The Chinese woman battled back to win 1-6, 6-4, 6-2 for her first WTA career title. (Wikimedia Commons)
NANCHANG, China (AP) -- China's Duan Yingying battled back from a set down to beat American Vania King 1-6, 6-4, 6-2 in the final of the Jiangxi Open on Sunday for her first career title.
It took Duan two hours and two minutes to secure the hard-fought victory over her sixth-seeded opponent at the Nanchang International Sports Center.
The home favorite served up eight aces on her way to the title.
King was playing in her first final of the year and her first since 2013.