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CLARO OPEN COLSANITAS
Bogota, Colombia
April 7-13, 2014
$250,000/International
Red Clay/Outdoors

Results - Sunday, April 13, 2014
Singles - Final
(5) Caroline Garcia (FRA) d. (1) Jelena Jankovic (SRB) 63 64

Doubles - Final (played Saturday)
Arruabarrena/Garcia (ESP/FRA) d. (1) King/Scheepers (USA/RSA) 76(5) 64

Final Facts
- After previously having not gone beyond a WTA semifinal, Garcia wins her first WTA title.
- Garcia scores the first Top 10 win of her career over World No.9 Jankovic.
- Garcia improves to 1-2 against Jankovic, having held match point in each of her losses.
- Garcia will rise to a career-high No.51 on the new rankings.
- Defending champion Jankovic falls to 13-19 in WTA finals.
- Having also won the doubles alongside Lara Arruabarrena, Garcia becomes the first player to pull off a singles-doubles sweep at a WTA-level event since Serena Williams at the 2012 Olympics.
- Arruabarrena and Garcia’s first event together results in Arruabarrena’s second WTA doubles title and Garcia’s first. They were the first team to beat the Top 3 seeds en route to a WTA doubles title since Chan Chin-Wei and Xu Yi-Fan did so in Seoul last September.

Final Quotes
Caroline Garcia:
"I think I played pretty well. I'm very pleased. This is my first time in Colombia, and I loved the tournament and the people."

Jelena Jankovic: "I love Colombia. Bogotá is a very special place. The people are very funny, open and very warm. There is no reason for me not to come. I owe much to Bogotá."


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