COLLECTOR SWEDISH OPEN - BASTAD, SWE
14 - 20 JULY 2014
RESULTS - JULY 20, 2014
Singles - Finals
M Barthel (GER) d C Scheepers
(RSA) 63 76(3)
Doubles - Finals
A Klepac (SLO)
/ M Torro-Flor (ESP) d J Rae (GBR) / A Smith (GBR) 61 61
- Appearing in her fourth WTA final, Barthel wins her
third WTA title, the previous ones coming at Hobart in
2012 and Paris [Indoors] in 2013. This is her first WTA
clay court title.
- Barthel was extended to three
sets twice this week and rallied from a 5-3 second set
deficit in the final.
- After losing her first two
match-ups with Scheepers, Barthel has now won two
straight in their head-to-head.
- This was Scheeper’s
second WTA final, having been victorious in Guangzhou in
- This was the first WTA tournament since
Hobart in January 2009 in which no seeds made the
quarterfinals. This was the second final in tournament
history featuring two unseeded players.
- A week
after making their first WTA final as a duo in Bad
Gastein, Klepac and Torró-Flor win their first WTA
doubles title together.
- Klepac and Torró-Flor now
each have two WTA doubles titles individually.
Mona Barthel: "It's been
an amazing week for me - I cannot believe I won the
title! It was like a perfect week for me. I was fighting
a lot - in some matches I was behind, and I was just
fighting for every point. I'm just happy everything
worked out. I love this tournament so much."