May 6, 2016

Svitolina Wins Baku Cup

(July 28, 2013) Elina Svitolina captured her second WTA title by winning the Baku Cup over Shahar Peer 6-4, 6-4. For the 18-year-old Svitolina, she becomes the first teenager to win a title since Timea Babos won in Monterrey in February of 2012

“Thank you Shahar for a great final,” Svitolina said. “It was a very tough match today and I had a lot of tough matches throughout the week, but I worked really hard coming into the tournament, and it turned out well for me. Thanks to everyone and I’ll see you all next year.”


BAKU CUP Baku, Azerbaijan July 22-July 28, 2013 $235,000/International Hard/Outdoors
Results – Sunday, July 28, 2013 Singles – Final

(7) Elina Svitolina (UKR) d. Shahar Peer (ISR) 64 64
Doubles – Final

(2) Buryachok/Kalashnikova (UKR/GEO) d. Daniilidou/Krunic (GRE/SRB) 46 76(3) 104 (Match TB)