Found August 23, 2012 on Tennis Panorama :
  By Jack Cunniff New Haven Open – Wednesday, August 22, 2012 Summary of Wednesday evening second round action at the Connecticut Tennis Center in New Haven:   Second Round: (2) Petra Kvitova def. Nicole Gibbs, 6-2, 6-4   The tale of the tape in this match looked like a blowout: world No. 5 Kvitova against No. 312 Gibbs. But while the final result was never really in doubt, the reigning NCAA singles and doubles champion Gibbs was able to put up a fight.   Gibbs stayed even in the first set until a long service game at 2-3. She dodged three break points from the former Wimbledon titlist, until Kvitova smacked a backhand return of serve crosscourt on the fourth break point to gain a 4-2 advantage. Kvitova went on a streak, winning six of seven games to lead 6-2, 4-1. Suddenly, as is often the case with Kvitova, she went away long enough for Gibbs to catch up. At 4-4 in the second, Kvitova hit three winners and a 100mph ace to regain the lead and put the pressure back on the American....

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