Result: Petra Kvitova sees off Alize Cornet

Petra Kvitova
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Petra Kvitova defeats Alize Cornet 6-4 6-3 to reach round three of the US Open.

Petra Kvitova has booked a place in the third round of the US Open with a straight-sets win over Alize Cornet.

It was Cornet who recorded the first break of the match to make it 4-3 in the first set, but the world number five broke back immediately.

Kvitova then raised her game, holding for 5-4 before breaking her opponent for a second time to clinch the set 6-4.

The Czech looked unstoppable in the second, securing an early break for 2-0 and again to make it 4-2, eventually clinching the set 6-3.

Kvitova faces Pauline Parmentier of France in the next round.

Petra Kvitova
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