She made it to the top 10 in 2011, when she was the only woman to reach three major quarterfinals (although she went 0-3). In late 2012, she hurt her right knee, and her ranking plummeted to 177th last year. But she's worked her way back, and after eliminating Errani, the gregarious Petkovic kissed her racket — something she said she'd never done before.
"I don't know what happened to me. I was just overwhelmed by emotion," Petkovic said. "I had no boy to kiss, so I kissed my racket, right?"
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