She had to play for over three hours, but defending champion Daniela Hantuchova won her second consecutive title in Pattaya City today when she defeated Maria Kirilenko 6-7, 6-3, 6-3 in the final. "...it was the first time I defended a title in my career," Hantuchova said, "but it's better late than never.!"
Hantuchova and Kirilenko are sometimes doubles partners. They were seeded 3rd and 4th, respectively, in the tournament.
Top seeds Sania Mirza and Anastasia Rodionova won the doubles title. In the final, they defeated Chan Hao-Ching and Chan Jung-Jan 3-6, 6-1, 10-8.