NEWS AND COMMENTARY ON WOMEN'S PROFESSIONAL TENNIS
Sunday, September 20, 2009
Peer is new Guangzhou champion
Shahar Peer, the 5th seed at the Guangzhou International Women's Open, defeated 8th seed Alberta Brianti, 6-3, 6-4 in the final today to win the 2009 championship. This is Peer's fourth Sony Ericsson WTA Tour title.
Olga Govortsova and Tatiana Poutchek won the doubles title, defeating Kimiko Date Krumm and Sun Tiantian, 3-6, 6-2, 10-8.