Posts tagged: Makarova

Trio Suffer Pre-Wimbledon Setbacks

Petra Kvitova, Caroline Wozniacki, and Agnieszka Radwanska have all crashed out of the Eastbourne event, hampering their grass-court preparations, ahead of Wimbledon.

In straight sets in the first round, Russia’s Ekaterina Makarova defeated Kvitova. Makarova is 44 places below the defending Wimbledon champion in the standings, but caused an upset with a 7-5 6-4 success. The Czech ace defeated her Russian opponent in the same tournament, last year, but this time the tables were turned, and Kvitova admits it is not what she had hoped for, ahead of the third Grand Slam of the year. Read more »