VIDEOS: Agnieszka Radwanska defeats Sharapova in Miami 2012 Sony Ericsson Open final

VIDEOS: Agnieszka Radwanska defeats Sharapova in Miami 2012 Sony Ericsson Open final

Agnieszka Radwanska

Sony Ericsson Open – Miami, USA, March 20 – 31, 2012
Saturday, March 31, 2012 – Agnieszka Radwanska vs Maria Sharapova – Final
Fifth seed Agnieszka Radwanska captured her first WTA Premier Mandatory title on Saturday, defeating No. 2 seed Maria Sharapova 7-5, 6-4 in the Sony Ericsson Open final.

Radwanska saved all three break points she faced, and broke the Russian at the end of each set to claim victory in one hour and 44 minutes, ending a six-match losing streak to Sharapova. The 23 year old finished her Miami run without dropping a set en route to winning her ninth career title.


Sony Ericsson Open highlights (WTA)

Wednesday 28 March

Tuesday 27 March

Highlights from the women’s quarter-final matches at the Sony Ericsson Open in Miami from Tuesday. No.2 Maria Sharapova, looking extremely sharp, took out No.8 Li Na 63 60, her first win over the reigning French Open champion. Li had beaten Sharapova in straight sets in their last four meetings in a row, most notably the semifinals of the French Open.

Former world #1’s Serena Williams and Caroline Wozinacki, also took the court for a place in the semi-final. Wozniacki, who had lost all three of their previous meetings, looked solid and defeated the five-time Miami champion 64 64.

Wozniacki is through to the semifinals here for the first time and will face Maria Sharapova. Sharapova leads Wozniacki in their head-to-head, 3-2. Sharapova won their last meeting, though Wozniacki has won their last two hardcourt meetings.


Monday 26 March

Maria Sharapova defeated fellow country-woman Ekaterina Makarova 64, 76(3) .  Sharapova overcame 11 double faults to beat her fellow Russian.

A very strong, fiery-looking Serena Williams avenged her 2011 US Open finals loss to a familiar f oe, defeating Aussie Sam Stosur 75, 63.

No.1 seeded Victoria Azarenka had her hands full with Dominika Cibilkova who dazzled winning the first set 61. But going up against the world number one is no easy task and Cibilkova showed the nerves of her inexperience becoming mistake prone and Azarenka took full advantage advancing with a 16, 76 (7), 75 win.

Venus Williams, blasted 13 aces and  took out No. 16  Anna Ivanovic in 3-sets thriller 67 (4), 62, 62.


Sunday 25 March 2012

Venus Williams

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Caroline Wozniacki

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