20 Mar 2017

Larcher De Brito ends title drought

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By Nick Fishpool

Photo: Tunisia Abraham @TAGphotographyMichelle Larcher De Brito (POR)

TAMPA, FL, USA: Portuguese Fed Cup player Michelle Larcher De Brito claimed her fourth singles title from seven career final appearances on the ITF Pro Circuit with a victory at the weekend.

Seeded one, the 24-year-old dominated the final against her Mexican opponent, Victoria Rodriguez, and recorded a 62 60 win over the fourth seed for a first title on the ITF Pro Circuit since taking the title at a $25,000 tournament in Arizona during February 2012.

Speaking after her win, Larcher De Brito said: "I am so happy to be here today, to play this finals match against Victoria [Rodriguez]. It was a very nice match and she is a nice player", before going on to extend thanks to her family and the tournament.

Michelle Larcher De Brito (POR)