WTA Birmingham, 1st Round Preview for Tuesday: Petra Kvitova v Lucie Safarova

Why, draw gods, whyyyy?! In a blockbuster first round match-up at the Aegon Classic in Birmingham, the number five seed, Petra Kvitova takes on fellow Czech, Lucie Safarova. Originally, Safarova was due to play Simona Halep but Kvitova was moved to Halep’s place in the draw reshuffle after the Romanian player pulled out due to an achilles injury. Kvitova and…