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Karolina Pliskova saves match point before defeating Camila Giorgi in Generali Ladies final

  • Czech Republic's Karolina Pliskova reacts during her final match against Italy's Camila Giorgi at the Generali Ladies tennis tournament in Linz, Austria, on Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014. Pliskova won by 6-7, 6-3 and 7-6. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)

    Czech Republic's Karolina Pliskova reacts during her final match against Italy's Camila Giorgi at the Generali Ladies tennis tournament in Linz, Austria, on Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014. Pliskova won by 6-7, 6-3 and 7-6. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)  (The Associated Press)

  • Czech Republic's Karolina Pliskova reacts during her final match against Italy's Camila Giorgi at the Generali Ladies tennis tournament in Linz, Austria, on Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014. Pliskova won by 6-7, 6-3 and 7-6. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)

    Czech Republic's Karolina Pliskova reacts during her final match against Italy's Camila Giorgi at the Generali Ladies tennis tournament in Linz, Austria, on Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014. Pliskova won by 6-7, 6-3 and 7-6. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)  (The Associated Press)

  • Italy's Camila Giorgi poses for photographers after  her final match against Czech Republic's Karolina Pliskova at the Generali Ladies tennis tournament in Linz, Austria, on Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014. Pliskova won by 6-7, 6-3 and 7-6. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)

    Italy's Camila Giorgi poses for photographers after her final match against Czech Republic's Karolina Pliskova at the Generali Ladies tennis tournament in Linz, Austria, on Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014. Pliskova won by 6-7, 6-3 and 7-6. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)  (The Associated Press)

Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic saved a match point before defeating Camila Giorgi of Italy 6-7 (4), 6-3, 7-6 (4) in the final of the Generali Ladies on Sunday.

Pliskova led 5-1 in the final set but failed to serve out the match twice. She dropped 6-5 behind but Giorgi sent a backhand into the net on match point. Pliskova converted her first chance in the tiebreaker.

The seventh-seeded Pliskova, who is ranked 30th, earned her second WTA title in as many months after also winning in Seoul in September. She improved to 3-3 in career finals.

The 42nd-ranked Giorgi played her second final of the season and is yet to win her maiden trophy.