TENNIS ROUNDUP: Kvitova wins U.S. Open tune-up
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova beat Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia 6-4, 6-2 Saturday to win her second Connecticut Open title in the past three years.
The No. 4 player in the world also won here in 2012 before losing in last year’s final to Simona Halep. She did not drop a set in New Haven this week as she prepared for this week’s U.S. Open.
• WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic rallied from a set down Saturday to beat Poland’s Jerzy Janowicz 3-6, 7-6 (3), 7-5 to win the Winston-Salem Open title. The seventh-seeded Rosol won his second career ATP Tour title and his first this year.