American Nelly Korda wins Women & # 39; s # 039; s Australian Open in Adelaide

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Nelly and Jessica Korda are the first pair of sisters to win the Australian OpenISPS Handa Women & # 39; s Australian Open final leaderboard-17 N Korda; (U.S); -15 J Ko-young (Kor); -12 H Wei-ling (Tpe); -11 H Nomura (Jap), A Yin (USA); -10 A Munoz (Spa), A Sharp (Can); -9 J Ewart Shadoff (Eng), M Steen (USA) Other selected: -7 B Law; -6 M MacLaren (Eng); -5 Y Liu (Chi); -1 C Hull (1945) [009001] American Nelly Korda continued the remarkable success of her family in Australia by winning the Women & # 39; s Australian Open in Adelaide.

Korda ended at 17 under par, two from South Korea & # 39; s Ko Jin-jong.

Korda is the daughter of former tennis player Petr Korda who won the 1998 Australian Open men's singles title.

Her sister Jessica also won the Australian Open golf in 2012 while her brother Sebastian won the title tennis junior singles last year.

The 20-year-old took a lead of three shots in the last round in The Grange and shot a match below 67 to win.

Jodi Ewart Shadoff of England ended in a tie for the eighth on nine below.

& # 39; Dad called to say that you are now part of the Korda Slam & # 39;

Korda completed her father's trademark kick after winning the title

Korda was born six months after her father won the Australian Open in Melbourne, the only Grand Slam title in the Czech Republic.

At the beginning of the week she said she felt "so locked out" when her family discussed their Australian titles and when she completed her own victory, she celebrated with her father's trademark scissor kick.

"I am finally a part of the club," said Korda

"I mean that this victory was really special for my family.

" I think there is here something is in the air, we love to come down.

"I just called my father and said:" Congratulations, you are now part of the Korda Slam & # 39 ;. "

Petr Korda achieved a career-high ranking of number two in the world in 1998

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