora you can read this : Getting to know Barbora Stefkova

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Getting to know… Barbora Stefkova

Photo by Jiří Miklas

Photo by Jiří Miklas

Born in Olomouc in the Czech republic, Barbora Štefková, who is currently playing in Torino, has very nicely taken some of her time to answer some questions for this blog. If Petra Kvitova won in Wimbledon, Barbora Štefková also had some great success recently by winning 3 ITF titles in a row. This interview is a good opportunity to get to know a bit more this other very promising and talented Czech player.

First of all, how did you get into tennis ?
My mom was tennis player and tennis coach so she teached me everything. I started to play tennis when I was 6. She was my coach till I was 15 years old. Now I have an other coach but she still travel with me on tournaments sometimes.

How would you describe your playing style and what are your strengths ?
I try to play fast balls, make my opponent moves and put her under the pressure. I think in this way you make some mistakes for sure but you can also make many points. Now I am working on Read more…