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Sachia Vickery wins USTA Girls' 18s

Updated: August 11, 2013, 6:32 PM ET
Associated Press

SAN DIEGO -- Top-seeded Sachia Vickery beat second-seeded Alexandra Kiick 4-6, 6-2, 6-0 on Sunday to win the USTA Girls' 18s National Championship at Barnes Tennis Center.

Vickery, the 17-year-old Miramar, Fla., player who is 230th in the WTA Tour rankings, overcame a slow start and finished strong to close out Kiick, from Plantation, Fla., in 1 hour, 46 minutes.

Vickery earned a wild card into the women's singles main draw in the U.S. Open.

"It feels unbelievable. It hasn't ...

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