Stuttgart Open: Karolina Pliskova beats Coco Vandeweghe to say title
Karolina Pliskova claimed her 10th WTA title with a straight-set victory over Coco Vandeweghe on the Stuttgart Open.
The Czech fifth seed registered a 7-6 (7-2) 6-Four win over American Vandeweghe, who’s ranked 16th on the earth.
Wildcard Vandeweghe acquired a medical timeout after falling and injuring her hand at the beginning of the second set.
She matched her opponent’s highly effective groundstrokes however Pliskova struck 11 aces as she went on to say her first title of the 12 months.
Vandeweghe, who beat three top-10 gamers on the way in which to her first clay-court remaining, was left in tears after the match.