Kvitova finds positives despite heartbreak

More Sports / Tennis Jan 27, 2019

Kvitova finds positives despite heartbreak

Comeback queen Petra Kvitova said she was hurting but still felt like a winner after going down swinging against Naomi Osaka Saturday in an epic clash for the Australian Open crown. The Czech, a two-time Wimbledon champion, overcame incredible odds to even play tennis again ...

Muguruza, Radwanska reach last four at WTA Finals

More Sports / Tennis Oct 30, 2015

Muguruza, Radwanska reach last four at WTA Finals

Garbine Muguruza continued her dream debut at the WTA Finals by completing round- robin play with a perfect 3-0 record to advance to the semifinals after a hard-fought 6-4. 4-6 ,7-5 victory over Petra Kvitova on Friday. By topping the White Group, the Spaniard set ...

More Sports / Tennis Oct 27, 2015

Kerber, Muguruza win WTA Finals openers

Heavy-hitting base liners Garbine Muguruza and Angelique Kerber brushed aside Czech challengers to make a winning start to their WTA Finals campaign on Monday. Spaniard Muguruza dispatched Lucie Safarova 6-3, 7-6 (7-4) before Germany's Kerber overcame an error-strewn and unwell Petra Kvitova 6-2, 7-6 (7-3) ...

Nadal ousted by qualifier

More Sports / Tennis Jul 3, 2015

Nadal ousted by qualifier

On the final point of the first set of his latest Wimbledon disappointment, Rafael Nadal swung his mighty, lefty forehand — and whiffed, accidentally whacking his right leg with his racket. It was a painful, embarrassing mistake, symbolic of the sort of day this was. During ...

Serena rolls by Bouchard

More Sports / Tennis Oct 25, 2014

Serena rolls by Bouchard

Serena Williams rebounded from the worst beating of her professional career to rout Eugenie Bouchard 6-1, 6-1 at the WTA Finals on Thursday, yet her title defense remain in the balance. Williams was humbled by Simona Halep the previous day, when the 18-time Grand Slam ...