Tanasugarn keeps title

Wozniacki triumphs at Eastbourne International

The unseeded Tamarine, who defeated Russian world number one Dinara Safina in the semifinals, swiftly took the first set before meeting more resistance from Wickmayer in the second.

But Tamarine, wearing an orange coloured hat, eventually broke Wickmayer's serve in the 12th game of the set to take out the match. "I'd like to congratulate Yanina. You played a great a tournament. Definitely, I'm dead at the end. You're making me run so much and playing so well," the world number 47 told centre court after accepting her trophy.

The performance from Wickmayer, the world number 72 and Belgium's highest ranked women's player, could lift her ranking towards the top 50, tournament organisers said.
In the men’s event, Germany's Benjamin Becker defeated Dutch wild card entry Raemon Sluiter 7-5, 6-3 in the final  Becker, ranked 82 in the world, won the title in 115 minutes against an opponent playing in his first tournament since returning to the sport from retirement. “I want to first congratulate Benny. He was simply the better one today," crowd favourite Sluiter said.

Wozniacki triumphs

In Eastbourne, teenager Caroline Wozniacki warmed up for Wimbledon with victory in the Eastbourne International grasscourt tournament.

The 18-year-old Danish sixth seed, who was Wimbledon Junior champion three years ago, beat France's Virginie Razzano 7-6, 7-5 in the final.

Second seed Dmitry Tursunov of Russia defeated Frank Dancevic of Canada 6-3, 7-6(5) in the final to lift the men’s title.

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