CHARLESTON, SC, USA - Petra Kvitova will take to the green clay of Charleston for the first time as the Volvo Car Open announced that she's adding the tournament to her 2017 schedule.
"I'm very excited to play in the Volvo Car Open for the first time," Kvitova said. "I've heard what a wonderful city Charleston is and the Volvo Car Open is a great tournament, so of course I'm looking forward to April."
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"We have been pursuing Petra to enter Charleston for more than four years," said Eleanor Adams, Tournament Manager. "To say we are excited is an understatement! Petra's left-handed game and serve are perfectly suited for our courts. The fans will be amazed by her talent, fierceness and gracious personality - we can hardly wait!"
The two-time Wimbledon champion will be in good company on the green clay, joining Venus Williams, Caroline Wozniacki, Madison Keys, Johanna Konta, Sloane Stephens, Monica Puig and Elena Vesnina at the largest women's-only tennis tournament in North America.
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