Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova beat Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia 6-4, 6-2 Saturday to win her second Connecticut Open title in the past three years.
The No. 4 player in the world also won here in 2012 before losing in last year's final to Simona Halep. She did not drop a set in New Haven this week.
Kvitova broke Rybarikova's serve in the sixth game of each set, running...
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By Jack Cunniff
(August 22, 2014) NEW HAVEN – The Connecticut Open has a history of players repeating as finalists, and there’s another name to add to the list. Petra Kvitova, the second seed, defeated Sam Stosur in the semifinals and advanced to her third consecutive final in New Haven. She follows the trend set by Venus Williams (four straight...
The theme of the match was Genie Bouchard, her emergence. That’s what the moment was about. Tennis has a new superstar, one who is young, fresh, and tough as nails with marketers already drooling over her good looks.
Come see her crowning.
Well, the match didn’t live up to that. The other person won. It wasn’t even close. Petra Kvitova won 6-3, 6-0 in 55 minutes, playing...
LONDON (AP) -- Petra Kvitova overwhelmed Eugenie Bouchard 6-3, 6-0 in less than an hour Saturday to win Wimbledon for the second time in the most lop-sided final in more than two decades.
The Czech left-hander completely outplayed the 20-year-old Canadian -- appearing in her first Grand Slam final -- with her big serve, aggressive returns and flat groundstrokes.
Kvitova, the 2011...
LONDON — Petra Kvitova overwhelmed Eugenie Bouchard 6-3, 6-0 in less than an hour Saturday to win Wimbledon for the second time.
The Czech left-hander completely outplayed the 20-year-old Canadian – playing in her first major final – with her big serve, aggressive returns and flat groundstrokes.
Kvitova, the 2011 champion, put on a clinic of power tennis, ripping baseline winners...
Petra Kvitova had a day off in between winning her semifinals match at Wimbledon and playing in the finals, so you know what that means: she had to deal with questions from the media. Dealing with the extra press, pressure and attention is part of what makes reaching a finals such a big deal and […]
Seventh-seeded Petra Kvitova was pushed to a third set before advancing to the second round of the U.S. Open.
The 2011 Wimbledon champ beat Misaki Doi of Japan 6-2, 3-6, 6-1 Tuesday in a rare matchup of two lefties. Kvitova had 29 winners but the same number of unforced errors on a windy day.
The 92nd-ranked Doi fell to 0-4 against top-10 opponents.
Kvitova has reached at least...
Petra Kvitova outlasted China's Li Na 7-5, 2-6, 6-3 to take the Rogers Cup title Monday.
The 22-year-old Czech earned her first tournament win of the year after taking six titles last year, including Wimbledon.
It was the first of Kvitova's eight career victories to be won in North America.
The match featured two Grand Slam champions from 2011, as Li took the French Open...
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Petra Kvitova might be the reigning Wimbledon champion, but that was unlikely to impress Venus Williams, who has won the fabled title on five occasions.
Striking the ball harder -- if that was possible -- and more accurately than her 22-year-old opponent, Venus had the Stadium Court crowd on its feet Friday night as she roared into the third round of the Sony Ericsson Open with...