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.

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