Found September 29, 2012 on Tennis Panorama :
    Nadia Petrova captured her 12th career WTA title on Saturday by winning the final of the Toray Pan Pacific Open over defending champion No. 3 Agniezska Radwanska in Tokyo. “After running out of gas in the second set, I don’t know where I found the strength and willpower to fight in the third set, but I did and it feels amazing,” Petrova said. This is the biggest tournament I’ve ever won. It’s a great accomplishment. And at the beginning of the tournament I definitely didn’t expect to win the title, because of the back injury I’ve been struggling with. I’m so happy to be here right now. “There are a few players who have won Grand Slams after 30, and I feel like I don’t want to walk away from tennis without accomplishing the same. I still find the will to wake up every morning and go on the court and try to improve with each day. If it’s meant to happen it will, but if it doesn’t, at the end of my career I’ll know I’ve done everything I could.” Petrova knocked out three top

Radwanska, Petrova reach Tokyo final

Defending champion Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland overpowered Germany's Angelique Kerber 6-1, 6-1 Friday to reach the final of Pan Pacific Open. Russia's Nadia Petrova beat Sam Stosur of Australia 6-4, 6-2 in the other semifinal. The third-seeded Radwanska faced little resistance against Kerber, who advanced to the semis after top-ranked Victoria Azarenka withdrew Thursday...

Radwanska and Petrova Move into Tokyo Final

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