Kvitovaá and Plíšková reach third round of Qatar Open

Petra Kvitová reached the third round at the Qatar Open in Doha on Wednesday. The Czech 16th seed defeated Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska 6-7, 6-3, 6-4 and extended her winning streak to nine matches. Kvitová will next face World No. 3 Elina Svitolina of Ukraine.

Defending champion Karolína Plíšková has also reached the third round, after dispatching French veteran Alizé Cornet 6-2, 6-3 in her opening round of the tournament. Another Czech, Barbora Strýcová, was knocked out from the fourth round of the Qatar Open, after she lost to Julia Görges of Germany.