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Lucie Safarova defeats Sam Stosur for Prague title

PRAGUE -- Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic came from a set down to win the Prague Open, overcoming Sam Stosur of Australia 3-6, 6-1, 6-4 in the final Saturday.

Safarova broke Stosur for 4-3 in the final set and served out with her 14th ace to claim her seventh WTA title and first in 14 months.

Coming back from a bacterial infection last year, Safarova, the French Open runner-up last year, didn't win a singles title this season until this week in Prague, where she has won five in a row.

In the opening set, Stosur got a break for 2-0 and held on, saving one break point at 4-2 before serving the set out.

But she struggled with her serve in the remaining two sets, serving seven double faults.