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Morigami secures first tour title

Akiko Morigami

Japan's Akiko Morigami won her first title by beating France's Marion Bartoli 6-1 6-3 at the Prague Open.

Bartoli was visibly hampered by injury and lost six straight games to drop the first set in less than half an hour.

After receiving treatment off court, Bartoli returned for the second set but lost her serve again in game five.

"It's very unfortunate for Marion, she didn't play her game due to her injury," said Morigami. "As for me, I have waited nine years for this day."