Czech tennis player Petra Kvitova entered in 1/2 of the Stuttgart tournament, beating Latvian Anastasia Sevastova – 2/6, 6/2, 6/3.
The fight lasted 1 hour 32 minutes. The third racket of the world, 29-year-old Petra, recorded four breaks and seven aces, having made a mistake four times when serving. Her age-mate Sevastova, occupying the 13th place in the world classification, three times took the pitch of a rival, made three aces and two double mistakes.
In the personal meetings of athletes established equality – 2: 2. In the match for reaching the final of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix competition, Kvitova will fight either with German Angelique Kerber or with Kiki Bertens from the Netherlands.