(November 2, 2014) Andrea Petkovic came back to beat Flavia Pennetta of Italy 1-6, 6-4, 6-3 on Sunday to win the WTA Tournament of Champions is Sofia, Bulgaria. For Petkovic, it’s her third title of the year, fifth of her career.
“I am very happy to win the title at the end of this long season,” the German said. “I dedicate my victory to my dad,” who also is her coach Zoran Petkovic.
“I love watching Flavia play, but I hate playing her because she’s so difficult to play! I’m happy could gather enough energy in the end and play well enough to win it in the end.”
Petkovic’s performance this week will move her ranking up to No. 14 on Monday.