Kirsten Flipkens and Johanna Larsson claim Mallorca Open 2019 title after defeat María José Martínez and Sara Sorribes in straight (6-2 6-4).
Second-seeded players close a great week in Santa Ponsa winning in Santa Ponsa their third doubles crown as a team.
Belgian and swedish took the opener (6-2). After fourth game (1-2) they won five games in a row to close first set thanks to a high service points won average on first (83%) and second (80%).
Flikpens y Larsson started breaking at fifth game. Then Martínez and Sorribes made a re-break in sixth and second-seeded took advantage alter seventh (4-3) to hold their services until seal the victory (6-4).
Mallorca Open 2019 is the third Flipkens and Larsson title as a team. First was in Seoul (2016) and then in Linz (2017). In 2019 they played also the final in Hobart (Australia).
On their road to title, belgian and swedish beat Puig and Sevastova (6-3 6-2), Adamczak and Kalashnikova (6-4 6-3) and saved six match points against Aoyama and Krunic in semifinals (6-3 2-6 15-13).
Flipkens has won in Mallorca her doubles WTA titles and the second on grass after conquered ‘s.Hertogenbosch in 2017 partnering Dominika Cibulkova. For Larsson is hew crown number 14 and her first on the same surface.