Petra Kvitova roars back from first set mishap to win the Prague Open
Petra Kvitova fought back from a set down to beat Mihaela Buzarnescu in the final of the Prague Open.
The Czech, who was seeded second for her home tournament, battled to a 4-6 6-2 6-3 win in a topsy-turvy affair.
Comes from behind to beat Buzarnescu 4-6, 6-2, 6-3! pic.twitter.com/F0v6PM7VYf
— WTA (@WTA) May 5, 2018
The second seed got off to a flying start and took a 4-1 lead in the opening set but Buzarnescu battled back to break Kvitova’s dominance, winning the next five games to clinch the set.
However, Kvitova fought back back in front of a raucous home crowd, breaking the Romanian’s serve three times in the second set to force a decider.
The two-times Wimbledon champion, who was missed the Prague event last year due to a hand injury, maintained her momentum to win her third titleof the year after winning in Petersburg and Doha this season.
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