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Pavlyuchenkova beats Errani in final of Open GDF Suez

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    Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia reacts after losing a point against to Sara Errani of Italy during the final match of the 22st Gaz de France WTA Open 2014 tennis tournament at Coubertin stadium, in Paris, Sunday Feb. 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon) (The Associated Press)

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    Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia returns the ball to Sara Errani of Italy during the final match of the 22st Gaz de France WTA Open 2014 tennis tournament at Coubertin stadium in Paris, Sunday Feb. 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon) (The Associated Press)

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    Sara Errani of Italy returns the ball to Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia during the final match of the 22st Gaz de France WTA Open 2014 tennis tournament at Coubertin stadium, in Paris, Sunday Feb. 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon) (The Associated Press)

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia beat third-seeded Sara Errani of Italy 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 Sunday in the final of the Open GDF Suez for her sixth career title.

Pavlyuchenkova captured her first title of the season and her first since winning the Portugal Open in May 2013.

Errani won seven straight games to rally from a 3-1 deficit in the first set and lead 2-0 in the second. But Pavlyuchenkova responded by also winning seven straight games to even the match and lead 1-0 in the third.

In the final set, Pavlyuchenkova hit a backhand return winner to break for a 5-3 lead and sealed the victory with a forehand winner.