Agnieszka Radwanska wins 2016 China Open Women's Singles
Posted on:11 Oct 2016 09:28:19
11 October 2016 Current Affairs GK: Poland’s Agnieszka Radwanska won the 2016 China Open Women's Singles at the National Tennis Center in Beijing, China on 9 October 2016.
Radwanska defeated Johanna Konta 6-4, 6-2 to grab the title.
Agnieszka Radwanska : Agnieszka Radwańska is a Polish professional tennis player.
She achieved a career-high singles ranking of world No. 2 in July 2012 and is currently ranked world No. 3 by the Women's Tennis Association (WTA).
She is the first Polish player in the Open Era to reach a Grand Slam singles final (the 2012 Wimbledon Championships), the first Polish to win the WTA Finals (in 2015), and the first Polish to claim a WTA singles title (the 2007 Nordea Nordic Light Open).
China Open : The China Open is an annual professional tennis tournament held in Beijing, China. The men's singles and doubles events were first held in 1993, as the ATP opened a series of new tournaments in Asia.
In 1998, the tournament was dropped from the ATP tour calendar, but was reinstated in 2004.
In 2006, the China Open became the first tournament outside of the United States to use the Hawk-Eye system in match play.
Novak Djokovic is the only player to have won the title six times. He also holds the record for consecutive wins with four titles.
In doubles, the Bryan Brothers are the only doubles pair to have won consecutive titles.Agnieszka Radwanska, Svetlana Kuznetsova and Serena Williams hold the record for most titles won in the women's tournament, with two titles each.Garbine Muguruza was the winner of the 2015 China Open Women's Singles.
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