Agnieszka Radwanska defeats Vera Dushevina, wins Nordic Light Open title


Second-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland won her first WTA Tour singles crown with a dominant 6-1, 6-1 victory over Russia’s Vera Dushevina in the Sunday final at the Nordic Light Open.

Winning this Tier IV tournament, the 18-year-old Radwanska became the first Polish WTA player to win a singles title. The final in Stockholm was Radwanska’s first career singles final; she had previously reached a semifinal at Luxembourg last year and pair of quarterfinals this year — in Istanbul and Palermo.

As for Dushevina, in Stockholm she was playing her second career final, having previously lost in the 2005 title match at Eastbourne. The 20-year-old Russian, seeded eighth at this week’s event, couldn’t move well throughout the final being bothered by a toe blister.

Radwanska earned a first prize of $22,900. (source: The Sports Network)


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