The seventh racket of the world, Petra Kvitova Czech, in three sets, beat American Daniel Collins, occupying the 36th line of the WTA rating, with a score of 6/7 (6), 7/6 (6), 6/3 at the start of the Brisbane International tournament. Tennis players spent on the court 3 hours 1 minute. During this time, 28-year-old Kvitova completed nine aces, made a mistake eight times when serving and sold five break points, and 25-year-old Collins filed seven times, made four double mistakes and made three breaks. Previously, athletes with each other have not met. The next opponent of Kvitova in Brisbane will be Estonian Anette Kontaveit.