World number 45 Mona Barthel of Germany upset the odds to beat top seed Sara Errani of Italy 7-5, 7-6 (7/4) in the final of the Paris Open on Sunday.
Germany's Mona Barthel celebrates after winning the Paris WTA tennis tournament final match against Italy's Sara Errani on February 3, 2013 in Paris. Barthel won 7-5, 7-6 (7/4).
Barthel seemingly had the edge on several occasions in the French capital only for seventh-ranked Errani to reel her opponent back in before the German finally ended Errani's dogged resistence after one hour and 56 minutes.
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