"To be honest I was over the limit today. At the end I gave everything that I had out there, it was an amazing match," the 27-year-old added.
Next up for Kvitova is Germany's Laura Segemund, who dispatched Spaniard Paula Badosa 7-5, 6-2 to advance. Enditem
Raphael Veiga put the host ahead by bundling home from close range but Eduardo Brock equalized by heading in from a corner. Willian Gomes then lobbed a shot over goalkeeper Fernando Prass to secure Palmeiras' fifth league win of the season.
NANNING, China, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) -- The 2020 Guilin-Ziyuan international cross country race kicked off on Saturday in Ziyuan County, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.
It was not the only stunning result of the weekend. Tottenham inflicted a humiliating 6-1 defeat on Manchester United at Old Trafford as the home side's defense imploded in a disastrous performance that Spurs exploited to the full.
"We executed the coach's tactics well," she explained.
In women's action, Petra Kvitova managed to return to the quarterfinals at Roland Garros for the first time since 2012 after a comfortable 6-2, 6-4 dismissal of China's Zhang Shuai in the opening match on Court Philippe-Chatrier on Monday.
With five players on target, Atalanta enjoyed another convincing victory as the Dea crashed Cagliari 5-2.
In a fiercely contested second quarter, which was halted by fouls often, Dongguan managed to go up by 19 points clear at halftime through steady performance on the free throw line, and went uncontested from Wuhan back from the locker room.
"I can't get to sleep last night because I was so excited," The 43-year-old swimming fanatic said. "And I was not the only one - every one of our online group was awake late at night, cheering each other up for today's event."
"I think we both played really well and a really great match. She played unbelievably good, considering she is so young, she has a very bright future," Zhang commented on her opponent.