Defending champion Kvitova reaches Madrid third round

FILE PHOTO: Tennis - WTA Premier - Stuttgart Tennis Grand Prix - Porsche-Arena, Stuttgart, Germany - April 28, 2019 Czech Republic's Petra Kvitova celenrates after winning the final match against Estonia's Anett Kontaveit REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

BARCELONA (Reuters) – Three-time champion Petra Kvitova defeated Kristina Mladenovic 6-3 7-6(5) to reach the third round of the Madrid Open on Monday. The second seed Kvitova edged her French opponent after a nervy tiebreak in the second set to win in one hour 55 minutes. The Czech has now won eight consecutive games at […]

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