FLORIANOPOLIS, Brazil (AP) — Monica Niculescu of Romania defeated Olga Puchkova of Russia 6-2, 4-6, 6-4 in the final of the Brazil Tennis Cup to win her first WTA title on Saturday.
Niculescu had been runner-up twice on tour before finally breaking through at the outdoor hard-court tournament in southern Brazil.
The 75th-ranked Romanian broke Puchkova's serve to go up 5-4 in the final set then converted on her service game to close out the match in 1 hour, 59 minutes.
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