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CP NewsAlert: Canadian Leylah Annie Fernandez wins first ever WTA title at Monterrey

Leylah Annie Fernandez, of Canada, returns a shot to Marie Bouzkova, of the Czech Republic, during Rogers Cup women's tennis tournament action in Toronto, Monday, Aug. 5, 2019. Fernandez has won her first WTA title today in Mexico at the Monterrey Open. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Blinch
March 21, 2021 - 5:09 PM

MONTERREY, Mexico - Canadian teenager Leylah Annie Fernandez has won her first ever WTA title after defeating Switzerland's Viktorija Golubic 6-1, 6-4.

The 18-year-old from Laval, Que., needed 89minutes to defeat Golubic.

Fernandez did not drop a set during the tournament.

Fernandez will now move into the top 70 of the WTA rankings with her victory.

More to come.

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