Petra Kvitova beats Dominika Cibulkova to win Wuhan Open title

Petra Kvitova produced another sensational performance to beat Slovak 10th seed Dominika Cibulkova and win the Wuhan Open in China. The Czech, seeded 14th, won 6-1 6-1 in 63 minutes to claim her second Wuhan title and her first of the 2016 season. Kvitova had beaten world number one Angelique Kerber, Britain’s Johanna Konta and…

Petra Kvitova thrashes Simona Halep to reach Wuhan Open final

Czech 14th seed Petra Kvitova kept up her superb form by thrashing fourth seed Simona Halep to reach the final at the Wuhan Open in China. Kvitova followed up wins over world number one Angelique Kerber and Britain’s Johanna Konta with a 6-1 6-2 demolition of Romania’s Halep. The two-time Wimbledon champion needed just 67…

Johanna Konta out of Wuhan Open after quarter-final loss to Petra Kvitova

Britain’s Johanna Konta was knocked out of the Wuhan Open in the quarter-finals, losing 6-3 6-4 to Czech 14th seed Petra Kvitova in China. Kvitova, playing the day after her mammoth three-hour victory over Angelique Kerber, put in a dominant performance against a tired Konta. The defeat keeps Konta 10th in the Race to Singapore,…

Johanna Konta beats Carla Suarez Navarro to reach quarter-finals at Wuhan Open

Britain’s Johanna Konta boosted her hopes of qualifying for the WTA Finals with victory over Spain’s Carla Suarez Navarro at the Wuhan Open in China. Konta, seeded 11th, beat the seventh seed 7-5 7-6 (8-6) to reach the quarter-finals for the second time. She also closed the gap on Suarez Navarro in the Race to…