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Tamara Zidansek claims maiden WTA title, defeating France’s Clara Burel in Lausanne final

Slovenia’s Tamara Zidansek rallied from a set and break down to defeat France’s Clara Burel in the final at Lausanne.

Tamara Zidansek at Lausanne in 2021 Tamara Zidansek at Lausanne in 2021 ©
  • What happened: Tamara Zidansek defeated Clara Burel from a set down in Sunday’s Ladies Open Lausanne final, 4-6, 7-6(5), 6-1.
  • Key stat: 23-year-old Zidansek improves to 20-10 on the season, and 16-5 on clay in 2021.
  • A first for Burel: Burel, a former junior No 1, reached her first WTA semi-final and final this week at Lausanne.
  • Zidansek on the rise: Zidansek, who reached the Roland-Garros semi-finals in June, is projected to rise to a career-high ranking of 36 in next week’s WTA rankings. She finished 2020 ranked 87.
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