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Errani wins Dubai title

DUBAI: Italian tennis player Sara Errani kisses the winner’s trophy after beating Czech player Barbora Strycova in the WTA tennis match of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, yesterrday. Sara Errani (ITA) beat Barbora Strycova (CZE) 6-0, 6-2. — AFP
DUBAI: Italian tennis player Sara Errani kisses the winner’s trophy after beating Czech player Barbora Strycova in the WTA tennis match of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, yesterrday. Sara Errani (ITA) beat Barbora Strycova (CZE) 6-0, 6-2. — AFP

DUBAI: Sara Errani of Italy trounced Barbora Strycova of the Czech Republic 6-0, 6-2 to win her ninth career title at the Dubai Tennis Championships yesterday. Errani was a runner-up in Dubai before, losing the 2013 final to Petra Kvitova. Strycova was trailing 6-0, 2-0 when the crowd cheered her as she came out to serve the third game. After Strycova finally won that game with a backhand volley, she raised her hands in a victory gesture. Errani became the first Italian to win the Dubai title on her fifth match point when Strycova netted the final shot.—AP

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