Agnieszka Radwanska beats Elena Dementieva for Istanbul title


Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland beat defending champion and top seed Elena Dementieva 6-3 6-2 to capture the Istanbul Cup on Saturday.

The victory in the Istanbul Cup final earned world No.15 Radwanska her third WTA singles title, and the second one this season (she also won in Thailand in February).

Radwanska has never lost in a WTA title match, improving to 3-0. She is also 2-1 lifetime against Dementieva, who had not lost in seven previous matches at this event.

Today’s win earned second-seeded Radwanska $30,500, which means that the 19-year-old has become the first Polish player on the WTA Tour to pass $1 million in career earnings.



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