Former world No. 4 Francesca Schiavone from Italy won her 7th WTA career title in Rio de Janeiro beating Shelby Rogers of America in three sets by 2-6 6-2 6-2.
- The Italian Supreme star who turns 36 gained her first title since 2013 defeating 23 year old American to save her 7th WTA title.
- Schiavone now ranked 132 climb back in the top 100 of the rankings becoming the second oldest top 100 after Venus Williams of America.
- Francesca Schiavone is thethird Italian winner on the WTA Tour this year after Roberta Vinci and Sara Errani.