WTA Tour

Qualifier wins Hobart title

2014-01-13 10:34
Garbine Muguruza (Gallo Images)

Hobart - Spanish qualifier Garbine Muguruza won her first WTA title with a 6-4, 6-0 victory over Czech seventh seed Klara Zakopalova in the final of the Hobart International on Saturday.

It ended a big week for Muguruza, who knocked out second seed and Wimbledon semi-finalist Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium on the way to her first WTA final.

The 37th-ranked Czech had beaten top seed Sam Stosur 6-3, 6-2 in the semis and will meet the Australian again in the opening round of the Open.

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