Golovin wins the title


France’s Tatiana Golovin defeated top seed and defending champion Nadia Petrova of Russia 6-2, 6-1 at Amelia Island, Florida. This is Tatiana’s first time to win this clay-court tournament; it’s also her first WTA Tour title. Last three times, she was the runner-up.

The 19-year-old winner said that this was probably the happiest day of her life in her tennis career. Golovin, ranked No. 20 in the world also said: “The experience of beating Venus (Williams) and Ana (Ivanovic) this week, especially Ivanovic since I had never beaten her in the past, it gives you confidence. Today I knew that I could beat Petrova. I knew I had the weapons to do so.”

Winning this match, Golovin took her head-to-head record against Petrova to 5-1.

Get women's tennis updates to your inbox.

We respect your privacy and your information will never be shared. Just one note, we use Sendinblue as our marketing platform, so by clicking "Subscribe" to submit this form, you acknowledge that the information you provided will be transferred to Sendinblue for processing in accordance with their terms of use.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here