Sharapova and Murray wins Western & Southern Open title

After runner up now Sharapova wins Cincy title

Maria Sharapova rally from 6-4, 2-0 down for a 4-6, 7-6(3), 6-3 victory over Jelena Jankovic, at two hours and 49 minutes the longest final on the WTA all season for the championship of the Western & Southern Open.

 

Vania King and Yaroslava Shvedova won their first title of the year defeating Natalie Grandin and Vladimira Uhlirova 6-4, 3-6, 11-9.

Murray Wins Second Cincinnati Crown

World No. 4 Andy Murray won his second title at the Western & Southern Open, defeating top seed Novak Djokovic, Murray led 6-4, 3-0 before Djokovic retired with a shoulder injury.

Third seeds Mahesh Bhupathi and Leander Paes won their third title of the season edging No. 4 seeds Michael Llodra and Nenad Zimonjic 7-6(4), 7-6(2) in the Western & Southern Open final.

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Clijsters wins Western & Southern Financial Group Women’s Open

"I thought I was hitting well from the baseline with her but my serve wasn't working well. During the delay I had to regroup and refocus, and when we came back to the court I played aggressively and turned it around. I'm really happy to win."

Kim Clijsters overcame three match points on the way to her 2-6, 7-6 (4), 6-2 victory againts Maria Sharapova.

"We had to come up with different things. If we played the same way, they would have adapted and taken advantage of it," Azarenka said.

Maria Kirilenko of Russia and Victoria Azarenka of Belarus won over Lisa Raymond and Rennae Stubbs to take the doubles final of Western & Southern Financial Group Women's Open.

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Jankovic win Cincinnati Open, beats Safina

“My smile is back and I’m having fun playing the matches,” she said. “This is what I missed. I   missed this for maybe seven months this year.”

“My smile is back and I’m having fun playing the matches,” she said. “This is what I missed. I missed this for maybe seven months this year.”

Jelena Jankovic beats No. 1 Dinara Safina 6-4, 6-2 to win the Western & Southern Women's Open @ Cincinnati.

Jelena Jankovic beats No. 1 Dinara Safina 6-4, 6-2 to win the Western & Southern Women's Open @ Cincinnati.

Cara Black of Zimbabwe and Liezel Huber of USA won the Cincinnati Open doubles beating Nuria Llagostera Vives and Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez of Spain.

Cara Black of Zimbabwe and Liezel Huber of USA won the Cincinnati Open doubles beating Nuria Llagostera Vives and Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez of Spain.

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