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Svetlana Kuznetsova saves four match balls and wins the final in Washington

The 33-year-old Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova (WTA 128) Sunday the WTA-tournament in the U.s. Washington (hard/ $ 250,000) won.

In the finale, it is revealed that after 2 hours and 33 minutes in three sets (4-6, 7-6 (9/7) 6-2) the better of the 22-year-old Croatian Donna Vekic (WTA 44), the seventh seed. In the second set knew the Russian four match balls to save.

Kuznetsova has with her victory in Washington is already the 18th WTA title of her career bite. It comes to its first tournament victory since 2016. In that year, she won both in Moscow and in Sydney.

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