Unseeded Moyuka Uchijima of Japan beat fourth seed Diana Marcinkevica of Latvia 6-2, 7-5 in the final of the NECC $25,000 ITF women’s tennis tournament at the Deccan Gymkhana on Saturday.
Firing eight aces and converting five of eight break points she forced, the 20-year-old Moyuka cruised to victory in an hour and 37 minutes.
It was the fourth title in the professional circuit for Moyuka, and third of the season.
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The champion collected 65 WTA points and $3,935, and the runner-up won 40 points and $2,107.
In the doubles final, top seeds Anna Danilina and Valeriya Strakhova prevailed 6-0, 2-6, 10-5 against the Japanese pair of Funa Kozaki and Misaki Matsuda.
The doubles champion team got $1,437 and the runner-up $719.
The General Manager of the National Egg Coordination Committee (NECC), BSR Shastri, was the chief guest and presented the prizes.
|The results (finals):
Singles: Moyuka Uchijima (Jpn) bt Diana Marcinkevica (Lat) 6-2, 7-5.
Doubles: Anna Danilina (Kaz) & Valeriya Strakhova (Ukr) bt Funa Kozaki & Misaki Matsuda (Jpn) 6-0, 2-6, [10-5]