Brianti wins maiden Tour title

Sun, 24 Apr 21:01:00 2011

Italy's Alberta Brianti won her maiden WTA Tour title with a 6-4 6-3 victory over Simona Halep in Fes.

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Brianti, who turned 31 earlier this month, is ranked 94 in the world and had never won back-to-back main draw WTA matches on clay before this week in Morocco.

She recorded the decisive break in both sets against the 19-year-old to wrap up victory in just under 78 minutes.

Brianti benefitted from a walkover win over former world number one Dinara Safina in the semi-final,


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