Daria Gavrilova beat Svetlana Kuznetsova in Rome - picking up her first Top 10 win of the year.

ROME, Italy - Daria Gavrilova secured her first Top 10 win of 2017 at the Internazionali BNL d'Italia, beating WTA World No.8 Svetlana Kuznetsova 2-6, 7-5, 6-4.

The 31-year-old Russian had taken control of the first set, serving it out in style.

But the Australian regrouped and came right back at her opponent, seizing the second set and forcing an intriguing decider.

The pair jostled for supremacy, exchanging breaks of serve - and then Gavrilova broke once more to take the match.