Czech tennis is slowly maturing another remarkable generation of players. Sára Bejlek also made a significant contribution to the national team’s golden triumph in the recent Billie Jean King Junior Cup. At fifteen, the tennis player of the club Prostějov was among the top four hundred in the world ranking of adults.
Sára Bejlek has seen strong growth in recent years and is currently one of the greatest prospects in Czech tennis. In Antalya, Turkey last week she won her four singles without losing a single set and, along with Brenda Fruhvirtová and Nikola Bartůňková, lifted the winning trophy for the world champions.
However, tennis player from Hrušovany nad Jevišovkou does not excel “only” in the junior category. Over the summer in Olomouc, she dominated the adult women’s tournament and did so in a style the sovereignty of which not only shocked the Czech tennis community.
The 15-year-old tennis player entered the competition with a wild card, before the first match she was the 1004th player in the world. But then she kicked the engines and lost just one set in five games on Haná clay.
For example, she eliminated former world player Dalila Jakupovičová, former best junior in the world Diane Perry or Wimbledon participant Francesca Jones.
She has already clearly excelled in the final. She crushed Argentina’s Paula Ormaechea, 28, former 59th player in the world, with two “channels” 6: 0, 6: 0.
“I can’t even describe how I feel. It’s a fairy tale, a miracle,” the Czech Republic couldn’t believe its eyes.
Sára Bejlek helped young Czechs win the title:
“I was surprised, I won’t lie. Winning a women’s tournament at an age where she was just starting to be a junior is an incredible success. It’s unreal what she did,” said Jiří Novák.
The former fifth world player leads the juniors in Prostějov and has been watching young Sarah in training for years. “I can see her, I know what she is capable of. She is extraordinary for her age,” he confirms.
Last season, Bejlek dominated the traditional junior from Pardubice. “Even that was incredible. Winning a tournament for players under the age of eighteen to fourteen is just amazing,” recalls Novák.
According to the former Davis Cup representative, she is already a complex player.
“He plays extremely fast, he penetrates it 150%. Plus he has an incredible feeling for the ball. He reads the game very well and is cheeky in a good way. He is not afraid to play healthy and bold. even against much more experienced players, “2002 Australian Open.
Sarah Bejlek from Dominic Thiem:
As Bejlek buys success, he constantly nurtures his self-confidence. “He’s already recorded something. He already knows he can play against anyone. He knows he can afford his offensive game against any opponent.”
Novák also highlights the character of another of the miracles of Czech tennis. “She’s hard-working, careful, hard-working. She wants to train, she wants to improve, and that is always the basis of success. She can do anything, now it’s just about constantly improving in every way. aspects and variations of play. “
Bejlek is one of the many great Czech hopefuls who are gradually becoming more and more popular in the adult category.
“We don’t have to worry about the future. Our juniors are unreal. There are the sisters of Fruhvirt, Bartůňková, Linda Nosková and others. I dare say that there are eight to ten very skilful that can eventually reach the narrowest of worlds, ”he believes Novák.
Last summer, Sára Bejlek trained at the Rafael Nadal Academy:
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