Print Edition - 2018-04-17  |  Sports Digest

Mertens wins Samsung Open

LUGANO

Apr 17, 2018-Second-seeded Elise Mertens won the Samsung Open on Sunday, beating Aryna Sabalenka 7-5, 6-2 to take her third career WTA Tour title. The Belgian clinched on her first match point when the 19-year-old Sabalenka from Belarus netted a two-handed, backhand approach shot. Mertens won her first clay-court event after winning 

the past two editions of the Hobart International on hard courts in Australia. (AFP)

Published: 17-04-2018 08:50

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