Caroline Garcia wins maiden Wuhan Open title, Martina Hingis celebrates 37th birthday with women's doubles crown

Here are the winners of the singles and doubles events at the WTA Wuhan Open.

FP Sports September 30, 2017 22:14:30 IST
France’s Caroline Garcia bagged her maiden WTA Premier 5 level title at the Wuhan Open with a hard-fought 6-7(3), 7-6(4), 6-2 win over Ashleigh Barty in the final on Saturday. AFP
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France’s Caroline Garcia bagged her maiden WTA Premier 5 level title at the Wuhan Open with a hard-fought 6-7(3), 7-6(4), 6-2 win over Ashleigh Barty in the final on Saturday. AFP
Martina Hingis celebrated turning 37 by winning the doubles title at Wuhan with Taiwan’s Yung-Jan Chan. AFP
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Martina Hingis celebrated turning 37 by winning the doubles title at Wuhan with Taiwan’s Yung-Jan Chan. AFP
Caroline Garcia struck first by breaking Ashleigh Barty's serve in the seventh game and holding the next to take a 5-3 lead. Barty easily held her serve and broke back for 5-5. Neither player could then hold their serve and Barty won the tiebreaker. AFP
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Caroline Garcia struck first by breaking Ashleigh Barty's serve in the seventh game and holding the next to take a 5-3 lead. Barty easily held her serve and broke back for 5-5. Neither player could then hold their serve and Barty won the tiebreaker. AFP
The second set saw both players struggling for consistency in their serves and trading breaks. Barty's sliced backhand caused her Australian opponent some problems and she served twice for the set but was unable to close. It was Garcia's turn to win the tiebreaker. AFP
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The second set saw both players struggling for consistency in their serves and trading breaks. Barty's sliced backhand caused her Australian opponent some problems and she served twice for the set but was unable to close. It was Garcia's turn to win the tiebreaker. AFP
Switching gears for an early break in the deciding set, Garcia raced into a 5-2 lead before sealing victory with a powerful serve down the middle. "A title is the best, it's the best thing you can have in tennis. A big one or a small one, it doesn't matter," said Garcia, who won her first title of the year on Saturday. AFP
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Switching gears for an early break in the deciding set, Garcia raced into a 5-2 lead before sealing victory with a powerful serve down the middle. "A title is the best, it's the best thing you can have in tennis. A big one or a small one, it doesn't matter," said Garcia, who won her first title of the year on Saturday. AFP
Wuhan Open winner Caroline Garcia of France (L) and runner-up Ashleigh Barty of Australia pose with their trophies. Caroline Garcia fired 32 winners and served eight aces, winning eight out of 16 break points to prevail in two hours and 43 minutes. AFP
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Wuhan Open winner Caroline Garcia of France (L) and runner-up Ashleigh Barty of Australia pose with their trophies. Caroline Garcia fired 32 winners and served eight aces, winning eight out of 16 break points to prevail in two hours and 43 minutes. AFP
Top seeds Martina Hingis and Chan Yung-Jan marched to their third consecutive title at Wuhan beating Japan's Shuko Aoyama and China's Yang Zhaoxuan 7-6(5), 3-6, 10-4. AFP
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Top seeds Martina Hingis and Chan Yung-Jan marched to their third consecutive title at Wuhan beating Japan's Shuko Aoyama and China's Yang Zhaoxuan 7-6(5), 3-6, 10-4. AFP