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Petra Kvitova withdraws from French Open with arm injury

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Unseeded Belinda Bencic upsets Petra Kvitova to lift Dubai title

The win was also Belinda Bencic's fourth win over a top 10 player this week after getting past Aryna Sabalenka, Simona Halep and Elina Svitolina in the previous rounds.

Two-time Wimbledon champ Petra Kvitova reaches final in Dubai 

Bidding to add a second Dubai title to the one she won in 2013, and a 27th trophy overall, Kvitova will meet two-time defending champion Elina Svitolina or Belinda Bencic in the final.

Shy Naomi Osaka must learn to deal with limelight, says Petra Kvitova

Petra Kvitova says Naomi Osaka's shyness is a problem for her as she struggles to deal with the increased scrutiny in the wake of her success at the Grand Slams and her rise to the top of the world rankings.

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

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.