NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova moved into the semifinals of the Connecticut Open with a 6-4, 6-1 win Thursday over Barbora Zahlavova Strycova.
Zahlavova Strycova took an early lead by breaking Kvitova's serve in the third game of the match between two Czech players.
But the second seed got stronger as the match progressed. She broke back to tie the set...
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(August 17, 2017) NEW HAVEN – Top seeds for the Connecticut Open – Simona Halep, Petra Kvitova, Eugenie Bouchard and Caroline Woznacki met the media on Sunday.
Petra Kvitova – The 2012 winner of the New Haven event is just off her second title at Wimbledon back in early July. She said the the second win at the All England Club is even more special.
The theme of the match was Genie Bouchard, her emergence. That’s what the moment was about. Tennis has a new superstar, one who is young, fresh, and tough as nails with marketers already drooling over her good looks.
Come see her crowning.
Well, the match didn’t live up to that. The other person won. It wasn’t even close. Petra Kvitova won 6-3, 6-0 in 55 minutes, playing...
I admit it. I didn’t believe Petra Kvitova would win Wimbledon.Not because I didn’t think she had the goods. She's won the title before, but since then the sometimes fragile Czech has been the epitome of inconsistency. She came into Wimbledon having lost in the third round of Roland Garros and first round in Melbourne. Between the Slams, it wasn’t much different.Even after...
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...
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...
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(July 5, 2014) Sixth seed Petra Kvitova put on a clinic to beat 13th seed Eugenie Bouchard 6-3, 6-0 in 55 minutes to win her second Wimbledon title.
Kvitova, from the Czech Republic, hit 28 winners and won 82% of the points on her first serve to claim the victory.
Kvitova was aggressive throughout the match, blasting returns, serving hard and was 9 of...
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 […]
Seventh-seeded Petra Kvitova was pushed to a third set before advancing to the second round of the U.S. Open.
The 2011 Wimbledon champ beat Misaki Doi of Japan 6-2, 3-6, 6-1 Tuesday in a rare matchup of two lefties. Kvitova had 29 winners but the same number of unforced errors on a windy day.
The 92nd-ranked Doi fell to 0-4 against top-10 opponents.
Kvitova has reached at least...
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