Found January 04, 2013 on Tennis Panorama :
  Agniezska Radwanska (January 5, 2013) No. 4 Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland became the first tournament champion of  2013 by winning the ASB Classic in Auckland for her 11th career WTA singles title, defeating Belgium’s Yanina Wickmayer 6-4, 6-4. “I’m very, very happy. I couldn’t have asked for a better way to start the year,” Radwanska said. “It’s the perfect preparation for the Australian Open. “I had to fight for every ball. She is a great fighter.” Wickmayer was in her third Auckland final. “I’m disappointed but I left my heart and soul on court,” Wickmayer said on court after the match. “I was trying to be as aggressive as I could but it wasn’t enough today. I have to congratulate Agnieszka.” Radwanska pocketed the winner’s check for $37,000. In the doubles final, Cara Black and Anastasia Rodionova came back from a set down to gain a 6-2 2-6 10-5 win against Julia Goerges and Yaroslava Shvedova.  This was Black’s first WTA tour level event since returning to the tour after having a child.

Radwanska captures ASB Classic

Fourth-ranked Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland won the ASB Classic for her 11th singles title, beating Belgium's Yanina Wickmayer 6-4, 6-4 on Saturday in the Australian Open tuneup event. Playing her first tournament since October, Radwanska dropped only one set in five matches in the event. ''I couldn't imagine a better start to the year,'' Radwanska said...

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Radwanska, Wickmayer Gain Auckland Final

(January 4, 2013)  En route to the Auckland semifinals, No. 4 Agnieszka Radwanska lost only ten games. The Pole was tested by No. 71American Jamie Hampton  7-6(4), 7-6(3) on Friday to move into the ASB Tennis Classic final. “Actually, it was very tough and I was just happy to be two points better in each set,” Radwanska said. Radwanska saved a set point at 5-6 in the first...
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