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Wednesday, April 08, 2020

Petra Kvitova


Petra Kvitova overcomes tenacious Ashleigh Barty to set up Aryna Sabalenka final in Doha

February 29, 2020 1:55 pm

Petra Kvitova ended a run of four straight losses to Ashleigh Barty, including a quarter-final exit at last month's Australian Open, to reach her 37th WTA career final.

Australian Open Day 7: Kvitova silences 'soccer' crowd, Gauff's campaign ends

January 26, 2020 5:18 pm

Kvitova advanced to the quarterfinals of Australian Open but 15-year old tennis sensation Coco Gauff's Melbourne campaign came to an end.

Naomi Osaka, Petra Kvitova, Madison Keys into Brisbane International semifinals

January 10, 2020 3:16 pm

Keys, a 2017 U.S. Open finalist, reached the semifinals in Brisbane for the first time in four attempts.

Petra Kvitova withdraws from French Open with arm injury

May 27, 2019 7:05 pm

Petra Kvitova withdrew from the French Open on Monday due to an injury to her forearm, hours before her first match at the tournament against Romania's Sorana Cirstea.

Petra Kvitova earns maiden Stuttgart title with win over Anett Kontaveit

April 28, 2019 10:39 pm

Petra Kvitova beat Anett Kontaveit 6-3 7-6(2) to win Stuttgart's Porsche Grand Prix on Sunday for her second title of the year as she prepares for next month's French Open.

Jet lagged Victoria Azarenka ousts Vera Zvonareva, Petra Kvitova through to Stuttgart quarters

April 25, 2019 9:39 am

Victoria Azarenka made a winning return to Stuttgart with a 7-5 6-4 victory over Russia's Vera Zvonareva in what was an engrossing battle in the first round of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix on Wednesday.

Man who stabbed Petra Kvitova gets 8-year prison term

March 27, 2019 11:43 am

Radim Zondra, 33, was convicted of causing Petra Kvitova serious bodily harm by a regional court in Brno.

Miami Open: Roger Federer finishes with flurry of aces in third round

March 26, 2019 1:24 pm

Roger Federer knew he had things going his way at the Miami Open when he hit three shots off his frame during a wild 17-stroke exchange and still won the point because Filip Krajinovic dumped a half volley into the net.

Indian Wells: Venus Williams surges, Madison Keys stumbles; nervous Naomi Osaka exacts revenge

March 10, 2019 2:34 pm

Venus Williams, 38, turned back the clock in the final two sets, dialling up the speed on her first serves and playing stout defence to seal a win that looked unlikely when she was down two breaks in the second set.

Petra Kvitova says meeting with Monica Seles was key after attack

March 07, 2019 11:51 am

Petra Kvitova suffered cuts to her left hand while defending herself during a home invasion in 2016, while Seles was stabbed in the back during a match in Hamburg in 1993 which kept her off the court for more than two years.


US Open 2017: Maria Sharapova, Garbine Muguruza exit; Americans Sam Querrey, Venus Williams march ahead

September 04, 2017 2:27 pm

Maria Sharapova, who was back on the grand-slam stage after returning from a doping ban, was knocked out in the fourth round as she lost 5-7, 6-4, 6-2 to Anastasija Sevastova. The 30-year-old Russian finished with 51 unforced errors, compared to 14 for Sevastova.