In the semifinals, defeated Kvitova defeating Danielle Collins 7-6, 6-0. But there will be no heltjeckisk finals when Karolina Pliskova lost the second semi-final against Naomi Osaka, Japan.
In december 2016 mugged on Saturday in his apartment of a person who pretended to be craftsmen. The double Wimbledonmästarinnan damaged spelhanden seriously at the attack and underwent surgery in four hours.
"to be honest, I still cannot believe that I am in the final," said Kvitova after the Melbourne semi final.
" It's strange, I didn't know if I would even be able to play tennis again. I don't think many thought I would be able to come back, at least not to this level.
, is Kvitovas main success in grand slam since she won the Wimbledon 2014.
She has never made it to the final of the Australian Open.
"this means everything to me, and I have worked hard for to go far in this tournament," says Kvitova.
" So what happens in the finale I will enjoy.
is the latest grand slam winner when she won the US Open in the fall. She won over Pliskova 6-2, 4-6, 6-4.
" It was a very tough match. I expected that she would come back in the second set because she is very good and has beaten me more times than I beat her, " says Osaka in the segerintervjun on the track.
Osaka says that the experience of having gone far in grand slam tournaments helped her, but she was so scared when she would serve home the match. 21-year-old defeated his fear and put a serveess.
She also says that like the heat and time had played without a roof.
"I thought it would help me to shine," she says.
the Roof of the Rod Laver Arena was again in the first semi-final between Petra Kvitova and Danielle Collins as the temperature approached 40 degrees.
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