NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- Organizers of the New Haven Open have announced 2011 Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova has been granted a wild card into the tournament.
Kvitova, of the Czech Republic, is the sixth-ranked player in the world.
Organizers said Thursday that she will be the fifth top-10 player in the New Haven Open field. The tournament will be held Aug. 17-25, at Yale University.
Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press
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