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Sport WTA roundup: Marie Bouzkova breezes to Prague Open title

22:00  31 july  2022
22:00  31 july  2022 Source:   reuters.com

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Eighth-seeded Marie Bouzkova of the Czech Republic won her first career WTA Tour title in a convincing 6-0, 6-3 triumph over seventh-seeded Anastasia Potapova on Sunday in the final of the Prague Open.

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Bouzkova, 24, didn't drop a set in the tournament to join countrywomen Karolina Pliskova, Lucie Safarova, Petra Kvitova and Barbora Krejcikova as winners on their home soil.

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Bouzkova broke Potapova's serve seven times to win her match in 71 minutes and improve to 1-3 in WTA tournament finals, including 1-1 this year. She lost to former U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens in Guadalajara, Mexico, in February.

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Potapova, a 21-year-old Russian, committed five double faults and had 44 unforced errors in 15 games.


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Poland Open

Fifth-seeded Caroline Garcia of France captured her ninth career title, defeating unseeded Ana Bogdan of Romania 6-4, 6-1 in the tournament final in Warsaw.

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The championship was the second in five weeks for Garcia, who won on the grass courts at Bad Homburg, Germany.

Garcia won 72 percent of her first-service points to topple the first-time finalist in 81 minutes.

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