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(April 14, 2013) In a preview to next week’s Fed Cup semifinal World Group tie between Italy and the Czech Republic, Italy’s Roberta Vinci defeated Petra Kvitova 7-6(2), 6-1 to win the inaugural BNP Paribas Katowice Open in Poland. It’s Vinci’s eighth career title and her ninth win over a top ten player. “I played [...]
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KATOWICE (April 14, 2013) — In its inaugural year, the top two seeds advanced to the singles final of the BNP Paribas Katowice Open. No. 1 seed Petra Kvitova ousted qualifier Alexandra Cadantu 6-0, 6-4, while No. 2 seed Roberta Vinci dominated 19-year-old German Annika Beck, 6-1, 6-0.
In doubles, Raluca Olaru and Valeria Solovyeva easily defeated Polish hopefuls Marta Domachowska...
BNP PARIBAS KATOWICE OPEN Katowice, Poland April 8-14, 2013 $235,000/International Red Clay/Indoors Results – Saturday, April 13, 2013 Singles – Semifinals (1) Petra Kvitova (CZE) d. (Q) Alexandra Cadantu (ROU) 60 64 (2) Roberta Vinci (ITA) d. Annika Beck (GER) 61 60 Doubles – Semifinals Olaru/Solovyeva (ROU/RUS) d. Domachowska/Rosolska (POL/POL) 62 62 Order Of Play [...]
Robert Vinci defeats Petra Kvitova in the inaugural BNP Paribas Katowice Open
KATOWICE (April 14, 2013) — After a grueling 69-minute first set that went to a tiebreak, it was the Italian Roberta Vinci who came out victorious over world No. 8 Petra Kvitova, and cruised to a 6-1 second set capturing her eighth career title. On Monday, the 30-year-old will rise to a new career-high...
KATOWICE (April 12, 2013) — Full Thursday gallery including No. 1 seed Petra Kvitova defeating Mandy Minella, No. 2 seed Robert Vinci ousting Kiki Bertens, the Pliskova twins losing a heartbreaker against Raluca Olaru and Valeria Solovyeva, and an Alexandra Cadantu autograph session with young fans!
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KATOWICE (April 12, 2013) — Friday at the BNP Paribas Katowice Open quarterfinals saw the remaining two seeds, No. 1 Petra Kvitova and No. 2 Roberta Vinci, get by their respective opponents, Petra Martic and Karolina Pliskova. Young German Annika Beck defeated qualifier Maria Elena Camerin and reached her first WTA semifinal with a second set bagel. Similarly, qualifier Alexandra...
BNP PARIBAS KATOWICE OPEN Katowice, Poland April 8-14, 2013 $235,000/International Red Clay/Indoors Results – Friday, April 12, 2013 Singles – Quarterfinals (1) Petra Kvitova (CZE) d. Petra Martic (CRO) 63 62 (2) Roberta Vinci (ITA) d. (WC) Karolina Pliskova (CZE) 61 60 Annika Beck (GER) d. (Q) Maria Elena Camerin (ITA) 76(1) 60 (Q) [...]
Alexandra Cadantu turned a few heads and kept people tuning in to Katowice.
The WTA season is long and often grueling, as much for the spectators as the players. Where a player need only worry about winning or losing, those viewing and analyzing the sport are left the unenviable task of pondering what it all means. How is the Tour’s greater narrative being propelled vis-à-vis...