Marie Benoit (WTA 396) is there Sunday failed to secure the ITF-tournament in the Tunisian Hammamet (gravel/ $ 15,000) of her name to write. The 22-year-old Belgian lost in the finals of the Italian Gaia Sanesi (STA 463), the fourth seed, in two sets: 6-3 and 6-0. The race took one hour and 27 minutes.
Benoit, in Hammamet, the third seed, was her seventh ITF title suits. Last October, she lost also the final of the tournament in the Spanish Seville. It was the first duel between Sanesi and our compatriot.