Sara Sorribes Tormo beats Eugenie Bouchard for maiden WTA title in Guadalajara
The 24-year-old Spaniard Sara Sorribes Tormo was in her first WTA closing, and made it rely.
Guadalajara: Sara Sorribes Tormo regrouped late to seize her first WTA Tour title Saturday with a 6-2, 7-5 victory over former world quantity 5 Eugenie Bouchard in Guadalajara, Mexico.
Spain’s Sorribes, ranked 71st on the planet and seeded fourth within the hardcourt event, buckled all the way down to win the ultimate 4 video games and seal the victory over the big-hitting Canadian, who stays in quest of a second profession title seven years after she lifted her lone WTA trophy thus far at Nuremberg in 2014.
That was the identical yr Bouchard reached the Wimbledon closing, rising as excessive as fifth on the planet.
However she has since endured years of disappointment, combating to return to type after struggling a concussion when she slipped within the locker room on the 2015 US Open.
Bouchard was taking part in in her eighth profession closing, and her first since Istanbul final yr.
The 24-year-old Sorribes was in her first WTA closing, and made it rely.
🏆 FIRST TITLE FEELS 🏆
Congrats @sara_sorribes 🇪🇸
— wta (@WTA) March 14, 2021
The Spaniard took full benefit of twenty-two unforced errors from Bouchard within the opening set, making simply seven herself and saving all seven break factors she confronted.
She opened the second set by breaking Bouchard, and after they had traded three straight breaks Sorribes held to take a 3-1 lead, showing to be on her approach.
However Bouchard gained the following 4 video games, breaking Sorribes at love for a 5-3 lead and an opportunity to serve to even the match.
As an alternative, Sorribes roared again, sealing the victory on her first match level with a excessive volley into open court docket.
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