Petra Kvitova

Best Tennis At Roland Garros? Try During Daylight Hours

WASHINGTON, October 8, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) For a Grand Slam tournament with no “night sessions,” this year’s French Open sure has featured a lot of tennis after dark. Fortunately, some of the best tennis at Roland Garros is still […]

Missing Most Of Its Stars, Roland Garros Still Has Kvitova

WASHINGTON, October 6, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) If you were preoccupied or blinked, you might have missed Petra Kvitova‘s 6-2, 6-4 defeat of China’s Zhang Shuai at Roland Garros on Monday, which lifted the Czech star into the quarterfinal round of […]

Twenty-Fifth Career French Open Win Makes Kvitova Happy

WASHINGTON, October 2, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Women’s seventh seed Petra Kvitova achieved her 25th career match-win at Roland Garros on Thursday. Her quick and efficient, 84-minute 6-3, 6-3 victory over Italy’s 94th-ranked Jasmine Paolini in the first match of […]

Kvitova, Vrbensky Lift Czech TA President’s Cup Trophies

WASHINGTON, May 29, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Top seed Petra Kvitova didn’t drop a set the entire week during the Czech TA President’s Cup event at the Prague Sparta. As it turned out, she spent more time – nearly two […]

Kvitova Reaches Czech TA President’s Cup Final

WASHINGTON, May 28, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Petra Kvitova reached the final of the Czech TA President’s Cup with a 7-5, 6-4 victory over Katerina Siniakova Wednesday afternoon in Prague’s Sparta. The World No. 12 Kvitova, who spent one hour […]

Kvitova Glad To Be Playing – Even If It’s In Prague

WASHINGTON, May 27, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Petra Kvitova’s one-sentence tweet perfectly summed up her sentiment: “It felt so great to be back on the court today, even if in Prague instead of Paris.” Indeed, if it weren’t for the […]

Kvitova Upsets Barty To Reach Doha Final

DOHA, February 29, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Petra Kvitova lost to Ashleigh Barty four times in the past year after she had dominated their head-to-head series by winning the first four times, including a quarterfinal round victory en route to the […]

Kvitova Withdraws From Rogers Cup Toronto

TORONTO, August 2, 2019 (Tennis Canada Press Release) Tennis Canada announced on Friday that Petra Kvitova has withdrawn from Rogers Cup presented by National Bank in Toronto due to injury. The two-time Wimbledon champion was hoping to repeat the glory […]

Kvitova Withdraws From Roland Garros

PARIS, May 27, 2019 The Czech Republic’s Petra Kvitova, seeded 6th, has withdrawn from the Roland-Garros tournament with a left forearm injury. Kvitova, who was scheduled to meet Romania’s Sorana Cirstea in the first round, was replaced by the Slovenian lucky loser Kaja […]

Kvitova Drives Off With Porsche Tennis Grand Prix Title

STUTTGART, April 28, 2019 (by Michael Dickens) World No. 3 Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic came into Sunday afternoon’s final of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart looking to become the first two-time winner on the WTA Tour […]