More than three years went by without Shahar Peer winning a title, but the Israeli is back in the winner’s circle with back-to-back titles at last week’s Guangzhou International Women’s Open and this week’s Tashkent Open.
Peer, seeded second at the International-level tournament in Tashkent, defeated Akgul Amanmuradova of Uzbekistan 6-3 6-4 in the final.
The world No.113 Amanmuradova was playing her second career singles Tour final, having been a runner-up to Michaella Krajicek in Tashkent four years ago.
Peer, ranked 46th in the world, has earned her fifth career title, and impressively, she didn’t drop a set en route to the two successive titles. (source: Sony Ericsson WTA Tour)