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OEC TAIPEI WTA LADIES OPEN
Taipei, Chinese Taipei
November 4-10, 2013
$125,000/WTA 125K Series
Hard/Indoors

Results - Sunday, November 10, 2013
Singles - Final
Alison Van Uytvanck (BEL) d. (2) Yanina Wickmayer (BEL) 64 62

Doubles - Final
Garcia/Shvedova (FRA/KAZ) d. Friedsam/Van Uytvanck (GER/BEL) 63 63

Final Facts
- Van Uytvanck wins her first WTA 125K Series tournament and the biggest title of her career.
- Van Uytvanck's previous best performances were a quarterfinal run at Brussels last year and ITF Circuit $50,000 titles in Equeurdreville, Andrezieux-Boutheon, Chiasso and Shrewsbury.
- Van Uytvanck dropped just one set all week, during a 63 67(2) 75 win over Ekaterina Bychkova in the quarterfinals.
- Wickmayer was appearing in the final of a WTA 125K Series tournament for the first time; she also has three WTA titles, at Auckland in 2010 and Estoril and Linz in 2009.
- Van Uytvanck levels her head-to-head record against Wickmayer at 1-1.
- Garcia and Shvedova win their first WTA 125K Series doubles title together in their first tournament together.

Final Quotes
Alison Van Uytvanck:
"I was a bit nervous in the beginning, and I think she was as well, with two Belgians playing against each other in a final. But I broke her in the first game of the match, which was a great start for me because I was serving well all week and I knew it would be hard for her to break me. Then I got two breaks immediately in the second set, which was even better. I just played a very good match today I'm so happy with the level I performed and it's just great to end my season like this."

Yanina Wickmayer: "First of all I want to congratulate Alison for a great week. I did what I could, but she was just too good. She played too well for me today and she's a great, up-and-coming player. Other than that I had a great week. I played some good matches and enjoyed my time here. It's always nice to be in Taipei last time I was here was a few years ago, and I really enjoyed it then too."

 

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