Rio Olympic Bronze medalist Petra Kvitova has welcomed the 2020 Summer Olympic Games postponed to 2021. The Czech took it favorably instead of being frustrated. It seems like she is ready to compete and defend her medal whenever it is scheduled.
IOC President stated: “ XXXII Olympiad in Tokyo and the Paralympic Games, must be rescheduled to a later date beyond 2020, but not later than summer 2021, to safeguard the health of the athletes, and everybody involved in the Olympic Games, and the international community.”
In a twitter post, Petra Kvitova has expressed interest in the postponement of the 2020 Olympic Games due to the Coronavirus Concerns.
“Sad news today that we won’t be able to compete at the Olympics this year, but It’s definitely the right decision given the situation the world is in with COVID-19.”
“Instead of being disappointed, let’s look forward to making 2021 the best Olympics the world has ever seen!”
Be Responsible, Be Careful
Earlier, Petra Kvitova said to fans and Co-Players, stay at home and believe us, We will play again.
“It’s time to leave Indian Wells and head back to Europe. It has been a surreal week here in California, but I’m so happy to see that the health and safety of players, staff, and fans have been the priority.“
“We are tennis players and our job is far less important than those on the frontline fighting this virus. We will play tennis again so please stay calm and in the meantime, let’s look after each other and take the right steps to contain the virus so we can be back soon.”
“Hi everyone I want to say to you all, even though I don’t have a racket in my hand these days. These are difficult times indeed, but the most important thing is to take care of ourselves and others, stay inside, be responsible and believe that we can all pull through this together.”
Petra Kvitova in 2020
The Best performance of World No.12 reached the finals at Qatar Total Open, Where she lost to Aryba Sabalenka of Belarus in the straight sets(3-6, 3-6). At the same event, Kvitova beat World No. 01 Ashleigh Barty in the semifinals.
Last but not least, Kvitova was eliminated in quarterfinals at the Australian Open and St.Petersburg. At the semi-final stage of Brisbane International, the Czech lost to Madison Keys of the United States in the three sets.
Notably, Petra Kvitova clinched the singles title in Wimbledon in the year of 2011 and 2014. Also, She won the WTA Tour Champions title in Istanbul, Turkey, 2011.
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