Petra Kvitova ends Zahlavova’s giant killing run at Wimbledon, enters semis

Petra Kvitova

London, July 2: Petra Kvitova entered the Wimbledon semi-finals on Tuesday, and will now face fellow Czech Lucie Safarova.

According to Sport 24, Kvitova ended the giant-killing run of Barbora Zahlavova Strycova with a 6-1, 7-5 victory on Tuesday.

Kvitova, the sixth seed, won her only Grand Slam title at Wimbledon in 2011 and is now just two wins away from emulating that achievement.

She took 88 minutes to see off world number 43 Zahlavova Strycova, hitting 29 winners to just five from her Czech opponent.