WTA Marrakech Grand Prix: Maria-Teresa Torro-Flor beats Romina Oprandi to win title

Last Updated: 27/04/14 10:54pm

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Maria-Teresa Torro-Flor: A joyous debut in a WTA final

Maria-Teresa Torro-Flor: A joyous debut in a WTA final

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Maria-Teresa Torro-Flor wrapped up a stunning week to beat Romina Oprandi and be crowned champion in Marrakech with a 6-3 3-6 6-3 triumph.

It was an intriguing encounter for what was the first WTA final for both unseeded players.

After missing the Australian Open with a leg injury, Torro-Flor arrived in Morocco with only three wins to her name this year, but was in devastating form to reach Sunday's final as he dumped out two seeds without dropping a set.

The Spaniard began impressively to take the first set, but Oprandi hit back brilliantly and showed some fine form, considering she is just four tournaments into her comeback following a nine month absence because of a shoulder injury.

Switzerland's Oprandi, who had stunned third seed Yvonne Meusburger of Austria in the quarter-finals and did even better in the semis with victory over top seed Daniela Hantuchova, could not though keep up her power levels and faded in the deciding set.

And so it was the world No 71 who kept her composure to lift the Grand Prix SAR trophy.

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WTA Marrakech Grand Prix 2014

Switzerland's Romina Oprandi upset top seed Daniela Hantuchova

Oprandi shocks Hantuchova

Romina Oprandi pulled off a shock win over top seed Daniela Hantuchova to reach the Marrakech Grand Prix final.

Daniela Hantuchova: Slovakian will face Romina Oprandi in semi-finals

Walkover for Hantuchova

Top seed Daniela Hantuchova reached the semi-finals of the Marrakech Grand Prix due to Peng Shuai's withdrawal.

Yvonne Meusburger: Needed just an hour to book her place in the last eight

Meusberger makes last eight

Yvonne Meusburger eased past Estrella Cabeza Candela to reach the quarter-finals of the WTA Marrakech Grand Prix.

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