Successful after odyssey

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Andrea Petkovic has advanced to the round of last sixteen at the WTA-Tournament in Tokyo. The 23-year-old defeated former US- and French-Open-Champion Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia 6:3 and 7:5 in the second round. Now Andrea faces sixth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland.

"I played very well and I was able to cope better with the faster surface", Andrea commented on the match that had to be played indoors due to persistant rain in Tokyo. It took the players a one-and-a-half-hour odyssey through the Japanese capital to get there.

No problems with Dulko

(Foto: © Manuela Davies / (Foto: © Manuela Davies /

Andrea Petkovic has reached the second round of the WTA-Tournament in Tokyo. The german Fed-Cup-Player beat Gisela Dulko of Argentina 6:3 and 6:1. Petkovic competes against the winner of the match Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) against Agnes Szavay (HUN) in the next round. Further information in the matchcenter.

Do the Petko-Dance!

Andrea and her chinese dance-robot show you how to do the famous Petko-Dance she performed after her wins at the US Open. Can YOU do it as well? Make a video of your own Petko-Dance and post it on youtube as a reply.

The song in the video is called "Petko Dance" and is written by Phil Fill. You can download it for free: Phil Fill - Petko Dance

Last dates fixed

(Foto: © 2010 Viktor Mildenberg/ (Foto: © 2010 Viktor Mildenberg/

There are still four tournaments left to play for Andrea Petkovic this year. In a few days Andrea will fly over to Asia for the tournaments in Tokyo and Beijing. Afterwards Linz and Moscow will terminate the season. Please go to the matchcenter for detailed information.

Zvonareva too strong

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Despite a lopsided defeat in the round of sixteen, Andrea Petkovic can look back with pride on this year’s US Open. Andrea lost 1:6; 2:6 to Vera Zvonareva of Russia (WTA 7), who showed excellent performance and hardly made any mistake.

After a short break Andrea will continue playing in Asia at the tournaments in Tokyo and Beijing. Have a look at the matchcenter for detailed information.

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