WTA Tour

Kvitova pulls out in Paris

2014-01-31 08:05
Petra Kvitova (AFP)

Paris - Second seed Petra Kvitova pulled out of the Paris WTA Open on Thursday citing respiratory problems, with organisers giving her place to a lucky loser.

"I was absolutely intent on playing today but I had to see my doctor as I wasn't feeling well," Kvitova said.

Friday's fourth quarter-final sees Germany's Angelique Kerber face Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.

Results from the fourth day of the WTA Paris Open on Thursday (x denotes seeding):

Second round

Kirsten Flipkens (BEL x8) bt Yvonne Meusburger (AUT) 6-1, 6-3

Elina Svitolina (UKR) bt Galina Voskoboeva (KAZ) 6-1, 6-2

Sara Errani (ITA x3) bt Karin Knapp (ITA) 6-4, 6-3

Andrea Petkovic (GER) bt Kristina Mladenovic (FRA) 6-4, 6-2

Alize Cornet (FRA) bt Barbora Zahlavova Strycova (CZE) 6-3, 6-7 (2/7), 6-3

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