SOFIA, Bulgaria -- Simona Halep of Romania claimed the sixth title of her career by rallying to defeat Samantha Stosur of Australia 2-6, 6-2, 6-2 in the final of the season-ending Tournament of Champions on Sunday.
After trading sets, Halep trailed 2-1 in the decider but broke Stosur's serve twice to win the last five games.
Halep repeatedly moved Stosur into the corners and finished off several points with perfect shots down the line.
Halep is expected to rise to No. 11 when the WTA rankings are updated on Monday.