Marketa Vondrousova reached a career high singles ranking of world number 222 in April

Marketa Vondrousova, a 17-year-old qualifier, beat Anett Kontaveit in the final of the Biel Bienne Open in Switzerland to win her first WTA title.

The Czech world number 233 edged Estonia’s 99th-ranked Kontaveit – who beat Britain’s Heather Watson in the first round – 6-4 7-6 (8-6).

Vondrousova had beaten Czech compatriot and world number 18 Barbora Strycova in the semi-final.

Sunday’s victory moves her close to the top 100 for the first time.


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