Petra Kvitova in New Haven semis
NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova moved into the semifinals of the Connecticut Open with a 6-4, 6-1 win Thursday over fellow Czech player Barbora Zahlavova-Strycova.
Kvitova went down by a service break in the third game of the match, but avoided the upset bug that has sent every other seeded player in the tournament packing.
Trailing 4-3, the second seed called her coach onto the court, and he told her to stop trying to win every point and be more patient.
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