Friday, January 13, 2012

Azarenka wins Sydney title

3rd seed Victoria Azarenka has won the 2012 Apia International Sydney title. Azarenka defeated 4th seed Li Na 6-2, 1-6, 6-3 in the final, making almost half the unforced errors made by her opponent. This is Azarenka's ninth title (her fifth premier title), and her first title using her new Wilson racquet.

Top seeds Kveta Peschke and Katarina Srebotnik took the doubles title, defeating 2nd seeds Liezel Huber and Lisa Raymond 6-1, 4-6, 13-11.

In Hobart, top seed Yanina Wickmayer advanced to the final with a 7-6, 6-3 win over Shahar Peer. Her opponent in the final will be Mona Barthel, who defeated Angelique Kerber 6-0, 7-6. Barthel is unseeded at the event.

Chuang Chia-Jung and Marina Erakovic advanced to the doubles final, and will play for the title against Irina-Camelia Begu and Monica Niculescu.

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