Tennis: Kvitová reaches semifinal at Sydney International

Czech tennis player Petra Kvitová has reached the semifinal of the Sydney International tournament after she beat another Czech, Lucie Šafářová, 7-6, 6-2 on Wednesday. In the men’s singles in Sydney, Radek Štěpánek defeated Spain’s Alberto Ramos 6-2, 7-6 to book a spot in the quarterfinals of the event, held a week ahead of the Australian Open. Its organizers announced seedings for the season-opening Grand Slam tournament on Wednesday; Kvitová has been seeded sixth and Tomáš Berdych seventh.

Author: Jan Richter