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Babos beats Safarova for Budapest Open win

2017-02-27 07:49
Timea Babos (Gallo Images)

Budapest - Top seed Timea Babos roared back from a set down to record a thrilling victory over Lucie Safarova to win the WTA Budapest Open before her home crowd on Sunday.

Babos lost the first set on a tiebreak before rebounding to take the next two 6-4, 6-3 for her second career title.

The 23-year-old previously won in Monterrey in 2012.

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