Petra Kvitova (WTA 6) at the tournament of Cincinnati (2.874.299 dollar) the topaffiche out in the second round against Serena Williams (WTA 27) won. The Czech took out the after almost two hours of tennis with 6-3, 2-6 and 6-3 and qualified for the eighth finals.
Williams pulled out last month, the final at Wimbledon, and seemed again to stand after the Us on 1 september 2017 for the first time became a mother. But two weeks ago had them in the first round of the tournament in the Californian San Jose with a 6-1, 6-0 defeat to swallow against Johanna Konta, the heaviest loss in her pro career. Later for the tournament of Montreal.
In Cincinnati, where Williams won the title in 2014 and 2015, opened the 36-year-old American with a smooth 6-1, 6-2 victory against the Australian Daria Gavrilova (WTA 23). But against eighth seed Kvitova was again wrong for the 23-fold grandslamkampioene.
Petra Kvitova, in 2011 and 2014 winner of Wimbledon, will play for a place in the quarter-finals against the French Kristina Mladenovic (WTA 57).