“Not Everyone Wants To Be There”- Petra Kvitova Looks Forward To Play At The US Open 2020


Petra Kvitova

The recent top player’s withdrawal would be a big blow for the U.S.Open 2020. However, two-times Majors Champion Petra Kvitova is ready to fly to the United States for New York majors participation. Moreover, Her announcement will give a boost to tour organizers.    

While Women’s tennis tours started last week in Palermo Open, and this week in Prague Open and Lexington, Besides, Petra Kvitova said in a video conference with reporters during a tournament visit to Sparta, “It’s important that tennis is slowly coming back, and I believe that everything will be normal soon.” 

She also said, “Then I could blame myself one day. That’s why I’ll try my best and have a clear conscience, let it turn out as it turns out. I’m really looking forward to matches, adrenaline, and everything around. It’s a long time and tennis after all. I miss it. It will be nice.” 

Petra Kvitova

“The Starting Field Will Still Be Strong”- Petra Kvitova

The Czech has planned to go to New York next Wednesday with her coach Jiří Vaňek and German physiotherapist Florian Zitzelsberger. She also said, “They’ve allowed us a two-member escort, so we’ll fly in three with a coach and a physiotherapist.”

While top players like  Ashleigh Barty, Elina Svitolina and Kiki Bertens  announced their withdrawals from this year’s U.S.Open,  But, two-time event quarter-finalist said “Not everyone wants to be there, I respect that, but the starting field will still be strong.”

Petra Kvitova

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Kvitova also spoke about playing U.S.Open 2020 behind closed doors, She told, “We have reported that they will put virtual fans there, so hopefully it will be a little more enjoyable.”

In the middle of a pandemic, Petra also participated in the Berlin exhibition tournaments in Grass and Hard courts. Additionally, Petra Kvitova said about her preparation for the upcoming American tennis tours, “That’s why I don’t know what to expect from each other. It will be all sorts of things, but I’ve been training quite a lot lately and I hope that it will be signed in the game in a good way.”

Moreover, Kvitova added, It’s not very pleasant, but it can be endured. I’ve done worse things in my life than the COVID test.”


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