Kiki Bertens wins Women’s Singles Title in Madrid Open tennis
Kiki Bertens of Netherlands beats Simona Halep of Romania in finals to win women’s singles title in Madrid Open tennis.
- Kiki Bertens won with surprise 6-4, 6-4 victory over Simona Halep. With this triumph she became first woman ever to win Madrid singles title championship without dropping a set.
- Kiki climbed to fourth in world rankings which is her career’s best till now. With this she became the highest-ranked Dutchwoman ever by climbing to World No 4.
- A victory would have allowed the third-ranked Simona to regain her world’s number one ranking (displacing Naomi Osaka).
NOTE: Madrid Open Tennis also known as the Mutua Madrid Open (as currently sponsored by Mutua Madrileña) is a joint men’s and women’s professional tennis tournament, held in Madrid (Spain’s Capital).
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2019
Category: Sports Current Affairs