Petra Kvitova

Three-Time Champ Petra Kvitova Commits To Play In 2018 Connecticut Open

Three-Time Champ Petra Kvitova Commits To Play In 2018 Connecticut Open

Three-time Connecticut Open champion and world No. 8 Petra Kvitová became the first player to commit to the 2018 tournament, according to a release.

Kvitová, 28, of the Czech Republic, is making her eighth trip to the Tennis Center at Yale, where she won titles in 2012, 2014 and 2015. The two-time Wimbledon champion is rounding back into form after suffering multiple hand injuries in a 2016 home invasion that cost her much of the 2017 season. Her four WTA singles titles are the most on the tour this year.

"The Connecticut Open is one of my favorite events in the summer so it feels great to have it confirmed on my calendar," Kvitová said. "I have a special...

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