Yulia Putintseva wins her first grass-court singles title at Rothesay Classic Birmingham

Yulia Putintseva wins her first grass-court singles title at Rothesay Classic Birmingham
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Kazakhstan’s Yulia Putintseva beat Australian Ajla Tomljanovic (ranked 190th) to secure her first-ever grass-court singles title at the WTA 250 Rothesay Classic tournament in Birmingham (Great Britain), Kazinform News Agency learned from the Kazakhstan Tennis Federation.

The final match, which lasted for 1 hour and 28 minutes, ended with a score of 6:1, 7:6 (10:8).

In the second set, she came from 5:3 behind and saved two set points.

This became the third champion’s title for Putintseva and first-ever grass title in her career.

On Monday, June 24, Putintseva will climb seven spots up in the world rankings to occupy the 34th line.

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