Found February 03, 2013 on Tennis Panorama :
  (February 3, 2013) No. 2 seed Maria Kirilenko of Russia captured the Pattaya Open on Sunday by rallying from a set down to beat Germany’s Sabine Lisicki 5-7, 6-1, 7-6 (1). Lisicki was serving for the match at 6-5 in the third set when Kirilenko broke her serve at love and won 11 of the last 12 points to win the match.   “I feel great – to win a title is always special, but it’s even more pleasure when you win such a tough one,” Kirilenko said. “It was tough. Sabine played very well. I’m very happy to win this.”   “I hadn’t been in a final in a while, so even though it’s a tough one to lose, I still feel very good about my week,“ said Lisicki. “I played some good tennis here. I was working so hard in the off-season and it’s nice to see it’s already paying off, especially since we’re just at the start of the year.”   For the No. 15 ranked Kirilenko it’s her first WTA title since 2008, sixth title overall. Four of Kirilenko’s titles have come in Asia – Beijing (2005

Kirilenko, Lisicki in Pattaya final

Second-seeded Maria Kirilenko of Russia and fifth-seeded Sabine Lisicki of Germany advanced to the final of the Pattaya Open with straight-set victories on Saturday. Kirilenko used a powerful return of serve to defeat fourth-seeded Sorana Cirstea of Romania 6-0, 6-2 in only 67 minutes and take a 3-2 lead in head-to-head encounters. Lisicki boosted her chances of a fourth WTA title...

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