Barbora Strycova Bio


  • Coached by Jerome Adamec
  • Husband is Jakub Zahlava (cousin of fellow player Sandra Zahlavova)
  • Father is Jindrich Stryc; mother is Ilona Strycova; sister, Ivona, studied law and lives in US
  • Started playing tennis at age 5 (also did figure skating)
  • Baseliner who prefers grass, clay
  • Favorites include movie Grease, book Love Is Just a Word, actor John Cusack, pasta
  • Also enjoys swimming, skiing, snowboarding
  • Admires Steffi Graf.
Biographical information from WTA. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.


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