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In pictures: Bencic defeat Kvitova to win Dubai trophy

Swiss player Belinda Bencic beat an incredible four top 10 opponents during the WTA 2019 Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, saving six match points in overcoming Aryna Sabalenka and then defeating Simona Halep and Elina Svitolina before rounding it off with victory over Kvitova.

In pictures: Bencic defeat Kvitova to win Dubai trophy
Belinda Bencic becomes the third unseeded champion in Dubai, following Venus Williams (2014) and Sara Errani (2016).
In pictures: Bencic defeat Kvitova to win Dubai trophy
Belinda Bencic of Switzerland poses with the trophy after winning the final of the WTA Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship.
In pictures: Bencic defeat Kvitova to win Dubai trophy
Draw L-R – Sinead El Sibai, Senior Vice-President Marketing – Dubai Duty Free, Ramesh Cidambi, Chief Operating Officer - Dubai Duty Free, Colm McLoughlin, Executive Vice Chairman and CEO - Dubai Duty Free, Petra Kvitova, Belinda Bencic, His Highness Sheikh Hasher Bin Maktoum Al Maktoum, President of Tennis Emirates, Salah Tahlak, Tournament Director, Kathryn Reagan, Vice President, Partnerships - WTA, Naser Yousef, Secretary General - Tennis Emirates.
In pictures: Bencic defeat Kvitova to win Dubai trophy
In pictures: Bencic defeat Kvitova to win Dubai trophy
Belinda Bencic fought her way to an upset 6-3 1-6 6-2 victory over Petra Kvitova on Saturday to win the WTA 2019 Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships title.
In pictures: Bencic defeat Kvitova to win Dubai trophy
Belinda Bencic of Switzerland poses with the trophy after winning the final of the WTA Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship.
In pictures: Bencic defeat Kvitova to win Dubai trophy
Belinda Bencic of Switzerland reacts during her final match against Petra Kvitova of Czech Republic during their WTA 2019 Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.
In pictures: Bencic defeat Kvitova to win Dubai trophy
Belinda Bencic of Switzerland returns a shot during her final match against Petra Kvitova of Czech Republic during their WTA 2019 Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.
In pictures: Bencic defeat Kvitova to win Dubai trophy
In pictures: Bencic defeat Kvitova to win Dubai trophy
Petra Kvitova was playing in her third final of 2019, winning Sydney and finishing as runner-up at the Australian Open.
In pictures: Bencic defeat Kvitova to win Dubai trophy
Belinda Bencic of Switzerland plays a forehand during her final match against Petra Kvitova of Czech Republic during their WTA 2019 Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.
In pictures: Bencic defeat Kvitova to win Dubai trophy
Fans cheer for Belinda Bencic of Switzerland after winning over his opponent Petra Kvitova of Czech Republic during their WTA 2019 Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.