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#Petra Kvitová

# petra-kvitova - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

Federer 'devastated' at Wimbledon cancellation

Tennis stars have reacted with dismay to the news that Wimbledon has been cancelled for 2020.

# petra-kvitova - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Ash Barty beats Kvitova to end 36-year wait Ace

Ash Barty beats Kvitova to end 36-year wait

The home favourite proved too good for Petra Kvitova in the Australian Open quarter-finals.

# petra-kvitova - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

# petra-kvitova - Sunday 27 January, 2019

'I'm used to it now' – Australian Open champ Osaka becoming slam specialist

The 21-year-old compared her slam victories following Saturday’s success in Melbourne.

# petra-kvitova - Saturday 26 January, 2019

Osaka beats Kvitova to win Australian Open and become new world number one Ace

Osaka beats Kvitova to win Australian Open and become new world number one

The win means Osaka reaches the No 1 ranking spot.

# petra-kvitova - Thursday 24 January, 2019

Kvitova makes first Grand Slam final since knife attack

Czech star will face Naomi Osaka in the Australian Open final.

# petra-kvitova - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

Tearful Kvitova downs Barty to make Australian Open semis

It was Kvitova’s best Grand Slam performance since being injured in a terrifying knife attack.

# petra-kvitova - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Wozniacki and Ostapenko stop the rot in stifling New York heat

The duo headed into the final major of the year on losing streaks, but made it into round two.

# petra-kvitova - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

'I wanted it too much': The women's favourite for Wimbledon is out in the first round

Petra Kvitova lost 6-4, 4-6, 6-0 to unheralded Belarusian Aliaksandra Sasnovich.

# petra-kvitova - Sunday 25 June, 2017

Six months after life-threatening stabbing in her home, Petra Kvitova is back winning titles

The Czech star sustained serious injuries to her hand and, for a while, it looked like she may never play tennis again.

# petra-kvitova - Sunday 28 May, 2017

Kvitova makes emotional return at French Open after harrowing knife attack

The two-time Wimbledon champion made her comeback at Roland Garros this morning.

# petra-kvitova - Friday 26 May, 2017

Saving my fingers and life were the biggest battle, says Kvitova ahead of comeback at French Open

The Czech star feared she may not play tennis again after being stabbed in December, but she is back on the court this weekend.

# petra-kvitova - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Four-hour surgery went 'very well' but Petra Kvitova faces long recovery after knife attack

Two-time Wimbledon champions says she’s ‘fortunate to be alive’.

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Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova injured in knife attack

The tennis player was attacked during a burglary at her home.

# petra-kvitova - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Kvitova blazes Bouchard for 55 minutes to win second Wimbledon title

The Czech star dominated her Canadian opponent from the start and never let up.

# petra-kvitova - Tuesday 1 January, 2013

Sharapova pulls out of Brisbane International

The 25-year-old has been forced to drop out of the tournament with a right collarbone injury

# petra-kvitova - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

Second best? Sharapova talks down rankings challenge

“I don’t like to think about what I can’t control in my destiny,” Sharapova said before the start of the WTA finals in Istanbul today.

# petra-kvitova - Monday 2 July, 2012

Sharapova and out! Maria, Clijsters sent packing at Wimbledon

Women’s top seed Maria Sharapova lost in straight sets to Sabine Lisicki earlier today.

# petra-kvitova - Thursday 7 June, 2012

Sharapova into French Open final, regains top spot

The Russian described reaching her first-ever final in the tournament as “an amazing feeling”.

# petra-kvitova - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

Roland Garros round-up: Murray, Nadal off to winning starts

In the women’s draw, Maria Sharapova, Petra Kvitova and Francesca Schiavone all booked places in the second round of the French Open.

# petra-kvitova - Monday 30 April, 2012

Nadal nudges closer to Djokovic

The Spaniard captured his seventh Barcelona Open title to move within 3,000 ranking points of the world No1, while Maria Sharapova thumped Victoria Azarenka to move within sight of the top spot.

# petra-kvitova - Thursday 26 January, 2012

Sharapova into Australian Open final vs Azarenka

Sharapova broke Kvitova’s serve in the last game to finish off a 6-2, 3-6, 6-4 victory and set up a championship match against Victoria Azarenka.

# petra-kvitova - Wednesday 25 January, 2012

While you were sleeping: here's what you missed at the Aussie Open

It’s been a good day for the likes of Andy Murray and Maria Sharapova in Melbourne.

# petra-kvitova - Monday 23 January, 2012

Off the record: the biggest stories you might have missed this weekend Rant This post contains videos

Off the record: the biggest stories you might have missed this weekend

Swindon Town’s outspoken manager is at it again while Munster look to have themselves a new cult hero.

# petra-kvitova - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

While you were sleeping: Stosur crashes out in Australia

Hometown hero Sam Stosur is out of the Australian Open, while Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray and Petra Kvitova moved through to round two.

# petra-kvitova - Thursday 12 January, 2012

Wristy business: Wozniacki given the all-clear for Australia

World number one Caroline Wozniacki will be ready for next week’s Australian Open despite a recent wrist injury scare.

# petra-kvitova - Monday 9 January, 2012

Aces high: Djokovic and Wozniacki named as top seeds for Australian Open

The seedings have been announced for the first Grand Slam of the tennis season in Melbourne. Exciting.

# petra-kvitova - Monday 31 October, 2011

Kvitova clinches WTA Champs

The Wimbledon champion came from behind to claim the £1million first prize and second place in the world rankings. That, folks, is a productive Sunday.

The Morning Score: Bank Holiday Monday

It may be a bank holiday, but that doesn’t mean the world of sport stops turning. While you were having a lie-in, all this was hitting the back pages.

# petra-kvitova - Tuesday 30 August, 2011

Sharapova, Venus win; Kvitova loses at US Open

The season’s final Grand Slam has gotten underway in New York. Here’s a round-up of the action on day one.

# petra-kvitova - Saturday 2 July, 2011

Superb Kvitova cruises to Wimbledon title

A supreme performance sees the 21-year-old claim her first Grand Slam title in straight sets.

Maria relieved to be back in Grand Slam final

Maria Sharapova says she will be taking nothing for granted ahead of the Ladies Final this afternoon.

# petra-kvitova - Thursday 30 June, 2011

Sharapova advances to meet Kvitova in Wimbledon final

21-year-old Czech beat Victoria Azarenka 6-1 3-6 6-2, while Sharapova made short work of Sabine Lisicki, winning 6-4 6-3.

Sharapova: Why I won't be underestimating the young guns

She might be the only Grand Slam winner left in the draw, but Maria Sharapova is taking nothing for granted. Find out why.

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Meet the new powers of women’s tennis

It happens every single year. A handful of the most famous tennis players in the world get eliminated in the early stages of Wimbledon – and we’re left to figure out who the heck the remaining players are.