Kenin rallies to top Stosur in Guangzhou final

Tennis

American Sofia Kenin beat former U.S. Open champion Samantha Stosur 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-2 in the final of the Guangzhou International on Saturday for her third WTA singles title of the year.

Kenin won her first singles title of 2019 on the hardcourts of Hobart, Australia in January, and won a second career singles title on grass of Mallorca in June.

Stosur, who won the U.S. Open in 2011, was looking to win her first WTA title since Strasbourg in 2017.

In a Korea Open semifinal in Seoul, Yafan Wang beat Karolina Muchova 7-6 (5), 6-4.

Wang will face the winner of the later semifinal between fourth-seeded Magda Linette of Poland and second-seeded Ekaterina Alexandrova.

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