Anna Schmiedlova, of Slovakia, serves to Polona Hercog during their first round match at the Miami Open tennis tournament, Tuesday, March 24, 2015, in Key Biscayne, Fla. Schmiedlova won 6-3, 6-2. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
Lynne Sladky
April 12, 2015

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) Eighth-seeded Anna Karolina Schmiedlova of Slovakia beat third-seeded Camila Giorgi of Italy 6-4, 6-3 Sunday in the final of the Katowice Open to clinch her first WTA title.

The 67th-ranked Schmiedlova won in 1 hour, 28 minutes.

Giorgi, the world's No. 34, had five double-faults against only one for Schmiedlova.

Giorgi advanced to the final by beating top-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska in the semifinals on Saturday.

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