Petra Kvitova

5 Followers
News 60
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 ...
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 ...
News 950
Sydney, Jan 9 (IANS) Bulgarian qualifier Tsevtana Pironkova has made her first WTA final after upsetting second seed Czech Petra Kvitova at the Apia ...
News 2K
Serena Williams and Rafael Nadal have received top billing for the Australian Open men’s and women’s draw respectively Rafael Nadal ...
News 886
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, ...
Opinion 663
Three of the oldest players and the youngest player in this year’s field have set up crackers of semi-final contests at the WTA Championships. ...
Analysis 681
What’s a high-profile event without a touch of spice? Upsets undoubtedly inject new interest and enthusiasm into an event. Jelena Jankovic who ...
Opinion 752
It’s finally time for the crème de la crème of WTA to give every ounce of their grit and determination to have that one last shot at glory before ...
Opinion 940
The China Open will enter the quarterfinal round tomorrow, and here are the matches that will take place: 1) Serena Williams vs Caroline Wozniacki ...
News 724
Tokyo, Sep 29 (IANS/EFE) Czech Petra Kvitova defeated Germany’s Angelique Kerber 6-2, 0-6, 6-3 Saturday in the final of the Toray Pan Pacific ...
Video 538
Seventh seed Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic and unseeded Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova advanced to the quarter-finals of the Toray Pan Pacific ...
Sports is where script remains unrehearsed and unchoreographed. Naturally, sometimes the script will deviate from following the expected and ...
Click to load more
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.
Loading...