Gisela Dulco, New Queen of Acapulco

In a harrowing, Argentina's Gisela Dulko became the new queen of the Abierto Mexicano Telcel presented by HSBC, to win two sets to Arantxa Parra-Santonja Spanish.
In his sixth appearance in Acapulco, Dulko won 6-3, 7-6 (5) in a one-hour meeting with 44 minutes to reach her fourth singles title at the WTA and became step Argentina in the first to be crowned at this event, then who could not Paola Suarez in 2002 and Mariana Diaz-Oliva in 2003.
After easily winning the first set and taking advantage 5-1 in the second, the South American player, 73 world ranking, could not close the match and faced moments of drama, losing five games in a row with three breaks service. However, the Valencia player could not cap his remarkable comeback and blew three set points at 6-5 on his serve, which ultimately cost him the match.

Gisela Dulko, who along with Italy's Flavia Pennetta, the pair number one of the world in women's doubles, and recently won the Australia Open, had not won one singles match for the season to Acapulco before, and not conquered a title for more than three years. For his part, Parra-Santonja,WTA, lost his second singles final of his career, after falling last year in Estoril, Portugal. 79
Gisela Dulko said that Acapulco is her favorite tournament and finally after six years can lift the title: "I'm very happy, it was my dream to win this tournament, turned the goal, always a pleasure to be here, thank you all for your support ".

On the control that was in the second set, said: "It is difficult to finish the game, I was very nervous and kept playing the same way, she then played better, more aggressive, butLuckily I could recover in time to win the game, I do not know if I'm the new queen of the tournament, but I felt the warmth of the people who loves me and that I stay, I knew that Mariana and Paola had lost a final, but I never thought in that, to me is an honor to be the first Argentina to win here. "
Dulko, who will travel Sunday to Monterrey to play his next tournament of the WTA, was a prize of $ 37 000 and 280 world ranking points.