By Tumaini Carayol (April 25, 2013) STUTTGART – Julia Goerges and Petra Kvitova put on a three-set exhibition of power in Stuttgart on Thursday at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix. As expected, the battle between the two ball crushers was fought on the front line. Both women attempted to wrestle the initiative from the [...]
Seeded players Li Na, Angelique Kerber and Petra Kvitova advanced to the quarterfinals of the Porsche Grand Prix on Thursday.
Second-seeded Li swept past qualifier Mirjana Lucic-Baroni 6-1, 6-2, and the third-seeded Kerber defeated Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-0, 6-4.
Fifth-seeded Kvitova rallied past 2011 champion Julia Goerges 2-6, 7-6 (4), 6-2. Kvitova, the 2011 Wimbledon champion...