Alexandrova Wins Open De Limoges

LIMOGES, December 22, 2019

Top seed Ekaterina Alexandrova has clinched her third Open BLS de Limoges title by winning Sunday’s singles final against Aliaksandra Sasnovich of Belarus 6-1, 6-3.

The 25-year-old wild card entry from Russia beat Frenchwoman Oceana Dodin, Ana Bogdan of Romania and US-American qualifier Nicole Gibbs en route to the title match. Alexandrova sent down seven aces in the championship match and won 81 per cent of her first-service points to secure victory in only 56 minutes.

Alexandrova improved her head-to-head record against Sasnovich to 2-0, having claimed their only prior meeting in the qualifying rounds of St. Petersburg two years ago. The World No. 42 took away from France €16,129 in prize money as well as 160 WTA Ranking points.