Parmentier powers previous Pegula for second win of 2018



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16 Sep 2018, 22:38 IST
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Pauline Parmentier in motion on the US Open

Pauline Parmentier picked up her second WTA Tour crown of 2018 with a 7-5 6-2 victory over Jessica Pegula within the ultimate of the Coupe Banque Nationale on Sunday.

The Frenchwoman ended a 10-year drought on the Tour along with her Istanbul Cup triumph again in April, however the look ahead to a fourth profession title was a lot shorter because of this success in Quebec Metropolis.

American qualifier Pegula, that includes in her maiden WTA ultimate, confirmed few indicators of any early nerves as she raced right into a 4-1 lead within the first set, solely to be damaged again in sport seven.

And he or she dropped serve once more at 5-5, permitting eighth seed Parmentier to take the initiative and forge forward.

Pegula, ranked 227 on this planet, struggled to regain a foothold as Parmentier surged right into a 4-Zero lead within the second and, though the underdog rescued three match factors in sport seven to carry, her opponent served out comfortably to proceed her 100 per cent file in WTA finals.

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