Saturday, May 5, 2012

Kanepi and Errani win clay court titles

The elusive Kaia Kanepi won the Estoril championship today, by defeating Carla Suarez Navarro 3-6, 7-6, 6-4. One never really knows whether the Tall One from Tallin is going to crash out early or win the tournament. Today, she won. Kanepi was seeded 6th in the event.

The Estoril doubles champions are Chuang Chia-Jung and Zhang Shuai. They defeated 3rd seeds Yaroslava Shvedova and Galina Voskoboeva 4-6, 6-1, 11-9.

Sara Errani won the title in Budapest, defeating Elena Vesnina 7-5, 6-4. Errani, who was the top seed, is currently on a 15-match clay court win streak, which includes three titles.

The doubles title went to Janette Husarova and Magdalena Rybarikova. In today's final, they defeated Eva Birnerova and Michaella Krajicek 6-4, 6-2.

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