Canadian Leylah Fernandez (Laval, QC) won the first WTA title of her young career on Sunday, beating Switzerland’s Viktorija Golubic 6-1, 6-4 in the final of the WTA 250 Abierto GNP Seguros.

Fernandez had lost her only previous WTA final 6-4, 6-7(8), 6-1 to Great Britain’s Heather Watson in Acapulco, Mexico last year. En route to the final in Monterrey, Mexico, the 18-year-old from Quebec defeated CoCo Vandeweghe of the United States, Slovakia’s Kristína Kučová and Viktória Kužmová, as well as seventh seed Sara Sorribes Tormo of Spain – who had beaten fellow Canadian Eugenie Bouchard in the final of the Abierto Zapopan in Guadalajara, Mexico last weekend.

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