Garcia rallies to win Nottingham title

France's Caroline Garcia lifts the trophy after beating Croatia's Donna Vekic, to win the women's singles final during day nine of the Nottingham Cup Open tennis championship in Nottingham, England, Sunday June 16, 2019. (Tim Goode/PA via AP)

NOTTINGHAM, England (AP) Caroline Garcia of France defeated former champion Donna Vekic 2-6, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (4) to win her first title of the year at the Nottingham Open on Sunday.

Top-seeded Garcia, who finished her 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 semifinal victory over American Jennifer Brady earlier Sunday, recovered after losing the first set to outlast the 2017 winner over more than 2 + hours.

It was the 28th-ranked Garcia's seventh career title and her second on grass after her win in Mallorca in 2016.

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