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Result: Alison Riske clinches maiden WTA title in China

Alison Riske beats Belinda Bencic 6-3 6-4 to win the final of the inaugural Tianjin Open in China.

Alison Riske has clinched the first WTA title of her career with a straight-sets win over Belinda Bencic in the final of the inaugural Tianjin Open in China.

The sixth seed moved into a commanding 4-1 lead during the opening set before eventually sealing it 6-3.

The two players exchanged breaks of serve at the start of the second, but it was the American who broke again late on to close out the match 6-3 6-4.

Both Riske and Bencic were playing in their first final on the WTA tour.

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