NEWS AND COMMENTARY ON WOMEN'S PROFESSIONAL TENNIS
Sunday, August 17, 2008
Petrova wins Cincinnati--all of it
Nathalie Dechy's very impressive run in Cincinnati ended today when Nadia Petrova defeated her in the final, 6-2, 6-1. The unseeded Dechy had taken out Katarina Srebotnik, Maria Kirilenko and Aleksandra Wozniak to get to the final.
This is Petrova's first title of 2008. She and her partner, Maria Kirilenko, also won the doubles title, defeating Hsieh Su-Wei and Yaroslava Shvedova, 6-3, 4-6, 10-8.