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PETRA KVITOVA RUMORS

Kvitova to play Fed Cup semis for Czech Republic

PRAGUE -- Petra Kvitova has returned from a month's break to play for defending champion Czech Republic in next week's Fed Cup semifinals against France. The fourth-ranked Kvitova skipped the Miami Open and the BNP Paribas Open tournaments in Indian Wells to take a rest. With Kvitova on the team, the Czechs claimed their third Fed Cup title in four years in November by beating Germany...
Via AP on Fox
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Kvitova to play Fed Cup semis for Czechs against France

PRAGUE (AP) Petra Kvitova has returned from a month's break to play for defending champion Czech Republic in next week's Fed Cup semifinals against France. The fourth-ranked Kvitova skipped the Miami Open and the BNP Paribas Open tournaments in Indian Wells to take a rest. With Kvitova on the team, the Czechs claimed their third Fed Cup title in four years in November by beating...
Via AP on Fox
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Wimbledon champ Kvitova takes second Connecticut Open title

  Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova beat Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia 6-4, 6-2 Saturday to win her second Connecticut Open title in the past three years. The No. 4 player in the world also won here in 2012 before losing in last year's final to Simona Halep. She did not drop a set in New Haven this week. Kvitova broke Rybarikova's serve in the sixth game of each set, running her...
Via AP on Fox
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Kvitova overpowers Bouchard to win 2nd Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) -- Petra Kvitova overwhelmed Eugenie Bouchard 6-3, 6-0 in less than an hour Saturday to win Wimbledon for the second time in the most lop-sided final in more than two decades. The Czech left-hander completely outplayed the 20-year-old Canadian -- appearing in her first Grand Slam final -- with her big serve, aggressive returns and flat groundstrokes. Kvitova, the 2011...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Petra Kvitova wins second Wimbledon title

Sixth seeded Petra Kvitova won her second Wimbledon title dominating 13th seeded Eugenie Bouchard 6-3, 6-0.  The 24-year old Kvitova was masterful in the match and near perfect running a smooth game from side-to-side while employing a powerful serve onto Bouchard. Kvitova also provided little opportunity for the 2o-year old Bouchard to mount any kind of comeback.  For […]
Via The Majors National
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Petra Kvitova Dominates Eugenie Bouchard To Win Second Wimbledon Title

LONDON — Petra Kvitova overwhelmed Eugenie Bouchard 6-3, 6-0 in less than an hour Saturday to win Wimbledon for the second time. The Czech left-hander completely outplayed the 20-year-old Canadian – playing in her first major final – with her big serve, aggressive returns and flat groundstrokes. Kvitova, the 2011 champion, put on a clinic of power tennis, ripping baseline winners...
Via NESN.com
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Petra Kvitova asked terrible question at Wimbledon press conference

Petra Kvitova had a day off in between winning her semifinals match at Wimbledon and playing in the finals, so you know what that means: she had to deal with questions from the media. Dealing with the extra press, pressure and attention is part of what makes reaching a finals such a big deal and […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennis From The Goddesses

Look at the photo of Petra Kvitova. Notice the background of shade, contrasting with the ribbon of golden light on the top of Kvitova’s head. That’s the kind of camera shot that can be found at Centre Court Wimbledon during the five o’clock hour on a sunny summer afternoon. During that particular part of a late-June or early-July day at the All-England Lawn Tennis and Croquet...
Via Bloguin Best
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Petra Kvitova and Radek Stepanek Split Up

According to Czech news sources, Petra Kvitova and Radek Stepanek are a couple no more. Tyden news website has quoted a representative of both players as saying, "I can confirm that a partnership Radek Stepanek and Petra Kvitova ended." Nova Sport quoted Petra Kvitova explaining that the tennis commitments that brought them together eventually split them up. "To combine a career...
Via Onthegotennis
April 29, 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. ...
Via AP on Fox
February 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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