Fruhvirtová, 17, takes first WTA title in Chennai

Czech player Linda Fruhvirtová, who is 17, has won her first WTA final at tennis’s Chenai Open in India after overcoming Magda Linette of Poland 4-6 6-3 6-4.

The Prague-born Fruhvirtová had been losing 4:1 in the final set. However, her opponent suffered an injury that caused her to twice receive treatment on the court. When play resumed the Czech won five games in a row to lift the title.

Author: Ian Willoughby