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Strycova claims 1st career title in Quebec

Sept. 18, 2011 at 5:54 PM

QUEBEC CITY, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Barbora Zahlavova Strycova of the Czech Republic dropped the first set but then rallied past New Zealand's Marina Erakovic Sunday to win the Bell Challenge.

Strycova claimed her first career title, posted a 4-6, 6-1, 6-0 victory over Erakovic in Quebec City.

Strycova collected $37,000 for the victory.

The 85th-ranked New Zealander, meanwhile, was appearing in her first career final.

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