Petra Kvitova has drawn first blood in her semifinal match against No. 1 Serena Williams, breaking the defending champion in the fifth game of the match for a 3-2 lead.
Kvitova had a break point in the first game of the match and earlier in the fifth game as well, but was not able to convert on either. But she made good on her third, and now serves with the lead for the first time.
Kvitova has been incredibly aggressive in returning Serena’s serve, often immediately taking control of rallies right from that first shot.
Serena has been playing well, but to this point Kvitova has simply been better.