9 months Kvitova usurps Halep, snatches world No. 2 spot Manilatimes |Sports
PARIS: Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic snatched world No. 2 spot from Romanian rival Simona Halep in the latest WTA rankings released Monday (Tuesday in Manila).
Czech Republic’s Petra Kvitova returns the ball to Estonia’s Anett Kontaveit during their final match at the WTA Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart, southwestern Germany, on April 28, 2019. AFP PHOTO Thanks to her win in Sunday’s Stuttgart WTA tournament final, her second victory this season, Kvitova is just 136 points adrift of top-ranked Naomi Osaka, who was forced to pull out in the semis in Germany through injury. WTA rankings released ... more