PORTOROZ, Slovenia – Jasmine Paolini (ITA) won her first WTA singles title at the Zavarovalnica Sava Portoroz (Slovenia Open).
The 25-year-old entered the tournament at her career-high ranking of 87, but she will leave with another career-best – now ranked 64 – after defeating four seeded players, including three in the WTA top-50 en route to the title.
"I think it’s been an amazing week here in Portoroz," said Paolini. "I feel just very happy. It’s a big achievement for me, to win my first title.
Road to the Title
Round of 32: def.  Dayana Yastremska, 7-6, 4-1 ret.
Round of 16: def. Anna Kalinskaya, 6-3, 6-2
Quarterfinals: def.  Sorana Cirstea, 6-4, 4-6, 6-1
Semifinals: def.  Yulia Putintseva, 1-6, 6-3, 6-4
Finals: def.  Alison Riske, 7-6, 6-2
Racquet: VCORE 100
Bag: Pro Series Racquet Bag
Overgrip: Super Grap