The Czech tennis player Petra Kvitová has won the St. Petersburg Ladies’
Trophy. Kvitová overcame Kristina Mladenovic 6-1 6-2 in Sunday’s final
for her first title of 2018. The Czech was the first wild card to reach the
final of the WTA competition, which she was taking part in for the first
The two-time Wimbledon champion, who is 27, is currently ranked 29th in the world. Her highest placing, achieved in November 2011, was second.