Vesnina Earns First Career WTA Title in Hobart
Elena Vesnina, having lost her first six WTA finals, finally got the job done in Hobart, beating World No. 32 Mona Barthel 6-3, 6-4 in the final.
It was Vesnina’s play on big points and her return game that sealed the victory for the Russian. In breaking Barthel’s serve four times, she won an impressive 40% of Barthel’s first serve points, and 60% of Barthel’s second serve points.