Tennis - Is 18 year old Aliaksandra Sasnovich the next tennis star from Belarus?



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Tennis - Is 18 year old Aliaksandra Sasnovich the next tennis star from Belarus?

Tennis - Belarus could soon have a new tennis star after Victoria Azarenka. 18 year old Aliaksandra Sasnovich scored her biggest win this weekend - winning the $100K ITF title in Poitiers, France beating Swede Sofia Arviddson in the final.

Sasnovich won 6-1, 5-7, 6-4 in the finals. The doubles final was won by Lucie Hradecka and Michella Krajicek who beat Monica NIculescu and Christina McHale. The win will help the Belarusian to break into the top 200 in the world rankings.

Arviddson commented, "She played well throughout the match, I can only congratulate her. I was tired' Sasnovich commented, "I can not believe this is only my second tournament $ 100,000 that I fight and I win, it is terrific. That's right, I played my game throughout the week"