Estonia's Kontaveit secures maiden WTA crown

Jun 19, 2017, 07:44 IST | AFP

Estonia's Anett Kontaveit scooped up her first WTA title after beating Natalia Vikhlyantseva of Russia 6-2, 6-3 in 's-Hertogenbosch final yesterday

Estonia’s Anett Kontaveit with the trophy after winning the Ricoh Open final vs Russia’s Natalia Vikhlyantseva yesterday. Pic/AFPEstonia's Anett Kontaveit with the trophy after winning the Ricoh Open final vs Russia’s Natalia Vikhlyantseva yesterday. Pic/AFP

Estonia's Anett Kontaveit scooped up her first WTA title after beating Natalia Vikhlyantseva of Russia 6-2, 6-3 in 's-Hertogenbosch final yesterday.

The 21-year-old from Tallinn, ranked 49th in the world, routed Vikhlyantseva, 20, in just 73 minutes to continue her strong 2017 form.

Meanwhile, Luxembourg's Gilles Muller downed Croat Ivo Karlovic 7-6 (7/5), 7-6 (7/4) yesterday to claim the title in a final with the oldest combined age for two players since 1976. Muller, 34, beat 38-year-old Karlovic.

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