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January 16, 2015 7:32 PM Kvitova downs fellow Czech Pliskova to win Sydney title

SYDNEY: Petra Kvitova completed her preparations for an assault on a third grand slam title in triumphant style on Friday by downing fellow Czech Karolina Pliskova 7-6 7-6 to win the Sydney International title. It was a contest every bit as close as the scoreline would suggest with the two Czech six-footers pounding the ball off the flexicushion surface 1

January 16, 2015 1:50 PM Kvitova beats Pliskova in all-Czech Sydney final | Bangkok Post

Kvitova beats Pliskova in all-Czech Sydney final Petra Kvitova edged out fellow Czech Karolina Pliskova in two tiebreak sets to win the Sydney International on Friday. The reigning Wimbledon champion downed her rising compatriot 7-6 (7/5), 7-6 (8/6) to send her into next week's Australian Open full of confidence. Kvitova quelled Pliskova's tenacious 1

January 16, 2015 1:00 PM Czech Petra Kvitova beats compatriot Karolina Pliskova to win the Sydney International

Czech Petra Kvitova completed the perfect lead up to the Australian Open on Friday night, beating her compatriot Karolina Pliskova to win the Sydney International. The world No.4 and second seed needed to win two tie-breakers to clinch victory over her team mate in a big hitting contest at the Ken Rosewell Arena. Kvitova said it was "always tough" to face a friend 17

January 16, 2015 11:23 AM Kvitova wins Sydney International title

Petra Kvitova completed her preparations for an assault on a third grand slam title in triumphant style on Friday by downing fellow Czech Karolina Pliskova 7-6 7-6 to win the Sydney International title. It was a contest every bit as close as the scoreline would suggest with the two Czech six-footers pounding the ball off the flexicushion surface at each other 1

January 15, 2015 6:36 PM Del Potro dumped out by qualifier Kukushkin

Defending champion Juan Martin del Potro was beaten in the quarter-finals of the Sydney International on Thursday, losing 7-6(5) 7-6(3) to Kazakhstan qualifier Mikhail Kukushkin. Del Potro, the 2009 US Open champion returning from an 11-month injury layoff, needed a wildcard entry to get into the main draw because his world ranking had dropped to 338. "I got lucky 1

January 7, 2015 10:13 AM Nishikori opens with a straight sets win at Brisbane

Kei Nishikori beat Steve Johnson 6-4, 7-5 at the Brisbane International on Wednesday, making a winning start to a season in which he's aiming to be at the vanguard of young players aiming to end the dominance of the old guard in men's tennis. The 25-year-old Japanese player set Asian benchmarks during a breakout 2014, reaching his first Grand Slam final 2

October 31, 2014 11:39 PM Tennis: Navarro, Muguruza into Sofia semi-finals

Carla Suarez Navarro, Garbine Muguruza and Flavia Pennetta completed the semi-final line-up at the WTA Tournament of Champions to join Andrea Petkovic in the last-four. SOFIA: Carla Suarez Navarro, Garbine Muguruza and Flavia Pennetta completed the semi-final line-up at the WTA Tournament of Champions on Friday (Oct 31) joining Andrea Petkovic in the last-four 2

August 28, 2014 5:27 PM US Open 2014: Ana Ivanovic loses but Victoria Azarenka through

US Open, Flushing Meadows, New York Eighth seed Ana Ivanovic was beaten 7-5 6-4 by Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic in round two of the US Open. Serbia's Ivanovic, 26, has won three titles this year and recently finished runner-up to Serena Williams at the Cincinnati Masters. Victoria Azarenka, seeded 16 and the beaten finalist for the last two years 4

August 28, 2014 5:24 PM No. 8 Ana Ivanovic, her big year suddenly nowhere in sight, loses in 2nd round at US Open

Ivanovic, who had been having her best season since winning the French Open in 2008, lost to Karolina Pliskova 7-5, 6-4 in the second round Thursday. Ivanovic had 47 match wins coming into Flushing Meadows, the most of any woman on the tour this year. But she was unable to find a rhythm against Pliskova, a tall, big-hitting Czech ranked No. 42. Ivanovic 3

August 27, 2014 12:06 AM Bouchard dispels notions of poor hardcourt form

Other winners include Ana Ivanovic, Sam Stosur, John Isner and Ivo Karlovic Powerful Canadian upstart Eugenie Bouchard launched her US Open campaign with a bang, blasting by Olga Govortsova of Belarus in under an hour yesterday to sprint into the second round. The 20-year-old, pigtailed Bouchard, the only woman to reach the semi-finals of the year’s 9