The American improved her 2020 record in majors to a spectacular 16-1 after the win, during which she avoided the need for a deciding set and saved 10 of 12 breakpoints to seal the victory.
"We have to give ourselves credit for taking the game seriously," he said. "Despite scoring one or two early goals we continued to give our all and that's what you expect from Brazil's national team."
According to the Spanish sporting press, after the transfer window closed on Monday with no new signings, Gracia sought to speak to the club's president Anil Murthy in order to inform club owner Peter Lim of his intention to resign.
The Spaniard booked his berth in the final earlier in the afternoon by a straight-set 6-3, 6-3, 7-6(0) win over 12-seeded Diego Schwartzman, taking revenge for his Rome quarterfinal loss to the Argentine.
Earlier on Thursday, Paraguay drew 2-2 at home to Peru and Uruguay beat Chile 2-1 in Montevideo.
Two-time Wimbledon winner Kvitova produced more winners in the match (28-23) but also committed more unforced errors (31-20) than her younger opponent.
The 33-year-old opened up about his September departure from the Camp Nou after scoring from the penalty spot to help Uruguay beat Chile 2-1 in their opening 2022 World Cup qualifier on Thursday.
Galhardo headed home twice in the space of eight first-half minutes to set up Internacional's seventh win of the season.
The GFA further announced matches may be played during mornings, mid-afternoons, or evenings depending on kick-off times agreed with its television partner Star Times,a Chinese company.
Playing with bench players on the court, Sichuan didn't surrender its advantage, extending it to 25 points at the break.
However, although the Spanish looked to have in control chances failed to arrive and Gerard Lopez came on for Oyarzabal, although Sommer wasn't stretched into the second half.