Former Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova scored her biggest success in 15 months when a 6-2, 1-6, 6-1 victory over Sara Errani earned her the Dubai Open title on Saturday.
Czech Republic's Petra Kvitova retuns the ball to Italy's Sara Errani during their WTA Dubai Open final tennis match in the Gulf emirate on February 23, 2013. Kvitova scored her biggest success in 15 months when a 6-2, 1-6, 6-1 victory over Errani earned her the Dubai Open title.
There were moments in the first and third sets when Kvitova looked as though she could become a Grand Slam challenger, but in between she was thankful that she could discover enough mental strength to recover from a rocky mid-match spell.
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