SHARAPOVA BEATS TOP SEED AZARENKA FOR FIRST 2012 TITLE

Russia's Maria Sharapova beat world number one Victoria Azarenka 6-1 6-4 in the Stuttgart clay court final on Sunday to claim her first WTA tour title of the year and end a two-match losing streak against the Belarussian.

Sharapova beats top seed Azarenka for first 2012 title
Posted 30.04.2012 06:02:40 UTC
Updated 30.04.2012 06:02:40 UTC

Sharapova, ranked second in the world, outplayed Azarenka, who had beaten her in the Australian Open final and the Indian Wells final during her 26-match unbeaten run this year. Reuters