Margarita Gasparyan of Russia gestures during the women's singles first round match against Serena Williams of the United States at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Monday June 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
Pavel Golovkin
August 02, 2015

BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) Margarita Gasparyan of Russia won her first WTA title Sunday by beating Patricia Maria Tig of Romania 6-3, 5-7, 6-0 in the Baku Cup final.

Gasparyan served for the match when up 5-4 in the second set but was broken back at love. However, she dominated the final set to wrap up the win in 2 1/2 hours.

Gasparyan had never won a main-draw match at the WTA level before this tournament, while Tig - a qualifier - was also playing in her first tour final.

The 112th-ranked Gasparyan said ''it's been an amazing tournament for me.''

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