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22 April 2012

Kvitova delighted to return to Final


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  • Adam Bates

OSTRAVA, CZECH REPUBLIC: Petra Kvitova wrapped up victory for the Czech Republic and was able to immediately look forward to a place in the this year's Final where she hopes to once again find the support she has been lucky enough to receive this weekend.

Czech captain Petr Pala praised the efforts of the Italian team and Francesca Schiavone for battling to the end and also considered how they managed to gain revenge over a side that whitewashed them last time around in the 2010 semifinal.

For her part, Schiavone tries to remain upbeat despite a heartbreaking loss and looks to take confidence from the fact that she pushed the world No. 3 to the brink.

Captain Corrado Barazzutti (ITA) - 22/04/2012

Francesca Schiavone (ITA) - 22/04/2012

Petra Kvitova (CZE) - 22/04/2012

Captain Petr Pala (CZE) - 22/04/2012

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