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WTA roundup: Clara Tauson, 18, wins Luxembourg title

Sep 2, 2021; Flushing, NY, USA; Clara Tauson of Denmark hits a shot against Ashleigh Barty of Australia in a second round match on day four of the 2021 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports
Sep 2, 2021; Flushing, NY, USA; Clara Tauson of Denmark hits a shot against Ashleigh Barty of Australia in a second round match on day four of the 2021 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports

Unseeded Danish teen Clara Tauson upset No. 3 seed and defending champion Jelena Ostapenko 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 to win the BGL BNP Paribas Luxembourg Open on Sunday.

The 18-year-old Tauson claimed her second title, having won in Lyon as a qualifier in March in just her second Tour-level main draw appearance. She also defeated U.S. Open champion Emma Raducanu in the Chicago WTA 125 final last month.

She needed two hours and three minutes to put away Latvia’s Ostapenko. Tauson finished with 31 winners (eight aces) and just six unforced errors — none in the deciding set. She broke Ostapenko’s serve for the fourth time in the final game.

–Field Level Media