Ningbo Open: Putintseva withdraws, sending Kvitova into last eight
Petra Kvitova benefited from the forfeit of Yulia Putintseva on Wednesday night. She’ll play the winner of the match between Kamilla Rakhimova and Diana Shnaider in the next round
Ahead of her victory, Petra Kvitova won against German qualifier Anna-Lena Friedsam (7-6 (2), 6-1).
Putintseva, ranked No 73, defeated Australian Daria Saville (6-4, 6-1) in the previous round.