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Mayar Sherif becomes first Egyptian to win WTA Tour title

Sunday، 02 October 2022 - 12:39 PM

World No.74 Mayar Sherif became the first woman from Egypt to win a WTA Tour title after defeating top seed Maria Sakkari 7-5, 6-3 to win the Parma Ladies Open.

Sherif's win over No.7 Sakkari was the first Top 10 win of her career.

She had to win two matches on Saturday, first overcoming sixth-seeded Ana Bogdan 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 in the semifinals, which were postponed a day due to rain.


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