Czech Republic, Serbia reach final
OSTRAVA, Czech Republic -- Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova used her powerful serve and forehand to clinch victory for Czech Republic over Italy in the Fed Cup semifinals Sunday.
The third-ranked Kvitova beat Francesca Schiavone 6-4, 7-6 (1) to give the Czechs an insurmountable 3-0 lead and wrap up the best-of-five series on an indoor hardcourt at the CEZ Arena.
The defending champion Czechs will host Serbia in November's final.
"I really wanted to be in the final again," ...
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