FILE PHOTO – Aug 30, 2019; Flushing, NY, USA; Karolina Muchova of the Czech Republic hits a backhand towards Serena Williams of america (now not pictured) within the 3rd spherical on day 5 of the 2019 U.S. Open tennis event at USTA Billie Jean King Nationwide Tennis Middle. Necessary Credit score: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports activities
(Reuters) – Czech Republic’s Karolina Muchova thrashed fourth seed Magda Linette 6-1 6-1 within the Korea Open ultimate on Sunday to assert her maiden WTA identify.
International quantity 45 Muchova, who’s taking part in the most productive season of her occupation having additionally reached the general in Prague, received 90% of issues on her first serve and didn’t face a ruin level en path to the victory.
The 23-year-old, who shocked compatriot Karolina Pliskova in her run to the quarter-finals of Wimbledon, took complete benefit an error-prone efficiency via Linette who produced seven double faults within the 68-minute contest.
It used to be candy revenge for Muchova, after Poland’s Linette had received the pair’s best earlier assembly within the Bronx quarter-finals closing month to assert her first WTA identify.
Reporting via Shrivathsa Sridhar in Bengaluru, enhancing via Pritha Sarkar