Marketa Vondrousova Wins Wimbledon; Personal & Career Life

Published Date: 16 Jul, 2023 Updated date: 16 Jul, 2023 By Lucifer

At age 24, Marketa Vondrousova won the 2023 Wimbledon championship. It records her to be the final and first unseeded ladies single Wimbledon champion in the Open Era. 

Czech professional tennis player Marketa Vondrousova is world number 14 as per the Women’s Tennis Association. At the age of 24, the same position is her career-high ranking in the world. 

This article will first shed light upon Marketa Vondrousova winning the 2023 Wimbledon championship and its enormous winning prize money, her net worth, and details of her husband and personal life. 

Marketa Vondrousova Wins Wimbledon

The tennis prodigy wins the 2023 Wimbledon Championship. She reached the fourth round for the first time at this major, defeating American star player, Peyton Stearns. During the fourth round, she reached all Grand Slam tournaments per Wiki. In the fourth round, she was able to take win against 32nd seed and compatriot Marie Bouzkova

On 13 July 2023, she was able to win against Elina Svitolina, a wildcard in the tournament. Two days later, she defeated Ons Jabeur in the final. It records her to be the final and first unseeded lady’s single Wimbledon champion in the Open Era. 

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How Much Is Marketa Vondrousova Net Worth?

The 24-year-old net worth is $3 million from professional playing since 2014. As per Sportskeeda, Market earned an enormous cash prize of 2,749,036 which is equivalent to $2,974,458. On the other hand, Ons who became second won 1,374,518 which is equivalent to $1,487,229.

The 2023 Wimbledon is one of the biggest sporting prize events and Marketa can conquer it. In 2017, she made a big breakthrough at the age of 1, winning the WTA Tour title. She then won the Slovak Open on the ITF Circuit sometime later. The winning prize of the outdoor clay court was $100,000. 

Not just that, in the same year she was able to make her Grand Slam championship debut at the French Open. At the Prague Open, she became the recipient of the ITF title also winning the $80,000. 

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Who Is Marketa Vondrousova Husband?

The athlete’s husband’s name is Stepan Simek, age 26. Both the adorable two decided to share the engagement ring during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, but due to COVID, it was shifted a year later. It is the same period where Marketa won the silver medal. 

Almost a year later, the two decided to walk the wedding aisle on 16 July 2022. Her husband had been her longtime boyfriend whom she had been dating for many years. As per Sportskeeda, her husband was also born in the Czech Republic where he played junior tennis for more than 10 years. However, he did not choose his passion as a profession. 

Post their engagement in August 2021, they took to the court for some of the wedding photographs. Talking about the wedding, it took place at Chateau Mcely, a spa resort and hotel in the Czech Republic. 

Marketa Vondrousova: Profound Love for Tattoo

The player loves tattoos and grabs fans’ attention because of the body art. As per Sportskeeda, she has multiple tattoos on both arms, each one with its meaning. While some possess meaning and some are just for aesthetics. 

There is a tattoo on her right elbow that says, No rain, no flowers. The interpretation of the tattoo could mean that there is no success or prior hardships are beautiful things. Likewise, she was just 16 years of age when got her first tattoo. In total, she has at least ten tattoos across both her arms and even a few on her legs. 

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Marketa Vondrousova Bio & Family: Wiki. Age, Height

The athlete was born Marketa Simkova Vondrousova on 28 June 1999 in Sokolov, a small town in the Karlovy Vary Region of the Czech Republic. Her family comprises parents David Vondrous and Jindriska Anderlova. At age four, her father introduced her to tennis. They used to play the sport recreationally. 

On the other hand, her mother played volleyball for SK Slavia Prague in the top-flight Extraliga. Unfortunately, when Marketa was at the age of three her parents parted ways.

Marketa is 5 feet 6 inches (1.72 m) tall and weighs around 59 kg. 

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