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Romania leads Czech Republic 2-1 in Fed Cup

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) Home favorite Simona Halep has won a crucial point for Romania in a three-set battle against the Czech star Petra Kvitova on Sunday, increasing Romania's lead to 2-1 at their Fed Cup first-round matchup. The world's No. 3 completed a 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 win in two hours, 11 minutes in the Transylvanian city of Cluj to roars of approval from the Romanian crowd...
Via Associated Press
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Fed Cup: Halep, Kvitova lose, Romania-Czech Republic, 1-1

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) Monica Niculescu beat two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova 6-3, 6-4 to ensure Romania tied with the Czech Republic 1-1 on the opening day of their Fed Cup first-round tie on Saturday. In the first singles, Karolina Pliskova overcame Simona Halep 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-2 for the first time, in a match lasting more than 2 1/2 hours in the Transylvanian city...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kvitova to lead Czechs in 1st round of Fed Cup at Romania

PRAGUE (AP) Two-time Wimbledon winner Petra Kvitova will lead defending champion Czech Republic in next month's first round of the Fed Cup at Romania. The No. 7-ranked Kvitova announced Monday that she was terminating her partnership with coach David Kotyza after seven years and 17 WTA titles. The move came after she was eliminated from the Australian Open by Daria Gavrilova 6...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Petra Kvitova fires coach David Kotyza after 7 years

PRAGUE (AP) Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova says she is terminating her cooperation with coach David Kotyza. Kvitova announced the move on Twitter and Facebook on Monday. During her seven years with the coach, Kvitova won a total of 17 WTA titles, including Wimbledon in 2011 and '14. The Czech has given no reason for the move. She says: ''I would like to thank David...
Via Associated Press
13 days ago  |  Discuss

WTA Finals: Radwanska beats Kvitova to win the title

The WTA Finals in Singapore has come to a close. It wasn’t the final many predicted, but it was a good one. Petra Kvitova and Agnieszka Radwanska battled each other for three grueling sets. Ultimately, it was the Pole who won out. She weathered the storm that is Petra Kvitova to win the biggest title of her career 6-2, 4-6, 6-3. This match was the epitome of contrasting styles...
November 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Wimbledon Pre-Draw Preview: Kvitova Stands At The Center

The month of July honors America’s independence from Great Britain, and this July, American dreams of calendar Grand Slam glory will either reach a crescendo or die a fiery death across the pond. Later in July, Jordan Spieth will head to the British Open trying to do the unthinkable. He’ll attempt to capture the third leg of golf’s calendar Slam and create over-the-top excitement...
Via Attacking The Net
June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Kvitova overpowers Bouchard to win 2nd Wimbledon

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...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Petra Kvitova Dominates Eugenie Bouchard To Win Second Wimbledon Title

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...
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Petra Kvitova asked terrible question at Wimbledon press conference

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 […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Petra Kvitova and Radek Stepanek Split Up

According to Czech news sources, Petra Kvitova and Radek Stepanek are a couple no more. Tyden news website has quoted a representative of both players as saying, "I can confirm that a partnership Radek Stepanek and Petra Kvitova ended." Nova Sport quoted Petra Kvitova explaining that the tennis commitments that brought them together eventually split them up. "To combine a career...
Via Onthegotennis
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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