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Osaka, Kvitova, Australian Open

Osaka edges Kvitova to claim Australian Open crown

01 January, 2019 5:39 pm 5:39 pm

MELBOURNE, (Reuters) – Naomi Osaka overcame nerves and a spirited challenge from double Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova to claim the Australian Open title with a 7-6(2) 5-7 6-4 win on Saturday. It was a second successive Grand Slam title for the Japanese, after her US Open triumph in September, and she became the first Asian … Read More




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Kvitova, Collins, Australian Open, final

Kvitova swats aside Collins to reach Australian Open final

01 January, 2019 10:28 am 10:28 am

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Petra Kvitova will compete in her first Grand Slam final in five years after ending the fairytale run of unseeded American Danielle Collins with a decisive 7-6(2) 6-0 victory on a scorching afternoon at Melbourne Park on Thursday. The eighth seeded Czech will meet the winner of US Open champion Naomi Osaka … Read More




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Serena beaten by Kvitova in second round in Cincinnati

08 August, 2018 6:47 pm 6:47 pm

(Reuters) – Serena Williams was beaten 6-3 2-6 6-3 by Petra Kvitova in a thrilling second-round match at the Cincinnati Open on Tuesday, ending the American’s bid for a third title at the event. Williams looked rusty in the first set, struggling to handle the Czech’s booming left-handed serve and never created a break-point opportunity. … Read More




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Kvitova maintains grasscourt roll at Eastbourne

06 June, 2018 9:55 am 9:55 am

EASTBOURNE, England (Reuters) – Twice Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova continued her sizzling streak on grass with a 7-5 6-3 defeat of Kateryna Bondarenko in her opening match at the Eastbourne championships on Tuesday. In hot and fast conditions at Devonshire Park the Czech had too much firepower for Bondarenko as she took her winning run … Read More




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