Martinez Sanchez takes Gastein title

Sun, 17 Jul 15:12:00 2011

Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez ended Patricia Mayr-Archleitner's fairytale run at the WTA Bad Gastien event by comfortably winning the final.

- Martinez wins Gastein

The world number 54 romped to a 6-0 7-5 victory against the Austrian wild card to win the fourth WTA title of her career.

However, despite dominating the first set, she did have to come back from 4-1 down in the second before claiming victory.

All four of Martinez Sanchez's titles have now come on clay.

"It's a really good step for me to play a lot of matches in the same week and build my confidence," she said after the match.

Mayr-Archleitner will be disappointed with her performance in the final, but the world number 109 will return to top 100 when the rankings are released on Monday.


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