Petra Kvitova wins her 2nd title of the season in Stuttgart after Sydney to get closer and closer to the world no.1 spot in the WTA rankings.

The final

The Czech conquered this tournament after beating the world no.15 Anett Kontaveit 6-3 7-6 (2) in the final.

The first set was decided by a lonely break in the 6th game (4-2). The world no.2 started the second set in the best possible way with a break in the 1st game before losing the following 3 (from 1-0 to 1-3). However, Petra broke Anett in the 5th game (2-3) and with both players on serve, the affair went to the breaker. Kvitova clinched an overwhelming 6-0 lead, and she won the match after conquering her 3rd championship point. The contest ended after 1 hour and 31 minutes.

Petra Kvitova vs. Anett Kontaveit | 2019 Porsche Tennis Grand Prix Final | WTA Highlights

Kvitova’s comment about the final

In the press conference following the final, Petra commented

“I played Anett a few tiebreaks in the past, and I almost lost all of them, which wasn’t really nice going to the tiebreak.

My last service game actually I played amazing. I really had the great serves over there, and I was just continuing in the tiebreak from the beginning. So, I think I was pretty patient, and I was just there and trying not to really be that hectic, as probably like I was before.”

Petra decided not to try to defend her title in Prague this week to get ready for Madrid that will commence the 6th.

2ND TITLE OF THE SEASON
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