(November 2, 2014) Andrea Petkovic came back to beat Flavia Pennetta of Italy 1-6, 6-4, 6-3 on Sunday to win the WTA Tournament of Champions is Sofia, Bulgaria. For Petkovic, it’s her third title of the year, fifth of her career.
“I am very happy to win the title at the end of this long season,” the German said. “I dedicate my victory to my dad,” who also...
SOFIA, Bulgaria -- Fourth-seeded Andrea Petkovic of Germany rallied to defeat third-seeded Flavia Pennetta 1-6, 6-4, 6-3 Sunday in the final of the season-ending Tournament of Champions, clinching her third WTA title of the year.
Pennetta started aggressively with the Italian breaking Petkovic's serve three times to win the opening set in just 35 minutes.
Petkovic staged a comeback...
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November 02, 2014
SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) Fourth-seeded Andrea Petkovic reached the final of the season-ending Tournament of Champions by beating Spain's Garbine Muguruza 6-1, 6-4 on Saturday.
Petkovic dominated Muguruza at the start of the match and lost just five points on her serve in winning the first set in 24 minutes.
Muguruza got an early break in the second to go up 2-0 before Petkovic rallied...
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November 01, 2014
(July 13, 2014) Andrea Petkovic won her second title of the year at the Gastein Ladies on Sunday. The 20th ranked German defeated Shelby Rogers of the United States 6-3, 6-3 to add to her Charleston title in April which was also on clay.
Surprise finalist 21-year-old Rogers, ranked at 147th had to come through qualifying, had precious never reached the second round of a WTA event...
Here's what Stella McCartney/adidas has created for Caroline Wozniacki and Andrea Petkovic on the famed Wimbledon grass. Wozniacki will wear...
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(June 4, 2014) Andrea Petkovic and Simona Halep have both moved into their first-ever Grand Slam semifinal, both advancing with 6-2, 6-2 quarterfinal victories at the French Open on Wednesday. The matches on the show courts had their starts delayed by rain.
The 28th seeded Petkovic from Germany defeated 10th seed Sara Errani, the losing finalist...
(April 6, 2014) In a week full of surprises in Charleston, 14th seed Andrea Petkovic won the Family Circle Cup for her first WTA Premier level tournament title with a 7-5, 6-2 win over Jana Cepelova of Slovakia on Sunday. This is her third WTA tournament crown, first in three years since she won the Strasbourg title in 2011.
Petkkovic knocked out three top ten seeds on the road to...
CHJARLESTON, S.C. (AP) Andrea Petkovic rallied in the final two sets to defeat sixth-seeded Eugenie Bouchard 1-6, 6-3, 7-5 and reach the Family Circle Cup finals on Saturday.
Germany took a 1-0 lead over Slovakia in the Fed Cup first round on Saturday after Andrea Petkovic saved a match point to upset Australian Open finalist Dominika Cibulkova 2-6, 7-6 (7), 6-2.
In the second set tiebreaker, the 36th-ranked, hard-hitting Petkovic wasted five straight set points before saving a match point at 6-7 on an indoor hard court.
"It was a turning point...
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February 08, 2014