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Championship Sunday at the 2021 Western & Southern Open

Sunday's the culmination of the Western & Southern Open at the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Mason, Ohio. 

There will be first-time champions in men's and women's singles. 

Up first at noon on Center Court is the men's doubles final between American's Steve Johnson and Austin Krajicek against Marcel Granollers, of Spain, and Horacio Zeballos, of Argentina. 

Johnson and Krajicek are the first wild card doubles team to advance to the finals since 2002. Samantha Stosur and Shuai Zhang won their first doubles title in Cincinnati Saturday night by defeating No. 6 seed Gabriela Dabrowski and Luisa Stefani 7-5, 6-3.

The women's singles won't start before 2 p.m. on Center Court. The final features World No. 1 Ash Barty, of Australia, against Switzerland's Jil Teichmann. 

Andrey Rublev raises his fists in the air after scoring the match point in the third set of the match between Andrey Rublev (RUS) and Benoit Paire (FRA) in the Western & Southern Open at the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Mason, Ohio, on Friday, Aug. 20, 2021. Rublev advanced with a 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 win over Paire.

Teichmann, at No. 76, is the lowest-ranked player in the final since 2008 (Nathalie Dechy, 92) and aims to be the sixth unseeded player all-time to win the title. 

Barty, who just won Wimbledon last month, is trying to become the first Australian player to win the title since Evonne Goolagong in 1973. 

The men's final between No. 3 Alexander Zverev and No. 4 Andrey Rublev will be the last match of the tournament and won't start before 4:30 p.m.


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