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Top-ranked Iga Swiatek beats Vekic to win San Diego title


SAN DIEGO (AP) — Top-ranked Iga Swiatek overcame a challenge from qualifier Donna Vekic to win the San Diego Open title 6-3, 3-6, 6-0. Swiatek earned her tour-leading 64th victory of the season heading into the WTA Finals that begin Friday in Fort Worth, Texas. The 21-year-old Swiatek earned her eighth title of the season, including the French Open and U.S. Open earlier this year. Swiatek was awarded a winner’s check of $116,340 along with a yellow surfboard. Top-seeded Americans Coco Gauff and Jessica Pegula won the doubles final, defeating Gabriela Dabrowski of Canada and Giuliana Olmos of Mexico 1-6, 7-5, (10-4).

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