Sunday, July 21, 2013

Meusburger wins first WTA title

Yvonne Meusburger won her first WTA title today, defeating Andrea Hlavackova 7-5, 6-2 in the final in Bad Gastein. The Austrian player reached the final of the event in 2007. Hlavackova, one of the world's top doubles players, had never gone beyond the quarterfinals in singles before this week.

Sandra Klemenschits and Andreja Klepac won the doubles title. They defeated Kristina Barrois and Eleni Daniilidou 6-1, 6-4 in today's final. This was the first doubles title for both Klemenschits and Klepac.

Anika Beck, by the way, wrote her first WTA blog in Bad Gastein. Beck, not surprisingly, has entered the top 50.

In Bastad, Serena Williams won her 53rd title today. She defeated Johanna Larsson 6-4, 6-1 in the final. In the doubles final, top seeds Anabel Medina Garrigues and Klara Zakopalova defeated Alexandra Dulgheru and Flavia Pennetta 6-1, 6-4.

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