Martina Navratilova looks at Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova and she sees a little bit of herself. That’s not bad when the observer has won the grass- court Grand Slam tournament in London a record nine times.
Serena Williams came back from a 4-1 third-set deficit to beat Petra Kvitova and reach the semifinals of the Qatar Open, ensuring that she’ll become the oldest player to hold the No. 1 ranking in women’s tennis.
Petra Kvitova defeated Australia’s Samantha Stosur in three sets today to give defending champion the Czech Republic an unbeatable 3-0 lead in a Fed Cup tennis quarterfinal. Italy, Russia and Slovakia also advanced.