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Petra Kvitova defeats Svetlana Kuznetsova for Madrid Open title
Petra Kvitova defeats Svetlana Kuznetsova for Madrid Open title

Petra Kvitova eased to her second Madrid Open title when she beat an unwell Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-1, 6-2 in the final on Saturday. A day after ending Serena Williams' unbeaten start to the year, Kvitova's powerful groundstrokes and fitness overwhelmed her Russian rival to add the championship to her 2011 victory. “It was an amazing week for me, and I'm really happy to stand here for the second time, in this beautiful court,” Kvitova said after her 16th career WTA title. Kuznetsova looked off color, called for a physiotherapist twice, and was visited by the tournament doctor. Just before the final game, she was allowed by the chair umpire to go to the dressing...

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