PETRA KVITOVA RUMORS

The Latest: Kvitova, Kuznetsova, Halep to French 3rd round

PARIS (AP) The Latest on the French Open (all times local): --- 12:45 p.m. Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova, 2009 French Open winner Svetlana Kuznetsova and 2014 finalist Simona Halep have all advanced to the third round at Roland Garros. The 10th-seeded Kvitova beat Hsieh Su-Wei 6-4, 6-1. Kvitova, who reached the semifinals at Roland Garros in 2012, looked more comfortable...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kvitova escapes 1st-round scare in rainy French Open Day 1

PARIS (AP) Screaming in anger and hitting her racket on the red clay of Court Philippe Chatrier, Petra Kvitova came close to an early exit at the French Open on the first day of the Grand Slam tournament. On a rainy Sunday, the two-time Wimbledon champion was pushed to a suspenseful three-set battle by 59th-ranked Danka Kovinic of Montenegro, who served for the match before Kvitova...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Latest: Kvitova through to 2nd round at French Open

PARIS (AP) The Latest on the French Open (all times local): 1:40 p.m Petra Kvitova is through to the second round of the French Open after battling more than 2 hours on Court Philippe Chatrier. Danka Kovinic came close to creating the first upset of this year's tournament but failed to build on her momentum when she served for the match in the deciding set. She broke for a 5-4...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The Latest: Kvitova in trouble at French Open

PARIS (AP) The Latest on the French Open (all times local): 12:50 a.m. Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova is having trouble on Court Philippe Chatrier. The 10th-seeded Czech looked in control after breaking Danka Kovinic twice to win the first set 6-2 but dropped the second 6-4. Kovinic has never gone beyond the second round at any Grand Slam tournament while Kvitova's best...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  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...
Via NESN.com
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
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