Former Champion Petra Kvitova Sinks Lucie Safarova to Earn Wimbledon Final Return
Updated: 03 July 2014 19:52 IST
Petra Kvitova won her only Grand Slam title at Wimbledon in 2011 and the sixth seed is one more victory away from lifting the Venus Rosewater dish for the second time after seeing off 23rd seed Safarova with 24 winners and eight aces (7-6, 6-1) in 80 minutes on Centre Court.
Petra Kvitova of Czech Republic celebrates winning the first set as she plays against Lucie Safarova of Czech Republic during their women's singles semifinal match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Thursday, July 3, 2014. © AP