Ash Barty Completes Quest for World No. 1 at Birmingham, Kenin Triumphs in Mallorca

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In the second grass season primer of the week, FILA sponsored tennis player Sofia Kenin captured her second singles title of the year at the Mallorca Open, defeating Belinda Bencic 6-7(2), 7-6(5), 6-4 in thrilling fashion.
CAPTION
Playing her first event inside the WTA Top 30, Kenin registered impressive wins over top seeds Elise Mertens [4] and Anastasija Sevastova [2] en route to a 2-hour 42-minute epic final against Bencic. Kenin saved three match points at 4-5 in the second set, only to overcome the Swiss, who is having a career season on Tour. With the win, Kenin improves to 6-6 against the WTA Top 20 this season and also holds an impressive 25-12 overall match record in 2019.
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  • Madison Lieberman
    Fila
    United States
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