Dubai Tennis Championships 2022: preview on Petra Kvitova vs Jelena Ostapenko
In a battle between the two former Grand Slam champions, Petra Kvitova and Jelena Ostapenko, Petra Kvitova will take on Jelena Ostapenko in the quarterfinals in Dubai on Thursday.
In a battle between the two former Grand Slam champions, Petra Kvitova and Jelena Ostapenko, Petra Kvitova will take on Jelena Ostapenko in the quarterfinals in Dubai on Thursday. Kvitova has struggled for consistency so far this season.
The two-time Wimbledon champion had made her entry into the Dubai Tennis Championships this week with a 2-4 win-loss record for the year.
Dubai top seed's OUT 💥
Petra Kvitova downs Aryna Sabalenka 6-4 6-4 to move forward
— We Are Tennis (@WeAreTennis) February 16, 2022
However, returning to the tournament where she had lifted the title in 2013, has turned out to be great for the Czech. The southpaw began her campaign with a 6-2, 6-0 drubbing of Camila Giorgi before dismantling top seed Aryna Sabalenka 6-4, 6-4 to reach her first quarterfinal of the season.Kvitova will hope to keep her run going against the 2017 French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko next.
15 – Jelena Ostapenko – in #Dubai against Iga Swiatek – has made her 15th career win versus a top-10 opponent: the first such victory since Indian Wells 2021 against … Iga Swiatek. Repetitive. pic.twitter.com/62oZzS06Xm
— OptaAce (@OptaAce) February 16, 2022
It is being predicted that Petra Kvitova will win in three sets.