Patricia Ţig won her first WTA career title, after a dramatic victory in the final in Istanbul. He passed Eugenie Bouchard, score 2-6, 6-1, 7-6 (4).
At the best moment of her career, Patricia Ţig was visibly moved. He had tears in his eyes during the award ceremony. She wanted to thank Răzvan Sabău, her husband and coach. He also congratulated Genie Bouchard for the reply in the final. The Canadian player had saved no less than seven match balls. But also to the organizers in Istanbul, for the excellent conditions they offered, despite the problems related to the coronavirus pandemic.
Patricia Ţig receives $ 25,000 for her success in Istanbul! And it will climb to 58th place in the WTA on Monday’s update
“I want to congratulate Genie, it’s been a great week for her. And a tough fight today. I want to thank my husband and my coach. For all the support and for always being there for me, no matter the situation. I hope I don’t get too excited. I also thank the organizers for making us feel at home. That’s how I felt. I am very happy for everything and I hope to return next year “, said Patricia Tig, visibly excited, with tears in her eyes.
The first WTA title of her career, obtained in Istanbul, brings Patricia Ţig a check worth 50,000 dollars, but also 280 points in the ranking. Thanks to these points, Patricia will climb to 58th place in the update that will take place on Monday, September 14. He will be at the best positioning of his career. Patricia had lost the first two finals of her career. In Bucharest, in 2019, and in Baku, in 2015. Patricia Ţig is also the second best ranked player in Romania, surpassed only by Simona Halep, 2nd place in the world.