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Kvitova extends winning streak to six matches to reach Wimbledon second round

Eastbourne champion Petra Kvitova won against Jasmine Paolini 2-6, 6-4, 6-2 to advance to the second round at Wimbledon

Petra Kvitova at Wimbledon in 2022 Petra Kvitova at Wimbledon in 2022 Image Credit – AI/ Reuters/ Panoramic

Former two-time champion Petra Kvitova defeated Italian Jasmine Paolini in three sets to move into the second round of Wimbledon at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in London on Tuesday evening.

The 25th seeded Kvitova, from the Czech Republic, came from a set down to win 2-6, 6-4, 6-2 and extend her winning streak to six matches on grass.

Kvitova won her first singles title of the season at Eastbourne last week and will next meet Romanian Ana Bogdan in the second round.

Wimbledon (Grand Slam), first-round results (All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, grass)

  • Simona Halep (16) beat Karolina Muchova: 6-3, 6-2
  • Irina Bara beat Chloe Paquet: 6-2, 6-4
  • Heather Watson beat Tamara Korpatsch: 6-7 (7), 7-5, 6-2
  • Ana Bogdan beat Dayana Yastremska: 6-2, 6-2
  • Kirsten Flipkens beat Jaimee Fourlis (Q): 7-5, 6-2
  • Amanda Anisimova (20) beat Yue Yuan: 6-3, 6-4
  • Paula Badosa (4) beat Louisa Chirico (Q): 6-2, 6-1
  • Tatjana Maria beat Astra Sharma (Q): 4-6, 6-3, 6-4
  • Iga Swiatek (1) beat Jana Fett (Q): 6-0, 6-3
  • Ajla Tomljanovic beat Jil Teichmann (18): 6-2, 6-3
  • Qiang Wang beat Belinda Bencic (14): 6-4, 5-7, 6-2
  • Coco Gauff (11) beat Elena-Gabriela Ruse: 2-6, 6-3, 7-5
  • Lauren Davis beat Madison Brengle: 6-2, 7-5
  • Barbora Krejcikova (13) beat Maryna Zanevska: 7-6 (4), 6-3
  • Lesley Pattinama Kerkhove (LL) beat Sonay Kartal (WC): 6-4, 3-6, 6-1
  • Mihaela Buzarnescu beat Nastasja Schunk (Q): 6-4, 6-2
  • Jelena Ostapenko (12) beat Oceane Dodin: 6-4, 6-4
  • Yanina Wickmayer (Q) beat Lin Zhu: 6-4, 6-2
  • Marta Kostyuk beat Katie Swan (WC): 4-6, 6-4, 6-4
  • Shuai Zhang (33) beat Misaki Doi: 6-4, 6-0
  • Viktoriya Tomova beat Daria Saville (WC): 7-5, 3-6, 7-5
  • Viktorija Golubic beat Andrea Petkovic: 6-4, 6-3
  • Catherine Harrison (Q) beat Arantxa Rus: 6-1, 6-4
  • Alize Cornet beat Yulia Putintseva (27): 6-3, 7-6 (5)
  • Claire Liu beat Nuria Parrizas Diaz: 7-5, 6-3
  • Maria Sakkari (5) beat Zoe Hives (Q): 6-1, 6-4
  • Irina-Camelia Begu beat Ekaterine Gorgodze: 6-4, 6-1
  • Angelique Kerber (15) beat Kristina Mladenovic: 6-0, 7-5
  • Panna Udvardy beat Tamara Zidansek: 6-4, 7-6 (1)
  • Magda Linette beat Fernanda Contreras Gomez (Q): 6-1, 6-4
  • Ann Li beat Lucia Bronzetti: 6-1, 6-4
  • Dalma Galfi beat Maddison Inglis (Q): 5-7, 6-3, 6-4
  • Mai Hontama (Q) beat Clara Tauson: 4-1 ret.
  • Marie Bouzkova beat Danielle Collins (7): 5-7, 6-4, 6-4
  • Elisabetta Cocciaretto beat Martina Trevisan (22): 6-2, 6-0
  • Sorana Cirstea (26) beat Aleksandra Krunic: 7-6 (5), 7-6 (1)
  • Kaja Juvan beat Beatriz Haddad Maia (23): 6-4, 4-6, 6-2
  • Diane Parry beat Kaia Kanepi (31): 6-4, 6-4
  • Emma Raducanu (10) beat Alison Van Uytvanck: 6-4, 6-4
  • Anett Kontaveit (2) beat Bernarda Pera: 7-5, 6-1
  • Jule Niemeier beat Xiyu Wang: 6-1, 6-4
  • Caroline Garcia beat Yuriko Miyazaki (WC): 4-6, 6-1, 7-6 (4)
  • Elise Mertens (24) beat Maria Camila Osorio Serrano: 1-6, 6-2, 4-2 ret.
  • Katarzyna Kawa (Q) beat Rebecca Marino: 6-4, 3-6, 7-5
  • Ons Jabeur (3) beat Mirjam Bjorklund (Q): 6-1, 6-3
  • Lesia Tsurenko beat Jodie Anna Burrage (WC): 6-2, 6-3
  • Anhelina Kalinina (29) beat Anna Bondar: 4-6, 6-2, 6-4
  • Alison Riske (28) beat Ylena In-Albon: 6-2, 6-4
  • Maja Chwalinska (Q) beat Katerina Siniakova: 6-0, 7-5
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