Bacsinszky wins Luxembourg Open

Updated: 26 October 2009 12:22 IST

Unseeded Timea Bacsinszky won her first WTA title, beating sixth-seeded Sabine Lisicki 6-2, 7-5 in the final of the Luxembourg Open.

Luxembourg : Unseeded Timea Bacsinszky won her first WTA title, beating sixth-seeded Sabine Lisicki 6-2, 7-5 in the final of the Luxembourg Open.

The Swiss, ranked 70th in the world, won the battle of the 20-year olds Sunday with her fourth upset victory this week by beating a player 42 places ahead of her in the rankings.

In the semifinals, she had upset fifth-seed Yanina Wickmayer, ending the Belgian's eight-match winning streak.

Germany's Lisicki was looking for her second WTA win this year in the wake of her first career title at Charleston in April.
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