Benešová takes second career title in Morocco


The Czech tennis player Iveta Benešová has taken the Moroccan Grand Prix after a 6-4 6-2 victory over Simona Halep of Romania in the final. It is the second WTA title of Benešová’s career, and comes six years after her first. She said her final win had represented a “little revenge” on Halep, who beat her three weeks ago in Marbella, Spain. Benešová, who was seeded seventh in Fes, picked up a cheque for USD 37,000.