Petra Kvitova wins US Open warm-up in Connecticut

Petra Kvitova
Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova is seeded third at the US Open

Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova warmed up for the US Open with a 6-4 6-2 win over Magdalena Rybarikova in the final of the WTA Connecticut Open.external-link

Kvitova picked up her second title at New Haven in three years despite it being only her third tournament since winning Wimbledon in July.

"I think I played a really solid game ahead of next week," she said.

Meanwhile fellow Czech Lukas Rosol beat Poland's Jerzy Janowic to win the ATP Winston-Salem Openexternal-link 3-6 7-6 7-5.

World number four Kvitova is seeded third for the final major of the season at Flushing Meadow starting on Monday. She plays Kristina Mladenovic of France in the first round.