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Kuznetsova wins first WTA title in 10 months

08-09-2010 15:06 BJT

WASHINGTON, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia claimed her first WTA title in 10 months at San Diego Open on Sunday by beating Polish fourth seed Agnieszka Radwanska 6-4, 6-7 (9), 6-3.

It was the veteran's 13th career title but the first in the recent 10 months since she beat Radwanska in the Beijing final last October.

The two-time Grand Slam champion botched four match points in the second-set tie-breaker after squandering leads of 4-0 and 6-3, double-faulting twice on match point to open the door for 10th-ranked Radwanska to force a third set.

 

Editor:Du Xiaodan |Source: Xinhua

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