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PETRA KVITOVA RUMORS

Kvitova Loses: Affirmations And Transformations Coexist At Wimbledon

Twice in a span of 24 hours at Wimbledon, the same basic drama unfolded… and cut in different directions. On Friday, Serena Williams — one of the two players expected to make the women’s final — found herself at 4-4 in the third set on Centre Court. She lost serve at 4-4 and watched Heather Watson serve for the match, but Serena was able to rescue herself and win, 7-5. She...
Via Bloguin Best
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Two-time champ Kvitova rolls in Wimbledon opening match

LONDON -- Petra Kvitova wasted no time as she opened the defense of her Wimbledon title in overpowering fashion. Winning 28 of 29 points on serve, the two-time champion needed only 35 minutes to overpower Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands 6-1, 6-0 in Tuesday's opening match on Centre Court. The only point Kvitova lost on serve came when she double-faulted on the first point of the...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kvitova opens Wimbledon defense with 6-1, 6-0 win

LONDON (AP) Petra Kvitova wasted no time as she opened the defense of her Wimbledon title in overpowering fashion. Winning 28 of 29 points on serve, the two-time champion needed only 35 minutes to overpower Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands 6-1, 6-0 in Tuesday's opening match on Centre Court. The only point Kvitova lost on serve came when she double-faulted on the first point of the...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Wimbledon 2015: Women’s Draw Analysis

The women’s draw for Wimbledon was announced Friday morning. Here it is: And here is the full women's draw for #Wimbledon. Let the games begin!! (In three days) pic.twitter.com/g3Uel4HfCO — Ben Rothenberg (@BenRothenberg) June 26, 2015 The first thing which stands out about the women’s draw is that the bottom half is a vast green field (word choice intentional, since this...
Via Attacking The Net
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Wimbledon Pre-Draw Preview: Kvitova Stands At The Center

The month of July honors America’s independence from Great Britain, and this July, American dreams of calendar Grand Slam glory will either reach a crescendo or die a fiery death across the pond. Later in July, Jordan Spieth will head to the British Open trying to do the unthinkable. He’ll attempt to capture the third leg of golf’s calendar Slam and create over-the-top excitement...
Via Attacking The Net
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Wimbledon champ Kvitova withdraws from Eastbourne due to illness

EASTBOURNE, England -- Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova has pulled out of the Eastbourne grass-court tournament because of illness. The decision was announced Monday. The top-seeded Czech had received a bye into the second round. It's unclear whether Kvitova will be fit to defend her title at Wimbledon, which opens next Monday. She hasn't played since losing in the fourth round at...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Wimbledon champ Kvitova out of Eastbourne through illness

EASTBOURNE, England (AP) Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova has pulled out of the Eastbourne grass-court tournament because of illness. The decision was announced Monday. The top-seeded Czech had received a bye into the second round. It's unclear whether Kvitova will be fit to defend her title at Wimbledon, which opens next Monday. She hasn't played since losing in the fourth round...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  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 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
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