"I just feel so happy to finally win this title. It means a lot to me."
"I hope it's going to be good preparation. For sure, this kind of win gives you a lot of confidence, so right now it's all about recovering and getting ready for New York."
Elena Dementieva beat Maria Sharapova 6-4, 6-3 in the first all-Russian final on Sunday in the final of the US$2-million Rogers Cup.
Sixth-seeded Spanish tandem of Nuria Llagostero Vives and Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez beat third-seeded Australians Samantha Stosur and Rennae Stubbs 2-6, 7-5, 11-9 for the women's double title.
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