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AEGON INTERNATIONAL
Eastbourne, England
June 17-22, 2013
$690,000/Premier
Grass/Outdoors

Results - Saturday, June 22, 2013
Singles - Final
Elena Vesnina (RUS) d. (Q) Jamie Hampton (USA) 62 61

Doubles - Final
(1) Petrova/Srebotnik (RUS/SLO) d. Niculescu/Zakopalova (ROU/CZE) 63 63

Final Facts

- Vesnina wins the second title of her career, both of which have come in 2013; her first came in January in Hobart.

- Vesnina's win-loss record in finals now stands at 2-6; her record prior to the start of the season was 0-6.

- Vesnina becomes the third unseeded player in the past four years to win the tournament.

- Vesnina is the third Russian to lift the title, after Makarova (2010) and Kuznetsova (2004).
- Hampton was playing her first WTA final; her previous best performances were semifinal appearances in Brussels and Auckland earlier this year.

- Vesnina and Hampton will rise to No.22 and No.25 respectively when the new rankings are released.

- Petrova and Srebotnik win their fourth WTA title together; Petrova now has 24 career titles to her name, while Srebotnik has 33.

 

Final Quotes

Elena Vesnina: "It was really difficult to play today because of the wind. It was not about the serve, it was not about good forehands or good backhands it was about fighting spirit. If you're able to handle this, if you're able to play under the pressure with this wind, you'll do well. You always want to show the best tennis in the final, but it doesn't matter, a win is a win."

Jamie Hampton: "She played the conditions much better than I did. Honestly, I was surprised how she was even hitting the ball in the court, and on top of that she was playing some very good tennis. She was very deserving of the title today. I'm disappointed that I lost today, obviously, and I would have loved to win the tournament, but on to the next tournament now."



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