Jessica Pegula soars past Camila Giorgi 6-2 6-2 in the final in Washington on Sunday after playing a superlative match to win her 1st career title.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Pegula overpowered the opposition at the beginning of the set after breaking Giorgi in the 1st game (1-0). Jessica managed to boost her lead after breaking Giorgi in the 7th (5-2) game before managing to win the set (6-2).

2nd set.

Pegula overpowered the opposition at the beginning of the set after breaking Giorgi in the 1st game (1-0). Pegula extended her lead after breaking the Italian in the 5th (4-1) game before winning the set (6-2).

At the end of the match, the American scored 58 points vs. Camila’s 35 points.

Jessica served exceptionally well to win 81% of the points (26/32) behind her first serve, and she won 57% points (8/14) on her second serve. Pegula was well focused in converting 67% of the break points that she conquered (4/6). On the other side, the Italian wasn’t able to conquer any break point (0/1). That was one of the key issues for her defeat.

After this match, the head to head between Pegula and Giorgi is 1-0 for Jessica.

Highlights Jessica Pegula vs. Camila Giorgi Citi Open – Washington

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Pegula’s Interview

“It’s been extremely gratifying. I mean, this is what you work for, to win tournaments and to just win, basically.

But, you know, the journey, it sounds cliche, the journey makes it all that much sweeter. I’ve worked really hard. So to kind of push through this week and really push myself to the limit, stronger than I kind of almost thought I was at times, really makes it amazing, yeah. I’m excited!”

1st
Pegula
Giorgi
6-2
6
2
5
2
4
2
3
2
3
1
2
1
2
0
1
0
2nd
Pegula
Giorgi
6-2
6
2
5
2
5
1
4
1
3
1
2
1
2
0
1
0

Jessica Pegula in Washington

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