Posted September 14, 2013 on AP on Fox
Lucie Safarova beat No. 6 seed Marina Erakovic 6-4, 6-3 on Sunday in the finals of the Bell Challenge, claiming her first WTA Tour title in five years. The third-seeded Czech, who is ranked 36th in the world and hadn't won a championship since Forest Hills in 2008, earned the fifth WTA title of her career. ''It was just about a few points today," Safarova said, "but I was more consistent with my game and more aggressive, and I think that's why I won.''

Safarova to meet Erakovic in Bell Challenge final

Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic rallied to beat Canadian teenager Eugenie Bouchard 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 to reach the final of the Bell Challenge on Saturday. Safarova, the No. 3 seed, will face sixth-seeded Marina Erakovic in Sunday's final after the New Zealander beat American Christina McHale 6-4, 6-3 in the other semifinal. Erakovic won eight straight games at one point. She...

Lucie Safarova Claims Quebec City Title

(September 15, 2013) Lucie Safarova won her fifth WTA title on Sunday by defeating sixth seed Marina Erakovic 6-4, 6-3 for the Bell Challenge tournament in Quebec City. This is the Czech’s first tournament win since 2008 when she won at Forest Hills. “It was just about a few points today, but I was more […]

Safarova and Erakovic to Meet in Quebec City Final

BELL CHALLENGE Québec City, Canada September 9-15, 2013 $235,000/International Hard/Indoors Results – Saturday, September 14, 2013 Singles – Semifinals (3/WC) Lucie Safarova (CZE) d. (5) Eugenie Bouchard (CAN) 36 63 62 (6) Marina Erakovic (NZL) d. Christina McHale (USA) 64 63 Doubles – Semifinals (1) Hlavackova/Hradecka (CZE/CZE) d. Falconi/Tatishvili (USA/GEO) 36 64 107 (Match TB) […]

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