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WTA roundup: Clara Tauson cruises to Lyon Open title

Field Level Media
08 Mar 2021, 02:55 GMT+10

Denmark's Clara Tauson picked up her maiden WTA title with a 6-4, 6-1 win over Swiss qualifier Viktorija Golubic in the final of the Lyon Open in France on Sunday.

Tauson, 18, racked up seven aces in the one-hour, 29-minute victory, staving off five of eight break points along the way.

Currently ranked 139th in the world, Tauson also won her only previous meeting against Golubic 6-0, 4-6, 6-3 in January.

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Tunisia's Ons Jabeur enjoyed a strong start, topping Katerina Siniakova 6-2, 6-3 as main draw play began in the U.A.E.

Jabeur converted four of nine break opportunities and fired four aces in the 65-minute match.

Russia's Veronika Kudermetova, France's Alize Cornet and Latvia's Anastasija Sevastova also advanced out of the round of 64.

--Field Level Media

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