Kvitova takes Montreal title

Kvitova takes Montreal title

Petra Kvitova won the Rogers Cup in Montreal after defeating Li Na in three sets.

The fifth seed won the first set 7-5 when she converted her fifth set point, but was pegged back by Li in the second, losing it 6-2.

However, last year's Wimbledon winner regained her composure to defeat her Chinese opponent in two hours 17 minutes,

The 6-3 success in the decider made sure of victory for Kvitova, now ranked 11 in the world.

It was the 22-year-old Czech's first tournament win of the year, against someone who was also seeking to get off the mark.

Kvitova, who picked up 385,000 US dollars as a result of the success, said afterwards: "I am very glad that I won this title to start the North American hardcourt season."

Li said: "Today wasn't my day but I am very happy with way I played this week."

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