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Petra Kvitova claims first Eastbourne win with victory over Jelena Ostapenko in Rothesay International final

Two-time Wimbledon winner Petra Kvitova controlled a one-sided Rothesay International final from the outset en route to triumphing 6-3 6-2 in just an hour and 16 minutes; Jelena Ostapenko had previously not dropped a set all week at Devonshire Park but produced an error-strewn display

Last Updated: 25/06/22 2:20pm

Petra Kvitova celebrates winning the first set against Jelena Ostapenko

Petra Kvitova clinched the Eastbourne singles title for the first time with a dominant straight-sets victory over defending champion Jelena Ostapenko at the Rothesay International.

Two-time Wimbledon winner Kvitova – a beaten finalist here in 2011 – controlled a one-sided encounter from the outset en route to triumphing 6-3 6-2 in just an hour and 16 minutes.

Eighth-seed Ostapenko had previously not dropped a set all week at Devonshire Park but struggled to deal with the Czech’s booming serve and blistering forehand during an error-strewn display.

The victory for Kvitova brought a 29th career singles title and a big confidence boost ahead of a first-round Wimbledon meeting with Italian Jasmine Pasolini.

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