Roberta Vinci wins third career title in Luxembourg


Unseeded Roberta Vinci broke seed No.8 and just one spot higher ranked Julia Goerges early in both sets and won the final of the BGL BNP Paribas Luxembourg Open 6-3 6-4, despite Goerges’ eight aces.

The crucial match for the world No.45 Vinci was in the second round against Barbora Zahlavova Strycova, when Vinci was very close to losing, but won the third-set tiebreaker 7-2. Goerges was the one who upset seed No.4 Ana Ivanovic in the quarterfinals.

Vinci’s first two titles came on clay, in Bogota and Barcelona. Goerges has one WTA singles title, the 2010 Bad Gastein.

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