Petra Kvitová has reached the semi-finals at tennis’s Cincinnati Masters. The Czech overcame Elise Mertens of Belgium in an almost three-hour encounter that ended 7-5 5-7 6-3 to equal her best result to date in the competition, where she previously made it into the last four in 2012.
Kvitová’s next opponent will be Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands. The Czech is currently ranked sixth in the world.
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