Petra Kvitova, Ioana Raluca Olaru advance to second round at Generali Ladies in LinzBy AP
Monday, October 12, 2009
Kvitova, Olaru advance at Generali Ladies
LINZ, Austria — Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic defeated Andrea Petkovic of Germany 6-1, 6-4 Monday in the first round of the Generali Ladies.
Kvitova broke Petkovic three times in the opening set and converted her first match point in the second to win the indoor match at the Intersport Arena.
Ioana Raluca Olaru of Romania also advanced after defeating Lucie Hradecka of Czech Republic 6-2, 2-6, 6-1.
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