Vinci beats Begu in final of Budapest Grand Prix

Updated: 10 July 2011 22:48 IST

Top-seeded Roberta Vinci of Italy won her third WTA title of the year by beating Romania's Irina-Camelia Begu 6-4, 1-6, 6-4 on Sunday in the final of the Budapest Grand Prix.

Budapest:

Top-seeded Roberta Vinci of Italy won her third WTA title of the year by beating Romania's Irina-Camelia Begu 6-4, 1-6, 6-4 on Sunday in the final of the Budapest Grand Prix.

Vinci took a 4-1 lead in the first set but Begu fought back for a 5-4 advantage before Vinci broke again. After easily taking the second set, Begu was up 4-2 in the third but Vinci then won the last four games.

Vinci said "in the third set, I managed to turn things around especially by playing stronger on my forehand."

Temperatures in Budapest reached at 101.1 degrees Sunday, the hottest July 10 on record in the Hungarian capital.

Topics : Tennis Roberta Vinci Irina-Camelia Begu Hungarian Grand Prix
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