Tag Archives: Petra Kvitova

Tennis player Kvitova and Svitolina make early exits in China

09 September, 2018 9:22 am 9:22 am

BEIJING (Reuters) – Unseeded Australian Daria Gavrilova upset fifth seed Petra Kvitova, of the Czech Republic, 6-2 6-1 in the first round of the China Open as Serbia’s Aleksandra Krunic showed stunning powers of recovery to pull off her own shock win over sixth seed Elina Svitolina. Kvitova was undermined by her own inconsistency, making … Read More

Halep into Cincinnati semis after eighth straight win

08 August, 2018 9:39 am 9:39 am

OHIO (Reuters) – World number one Simona Halep pulled double duty at the weather-hit Cincinnati Masters in Ohio , beating Ashleigh Barty then Lesia Tsurenko to claim a place in the semi-finals. Halep will meet Aryna Sabalenka on Saturday for a place in the final after the unseeded Belarusian saved 10 break points en route … Read More