WUHAN, China (AP) Petra Kvitova and Eugenie Bouchard will stage a rematch of their one-sided Wimbledon final when they meet for the inaugural Wuhan Open title on Saturday.
Kvitova dominated Bouchard 6-3, 6-0 in 55 minutes to win her second Wimbledon trophy in July, in what was the most lopsided Wimbledon women's final in 22 years.
They advanced with dominating performances in the Wuhan semifinals on Friday. Kvitova saved five of six break points to beat Elina Svitolina of Ukraine 6-3, 7-5, while Bouchard overpowered Caroline Wozniacki with her heavy groundstrokes in a 6-2, 6-3 victory.
Kvitova will be aiming for her third title of the year - and more importantly, a spot in the season-ending WTA Championships in Singapore.
Bouchard will be going for just her second career title.