Barbora Strycova welcomed a baby boy Vincent on Thursday. Strycova shared the news with a lovely picture on social media.
Earlier this year, Strycova, a former doubles world number 1, announced her pregnancy with her longtime partner Petr Matejcek. She retired from professional tennis in May 2021.
Though Strycova won 2 singles titles and reached a career-high singles ranking of world number 16, her best results came in doubles. She won 31 doubles titles including the 2019 Wimbledon ladies’ doubles title with Hsieh Su-wei.
She was a member of the Fed Cup team for the Czech team that captured 6 titles between 2011 and 2018. She won a bronze medal at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics with Lucie Šafářová.