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Greta Arn Auckland Open champion
The Hungarian Greta Arn finished his dream week, which was crowned with the title at the Auckland Open, played in New Zealand.
The 31-year-old defeated in the final of New Zealand to the Belgian Yanina Wickmayer, second seed and defending champion by a score of 6-3 and 6-3.
Arn had been surprised in Quarterfinals, when he defeated first-seeded Russian Maria Sharapova, a scorer of 6-2 and 7-5, while in semi-finals eliminated the Germanic Julia Goerges.
For Hungary this was his second title on the WTA circuit after obtained in Estoril (Portugal) in 2007. “I feel great. I’m so happy I do not know what to say. It’s a dream come true, “said Arn to the local public was taxed his applauded him after the match.
Petra Kvitova win in Brisbane
Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic was crowned at the Open in Brisbane (Australia), after winning in straight sets to Germany’s Andrea Petkovic, in the final of the tournament.
Kvitova played with great credit from the beginning of the meeting, and passed without trouble, 6-1, 6-3 to the Germanic player in just 71 minutes gone.
This was the third title in the circuit for Kvitova, a Czech player up 20 years of age, born in the town of Bílovec.
He had previously taken the titles in Hobart (Australia) in January 2009 and the Open in Linz (Austria) in the month of October also 2009.