Muguruza defeated Czech Barbora Krejcikova 7-6 (8-6) 6-3 to win her first title after a win at Monterrey in April 2019. The first set was tight and Muguruza had to save one set point before finishing 8-6. In the tiebreaker.
Muguruza said, “It means a lot to me. Winning the title is never easy.” “I am very happy that it has now happened after some finals that did not go my way. It was a nice relief.” It was such an exciting match. It could have gone either way. I had to work hard for this. “
Earlier, Disciples of Conchita Martínez lost in the final against Ashley Barty in Melbourne and Petra Quitova in Doha.
Second title win for Spain
In Mexico, Spain’s Sara Soribes Tormo meanwhile defeated Eugenie Bouchard of Canada in straight sets to win the Eberto Zopopan title. Toro’s win at Guadalajara was his first WTA title and he won 6–2, 7–5 in straight sets. Bouchard is without a title since the win in 2014.
Nadal is at number 2 in the rankings
During the ATP tour, Russia’s Daniel Medvedev defeated Pierre-Hughes Herbert 6-4 6-7 (4-7) 6-4 to win the Open 13 Provence title in France. Thus Medvedev would replace Rafael Nadal in the men’s ranking by number two. He hit 13 aces on the way to victory.
French tennis player Pierre-Hughes Herbert, who beat Kei Nishikori and Stephanos Tsitsipas (Nadal’s nemesis at the Australian Open), made it to the finals, aiming for his first ATS singles title in his fourth final. However, this was not to be and Medvedev now has 10 titles to his name.