Mattek-Sands loses to Kvitova in Paris semifinal

Updated: 12 February 2011 22:30 IST

Bethanie Mattek-Sands of the United States lost to Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic 6-2, 6-0 Saturday in the semifinal of the Open Gaz de France.

Mattek-Sands loses to Kvitova in Paris semifinal

Paris:

Bethanie Mattek-Sands of the United States lost to fourth-seeded Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic 6-2, 6-0 Saturday in the semifinal of the Open Gaz de France.

Kvitova broke Mattek-Sands' serve three times in each set and wrapped up the win in 59 minutes with the help of powerful serves.

Kvitova, a quarterfinalist at the Australian Open, will play either Australian Open champion Kim Clijsters or third-seeded Kaia Kanepi of Estonia in Sunday's final.

The unseeded Mattek-Sands won only 30 percent of second-serve points.



Topics : Tennis Petra Kvitova Yanina Wickmayer Bethanie Mattek-Sands
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