WTA Tour

Mertens wins title in Lugano

2018-04-15 16:46
Elise Mertens (Getty)

Lugano - Belgium's Elise Mertens, the world number 20, won the third WTA tour title of her career on Sunday by beating Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus in straight sets, 7-5, 6-2, in the Lugano final.

Mertens, the second seed, had enough energy after coming through two three-set matches on Saturday just to make it to the final.

It is her second title of the season after she won in Hobart in January in the build-up to the Australian Open.

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