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Karolina Pliskova takes WTA Qatar Open title

/ 01:15 AM February 19, 2017
Karolina Pliskova and Caroline Wozniacki - WTA Qatar Open - 18 Feb 2017

Karolina Pliskova (left) of the Czech Republic and Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark pose on stage following their final tennis match in the WTA Qatar Total Open on Feb. 18, 2017, in Doha. Karolina Pliskova beat Caroline Wozniacki for the first time in her career to claim the Qatar Open title. (Photo by KARIM JAAFAR/AFP)

Doha, Qatar — Karolina Pliskova beat Caroline Wozniacki for the first time in her career to claim the WTA Qatar Open title on Saturday.

The powerful Czech won in straight sets 6-3, 6-4 for her eighth WTA title and her second of the year, after her victory at the Brisbane International last month.

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It was the first Qatar title for the world number three.

“It’s amazing. It means so much to me to win the tournament,” she said afterwards.

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