Pliskova beats Vandewegheto win Stuttgart Open

first_imgJo Koy draws ire for cutting through Cebu City traffic with ‘wang-wang’ Pliskova got the break she had been pushing for to lead 3-2, then broke again for 5-2. Vandeweghe broke in turn to prolong the suspense but the Czech successfully took her second chance to close out the game.“I missed a few volleys that I probably would like to have back,” Vandeweghe said. “I’m very proud of my performance.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Truck driver killed in Davao del Sur road accident LATEST STORIES Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Czech Republic’s Karolina Pliskova kisses the trophy after she won the final match against Coco Vandeweghe from the U.S. at the WTA tennis tournament in Stuttgart, Germany, Sunday, April 29, 2018. (Marijan Murat/dpa via AP)STUTTGART, Germany — Karolina Pliskova ended CoCo Vandeweghe’s brilliant week with a 7-6 (2), 6-4 win in the Stuttgart Open final on Sunday.The sixth-seeded Czech held her nerve at key times to win her first title of the season and her 10th overall in just under two hours. Pliskova, who fired 41 aces over four matches on her way to the final, added another 11 against Vandeweghe.ADVERTISEMENT Nadal wins 11th Barcelona title, unbeaten in 46 sets on clay ‘Stop romanticizing Pinoy resilience’ In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’center_img Green group flags ‘overkill’ use of plastic banderitas in Manila Sto. Niño feast Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Vandeweghe, a wild card entry who defeated defending champion Laura Siegemund and three top 10 players including top-ranked Simona Halep over the week, was bidding to become the first American winner in Stuttgart since Lindsay Davenport in 2005.“Sometimes, your opponent plays too good,” Vandeweghe said. “The only thing I know is I gave everything I had out there today.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownVandeweghe broke Pliskova’s first serve but the Czech answered for 2-2. Both held serve for the tiebreaker, where Pliskova responded to losing the first two points by winning seven straight.Vandeweghe saved a break point to hold serve at the start of the second set, but hurt her right hand when she hit the ground on deuce. P16.5-M worth of aid provided for Taal Volcano eruption victims — NDRRMC View comments Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. MOST READlast_img