Pliskova Sweeps Past Konta To Win Italian Open

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Updated May 19, 2019
Czech Republic’s Karolina Pliskova poses with the trophy after winning against Britain’s Johanna Konta the WTA Masters tournament final tennis match at the Foro Italico camp in Rome, on May 19, 2019. Tiziana FABI / AFP

 

Czech fourth seed Karolina Pliskova swept past Britain’s Johanna Konta 6-3, 6-4 to win the WTA Italian Open on Sunday.

Pliskova, the 2017 French Open semi-finalist, clinched her 13th career title, in her final warm-up tournament on clay before Roland Garros starts on May 26.

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