Wednesday, 26 June 2019

Tag Archives: Petra Kvitova

Kvitova beats Bertens to set up Stuttgart final against Kontaveit

STUTTGART: Petra Kvitova will play Anett Kontaveit in the final of the WTA tournament in Stuttgart on Sunday after beating Dutch sixth seed Kiki Bertens. The Czech world number three fought back in the final set to win the semi-final 7-6 (7/3), 3-6, 6-1. Estonian eighth seed Kontaveit received a ...

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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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