Third Seed Petra Kvitova Into US Open Second Round

Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova defeated Kristina Mladenovic 6-1, 6-0.

Updated: August 27, 2014 07:40 IST
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Petra Kvitova in action during US Open.

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New York: Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova breezed into the second round of the US Open on Tuesday with a 6-1, 6-0 victory over Kristina Mladenovic. (Also Read: Ana Ivanovic Enters Second Round)

The third-seeded Czech didn't surrender a service break in the 54-minute contest, breaking France's 73rd-ranked Mladenovic five times.

She'll face another Czech -- either Klara Koukalova or Petra Cetkovska, for a place in the third round.

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