Kvitová reaches quarter-finals in New Haven


The Czech women’s tennis number one, Petra Kvitová, has reached the quarter-finals of the Connecticut Open in New Haven. Kvitová advanced after overcoming qualifier Zarina Diyas of Kazakhstan 6-1 5-7 6-2.

The world number five’s next opponent will be Spain’s Carla Suarez, who earlier overcame the Czech Republic’s Barbora Strýcová. Kvitová is seeded third in the Connecticut Open, a competition she has won three times.