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Sharapova beats Kvitova, Russia leads 2-1 in Fed Cup final

PRAGUE (AP) Maria Sharapova came from a set down to defeat Petra Kvitova in the first reverse singles on Sunday to give Russia a 2-1 lead over defending champion Czech Republic in the Fed Cup final. In a matchup of two top 10 players, the fourth-ranked Sharapova rallied to a 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 victory over the sixth-ranked Kvitova to put Russia one win away from its first Fed Cup title...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Czech Republic leads Russia 1-0 in Fed Cup final

PRAGUE (AP) Petra Kvitova overcame a slow start and rallied for a 2-6, 6-1, 6-1 victory over Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova on Saturday to give defending champion Czech Republic a 1-0 lead over Russia in the Fed Cup final. Amid increased security measures following the terrorist attacks in Paris, the Czech player converted her first match point when the 28th-ranked Russian double-faulted...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Kvitova to open Fed Cup final against Pavlyuchenkova

PRAGUE (AP) Petra Kvitova will open the Fed Cup final against Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova when the defending champion Czech Republic faces Russia. The sixth-ranked Czech is 6-3 against the Russian and will look to give the hosts a good start in their quest for fourth title in five years. The Czechs won the Fed Cup in 2011, `12 and last year, while Russia is seeking its first triumph...
Via AP on Fox
18 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...
29 days ago  |  Discuss

WTA Finals: Radwanska and Kvitova advance to the final

The WTA finals in Singapore is coming to a close. The final features two players who went 1-2 in round-robin play. That’s a first in tournament history. Going into the semifinals, both Agnieszka Radwanska and Petra Kvitova were not favored to win their matches. Both had looked rather sluggish and negative earlier in the week. So, it’s a bit of s surprise that they conquered...
November 01, 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

Czechs' top player Kvitova to miss Fed Cup vs Spain

The Czech Republic will miss its highest-ranked player Petra Kvitova in next month's first round of the Fed Cup against Spain due to an illness. No. 6-ranked Kvitova says in a statement on the team's Facebook page on Sunday that a virus forced her to pull out of the Feb. 8-9 series on an outdoor clay court in Seville. Barbora Zahlavova-Strycova was called up as a replacement. ...
Via AP on Fox
February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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