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Petra Kvitova withdraws from Fed Cup fixture against Romania

Australian Open finalist Petra Kvitova will not play in the first-round Fed Cup tie as the Czech Republic face Romania on February 9-10, Czech media said Sunday, quoting her manager. “She defends her titles in St Petersburg the week before that and in Doha the week after. Neither I nor captain Petr ...

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Nadal kills curse of 100 club at Wimbledon as Kvitova crashes

LONDON: World number one Rafael Nadal breezed into the Wimbledon second round Tuesday but fellow two-time champion and title favourite Petra Kvitova crashed out. Nadal cruised to a 6-3, 6-3, 6-2 win over Israel’s Dudi Sela as the Spaniard returned to action for the first time since claiming his 11th ...

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Kvitova takes Qatar title to clinch top 10 return

DOHA: Petra kvitova fought back from a set down against Garbine Muguruza to win the Qatar Open, a victory which will take her back into the world’s top 10. kvitova overcame an awful start which saw her lose the first five games to eventually triumph 3-6, 6-3, 6-4. It is ...

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Petra Kvitova attacked by knife-wielding burglar

PRAGUE: Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova was injured after an attack by a knife-wielding burglar at her home in the eastern Czech town of Prostejov, her spokesman said on Tuesday. “Petra Kvitova was attacked in her flat this morning, it was a random crime, nobody was going to attack or ...

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Strycova levels to force Fed Cup final decider

STRASBOURG: Barbora Strycova forced a deciding fifth rubber in Sunday’s Fed Cup final after beating France’s Alize Cornet to draw the Czech Republic level at 2-2 in Strasbourg. Strycova replaced injured two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova and kept alive Czech hopes of a fifth title in six years with a ...

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