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Guangzhou Gallery: Chani's Shining Moment

South Africa's Chanelle Scheepers was in top form for her very first WTA final in Guangzhou.

Published September 24, 2011 12:00

Magdalena Rybarikova had won both of her previous WTA finals, but her third would be more difficult.
Magdalena Rybarikova had won both of her previous WTA finals, but her third would be more difficult.
Chanelle Scheepers won four straight three-setters to reach her first WTA final and was on her game.
Chanelle Scheepers won four straight three-setters to reach her first WTA final and was on her game.
Chanelle Scheepers scored a 62 62 win over Magdalena Rybarikova for her first WTA title in Guangzhou.
Chanelle Scheepers scored a 62 62 win over Magdalena Rybarikova for her first WTA title in Guangzhou.
Chanelle Scheepers became the first South African to win a WTA title since Amanda Coetzer in 2003.
Chanelle Scheepers became the first South African to win a WTA title since Amanda Coetzer in 2003.
Hsieh Su-Wei and Zheng Saisai beat Han Xinyun and Chan Chin-Wei, 62 61, to capture the doubles title.
Hsieh Su-Wei and Zheng Saisai beat Han Xinyun and Chan Chin-Wei, 62 61, to capture the doubles title.
  • Magdalena Rybarikova had won both of her previous WTA finals, but her third would be more difficult.
  • Chanelle Scheepers won four straight three-setters to reach her first WTA final and was on her game.
  • Chanelle Scheepers scored a 62 62 win over Magdalena Rybarikova for her first WTA title in Guangzhou.
  • Chanelle Scheepers became the first South African to win a WTA title since Amanda Coetzer in 2003.
  • Hsieh Su-Wei and Zheng Saisai beat Han Xinyun and Chan Chin-Wei, 62 61, to capture the doubles title.
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