Petra Kvitova

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Serena Williams and Li Na Wuhan, July 18 (IANS) Serena Williams and Li Na will lead a star-studded field at the inaugural WTA Wuhan Open in Septem ...
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Eugenie Bouchard (L) and Petra Kvitova It was three years ago that Petra Kvitova unleashed the champion within her to clinch her maiden Grand Slam ...
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Petra Kvitova couldn’t stop smiling after her latest earth-shattering Wimbledon triumph Nobody wanted to say it out aloud, but a lot of peop ...
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We have seen many famous celebrities grace the All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon including the likes of Sachin Tendulkar and David Beckham. Tendulk ...
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Venus Williams congratulates Petra Kvitova on her win If things progressed the way they were supposed to, without any initial upsets, the third ro ...
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Prague, April 20 (IANS) Czech Republic women’s tennis team advanced to the Fed Cup final Sunday for the third time in four years. On the second ...
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Prague, April 20 (IANS) The Czech Republic leads 2-0 over Italy in tennis Fed Cup semifinal after the two singles games that were played Saturday. Cze ...
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Ostrava (Czech), April 19 (IANS) Czech women tennis players lead Italy 2-0 in the Fed Cup semi-final after the two singles matches played here Saturd ...
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It’s finally that time of the year when happiness pervades through the tennis community. After a few weeks of lull, tennis has arrived Down Under an ...
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Sydney, Jan 9 (IANS) Bulgarian qualifier Tsevtana Pironkova has made her first WTA final after upsetting second seed Czech Petra Kvitova at the Apia I ...
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Serena Williams and Rafael Nadal have received top billing for the Australian Open men’s and women’s draw respectively Rafael Nadal & ...
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Sydney, Jan 8 (IANS) Former Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova defeated world No.27 Lucie Safarova 7-6 (4), 6-2 to snatch her 300th career victory, reac ...
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BIO: Petra Kvitova is a Czech professional tennis player known for her powerful left-handed shots and variety. She reached her career-high ranking of world no. 2 in October 2011, and is currently ranked world no. 7. She has won a number of tournaments including ten career singles titles. Kvitová won the 2011 Wimbledon Championships and the 2011 WTA Tour Championships singles titles, becoming the third player to win the WTA Championships in her first attempt. She also reached the semifinals of the 2010 Wimbledon Championships, the 2012 Australian Open, and the 2012 French Open. Kvitova started her career in 2008 by upsetting Anabel Medina Garrigues in France and former world no. 1 Venus Williams in Memphis. She won her first career title at the 2009 Moorilla Hobart International. In 2011, Kvitova won her her second career title at the Brisbane International, defeating Andrea Petkovic in the final. She won her second title of the year by defeating newly crowned world no. 1 and 2011 Australian Open champion Kim Clijsters in Paris. She followed the feat up with a victory at the 2011 Mutua Madrid Open. Kvitová won her first Grand Slam title at the 2011 Wimbledon Championships. She then won the 2011 WTA Tour Championships in Istanbul, and concluded 2011 by helping the Czech Republic team win the Fed Cup. She was named WTA Player of the Year and ITF Women's World Champion in 2011. Kvitova continued her long run of wins in singles matches indoors (32 straight matches) with her four victories in Fed Cup against Germany and Italy in 2012. In 2012, Kvitová won the Rogers Cup in Montreal, Canada by defeating Marion Bartoli.
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