Petra Kvitova and Caroline Garcia will face off in the final of the Western & Southern Open 2022 in Cincinnati on Sunday. Here you can follow the Petra Kvitova vs Caroline Garcia final start time, preview, head-to-head, TV coverage, and Live Stream Guide.
- Competition: Western & Southern Open 2022
- Round: Final
- Category: WTA 1000 Masters
- Date: Sunday, 21 August 2022
- Start Time: 2:00 pm ET, 7:00 pm BST
- Surface: Hard
- TV and Live Stream: Tennis Channel, Amazon Prime
Petra Kvitova vs Caroline Garcia Start Time:
The final match of the Western & Southern Open 2022 will go underway at Centre Court on Sunday, 21 August 2022, at 2:00 pm local time, which is 7:00 pm BST.
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The Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati will see a new WTA Masters winner this year when world no. 28 Petra Kvitova faces off world no. 35 Caroline Garcia in the final. Both the tennis star turned upset from the Canadian Open a week earlier into success in this tournament.
Petra Kvitova was knocked out from the First Round of the Canadian Open, losing against Alisson Riske by 2-6, 6-4, and 3-6 sets. The Czech is 14-9 on hard courts this year and has been impressive in Cincinnati. She took down world no. 5 Ons Jabeur in the Third Round by 6-1, 4-6, and 6-0 sets before defeating Tomaljanovic by straight sets in the quarter-finals. She upset the home fans with a win over Madison Keys in the semi-finals. After losing the opening set, she eventually won by 6(6)-7, 6-4, and 6-3 sets to reach the final.
Similarly, Caroline Garcia came to Cincinnati following a First Round exit from the Canadian Open. On a 14-9 record on the hards this year, the French player has played her way from qualifiers to the final in the WTA Masters event. She beat world no. 7 Jessica Pegula in the quarter-finals (6-1, 7-5) in straight sets. Caroline Garcia took down world no. 6 Aryna Sabalenka by 6-2, 4-6, and 6-1 sets to reach the final.
Kvitova and Garcia met head-to-head eight times, with the Czech leading by 5-3. Petra Kvitova took the previous two meetings by straight sets, both in 2019. Moreover, Petra Kvitova is leading 3-2 on the hards.
- 2019: Madrid Open – Petra Kvitova by 6-3, 6-3 sets
- 2019: Miami Open – Petra Kvitova by 6-3, 6-3 sets
Kvitova vs Garcia TV Coverage and Live Stream
Fans can watch the Western & Southern Open 2022 final between Petra Kvitova and Caroline Garcia on Tennis Channel in the United States. The live TV coverage will be available on TSN, Sportsnet, and TVA Sports in Canada. You can watch the live stream in the UK on Amazon Prime Video.
Here’s how you can watch the match from anywhere.
TSN, Sportsnet, TVA Sports: Canada
Tennis Channel: USA
Amazon Prime Video: UK
beIN Sports: Australia, Middle East, Singapore
Eurosport: Russia, France, Romania, Hungary, Czech
Sky Italia: Italy
ESPN: Latin America