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Petra Kvitova wins New Haven title

Updated: August 25, 2012, 7:28 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- Former Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova enters the U.S. Open on quite a roll.

Kvitova beat Maria Kirilenko 7-6 (9), 7-5 on Saturday to win the New Haven Open, the 22-year-old Czech star's second WTA tournament title in three weeks.

The fifth-ranked player in the world has won 12 of her last 13 hard-court matches this season. She clinched the U.S. Open series championship this week after winning her first title of the year in Montreal and reaching the semifinals ...

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