Swedish Rebecca Peterson beats Heather Watson to win the Tianjin Open
from Sweden Rebecca Peterson He won his second Asian swing title of 2019 when he defeated Britain Heather watson 6-4, 6-4 in the Tianjin Open end on sunday.
Both players waited during a five-hour rain delay, with adverse weather conditions during the warm-up and then forced to switch to an indoor facility.
Peterson recovered from a collapse in each set, dumping a 2-0 deficit on both occasions to seal the victory in one hour and 37 minutes.
The 24-year-old won her first WTA title at the Jiangxi Open in Nanchang last month, and continued her splendid career with a surprise victory over former world number one Venus Williams earlier this week.
The triumph of the title in Tianjin means that Peterson, currently ranked 59th in the world, will move into the top 40 for the first time in his career when the updated WTA positions are published on Monday.