Zvonareva wins Baku Cup title, Fish wins second straight year at the Atlanta Tennis, Simon beats Almagro in International German Open

Zvonareva wins Baku Cup title

World No.3 Vera Zvonareva won her second WTA title of the year and the 12th of her career, beating Ksenia Pervak 6-1, 6-4 in an all-Russian final at the Baku Cup.

In the doubles final, No.2 seeds Mariya Koryttseva and Tatiana Poutchek beat No.1 seeds Monica Niculescu and Galina Voskoboeva, 6-3, 2-6, 10-8, missing four match points in a row from 9-4 up in the match tie-break before finally closing it out.

 Fish wins second straight year at the Atlanta Tennis 

Mardy Fish beat John Isner in the final for the second straight year at the Atlanta Tennis Championships, earning a 3-6, 7-6 (6), 6-2 victory.

Matthew Ebden of Australia won his second straight doubles title, teaming this week with Alex Bogomolov Jr., in a 3-6, 7-5, 10-8 super-tiebreaker victory over Matthias Bachinger and Frank Moser of Germany.

Simon beats Almagro in International German Open

Gilles Simon beat Nicolas Almagro of Spain 6-4, 4-6, 6-4 for his second title of the year at International German Open

In the doubles Third seeds Oliver Marach and Alexander Peya captured their first ATP defeated fourth seeds Frantisek Cermak and Filip Polasek 6-4, 6-1.

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Del Potro wins first title since 2009 US Open, Zvonareva beats Wozniacki in Qatar Ladies Open, Djokovic wins third successive title in The Dubai Tennis Championships

Del Potro wins first title since 2009 US Open at Delray Beach International Tennis Championships

Argentine Juan Martin del Potro won his first title since winning the 2009 U.S. Open, beating Serbia’s Janko Tipsarevic 6-4, 6-4 at the Delray Beach championships. del Potro miss most of last season with a right wrist injury.

In doubles, Americans Scott Lipsky and Rajeev Ram won their second straight ATP World Tour title beating German-Austrian pairing of Christopher Kas and Alexander Peya 4-6, 6-4, 10-3 at Delray Beach International Tennis Championships.

Zvonareva beats No. 1 Wozniacki in Qatar Ladies Open

Vera Zvonareva earned her 11th career WTA title, by defeating top-ranked Caroline Wozniacki 6-4, 6-4 to win the Qatar Ladies.

In doubles, Kveta Peschke and Katarina Srebotnik won their second WTA doubles title of the year at the Qatar Ladies Open , beating Liezel Huber and Nadia Petrova in the final, 75 67(2) 108.

Djokovic defeats Federer  to win The Dubai Tennis Championships title

Novak Djokovic wins third successive Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, as he defeated top seed Roger Federer 6-3, 6-3 in the final.

Djokovic extended his unbeaten streak in 2011 to 12 matches with his 20th title.

In doubles, Sergiy Stakhovsky and Mikhail Youzhny defeated Jeremy Chardy and Feliciano Lopez 4-6, 6-3, 10-3 in the final of the ATP World Tour 500

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Clijsters easily reach final

Kim Clijsters will face Li Na for the final this saturday after beating Vera Zvonareva 6-3, 6-3.

Kim Clijsters  will replace Vera Zvonareva as world No. 2, Wozniacki will remain No. 1 by reaching the semis.

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Wozniacki wins China Open title, her six for the year

New world No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki beat No. 3 Vera Zvonareva 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, to win her 6 titles this year (Ponte Vedra Beach, Copenhagen, Montréal, New Haven, Tokyo and now Beijing).

Caroline Wozniacki celebrates the victory with her father and coach Piotr Wozniacki

"I thought I played a really, really good match. Vera was playing really well too," Wozniacki said. "Everything is working for me at the moment. I've got to believe I can beat anyone. I feel in great shape and I'm looking forward to Doha."

Chia-Jung Chuang and Olga Govortsova defeated Gisela Dulko and Flavia Pennetta 7-6,1-6,1-0.

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Clijsters won third U.S. Open title

“It’s been an incredible year being back. This is the first time I’ve been able to defend my title here at the U.S. Open,”

Kim Clijster won her second consecutive U.s. Open championship by easily beating Vera Zvonareva 6-2, 6-4 in a match that lasted 59 minutes.

“She didn’t really give me chances to get into the match,” Zvonareva said. “But I also think that physically today she was just much better.”

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Wozniacki, Zvonavera will play at semis

“This felt like playing in a hurricane,” Wozniacki said. “It was just about surviving.”

Top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki stretched her winning
streak to 13 matches by beating 45th-ranked Dominika
Cibulkova of Slovakia 6-2, 7-5 in the U.S. Open to reach
the semis.  With the winds gusting to 33 mph (53 kph).
The play included 43 unforced errors by Cibulkova, which
help Wozniacki win points. Wosniacki has 18 unforced

“We both were trying our best out there,” Zvonareva said.

Wozniacki, the 2009 runner-up at Flushing Meadows, will face No. 7 Vera Zvonareva who beats Kaia Kanepi 6-3, 7-5 that featured 11 service breaks and 88 unforced errors.
Zvonareva’s – 10 winners to 28 unforced errors
Kanepi’s – 18 winners to 60 unforced errors
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Wozniacki beats Zvonareva in Rogers Cup presented by National Bank

. It gives me a lot of confidence to win a tournament like this—it’s a huge tournament.”

Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki won her third title of the year, by beating Vera Zvonareva 6-3, 6-2 at the finals of the Rogers Cup presented by National Bank the match lasted just 74 minutes.

In the semifinals  Caroline Wozniacki beat Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-2, 6-3, and Vera Zvonareva advanced when her opponent Victoria Azarenka, retired with a blister on her left foot.  Vera Zvonareva led 7-6, 1-0.

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