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Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova rallied to outlast Julia Goerges 3-6, 6-3, 10-8 Saturday, giving defending champ Czech Republic a 2-0 lead over Germany in the first round of the Fed Cup.
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Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova rallied to beat Sabine Lisicki and give defending champion Czech Republic an insurmountable 3-0 lead over Germany in the first round of the Fed Cup on Sunday.
Lisicki took the first set on a tie break, 7-6 (2), but No. 2-ranked Kvitova came from behind for the second time in two days to claim the second 6-4 before seeing out the decisive set 6-1...
Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova took more than two hours to put defending champion the Czech Republic in control of its Fed Cup tie with Germany, while Italy's Francesca Schiavone surprisingly lost to give Ukraine a boost on Saturday.
The Czechs led 2-0 in Stuttgart, Russia led Spain by the same score in Moscow, Italy and Ukraine were 1-1 in Biella, and Belgium and Serbia were...
Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova rallied to outlast Julia Goerges 3-6, 6-3, 10-8 and give title holder Czech Republic a commanding 2-0 lead over Germany in the Fed Cup after Saturday's singles.
Results Sunday from the Fed Cup match between Germany and the Czech Republic on an indoor hardcourt at the Porsche Arena:
Germany 1, Czech Republic 4 Singles Petra Kvitova, Czech Republic, def. Sabine Lisicki, Germany, 6-7 (2), 6-4, 6-1.
Angelique Kerber, Germany, def. Lucie Hradecka, Czech Republic, 6-4, 6-4.
Doubles Iveta Benesova and Barbora Zahlavova Strycova, Czech Republic...
Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova rallied to beat Germany's Sabine Lisicki on Sunday, sending defending champion Czech Republic into the semifinals of the Fed Cup.