Sofia Kenin continued her good start to 2019, winning a maiden WTA Tour singles title at the Hobart International.
Talented American Sofia Kenin thrashed Anna Karolina Schmiedlova to win her first WTA Tour singles title at the Hobart International on Saturday.
Kenin, 20, needed just 71 minutes to crush Schmiedlova 6-3 6-0 in the decider.
The world number 56 became the first American to win the WTA International event since Amy Frazier in 2004.
Kenin, a former US Open girls’ singles runner-up, was dominant and took her chances against Schmiedlova.
She converted six of nine break points and lost just three points on serve in the second set.
Defeats Schmiedlova 6-3, 6-0 pic.twitter.com/mydMBuS54x
— WTA (@WTA) January 12, 2019
The loss ended Schmiedlova’s run of three straight wins in WTA finals, with the defeat her first in a decider since February 2015.