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5 Things You Should Know About Petra Kvitova


Petra Kvitova is probably the most-talked-about woman in tennis right now, after the mind-blowing breakthrough season, which ended yesterday with a historic Fed Cup win.

Paying a tribute to Czech’s super successful season, I have learnt 5 things about Petra Kvitova’ life that every tennis fan should know.

Maria Sharapova pics from Istanbul

Maria Sharapova pics TAG Heuer

Although Maria Sharapova had to withdraw from WTA Championships held in Istanbul and lost her 2nd place in WTA Ranking to Petra Kvitova, she still spent some quality time there with her fiance Sasha Vujacic.

First, she took part in TAG Heuer and LPI Event in one of the most expensive and luxurious hotels in Istanbul, presenting the brand new TAG Heuer watch – Formula 1 Lady Steel and Ceramic Pavée embraced with diamonds, totaling sizzling 0.65 carats.

Petra Kvitova Rocks WTA, Tsonga and Cilic Win

Petra Kvitova WTA Championship Final

Last week witnessed WTA Championships, $4,900,000 year-finale, and two ATP tournaments – in Saint Petersburg, Russia and Vienna, Austria.

It is interesting to note that the top favorites of both ATP Tournaments were – Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Janko Tipsarevic the players with high hopes to qualify for the ATP World Tour Finals, and showing more than solid play in recent weeks.

Kvitova thrashes Radwanska, Bartoli defeats unmotivated Azarenka

Samantha Stosur win at WTA championships

In the final day of round-robin play at the WTA Championships, we saw three spectacular and dramatically different battles.

In the first math of the day, U.S. Open champ Samantha Stosur demolished, Li Na, Roland Garros winner, 6-1 6-0 to qualify for the semi-finals of the year-finale in Istanbul for the second year in a row.

Na Li Defeats Sharapova, ending hopes of year-end No 1

Na Li defeats Maria Sharapova

Li Na returned to her winning ways ending Maria Sharapova’s quest for the year-end No.1 ranking, defeating the ailing Russian in a tight two-setter 76(4) 64.

Having been defeated in all her matches since US Open, the Chinese first-ranked player game was back at the TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships, showing strong display of one of the most powerful opponents, Maria Sharapova. She went from being down 2-4 to equal the set and get it to a a tie-break, where she once again showed her competitive spirit, winning the first set from 0-4. In the second set, Li managed to held off resurgent Sharapova, stopping her run from 2-5 to 4-5 and 40-30 before finally clinching the victory.