Tennis: American Riske stuns home favorite Bertens to lift title in Rosmalen

FILE PHOTO: Tennis - Australian Open - First Round - 1573 Arena, Melbourne, Australia, January 14, 2019. Alison Riske of the U.S. in action during the match against Netherlands's Kiki Bertens. REUTERS/Edgar Su

(Reuters) – American Alison Riske recovered from an opening set bagel and saved five championship points as she stunned home favorite Kiki Bertens 0-6 7-6(3) 7-5 to lift the Libema Open title in Rosmalen on Sunday. Bertens had three match points at 5-4 in the second set, but her American opponent came through with a […]

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