Radwanska wins first title since January in Seoul

by: AP September 22, 2013

AP Photo

SEOUL, South Korea -- Top-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska rallied from a set down on Sunday to beat Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-7 (6), 6-3, 6-4 and win the Korea Open.

Radwanska hit five aces and took advantage of 10 double-faults by the third-seeded Russian player to win in 2 hours, 45 minutes at Olympic Park tennis stadium.

Sunday's win was Radwanska's first since winning the Apia International in Sydney in January.

Radwanska, No. 4 in the world rankings, improved to 3-1 in head-to-head matches against the 32nd-ranked Pavlyuchenkova.

More Stories

Kirsten Flipkens beats Belinda Bencic to advance at Connecticut Open

Earlier Tuesday, Johanna Larsson beat seventh-seeded Timea Bacsinszky in straight sets, 7-5, 6-2. 

Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic seeded No. 1 for U.S. Open

Djokovic, the defending champion, is followed by No. 2 Andy Murray, No. 3 Stan Wawrinka and No. 4 Rafael Nadal. 

Nike unveils U.S. Open outfits for Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal

The two iconic players will be looking sharp in Flushing Meadows next week.