Sunday, September 13, 2009

Heather Watson wins junior girls U.S. Open

Heather Watson of Great Britain, the 11th seed, defeated Russian Yana Buchina in straight sets (6-4, 6-1) today to win the junior girls U.S. Open championship. In the semifinals, Buchina knocked out 2008 junior Wimbledon champion Laura Robson, also from Great Britain.

Watson, who is 17 and is based in Florida, is her country's number 1 junior player.

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