Sevastova Wins 1st Grass Title at WTA Mallorca
by Staff | June 25th, 2017, 4:11 pm
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Last year’s runner-up Anastasija Sevastova this year crossed the final hurdle at the Mallorca Open in Spain, claiming her career-first grasscourt title after outlasting German Julia Goerges 6-4, 3-6, 6-3.
It was her second career title, coming seven years after her first at Estoril in 2010 at 20 years old. In 2013 she left the sport for three years due to injury and illness.

“I’m so glad I was able to play this final against you because I think you’re a great player,” Goerges said after the final. “I’m so happy you’re back in tennis, but hopefully you’ll let me win next time, and play many more finals together.”

The Latvian won three-set matches in her first three contests this week, while the big-hitting Goerges got past the round of 16 at a grasscourt event for the first time in her career.

Sevastova improved to 2-2 in career finals, while Goerges, denied a first title since 2011, dropped to 2-5.

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RZ Says:

Latvian women taking over the WTA tour!

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