Result: Karolina Pliskova clinches Linz Open crown

Result: Pliskova clinches Linz Open crown
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Karolina Pliskova beats Camila Giorgi in the final of the Linz Open, after saving a match point.

Karolina Pliskova saved a match point on her way to beating Camila Giorgi in the final of the Linz Open in Austria.

The Czech world number 30 lost the opening set 7-6[4] before she fought back to clinch the second 6-3.

Pliskova moved into a commanding 5-1 lead in the decider, but the unseeded Giorgi won the next five consecutive games to go 6-5 ahead.

Giorgi then failed to convert a match point as Pliskova held serve to force a tiebreak, which she eventually won to close out the contest 6-7[4] 6-3 7-6[4].

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