Goerges tops Vandeweghe to win WTA Elite

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(TSX / STATS) -- Seventh-seeded Julia Goerges knocked off No. 2 seed CoCo Vandeweghe 7-5, 6-1 on Sunday in the final of the WTA Elite Trophy in Zhuhai, China.

Goerges reeled off 11 of the last 12 games against her American opponent in a big-hitting affair to capture back-to-back titles for the first time in the German's career following her win at the Kremlin Cup in Moscow two weeks ago.

Just a month ago, the 29-year-old Goerges was on a six-match losing streak in finals and her title drought stretched back to April 2011.

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