Kirsten Flipkens wins Bell Challenge

Updated: September 16, 2012, 4:54 PM ET
Associated Press

QUEBEC CITY -- Belgium's Kirsten Flipkens won the Bell Challenge on Sunday for her first WTA Tour title, beating eighth-seeded Lucie Hradecka of the Czech Republic 6-1, 7-5.

The 26-year-old Flipkens knocked off top-seeded Dominika Cibulkova in the first round, and topped third-seeded Mona Barthel in the semifinals.

In the doubles final, third-seeded Tatjana Malek of Germany and Kristina Mladenovic of France beat top-seeded Alicja Rosolska of Poland and Heather Watson of Britain 7-6 (5), 6-7 (6), 10-7.


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