Heather Watson first female Brit since 1988 to win WTA title

Heather Watson first female Brit since 1988 to win WTA title

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Less than a month after British No.1 Laura Robson made it to the final of the Guangzhou Open and became the first British woman in 22 years to reach a WTA final, twenty-year-old Heather Watson came through an epic battle against Taiwan’s Chang Kai-Chen to win 7-5 5-7 7-6(4) in her first career WTA final at the HP Open in Osaka. The singles trophy is the first on the women’s side for Great Britain since 1988 (Watson was born for years later)!

 

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