Updated: Monday, 03 February 2014 02:18 | By Agence France-Presse

Paris joy for Pavlyuchenkova

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia won her sixth WTA title, beating Italy's Sara Errani 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 to claim the Paris Open on Sunday.


Paris joy for Pavlyuchenkova

Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (R) holds her trophy as she celebrates beatin Italy's Sara Errani at the end of the final match of the WTA Paris Open tennis tournament in Paris on February 2, 2014 - by Kenzo Tribouillard

The 22-year-old had secured her place in the final by upsetting compatriot and top seed Maria Sharapova in Saturday's semis.

For Errani this was a second successive defeat in the final at the French capital's Coubertin stadium as she lost out to Germany's Mona Barthel in 2013.

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