Diyas, Van Uytvanck win maiden WTA titles

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This Sunday we got two first-time WTA titlists as Kazakh Zarina Diyas and Belgian Alison van Uytvanck lifted champion's trophies at the Japan Women's Open Tennis and at the Coupe Banque Nationale, respectively. In a battle of two qualifiers,...

Germany’s Annika Beck victorious in Quebec

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On Sunday, Annika Beck of Germany defeated Jelena Ostapenko 6-2 6-2 in a match that lasted 53 minutes to claim the Coupe Banque Nationale championship. Beck delivered a strong service game and was never broken after...

Never say never. Mirjana Lucic-Baroni wins first title in 16 years

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Good things come to those who wait. By defeating top seed Venus Williams in the final of the Coupe Banque Nationale in Quebec City 6-4 6-3, Mirjana Lucic-Baroni has become the WTA personification of...

Lucie Safarova wins fifth career title in Quebec City

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Third seed Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic beat sixth seed Marina Erakovic of New Zealand in the final of the Challenge Bell 6-4 6-3 in one hour and 29 minutes. Four years ago Safarova was the runner-up at the...

Bojana Jovanovski makes first final of the season at the Tashkent Open

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Top seed Bojana Jovanovski and Olga Govortsova are the winners of Friday's Tashkent Open semifinals. Jovanovski eliminated unseeded Maria-Teresa Torro-Flor in one hour and 5 minutes, 6-2 6-2. Torro-Flor, who defeated two seeds in her...

Bojana Jovanovski advances to semifinals of the Tashkent Open

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In Thursday's quarterfinals of the Tashkent Open, top seed Bojana Jovanovski defeated seventh seed Galina Voskoboeva of Kazakhstan 1-6 6-4 7-6(5) in two hours and 18 minutes. Voskoboeva set the tone in the first set,...

Flipkens and Begu win titles on the post-US Open weekend

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The week following the US Open brought us two new champions - Kirsten Flipkens and Irina-Camelia Begu. At the US Open, Belgium's Kirsten Flipkens fell to top seed and eventual runner-up Victoria Azarenka in the...

Barbora Zahlavova Strycova claims maiden title at the Bell Challenge in Quebec

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World No.75 Barbora Zahlavova Strycova of the Czech Republic won her first WTA title with a 4-6 6-1 6-0 victory over Marina Erakovic of New Zealand in the Bell Challenge final, in Quebec City. Strycova...

Tamira Paszek wins Bell Challenge for second WTA title

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Qualifier Tamira Paszek defeated Bethanie Mattek Sands in the final of the Bell Challenge in Quebec City to win her second Sony Ericsson WTA Tour title and her first one since Portoroz in 2006. The...

Hungarian Melinda Czink wins Bell Challenge for first Tour title

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Hungarian Melinda Czink defeated Czech Lucie Safarova 4-6 6-3 7-5 in the all-lefty Bell Challenge final to claim her maiden title on the Sony Ericsson WTA Tour. The world No.52 Czink, ranked two places below...