WTA • TENNIS RESULTS – QUEBEC CITY ALISON VAN UYTVANCK FROM BELGIUM WINS HER FIRST TITLE

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WTA • TENNIS RESULTS - QUEBEC CITY ALISON VAN UYTVANCK FROM BELGIUM WINS HER FIRST TITLE

epa05888992 Alison Van Uytvanck of Belgium returns a ball against Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain during their match at the Monterrey Open tennis tournament in Monterrey, Mexico, 04 April 2017. EPA/MIGUEL SIERRA  |

COUPE BANQUE NATIONALE PRÉSENTÉE PAR IGA – QUEBEC CITY, CAN

$250,000

SEPTEMBER 11-17, 2017

 

RESULTS – SEPTEMBER 17, 2017

Singles – Final

[7] A. Van Uytvanck (BEL) d [3] T. Babos (HUN) 57 64 61

 

Doubles – Final

[1] T. Babos (HUN) / A. Hlavackova (CZE) d [WC] B. Andreescu (CAN) / C. Branstine (CAN) 63 61

 

Tidbits Of Facts •

- Van Uytvanck wins her first WTA title, having never previously been beyond the semi-finals at this level.

- Van Uytvanck upset the No.4 seed Maria in the semi-finals and the No.3 seed Babos in the final.

- Babos was appearing in her fifth career final and second of 2017. She falls to 2-3 in WTA finals.

- Van Uytvanck improves her head-to-head record against Babos to 2-0, having also beaten her in qualifying at Indian Wells in 2015.

- Babos and Van Uytvanck will rise to No.53 and No.68, respectively, in Monday’s new rankings.

- Babos and Hlavackova win their second WTA doubles title together – the other came at 2017 Rabat; Babos now has 13 titles to her name, while Hlavackova has 22.

 

Editors Note: We applaud Alison. She is one heck of a tennis player. Not sure other than self belief what took her so long. She is a really talented player with a solid game. She had top ten tennis in her. Congrats Alison!

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