Jennifer Brady of United State of America won her first WTA title Sunday, beating Swiss, Jil Teichmann, 6-3, 6-4, at the Top Seed Open in Lexington, Kentucky.
Brady who had won the Semi-Final defeating 16 year-old Coco Gauff 6-2, 6-4 to reach the final, required just one break of serve in each set to claim victory. This completes her impressive stretch of five matches.
Brady who had lost to the 23 year-old Swiss in 2019 in Limoges made an avenged by crushing an inside- out forehand winner, in her stellar display at the competition.
The American wins the first WTA trophy after the Covid-19 pandemic suspension which halted play for five months in the tennis tour.
The Lexington Champion is expected to get her first Grand Slam seeding due to her impressive performance in Kentucky. She said at the trophy presentation,
“Every American loves to play at home, “Especially to win the title on the home soul, is a great achievement for me and something I can be happy about.”
“The sky is the limit, so let’s keep going.”
This becomes her first WTA title and a boost ahead of the US Open