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01-10-2012 15:48 | Ian Willoughby

Martin Latka, photo: CTK In Sports News this Monday: Slavia beat out-of-form Sparta in the 287th Prague derby; ex-Czech defender Martin Jiránek scores one of Europe’s goals of the season so far, in the Russian league; Jaromír Jágr leads Kladno to their fifth Extraliga win in a row - and draws the crowds; and Tomáš Berdych advances to the second round in Tokyo.  More

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03-09-2012 16:36 | Jaromír Pavlík

Petra Kvitová, photo: CTK In Sports News: Kvitova loses a three-setter against Bartoli at the US Open; the Czech Rally Zlín ends in tragedy; football’s František Cipro is fired as Dynamo České Budějovice coach; Czech paralympians make their mark in London; football clubs Sparta and Plzeň learn who they will face in the Europa League.  More

NewsCzech tennis star Petra Kvitová faces Bartoli at US Open

02-09-2012 21:29 | Jan Velinger

Czech tennis player Petra Kvitová faces French player Marion Bartoli in the fourth round at the US Open on Sunday; Kvitová is the only female player in 2012 to reach at least the quarterfinal stage at three grand slam events. On Friday, the left-handed player defeated another French player, Pauline Parmentier, 6:4, 6:4.

Earlier, RP reported that Kvitová was playing in the quarterfinals on Sunday. RP regrets the error.  

NewsCzech tennis star Petra Kvitová reaches US Open fourth round

01-09-2012 20:22 | Jan Velinger

Czech tennis player Petra Kvitová has reached the US Open fourth round; Kvitová is the only female player in 2012 to reach at least the quarterfinal stage at three grand slam events. On Friday, the left-handed player defeated Frances’ Pauline Parmentier 6:4, 6:4. The former Wimbledon champion faces Marion Bartoli on Sunday. 

NewsUS Open: Kvitová advances to third round

30-08-2012 19:18 | Jan Richter

The fifth seed at the US Open, Petra Kvitová, has advanced to the third round. The left-handed Czech player, who is the only female player to reach three Grand Slam quarterfinals so far this year, was able to overpower France’s Alize Cornet in straight sets. The final score was 6:4, 6:3. Kvitová, last year’s Wimbledon and WTA Championships winner, will next face another French player Pauline Parmentier.  

NewsTennis: Kvitová past first round at US Open

28-08-2012 21:29 | Jan Velinger

Czech tennis player Petra Kvitová has made it past the first round at the final grand slam event of the season, the US Open. She defeated Slovenian opponent Polona Hercog, 65th in the WTA rankings. The first set came down to a tie-break which Kvitová won, and the Czech fully dominated the second. The final score was 7:6 (6), 6:1.  

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27-08-2012 15:40 | Jan Velinger

Barbora Špotáková, photo: CTK In Sports News: Barbora Špotáková wins Diamond League in women’s javelin for second time in career; in football, Czech midfielder Petr Jiráček appears Hamburg-bound; Bayer Leverkusen want almost 100,000 euros in damages for attack on team player; Sparta and Jablonec face each other on Monday in Czech top division; Kvitová faces Slovenia’s Polona Hercog in the first round of the US Open.  More

NewsKvitová beats Kirilenko for New Haven title

26-08-2012 21:29 | Daniela Lazarová

Petra Kvitová beat Maria Kirilenko 7-6 (9), 7-5 on Saturday to win the New Haven Open, the Czech star's second WTA tournament title in three weeks. The second-seeded Kvitová trailed 5-2 in the second set before reeling off five consecutive games for the victory that avenged a loss to the Russian in the Olympic quarterfinals.  

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20-08-2012 15:49 | Jan Richter

Sparta Prague - České Budějovice, photo: CTK In Sports News this Monday: In football, Czechs lose to Ukraine in pre-qualification friendly while action continues in Gambrinus Liga; in tennis, Olympic silver medallists Andrea Hlaváčková and Lucie Hradecká win doubles title at Cincinnati; and in basketball, the Czech team is second in qualification for next year’s European championships.  More

NewsKvitová ends in Cincinnati semi-final

19-08-2012 21:29 | Masha Volynsky

Czech tennis player Petra Kvitová lost to the seventh seed Angelique Kerber from Germany in the Cincinnati Open semi-final. This year’s Wimbeldon semi-finalist Kerber beat fifth seed Kvitová 1:6, 6:2, 4:6 in one hour and 53 minute long match. Kvitová lost to Kerber in May of this year in Rome.  

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