The governing bodies eyes on the resumption of the tennis tours whenever it is possible. At the same time, players are sharing their opinions over resume tournaments. However, former Wimbledon Champion Petra Kvitova shares her experience of playing tennis without fans.
Earlier World Number twelve, Petra Kvitova played in the domestic tennis tournaments. But, She did not feel like playing tennis as a reason there were no spectators, shaking hands at the net and normal towel services. Kvitova explained that “I do have experience from the tournament we just had here in the Czech Republic and it’s very sad (without fans).”
Meanwhile, recent reports say, Petra Kvitova will play at a tennis exhibition event next month in Berlin. Event Organizers said Two-times Grand Slam Champion will compete with Elina Svitolina, Kiki Bertens, Julia Goerges and Andrea Petkovic and remaining players.
“It Will Be A Very Tough Decision”-Petra Kvitova
Following the Prague Open, the Czech revealed her experience playing tennis in an empty stadium on the Tennis channel Interview.
Kvitova is unsure about playing fanless US Open and she explained that “I’m not really sure how it would be if we played without the fans, how we would handle it, how we would fight, how the emotions will be,” Kvitova continued. “That’s really one thing I’m gonna miss so much, we are playing for the fans and the fans are there for us. It would be very difficult to say yes or no, I know there’s many reasons to play and many reasons not to play. But it’s a bit extreme right now, it will be a very tough decision.”
In 2020, Former No.02 Kvitova reached the semifinals in Brisbane International and the last eight in the Australian Open. Eventually, She lost to Aryna Sabalenka in the Qatar Total Open final.