Petra Kvitová voted WTA newcomer of the year for 2010

Czech tennis player Petra Kvitová has been voted the newcomer of the year by the organising body of women’s tennis, the WTA. The 20-year-old enjoyed a run to the semi-finals of Wimbledon this year after previously never having won a competitive game on grass. She also broke into the women’s top 30 rankings. The player of the year was Belgian Kim Clijsters.