Saturday, July 9, 2011

Hercog wins Swedish Open

Polona Hercog won her first WTA title today, defeating Johanna Larsson 6-4, 7-5 in the final of the Swedish Open in Bastaad. Hercog had to save a match point against defending champion Aravane Rezai in the second round. In the semifinals, she had to play 7th seed Barbora Zahlavova Strycova for 2 1/2 hours. Hercog was seeded 8th in the tournament.

Lourdes Dominguez Lino and Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez, also unseeded, won the doubles title. They defeated 3rd seeds Nuria Llagostera Vives and Arantxa Parra Santonja 6-3, 6-3 in the final.

4 comments:

Paulina said...

Her name is Polona.

Diane said...

Typo--thanks.

Jeppe said...

She was seeded #8. :)

Diane said...

Fixed!