Alert: Muguruza tops Kontaveit for WTA Finals title

Garbine Muguruza topped Anett Kontaveit in Guadalajara to claim the WTA Finals title for the first time.

Spain's Garbine Muguruza celebrates after winning her group stage match against Czech Republic's Barbora Krejcikova

Garbine Muguruza reeled off the final four games to defeat Anett Kontaveit 6-3, 7-5 on Wednesday night in the WTA Finals title match at Guadalajara. The 28-year-old becomes the first Spaniard to win the singles title at the WTA Finals.

Kontaveit was close to forcing a deciding set but Muguruza turned the tables and seized the opportunity from 5-3 down, reeling off 16 of the final 20 points to finish off her historic victory in one hour and 38 minutes.

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