French Open: Petra Kvitova defeats Shvedova to reach semis

Zeenews Sports Bureau

Paris: Petra Kvitova defeated Yaroslava Shvedova 3-6, 6-2, 6-4 to reach the French Open semi-final and will be facing second seed Maria Sharapova for a spot in the final.

"Every point that we played was really tough," Kvitova said as quoted by a nnews agency after beating Shvedova, who had won the first set. "I knew that I had to change my game."

"It wasn`t easy and I`m really happy that my serve helped me and I played my aggressive game again," added the left-handed Czech, who sent down five aces in the match.

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