Marketa Vondrousova becomes first unseeded player to win Wimbledon

Marketa Vondrousova

Being a seeded player is certainly a matter of pride for any Tennis player. Only the top players get the honor of being a seeded player. Unusually nobody expects an unseeded player to win a grand slam. However, in Wimbledon 2023 something unbelievable happened. And that has been done by Marketa Vondrousova. She went on to win the Wimbledon 2023, against all odds. For that, she ensured that she defeats the seeded players to ensure her place as the winner of the grand slam. 

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Lesser known facts about Marketa Vondrousova

Now everybody knows the champion Marketa Vondrousova, as the winner of Wimbledon 2023. However, there is a lot more to know about her. To know the unknown facts about her, you can follow the information ahead. 

  • The reason behind being unseeded 

She was an unseeded player, because of her 42nd Tennis ranking as a Tennis player in the world. However, this didn’t stop her from winning the tournament. 

  • Best ranking

Her current ranking is 42nd. But the best ranking of her career has been 14th in the world. It looks like she is getting close to that ranking again. 

  • She started early 

She started playing Tennis only at the age of four. It was her Father who encouraged her to play this sport. 

  • Her Mother was a volleyball player

Tennis is not the only sport that is played by Marketa’s family. Her Mother played top-flight Volleyball. This shows that sports have been in the blood. 

  • Her idol is Roger Federer 

She is not only a fan of Roger Federer like many of us. But she also idolizes the legendary player. 

  • Wimbledon was not her first grand slam final

She reached the 2019 French Open final. There was reached the final but lost against Ashleigh Barty

Certainly, you were not aware of these facts of Marketa Vondrousova. She has raised new hope for the unseeded players in future tournaments. His fans are expecting her to win more grand slams.