Errani triumphs in Barcelona
Sara Errani eased to a 6-2 6-2 win over Dominika Cibulkova in the Barcelona Open final to claim her second clay-court title of the season
Both women had qualified with emphatic semi-final victories yesterday, but with Cibulkova the third seed she entered the match as favourite.
However, Errani, seeded seventh, dominated throughout. The Italian world number 33 broke her opponent three times in each set after Cibulkova's serve deserted her.
World number 17 Cibulkova contributed to her own downfall, producing seven double faults and winning only 38% of the points.
For Errani, victory meant she added to the title she had earlier secured in Acapulco.