Margarita Gasparyan wins Baku Cup for 1st WTA title
BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — Margarita Gasparyan of Russia won her first WTA title Sunday by beating Patricia Maria Tig of Romania 6-3, 5-7, 6-0 in the Baku Cup final.
Gasparyan served for the match when up 5-4 in the second set but was broken back at love. However, she dominated the final set to wrap up the win in 2 ½ hours.
Gasparyan had never won a main-draw match at the WTA level before this tournament, while Tig — a qualifier — was also playing in her first tour final.
The 112th-ranked Gasparyan said “it’s been an amazing tournament for me.”