Vondrousova captures Ladies Open Biel Bienne

Marketa Vondrousova was quite superb in the final of the Ladies Open Biel-Bienne on Sunday as she did just enough to overcome the challenge of Anett Kontaveit and so lift her first WTA title.

Vondrousova is just 17-years-of-age and was competing in only her second WTA main draw.

She beat the experienced Barbora Strýcová in the semi-finals to book a spot against Kontaveit in the final. Strýcová was the top seed at the tournament.

In the championship-deciding match, the Czech teen sensation played the big moments far better than her fellow first-time finalist, Kontaveit.

Vondrousova ran out as the 6-4, 7-6(6) victor.

She was able to remain ultra-aggressive – she hit 28 winners and 26 unforced errors.

"It's the biggest win of my career, because I'd mostly played smaller tournaments, 25Ks and 60Ks," she said in her post-match press conference.

"This was one of my first big tournaments, and I was injured in my left elbow for a lot of last year. I had to do a lot of fitness, which helped me become a better mover.

"Now I'm playing really great!"

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