Silvia Farina Elia of Italy wins her third straight Strasbourg tennis title, beating Croatia's Karolina Sprem 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 in the final.
updated: February 25, 2007 09:48 IST
Strasbourg, France:Silvia Farina Elia of Italy won the Strasbourg title for the third consecutive year, beating Croatia's Karolina Sprem 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 in the final. Farina Elia, 31, was given a battle by the 18-year-old Croatian, ranked just 183rd in the world and playing in her first final on the WTA tour. The first two sets were shared before the more experienced Farina Elia wrapped up her third career title by taking the final set 6-4. (PTI)