Result: Donna Vekic claims first WTA title in Malaysia

Donna Vekic of Croatia poses with her trophy after defeating Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia in the singles final during day three of the Malaysian Tennis Open at The Royal Selangor Golf Club on April 20, 2014
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Donna Vekic wins her first WTA title with a three-set triumph over Dominika Cibulkova in the final of the Malaysian Open.

Croatian teenager Donna Vekic has won her first WTA title thanks to a three-set victory over Dominika Cibulkova in the final of the Malaysian Open.

The 17-year-old lost the opening set 5-7 against the top seed, but she fought back to level the contest 7-5 in the second.

Vekic let slip a 5-1 lead in the decider, though she was able to eventually close out the match 7-4 in a tense tie-break.

The world number 95 had lost her two previous WTA finals in Tashkent and Birmingham respectively.

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