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Petra Kvitova ousts Samantha Stosur in New Haven

Samantha Stosur sits in between games during her match against  Petra Kvitova.

Samantha Stosur's promising US Open build-up has come to a shuddering halt at the hands of rampant Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova.

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Petra Kvitova wins Wimbledon title over Eugenie Bouchard

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Linda Pearce Three years after the maiden grand slam title that it was thought would be the first of several, Petra Kvitova has claimed her second Wimbledon crown.

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Two down for Petra Kvitova, after overwhelming Eugenie Bouchard, so how many more Wimbledon tennis titles?

Twin triumphs for Petra Kvitova

Linda Pearce The inevitable talk following Petra Kvitova’s 6-3, 6-0 final brilliance against Eugenie Bouchard was about how many more Wimbledon titles she might now win.

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Svetlana Kuznetsova downs Petra Kvitova to reach last 16 in French Open

Paris Svetlana Kuznetsova won a three-hour, 13-minute thriller to defeat Petra Kvitova 6-7 (3-7), 6-1, 9-7 and reach the last 16 of the French Open on Saturday as the tournament lost the fourth of its top...

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Petra Kvitova beaten in Stuttgart WTA tournament

Petra Kvitova

STUTTGART: Alisa Kleybanova defeated third-seeded Petra Kvitova in straight sets on Wednesday to provide the first major upset at the Stuttgart tennis tournament.

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Petra Kvitova's demolition job leaves Radek Stepanek behind at Sydney International

Michael Chammas Tournament No.2 seed Petra Kvitova finished her duties at the Sydney International on Tuesday before her boyfriend, despite getting on court after Radek Stepanek.

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Tsvetana Pironkova upsets No.2 seed Petra Kvitova to reach Sydney International final

Tsvetana Pironkova.

Michael Chammas Little known Bulgarian has created history, becoming the first qualifier to progress through to the final of the Sydney International.

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Shock early upset for Petra Kvitova

Luksika Kumkhum hits a return to Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic during their first-round match.

World No.6 falls to Thai youngster Luksika Kumkhum in a major day one shock.

Serena Williams named US Open top seed

Serena Williams returns a forehand to Ana Ivanovic in Cincinnati this week.

Two-time defending champion Serena Williams has been named the top seed for the US Open, the year's final Grand Slam tennis showdown that opens Monday on the Flushing Meadows hardcourts.

Serena Williams downs Sam Stosur in tense Cincinnati third round battle

World number one Serena Williams won a tense battle of U.S. Open champions by taming Australia's Samantha Stosur 7-6 (7) 7-6 (7) on Wednesday to reach the third round of the Western and Southern Open...

Serena Williams closing in on first Cincinnati title after quarter-final win

Serena Williams

World number one Serena Williams continued her march towards a first Western and Southern Open title, easing into the quarter-finals of the Cincinnati tournament with a 6-2 6-2 demolition of 13th...

Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova into Cincinnati quarters

Serena Williams in action against Flavia Pennetta in the Cincinnati Masters.

Defending champion Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova booked quarter-final berths at the Cincinnati Masters.

Serena Williams into Rogers Cup quarter-finals

Comfortable win: Serena Williams.

World number one Serena Williams cruised into the quarter-finals of the Rogers Cup with a 7-5 6-4 win over Lucie Safarova on Thursday but the Montreal tournament lost two of her potential title...

Samantha Stosur and Casey Dellacqua notch wins in Montreal

Victorious: Samantha Stosur lets rip with a forehand in Montreal.

Samantha Stosur and Casey Dellacqua have made winning starts to their Toronto Masters campaigns in Montreal, but both face an uphill battle in the second round.

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Zahlavova Strycova eliminates Wozniacki to reach quarter-finals

Barbora Zahlavova Strycova of the Czech Republic hits a return to Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark during their singles match at Wimbledon on Monday.

Linda Pearce Having already disposed of the second seed, Li Na, world No.43 Barbora Zahlavova Strycova has extended her havoc-wreaking Wimbledon run, eliminating former No.

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Stan Wawrinka unhappy with Wimbledon schedule

Stan Wawrinka .

Linda Pearce Stan Wawrinka has savaged the scheduling that has left him to play three best-of five-set matches in three days if he is to reach a maiden Wimbledon semi-final.

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Simona Halep second Romanian woman to reach Wimbledon quarter-finals

Simona Halep returns to  Kazakhstan's Zarina Diyas during their fourth-round match on Tuesday.

London French Open runner-up races to a 6-3, 6-0 fourth-round win over Kazakhstan's Zarina Diyas.

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Angelique Kerber upsets Maria Sharapova in fourth round

Maria Sharapova

Linda Pearce Maria Sharapova suffers Wimbledon heartache as she is defeated by Germany's Angelique Kerber.

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Murray dethroned as youth rises at Wimbledon

Andy Murray.

Martyn Herman The mayhem created by an Australian firecracker the previous evening was continued in brutal fashion by Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov on Wednesday as he annihilated defending Wimbledon champion Andy...

Kvitova wins all-Czech showdown to reach second final

Petra Kvitova celebrates during her semi-final against Lucie Safarova.

Former champion Petra Kvitova moved within one match of capturing a second Wimbledon title, ending the plucky resistance of Lucie Safarova 7-6(6) 6-1 in their all-Czech semi-final on Thursday.