Ana Konjuh wins Aegon Nottingham Open title

Ana Konjuh
Seventeen-year-old Ana Konjuh was unable to claim the prize of a bottle of champagne after her win

Teenager Ana Konjuh won her first WTA title by beating Monica Niculescu in the final of the Nottingham Open.

Croat Konjuh, 17, dropped her first set of the tournament on her way to a 1-6 6-4 6-2 victory.

Romania's Niculescu, who beat top seed Agnieszka Radwanska in the semi-finals, won the first five games in a one-sided opening set.

But Konjuh, ranked 87th in the world, recovered to lift the inaugural Elena Baltacha Trophy.

The trophy is named in memory of the former British number one, who died of cancer last year, and the grass-court event marks the beginning of the build-up to Wimbledon, which starts on 29 June.

Rain delays had caused the final to be played on Monday, and also forced Konjuh to play twice on Sunday, including a semi-final win over fifth seed Alison Riske.

"My family watched at home, all the neighbours came to the house and they're drinking champagne. They're really happy," she said.

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