The billionaire's daughter claimed her first career title by securing the trophy in Hobart

Tennis news 13 jan 2024, 10:10
The billionaire's daughter claimed her first career title by securing the trophy in Hobart The billionaire's daughter claimed her first career title by securing the trophy in Hobart

On January 13, the final match took place at the WTA 250 hardcourt tournament in Hobart, Australia.

American tennis player Emma Navarro (WTA 31) defeated Elise Mertens (Belgium, WTA 29) in three sets in 2 hours and 50 minutes.

WTA 250 Hobart. Final. Hard

Elise Mertens (Belgium) [1] - Emma Navarro (USA) [2] - 1:6, 6:4, 5:7

This was the first meeting between the two players.

For Navarro, this trophy marked her first in her professional career. Interestingly, Emma is the daughter of billionaire Ben Navarro, who owns the tournament in Charleston.

Navarro's next match will be in the 1/64 finals of the Australian Open 2024 against Van Siyu. Mertens, on the other hand, will play against Mayar Sherif at the start of the Australian major.

Earlier, the winner of the WTA 500 tournament in Adelaide was announced.

Match Highlights: Mertens vs. Navarro

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