WTA Odds N’ Ends: Grass Court Leaders

Simona Halep : Nürnberg
Hantuchova Nets Birmingham Title
Appearing in her third WTA grass court final, Daniela Hantuchova picked up her first title on the surface and sixth overall by defeating 16-year-old Donna Vekic in Sunday’s final.
It was a tough road to the title, as Hantuchova came back from a set down in the third round, quarterfinals and semifinals. In fact, in the third round against Kristina Mladenovic , the Slovakian was two points from defeat in the second set, and in the quarterfinals against Francesca Schiavone rallied from a 4-1 second set deficit and 3-0 third set deficit.
Birmingham was Hantuchova’s first title since turning 30 in April and added her to the list of 30+ players to capture a WTA title this year:

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