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Sony Open Tennis – Tuesday Results, Wednesday Schedule

SONY OPEN TENNIS Miami, USA March 18-March 30, 2014 Hard/Outdoors Results – Tuesday, March 25, 2014 WTA Singles – Quarterfinals (1) Serena Williams (USA) d. (5) Angelique Kerber (GER) 62 62 (4) Maria Sharapova (RUS) d. (8) Petra Kvitova (CZE) 75 61 WTA Doubles - Quarterfinals (2) Makarova/Vesnina (RUS/RUS) d. Kudryavtseva/Rodionova (RUS/AUS) 36 62 108 (Match TB) (8) Kops-Jones...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Venus Williams Routs Ivanovic, Radwanska and Kvitova Upset in Dubai

(February 19, 2014) DUBAI – Venus Williams gained some revenge for her loss to Ana Ivanovic in the Auckland final last month by routing the Serbian 6-2, 6-1 at the Dubai Tennis Championships on Wednesday. “I learned a lot from that match,” Williams said of the Auckland loss “I definitely think I approached this match differently. “I have improved a lot since then, too. ...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Qatar Open: Li Na wins first match since Aussie Open triumph

Top-seeded Li Na, playing her first match since she won the Australian Open last month, beat Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia 6-1, 5-7, 6-2 in the second round at the Qatar Open on Wednesday. Third-seeded Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic outlasted Venus Williams of the United States 6-2, 2-6, 7-6 (7) in a match that lasted 2 hours, 32 minutes. Li raced to a 5-0 lead in the opening...
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February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Venus easily wins opener at Qatar, will face Kvitova next

Venus Williams eased past Croatian qualifier Petra Martic 6-2, 6-2 to line up a second-round match with former Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova in the Qatar Open on Monday. Williams was broken only once, when she led Martic 4-0. She has an up and down record so far this season, reaching the final in Auckland and losing in the first round at the Australian Open. Williams has won...
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February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Venus wins opener in Doha

Venus Williams eased past Croatian qualifier Petra Martic 6-2, 6-2 to line up a second-round match with former Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova in the Qatar Open on Monday. Williams was broken only once, when she led Martic 4-0. She has an up and down record so far this season, reaching the final in Auckland and losing in the first round at the Australian Open. Williams has won...
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February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Czechs' top player Kvitova to miss Fed Cup vs Spain

The Czech Republic will miss its highest-ranked player Petra Kvitova in next month's first round of the Fed Cup against Spain due to an illness. No. 6-ranked Kvitova says in a statement on the team's Facebook page on Sunday that a virus forced her to pull out of the Feb. 8-9 series on an outdoor clay court in Seville. Barbora Zahlavova-Strycova was called up as a replacement...
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February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Czech Republic names Kvitova, Safarova to Fed Cup squad

The Czech Republic has named its highest ranked players on Wednesday to face Spain in next month first round of the Fed Cup. World No. 6 Petra Kvitova and Lucie Safarova, ranked 27th are expected to play the singles at the Feb 8-9 series on an outdoor clay-court in Seville. Kvitova was upset in the first round of the Australian Open by Thailand's Luksika Kumkhum while Safarova...
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Kvitova loses to Thai player Kumkhum

APNewsNow. With AP Photos. Former Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova was upset in the first round of the Australian Open by Thailand's Luksika Kumkhum, 6-2, 1-6, 6-4. Luksika, playing just her second Grand Slam tournament, broke the sixth-seeded Kvitova in the eighth game of the third set after the Czech player hit a double-fault. Kvitova broke back to make it 5-4, but then dropped...
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January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Pironkova Stuns Kvitova in Sydney

Petra Kvitova By Dave Gertler (January 9, 2014) World No. 107 Tsvetana Pironkova will be the first women’s qualifier to reach the finals of the Apia International after taking out the No.2 seed Czech Petra Kvitova in straight sets on Ken Rosewall Arena on Thursday. It will also be her first appearance at a WTA level final. In order to get there, she has had to play seven days in...
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January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Qualifier ranked 108th knocks off Kvitova to reach Sydney final

Second-seeded Petra Kvitova suffered an upset 6-4, 6-3 loss to Bulgarian qualifier Tsvetana Pironkova in the semifinals of the Sydney International on Thursday. Kvitova, the 2011 Wimbledon champion, was broken twice in the first set and four times in the second against Pironkova, who finished last season ranked No. 108. ''First time into a WTA final -- it's an amazing...
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January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Kvitova Earns 300th win on WTA Tour

By Dave Gertler (January 8, 2014) SYDNEY – Former Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova has reached a landmark 300th career WTA match wins, with a victory over Lucie Safarova at the Apia International, Sydney. The all-Czech, all-lefthander quarterfinal was the first match on Ken Rosewall Arena on Wednesday, Kvitova surviving as the top remaining seed after Agnieszka Radwanska lost yesterday...
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January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Kvitova advances to Sydney semifinals with win over Safarova

Former Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova advanced to the Sydney International semifinals on Wednesday with a 7-6 (4), 6-2 victory over fellow Czech player Lucie Safarova. Kvitova, the second seed, will play the winner of the quarterfinal between Italy's Sara Errani and Bulgaria's Tsvetana Pironkova. In other women's play at the Australian Open warm-up tournament, defending...
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January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Li Na advances to WTA final

Li Na advanced to her first WTA Championships final by sweeping past 2011 winner Petra Kvitova 6-4, 6-2 on Saturday. By reaching the final against either Serena Williams or Jelena Jankovic, Li made sure of rising to a career-high No. 3 ranking, a jump of two places. Li is unbeaten in four matches in the tournament, after failing to advance from the group stage in the previous two...
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October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Serena in Red Group with Kvitova

Top-ranked titleholder Serena Williams will face former winner Petra Kvitova in her group at the WTA Championships, which start Tuesday in Istanbul. Sunday's draw for the event that brings together the top eight players in the world also put Agnieszka Radwanska and Angelique Kerber in Williams' Red Group. Second-ranked Victoria Azarenka heads the White Group, which also...
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October 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Serena Williams in group with Petra Kvitova

Top-ranked titleholder Serena Williams will face former winner Petra Kvitova in her group at the WTA Championships, which start Tuesday in Istanbul. Sunday's draw for the event that brings together the top eight players in the world also put Agnieszka Radwanska and Angelique Kerber in Williams' Red Group. Second-ranked Victoria Azarenka heads the White Group, which also...
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October 20, 2013  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Tennis star Petra Kvitova & Oriflame Gives Women A Cosmetics Tutorial

Sponsor of the WTA, Oriflame hooked-up with pro tennis star Petra Kvitova for a brief cosmetics tutorial for women on how to cut their makeup routine in half. I know nothing about make-up at all! but thought this post would be helpful for my female audience, enjoy.   This post VIDEO: Tennis star Petra Kvitova & Oriflame Gives Women A Cosmetics Tutorial appeared first at Men...
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October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Maria Sharapova Withdraws from WTA Year-End Championships, Petra Kvitova, Sara Errani and Jelena Jankovic Qualify

(October 7, 2013) – The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) announced that Czech Republic’s Petra Kvitova, Italy’s Sara Errani and Serbia’s Jelena Jankovic have qualified for this year’s TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships, to be held at the Sinan Erdem Dome in Istanbul, Turkey, from October 22-27, 2013. Kvitova, Errani and Jankovic join a singles line-up […]
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October 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Li Na, Petra Kvitova, John Isner win at China Open

Li Na reached the quarterfinals of the China Open by edging Sabine Lisicki 7-5, 6-4 on Wednesday. In men's play, American John Isner defeated Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain 6-2, 6-7 (3), 6-4, and Fabio Fognini of Italy routed Lleyton Hewitt 6-0, 6-2. Li broke Lisicki twice in each set, overcoming seven double-faults and holding off six of eight break chances. Fifth-ranked Li...
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October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Li Na, Kvitova in Beijing quarters

Li Na kept alive local hopes of a first homegrown champion in the China Open when she reached the quarterfinals with a tough 7-5, 6-4 win over Sabine Lisicki of Germany on Wednesday. Li had to break Lisicki twice in each set, overcome seven double faults, and stave off six out of eight break chances to triumph. Her previous best efforts in Beijing were the semifinals in 2010 and...
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October 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Kvitova wins Pan Pacific Open title

Former Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic beat Angelique Kerber of Germany 6-2, 0-6, 6-3 to win the Pan Pacific Open title on Saturday. The seventh-seeded Kvitova hit a crosscourt forehand to the corner to close out the match in 1 hour, 39 minutes. After failing to win a game in the second set, Kvitova recovered to take a 4-0 lead in the final set. Kerber then...
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September 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Kvitova rallies to reach Tokyo final

Petra Kvitova rallied to defeat Venus Williams 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (2) and advance to the Pan Pacific Open final on Friday. Fifth-seeded Angelique Kerber of Germany beat fourth-seeded Caroline Wozniacki 6-4, 7-6 (5) in the other semifinal. Kerber leads the head to head series 2-1, with all of the matches being played last year. The seventh-seeded Kvitova won when Williams' return...
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September 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Tennis' New Couple: Petra Kvitova and Radek Stepanek

We started hearing the rumors in June that Radek Stepanek (who was seeking a divorce from his wife Nicole Vaidisova at the time) had begun dating Wimbledon champion and fellow Czeck Petra Kvitova, but until now, it seemed like they were just that...rumors.
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September 14, 2013  |  Discuss

American Wild Card Alison Riske Upsets Seventh Seed Petra Kvitova at US Open

    (August 31, 2013) FLUSHING MEADOWS, NY – American wild card, Pittsburgh native Alison Riske demolished 2011 Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic 6-3, 6-0 to reach the round of 16 at a major for the first time. The world No. 81 Riske, who is 23, won the last eight games against […]
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August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Riske of US routs Kvitova, makes US Open 4th round

American wild card Alison Riske routed 2011 Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova to extend her sensational summer and reach a Grand Slam round of 16 for the first time. The 81st-ranked Riske won 6-3, 6-0 on Saturday, taking the last eight games against the seventh-seeded Czech. She was 0-5 at major tournaments before Wimbledon this year but is 5-1 since. The 23-year-old Pittsburgh...
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August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Riske tops Kvitova in straight sets

Serena Williams and Sloane Stephens are through to a highly anticipated matchup in the round of 16 at the U.S. Open, where they're joined by a less expected American, Alison Riske. Maybe's Riske's run isn't that much of a surprise considering her recent surge. The 23-year-old Pittsburgh native came into the summer having never accomplished any of these feats: winning...
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August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

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