Petra Kvitová gets Czech Republic off to winning start in Fed Cup final

Petra Kvitová got defending Fed Cup title holders the Czech Republic off to a winning start in the Fed Cup final at Prague on Saturday. In the opening tie, the Czech women’s number one came back from losing the first set to Russia’s Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 2:6. She triumphed in the second 6:1 and took the final third set 6:1. Maria Sharapova came back to draw the tie 1:1 with a 6:3; 6:4 win against Karolina Plíšková

Author: Chris Johnstone