sport news Stephens wins Miami Open with straight-sets victory over Ostapenko

Sloane Stephens defeated Jelena Ostapenko to land the title on Saturday  American Stephens claimed a 7-6(7/5) 6-1 win over her Latvian opponent French Open champion Ostapenko made 48 unforced errors during the match A closely-fought first set gave way to almost a procession in the second 

By Press Association Sport Staff

Published: 10:58 BST, 1 April 2018 | Updated: 10:58 BST, 1 April 2018

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Sloane Stephens defeated Jelena Ostapenko in straight sets to win the Miami Open on Saturday.

American Stephens claimed her first title since the US Open last year with a 7-6(7/5)6-1 win over her Latvian opponent.

Speaking at a post-final press conference, the Florida-born champion was quoted on the WTA website as saying winning in Key Biscayne was 'pretty special'.

Sloane Stephens defeated Jelena Ostapenko in straight sets to win the Miami Open

Sloane Stephens defeated Jelena Ostapenko in straight sets to win the Miami Open

American Stephens claimed her first title since the US Open last year with a 7-6(7/5) 6-1 win

American Stephens claimed her first title since the US Open last year with a 7-6(7/5) 6-1 win

Ostapenko made more than double the number of unforced errors made by winner Stephens

Ostapenko made more than

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