Petra kvitova has struggled to build on her first grand slam title since winning at the All England Club in 2011, but she is now one match away from repeating that success.
Kvitova claimed the women’s singles championship at Wimbledon at the age of 21, since then she has been unable to advance past the final four of a major in the years that have past.
Up until now, that is, following the Czech’s 7-6 6-1 semifinal win over compatriot Lucie Safarova on Centre court Thursday.
With Safarova coming into the match having yet to drop a set in the tournament, some fancied her to spring an upset and progress past her first-ever grand slam semifinal to reach Saturday’s showpiece match.
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