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Teenager Elina Svitolina bags first title

Promising Ukranian teenager Elina Svitolina claimed her first WTA title, defeating Shahar Peer in the final of the Baku Cup.

A brace of service breaks, one in each set gave the 18 year old the edge needed to defeat former world #11 Peer in 1 hour 37 minutes.

After the match, Svitolina said “It was a very tough match today and I had a lot of tough matches throughout the week, but I worked really hard coming into the tournament, and it turned out well for me.”

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