Canadian Bianca Andreescu’s amazing run ends in final of ASB Classic
Julia Goerges defended her singles title on the WTA Tour’s ASB Classic, ending the amazing run of Canadian qualifier Bianca Andreescu 2-6, 7-5, 6-1 in Sunday’s final.
At first, the 18-year-old Andreesecu, ranked 152, appeared prone to proceed the shape that noticed her emerge from the qualifying event to beat Australian Open champion Caroline Wozniacki, seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams and third-seeded Hsieh Su-Wei on the best way to her first final.
She took the primary set in solely 30 minutes, unsettling second-seeded Goerges with the identical aggressive return sport and combination of strokes which had flummoxed her earlier opponents.
However the tide of the match modified late in the second set as Goerges started to place extra first serves in play and to achieve extra depth along with her floor strokes, forcing Andreescu onto the defensive.
Georges clinched the second set in 45 minutes with a pivotal break in the 11th sport, then took the deciding third set in solely 23 minutes as Andreescu drained in her eighth match on the event. She broke Andreescu in the primary, fifth and seventh video games to clinch her seventh WTA Tour singles title.
“This meant so much,” Goerges mentioned. “I do not know what to say proper now as a result of Bianca gave me a tough time at present. She performed some terrific tennis, totally different from so much of gamers on the tour and I am positive we will hear much more of her.”
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