WTA Birmingham – Wednesday 21st June 2017

Petra Kvitova continued her successful comeback by beating Brit Naomi Broady in straight sets at the Aegon Classic Birmingham.

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Daria Gavrilova won the first match on centre court on Wednesday after almost two and half hours. The Aussie ninth seed beat Czech Katerina Siniakova 7-5, 2-6, 6-4 to reach the Quarterfinals.


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Petra Kvitova then beat Brit Naomi Broady 2 and 2. The two time Wimbledon champion played a great match, giving Broady no chance of mounting a comeback.


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Next up was another Czech, in eighth seed Barbara Strycova who lost in three sets to Ash Barty of Australia.


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Heather Watson and Broady finished the day on court 1, with a doubles match against Christina McHale, who partnered Watson in Nottingham last week and Raquel Atawo. The American pair won through in the Champions Tiebreak 10-7, after sharing the first two sets 6-2.

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