Elina Svitolina beats Aliaksandra Sasnovich to title at Brisbane International – media

13:12, 06 January 2018
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Ukraine's Elina Svitolina won the first WTA title of the year, beating surprise finalist Aliaksandra Sasnovich 6-2 6-1 at the Brisbane International, according to the BBC.

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The third seed and world number six looked full of confident against the world number 88 from Belarus who had come through qualifying, the BBC reported.

Read alsoUkraine’s Svitolina rockets to 3rd spot in WTA ranking, sets national recordSvitolina, who had beaten second seed Karolina Pliskova in the semi-final, was in complete control throughout.

It gives the 23-year-old her 10th WTA career title.

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