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Petra Kvitova beats Elina Svitolina to secure WTA Elite Trophy title

 Agencies |  2016-11-07 23:45:11.0  |  Beijing

Petra Kvitova beats Elina Svitolina to secure WTA Elite Trophy title

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic defeated Ukrainian Elina Svitolina in straight sets to take the title at the $2.2-million WTA Elite Trophy in Zhuhai on Sunday.

Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic poses with her winners trophy after defeating Elina Svitolina of Ukraine in the WTA Elite Trophy tournament. APPetra Kvitova of the Czech Republic poses with her winners trophy after defeating Elina Svitolina of Ukraine in the WTA Elite Trophy tournament. AP Number three seed Kvitova dispatched the fourth seed 6-4, 6-2 in one hour and ten minutes, a month after she marked a return to form by winning the Wuhan Open.

“China’s a lucky place for me! It’s an amazing week and I’m really lucky I was able to compete here,” Kvitova said. The 26-year-old has now reached six Asian finals and won three of them. 

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