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(May 25, 2013) Unseeded Kaia Kanepi claimed her first title of 2013 by defeating eighth seed Peng Shuai in the final of the Brussels Open on Saturday 6-2, 7-5. Both women had to play both semifinals and the final due to rain earlier in the week washing out play. The Estonian Kanepi also had [...]
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Kaia Kanepi of Estonia beat Peng Shuai of China 6-2, 7-5 to win the Brussels Open on Saturday.
Kanepi won the fourth tournament in her WTA career by racing out to build a big lead before surviving some late jitters and clinching a big boost ahead of the French Open which starts on Sunday.
`'This win gives me confidence and I feel good going to Roland Garros,'' 27-year...
Peng Shuai of China will face Kaia Kanepi of Estonia in the final of the Brussels Open.
Eighth-seeded Peng defeated Romina Oprandi of Switzerland 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 in the semifinal on Saturday. Kanepi moved into the final by edging Jamie Hampton of the United States, 7-6 (6), 6-4.
The players were given a few hours rest before their final later Saturday.
Peng, ranked 34th, reached...
Jamie Hampton of the United States came from behind for the third day in a row to reach the semifinals of the Brussels Open, beating second-seeded Roberta Vinci 5-7, 6-3, 7-5 on Friday.
After beating Belgians Yanina Wickmayer and Kirsten Flipkens in tense three-setters early in the week, the 68th-ranked Hampton again refused to crumble in in the cold and wet conditions against the...