Yulia Putintseva, Nuremberg Cup

Yulia Putintseva, Nuremberg Cup

Putintseva fights back to win maiden singles title at Nuremberg | Malay Mail

Putintseva fights back to win maiden singles title at Nuremberg

25.5.2019

Putintseva fights back to win maiden singles title at Nuremberg

BERLIN, May 25 — Kazakhstan’s Yulia Putintseva came back from a set down to beat unseeded Tamara Zidansek of Slovenia 4-6 6-4 6-2 to capture her first WTA singles title at the Nuremberg Cup today. Top seed Putintseva converted six break points in all to finally win her first title in what was...

BERLIN, May 25 — Kazakhstan’s Yulia Putintseva came back from a set down to beat unseeded Tamara Zidansek of Slovenia 4-6 6-4 6-2 to capture her first WTA singles title at the Nuremberg Cup today.

The 24-year-old Putintseva, who lost in the St Petersburg final in 2017 and Guangzhou final last year, had previously been defeated by Zidansek in the pair’s only previous meeting in another three-setter in Morocco earlier this season.

Putintseva will not have much time to celebrate her victory though, as she heads to Roland Garros where she takes on Sweden’s Rebecca Peterson in the first round of the French Open, while Zidanesk takes on Belgium’s Elise Mertens. — Reuters

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