Tennis: Monica Niculescu defeated in Seoul final
Romanian tennis player Monica Niculescu was defeated in three sets, 6-0, 2-6, 6-0 by Lara Arruabarrena (Spain) in the final of the WTA tournament in Seoul played on Sunday.
Niculescu (28, 55th WTA), seeded number five in the competition, was defeated in one hour after 51 minutes.
Niculescu was rewarded with a cheque worth USD 21,400 and 180 WTA points for participating to the tournament.
In the semi-finals Lara Arruabarrena, 24, 90th WTA, defeated another Romanian, Patricia Tig, 6-1, 6-2.