Kvitova reaches Prague Open final, will face Buzarnescu

ABS-CBN Sports on May 05, 2018 07:43 AM
Kvitova reaches Prague Open final, will face Buzarnescu
FILE - In this Tuesday, March 27, 2018 file photo, Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic returns to Victoria Azarenka of Belarus during the Miami Open tennis tournament, in Key Biscayne, Fla. (AP Photo/Gaston De Cardenas, file)

PRAGUE (AP) — Second-seeded Petra Kvitova advanced to the final of the Prague Open by beating Shuai Zhang 7-6 (6), 6-0 Friday.

Trailing 5-1, the two-time Wimbledon champion rallied before dominating the second set on the way to her 30th career final. Kvitova has not yet dropped a set in her debut in the tournament.

The Czech player will next face seventh-seeded Mihaela Buzarnescu of Romania, who rallied to defeat Camila Giorgi of Italy 4-6, 6-3, 7-5.

Kvitova is seeking her 23rd WTA title, and third this year. Buzarnescu has yet to win a WTA tournament.

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