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Defending champ Kvitova reaches New Haven final

Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic returns a shot to Klara Zakopalova of the Czech Republic during the New Haven Open on August 23, 2013 in New Haven, Connecticut. Reigning champion Petra Kvitova breezed into her second straight New Haven Open final on FReigning champion Petra Kvitova breezed into her second straight New Haven Open final on Friday, beating fellow Czech Klara Zakopalova 6-0, 6-1 in the semi-finals of the US Open tuneup. Kvitova, seeded third, needed just 50 minutes to get past unseeded Zakopalova on the hardcourts at Yale University.