Sofia Kenin staged a recovery from the first set to beat Garbine Muguruza 4-6, 6-2, 6-2
Melbourne: America's Sofia Kenin on Saturday lifted her maiden Women Singles Gland Slam title after defeating Spain's Garbine Muguruza in the finals of Australian Open.
Kenin overcame Muguruza 4-6, 6-2, 6-2 at Rod Laver Arena in the finals of the tournament.
With this win, Kenin becomes the youngest Australian Open women's singles champion in 12 years.
The two-times Grand slam winner Muguruza played aggressive tennis and did not allow the American to get any momentum, taking the set 6-4.
However, Kenin bounced back in the second set with a terrific display of tennis skills and won the set 6-2. Kenin dominated the Spanish star in the third set and outclassed Muguruza 6-2. (ANI)
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