CARLA SUAREZ WINNER TOURNAMENT WTA OEIRAS (PORTUGAL)
The PROAB TEAM Tennis player Carla Suarez Navarro, world ranking number 15 , won in Oeiras (Portugal ) her first WTA tournament after beating Russian tennis player Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-4 , 3-6, 6-4 after two hours and ten minutes of play. Carla, aged 25 , top seed Oeiras Tournament , won her first tittle. At last she reached the sixth time lucky for Carla Suarez , who had been at the gates in Marbella Tournament (2009 and 2010 ), Acapulco (2013 ) and the Portuguese round (2012 and 2013 ) itself.
In her third final for the third consecutive year, the appointment of clay Portugal, Carla Suárez writes the best page of her career, which began in 2003 with only 16 years. In the first race , Carla looked calm on the first serve and converted three double faults from the Russian player. In the second set, Carla lost by 3-6. Already in the third , Carla pulled epic to overturn a 1-4 and add up to five straight games. She raised her fist and could not hold the excitement, hugging Xavier Budó our coach and our Novaelite physiotherapist, Angel La Puebla.
In Oeiras shown intractable, to take the crown . Congratulations Carla. In first round got rid of Kudryavteseva Russian 6-1 6-2 while in the second triturated Barbora Zahlavova Strycova Czech player 6-0 6-0. In the quarterfinals also showed much higher play against Slovenian Hercog 6-1, 6-3 . In the semifinals Carla beat Romanian Irina Camelia Begua 7-6 (3 ) , 6-1. Now in her third final in Portugal, beat Kuznetsova in three sets in the fifth match which was measured with the Russian. Thus achieved the second partial victory against one of the great circuit as Kuznetsova has under her belt as two Grand Slams Roland Garros and the U.S. Open. But it was Carlas’ day, with a right of reinforced concrete, opens her belt in the land of a tournament that bears her name already.
And with this victory on her side, she seeds in the WTA world ranking 14, highest ranking of her career. Congratulations Carla!