Petra Kvitova downs Lucie Safarova for New Haven three-peat
Petra Kvitova downs Lucie Safarova for New Haven three-peat

Second-seeded defending champion Petra Kvitova clinched her third WTA Connecticut Open crown here Saturday with a 6-7 (6/8), 6-2, 6-2 victory over Czech compatriot Lucie Safarova. 

Czech mates: Lucie Safarova, Petra Kvitova to contest Connecticut Open final
Czech mates: Lucie Safarova, Petra Kvitova to contest Connecticut Open final

Fourth seed Lucie Safarova advanced to the final of the Connecticut Open WTA event on Friday with a straight sets victory over Lesya Tsurenko of Ukraine.

Caroline Wozniacki, Petra Kvitova set New Haven semi showdown
Caroline Wozniacki, Petra Kvitova set New Haven semi showdown

Four-time champion Caroline Wozniacki and two-time defending champ Petra Kvitova on Thursday set up a mouthwatering semi-final showdown at the US Open tune-up event at New Haven.

Mononucleosis blamed for Petra Kvitova`s struggles
Mononucleosis blamed for Petra Kvitova`s struggles

Czech star Petra Kvitova`s recent drop in form has been blamed on the world number four suffering from mononucleosis earlier this year.

Age just a number for Jelena Jankovic
Age just a number for Jelena Jankovic

Jelena Jankovic insists she can recapture the form that took her to the top of the world after the Serbian veteran ended Petra Kvitova`s reign as Wimbledon champion.

Kvitova joins Wimbledon exodus, Federer, Murray into last 16
Kvitova joins Wimbledon exodus, Federer, Murray into last 16

Petra Kvitova, the defending champion, crashed out of Wimbledon on Saturday while Roger Federer and Andy Murray both needed four sets to secure their passage into the second week.

Defending champ Petra Kvitova knocked out of Wimbledon by Jelena Jankovic
Defending champ Petra Kvitova knocked out of Wimbledon by Jelena Jankovic

Petra Kvitova`s reign as Wimbledon champion came to a shock end on Saturday as Jelena Jankovic staged a superb fightback to claim a 3-6, 7-5, 6-4 third round victory.

Wimbledon 2015: I am a contender, says Caroline Wozniacki
Wimbledon 2015: I am a contender, says Caroline Wozniacki

Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki insisted Thursday she was a contender for the Wimbledon title, despite having never made it past the fourth round.

Wimbledon 2015, Day 4: Roger Federer, Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal eye third round
Wimbledon 2015, Day 4: Roger Federer, Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal eye third round

Roger Federer, Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal target places in the Wimbledon third round on Thursday following a dramatic third day which had seen record temperatures and the evacuation of Centre Court.

Wimbledon: Nervous Petra Kvitova begins defence in brutal style
Wimbledon: Nervous Petra Kvitova begins defence in brutal style

Petra Kvitova probably wishes she could be this nervous before every match if her 35-minute 6-1 6-0 rout of Dutchwoman Kiki Bertens at Wimbledon on Tuesday was anything to go by. 

2015 Wimbledon: Champion Petra Kvitova talks up title rival Serena Williams
2015 Wimbledon: Champion Petra Kvitova talks up title rival Serena Williams

Petra Kvitova is not the type to talk herself up even if she does arrive at Wimbledon as the defending champion.

Ailing Petra Kvitova hopes for Wimbledon tonic
Ailing Petra Kvitova hopes for Wimbledon tonic

 Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova hopes her return to the All England Club will prove the perfect tonic as she battles to recover from illness.

Wimbledon 2015: Five women's players to watch out for

Five women's players to watch out for

Andy Murray seeded third in pursuit of second Wimbledon crown
Andy Murray seeded third in pursuit of second Wimbledon crown

Britain`s Andy Murray, seeking to win the Wimbledon title for the second time in three years, has been named as third seed for the competition which starts next Monday.

Top seed Petra Kvitova withdraws from Eastbourne
Top seed Petra Kvitova withdraws from Eastbourne

Wimbledon holder Petra Kvitova will begin her title defence in a week without any official grass-court matches following her Monday withdrawal from the Eastbourne International.

Petra Kvitova begins Wimbledon assault at seaside
Petra Kvitova begins Wimbledon assault at seaside

Petra Kvitova will start her preparation for a possible third Wimbledon title on Monday when the Czech plays as top seed at the Eastbourne International on the English south coast.

Lucie Safarova up to sixth in WTA rankings
Lucie Safarova up to sixth in WTA rankings

French Open runner-up Lucie Safarova has climbed up to a career-best sixth place in the WTA world rankings.

French Open: Relaxed Timea Bacsinszky grateful for motherly love
French Open: Relaxed Timea Bacsinszky grateful for motherly love

After beating Petra Kvitova to reach the French Open quarter-finals on Monday, Timea Bacsinszky marked the moment by scribbling a note of thanks to her mother on a TV camera by Court Suzanne Lenglen.

Petra Kvitova tamed by unheralded Timea Bacsinszky in French Open
Petra Kvitova tamed by unheralded Timea Bacsinszky in French Open

Czech fourth seed Petra Kvitova was sent packing from the French Open when she lost 2-6 6-0 6-3 to Swiss Timea Bacsinszky in the fourth round on Monday.

Petra Kvitova, Sloane Stephens find form at French Open
Petra Kvitova, Sloane Stephens find form at French Open

Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova powered into the last 16 at the French Open on Saturday after early round struggles at Roland Garros, while Sloane Stephens revived flagging American hopes.