After seeing Veronika Kudermetova pick up one inning all over the place, Petra Kvitova ended up making a difference and advancing to the quarter-finals of the WTA tournament in Madrid.
Petra Kvitova did not commit mac. Seed number 9 in the WTA tournament in Madrid, the Czech validated her ticket to the quarter-finals at the expense of Veronika Kudermetova, taking the ascendancy from the first exchanges. Indeed, with the break from the first entry into play of her opponent, the 12th player in the world took a definitive advantage in the first round., never being worried about his own face-off and concluding the set on his second chance. But this break obtained early in the first set, Petra Kvitova never managed to get it in the second. This is not, however, for lack of opportunities, with a ball in the third game and two more in the ninth.
And, by dint of letting her chance pass, the Czech saw Veronika Kudermetova grab hers. On her first break point of the match, the 28th player in the world stuck to a sleeve everywhere. Taking advantage of her opponent’s air gap, the Russian could have gained the upper hand from the start of the last set but Petra Kvitova immediately reacted to take the service of the Russian. In passing, removing two break points, the Czech sealed the fate of the game with her first match point (6-3, 4-6, 6-4 in 2:03 ‘). Ashleigh Barty or Iga Swiatek will be his opponent for a place in the last four.
MADRID (Spain, WTA 1000, clay, € 2,546,105)
Title holder (in 2019): Kiki Bertens (PBS)
Round of 16
Barty (AUS, n ° 1) – Swiatek (POL, n ° 14)
Kvitova (RTC, n ° 9) beats Kudermetova (RUS): 6-3, 4-6, 6-4
Badosa (ESP, WC) – Sevastova (LET, Q)
Jabeur (TUN) – Bencic (SUI, n ° 8)
Sabalenka (BIE, n ° 5) – Pegula (USA)
Mertens (BEL, n ° 13) – Halep (ROU, n ° 3)
Pavlyuchenkova (RUS) – Brady (USA, n ° 11)
Sakkari (GRE, n ° 16) – Muchova (RTC)