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Nürnberger Gastein Ladies Sunday Tennis Results
     
 

 

 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

NÜRNBERGER GASTEIN LADIES - BAD GASTEIN, AUSTRIA
$ 250,000.00
7-13 JULY 2014

RESULTS - JULY 13, 2014
Singles - Finals

[4] A Petkovic (GER) d [Q] S Rogers (USA) 63 63

Doubles - Finals

[2] K Pliskova (CZE) / K Pliskova (CZE) d [5] A Klepac (SLO) / M Torro-Flor (ESP) 46 63 10-6

Final Facts
- Petkovic wins the fourth WTA title of her career and second at Bad Gastein, having also won in 2009.
- Petkovic's win-loss record in finals now stands at 4-5; all four of her titles have come on clay, at Bad Gastein (2009, 2014), Strasbourg (2011) and Charleston (2014).
- Petkovic dropped one set en route to the title, against Min in the semifinals.
- Petkovic is only the fourth seed in the tournament’s eight-year history to lift the title.
- Rogers was playing in her maiden WTA final; she had never previously won back-to-back WTA main draw matches.
- The Pliskova sisters win their second WTA title together; Karolina now has three titles, while Kristyna has two.

Final Quotes
Andrea Petkovic:
"Playing in a final there are always some nerves, but I was expecting that and expecting a tough opponent. I’ve never won two two tournaments in a year before and I’m obviously very happy to achieve this."

Shelby Rogers:
"I'm definitely feeling the matches – I’ve played a lot this week – but she played incredibly and is always a tough competitor. I'm still so happy with my whole week, though. I had such a great time here. The fans were amazing too. I had an incredible time here on and off the court. It was just an incredible experience this year in Bad Gastein."




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